Catalog Revisions

Item Section Change Description (Before) Change Description (After) Date of Update - Effective Term
1 Courses A-Z CPD courses: OSHT 1003, PFPB 1091, BMGT 1021, POFI 1004, IMED 1040, LMGT 2071 Removed CPD courses: OSHT 1003, PFPB 1091, BMGT 1021, POFI 1004, IMED 1040, LMGT 2071 6/27/19
2 Nursing-Vocational Level 2 Certificate 281-484-1900, x3402; sanjac.edu/career.nursing 281-998-6150, x3592; sanjac.edu/vn
3 General Information Sandra Ramirez, Vice Chancellor, Human Resources Sandra Ramirez, Vice Chancellor, Human Resources, Organizational and Talent Effectiveness 7/9/2019
4 General Information Vice President, Human Resources, Sandra Ramirez (employees) - Co-lead Title IX Coordinator 4620 Fairmont Parkway Pasadena, Texas 77504 sandra.ramirez@sjcd.edu 281-991-2648 removed 7/9/2019
5 Health Information Management, Cancer Data Management For more information, please email the Program Director at carla.ruffins@sjcd.edu; or call 281-998-6150, x7237. For more information, please email HealthInformationManagement@sjcd.edu or call 281-459-7608. 7/9/2019
6 Student Handbook, Technology Expectations added: Recording by Students The College prohibits students from engaging in inappropriate or unauthorized use of electronic recording devices such as cell phones, cameras, audio/tape recorders, video recorders, electronic tablets, and any other electronic or mechanical devices/systems that are capable of recording audio, human voices, images, or video. For more information about processes, restrictions, and permitted electronic recordings, see the College website for the associated policy and procedure. 7/29/2019
7 Registration Senior citizens 65 and older may audit a credit course without paying up to six (6) credit hours of tuition, but they must pay all applicable fees including the general service and related lab fees or incidental fees. Senior citizens 65 and older may audit a credit course without paying up to six (6) credit hours of tuition. 8/7/19
8 Registration The senior citizen must pay all applicable fees, including the general service and related lab fees or incidental fees. removed sentence 8/7/19
9 Eye Care Technology The San Jacinto College eye care technology program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Ophthalmic Medical Programs (CoA-OMP). The San Jacinto College eye care technology program is accredited by the International Council of Accreditation (ICA). 8/8/19
10 Credit by Examination added Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management table for IBUS 1301, Principles of Exports, IBUS 2345, Import Customs Regulations, IBUS 2332, Global Business Simulation, for United States Customs Broker License 8/8/19
11 Web Registration-Secure Online System (SOS) When the schedule is correct, students select the View My Schedule link at the bottom of the page to have the system calculate the tuition and fees due. When the schedule is correct, students select the View My Schedule link at the bottom of the page to have the system calculate the tuition due. 8/13/19
12 Complete Withdrawal from College or Dropping All Courses …the College requires that students return all College-owned property and pay all outstanding debts of tuition, fees, and fines. …the College requires that students return all College-owned property and pay all outstanding debts of tuition and fines. 8/13/19
13 Transfer Students on Suspension Students who fail to report a transfer academic status of suspension to gain admission may be immediately withdrawn without any refund of tuition and fees paid. Students who fail to report a transfer academic status of suspension to gain admission may be immediately withdrawn without any refund of tuition paid. 8/13/19
14 Transfer Academic Status In this case, students will have to forfeit all tuition and fees. In this case, students will have to forfeit all tuition. 8/13/19
15 Debts to San Jacinto College Note: Once tuition and fees are paid or financial aid is applied,… Note: Once tuition is paid or financial aid is applied,… 8/13/19
16 Transfer Degrees Added explanation (Please speak to an advisor at San Jacinto College and the transfer institution to ensure this Transfer Plan is accurate and complete.) to Transfer Plans for: Communications AA; Fine Arts AA; Business AA; Teaching- Early Childhood to 6th Grade AA in Teaching; Computer Science AS; Engineering AS in Engineering; Life Sciences AS; Mathematics AS; Physical Sciences AS; Social and Behavioral Sciences AA 8/13/19
17 Medical Imaging Diagnostic Medical Sonography AAS Tuition, fees, and books are approximately $2,960/year for in-district students. The first semester is approximately $500 extra for immunizations, uniforms, CPR certification, and online clinical reporting system. removed sentence 8/16/19
18 Associate Degree Nursing, AAS removed: Linda Navejar - Sr. Administrative Assistant (Students with last names beginning with L-Z) 281-476-1501, x1441 Linda.Navejar@sjcd.edu (Students with last names beginning with A-K) 8/22/19
19 Courses A-Z Revised co-requisite for RNSG 2163 from RNSG 2271 to RNSG 2371 8/23/19
20 Courses A-Z removed VNSG 1423 as pre-requisite to VNSG 1260 8/23/19
21 Courses A-Z This course is a practicum in dance as a performance art. It includes exploration of dance as an art form through participation in improvisational movement study and improvisational contact work/partnering. DANC 1112; contact hours from 3 to 4; Practicum in dance related topics with emphasis on practical skills necessary for the field. May be repeated for credit once. 8/23/19
22 Massage Therapy For more information contact one of the following and ask for the Program Handbook. Shelley McCaul, Program Director at 281-998-6150, x1479 or email Shelley.McCaul@sjcd.edu; Mary Lindsay, Department Chair at 281-991-6150, x3587 or email Mary.Lindsay@sjcd.edu; South Campus For more information contact the Department Chair and ask for the Program Handbook. Kay Richardson, Department Chair at 281-991-2608 or email Kay.Richardson@sjcd.edu; Central Campus 8/23/19
23 Eye Care Technology Added: OPTS 1167 Practicum - Opticianry/Ophthalmic Dispensing Optician 1 Credit (0 Lec, 8 Lab) This course is a practical, general workplace training supported by an individualized learning plan developed by the employer, college, and student. Prerequisite(s): OPTS 1501 and 1309. Co-requisite(s): OPTS 2431 8/23/19
24 Eye Care Technology Added: OPTS 1319 Vision Care Office Procedures 3 Credits (3 Lec, 0 Lab) This course is an overview of procedures used in an optical, optometric, and or ophthalmological office. Instruction on government, third party, and other managed care insurance claim forms, maintenance of patient records, safety, regulations, correspondences and ethics. Techniques for obtaining ocular health care information will be presented. 8/23/19
25 Eye Care Technology Removed: HPRS 2200 Added: OPTS 2267 Practicum 2 Credits (0 Lec, 16 Lab) This course is a practical, general workplace training supported by an individualized learning plan developed by the employer, college, and student. Prerequisite(s): OPTS 1311, 1319, 2441, 1166, 1266, 2445, and 2266 8/23/19
26 Criminal Justice Overview Upon proof of completion of a basic academy by having successfully passed the state’s licensing exam, San Jacinto College will articulate 18.0 WECM semester hours upon completion of six hours of criminal justice courses in residency at San Jacinto College for working police officers based upon proof of having successfully passed the state’s licensing exam. San Jacinto College exempts licensed Texas peace officers, who are employed as full-time officers, from tuition on criminal justice courses. A working police officer who has completed a basic police academy and passed the state’s licensing exam may be eligible to earn credit for prior learning through San Jacinto College once he or she completes six hours of criminal justice courses. Students may contact the Department Chair for more information. 8/27/19
27 Official Communications The College considers the following as official notifications: Communications to the entire student body properly delivered through San Jacinto College email, text message, voicemail, and/or posted on the official San Jacinto College website, Blackboard, campus bulletin boards or published in the Catalog, Student Handbook, or the school newspaper. Email service is provided to all San Jacinto College students. This account will be used by the College as the primary mail account for student communications and is tied to Blackboard courses for communications with faculty and other students. An email address will automatically be generated for a student who has registered and paid for a class at the College. This email service is for student use only. Features of the service are available at www.sanjac.edu/email. The College considers the following as official notifications: Communications delivered through San Jacinto College email, posted on the official San Jacinto College website, Blackboard, or published in the catalog or Student Handbook. The College automatically generates an Email account for all San Jacinto College students who have registered and paid for a class. The College uses this account as the primary email account for student communications. This email service is for student use only. In the event of an emergency on campus, the College will activate SJC AlertMe. Students may opt-in to receive text, voice, and mobile app alerts from SJC AlertMe by visiting www.sanjac.edu/alert-me, or by clicking on the red SJC AlertMe tab in SOS. Text and voice messages will only be used in the event of a campus or College emergency. Students incur no cost to sign up for this notification service; however, end users are responsible for any data charges from their phone service provider associated with receiving messages. 9/4/19
28 Transfer Credit Although tuition for these courses is free, the student must pay for books, fees, or other course-related expenses. Although tuition for these courses is free, the student must pay for books and/or other course-related expenses. 9/9/19
29 CPL by Licensure or Industry Certification AUMT 1271 or AUMT 1272, Manufacturers Maintenance & Pre-Delivery; Automotive Maintenance and Repair AUMT 1201, Introduction and Theory of Automotive Technology 9/16/19
30 Criminal Justice Information The criminal justice department at San Jacinto Community College District has voluntarily implemented the Peace Officer Training Articulation Advisory committee (POTAAC) agreement to articulate 18 hours of college credit for licensed peace officers in Texas that meet the following qualifications: Successfully completed an approved 560-hour law enforcement training program; Successfully passed the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCLOE) licensing exam after 1983; Successfully completed six (6) semester hours of criminal justice at San Jacinto College; and Interested and qualified students should contact the department chair prior to enrollment. The law enforcement option is for those students planning careers in criminal law, federal, state, or local law enforcement and for other students interested in learning about the operation of the criminal justice system. A working police officer who has completed a basic police academy and passed the state’s licensing exam may be eligible to earn credit for prior learning through San Jacinto College once he or she completes six hours of criminal justice courses. Students may contact the Department Chair for more information. 9/16/19