2021-2022 Plans of Study

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Law Enforcement – Accelerated Peace Officer Basic Training Certificate

2021-2022 Central Ohio Technical College ​

Accelerated Peace Officer Basic Training

LET-161

​*​ Wellness I​

1.5

LET-244

​*​ Human Relations​

3

LET-248

​* ​Criminal Law​

4.5

LET-249

*​ Administration

2

LET-237

* Subject Control​

2

LET-282

*​ Investigations

2

LET-284

​*​ Homeland Security​

1

​LET-238

*​ Patrol

4.5

LET-293

* ​Firearms

2

LET-296

*​ Traffic

3.5

LET-298

​* ​First Aid​

0.5

LET-299

*​ Driving

1.5

 

Total

28

Total Hours Required

  • Total Hours Required For Degree​:  28.00

Admission Requirements

The Basic Police Academy program has been designed to meet the requirements of the Ohio Peace Officer Training Commission for Police Academies. There are specific admission requirements which must be met before a student will be admitted to this program.  Successful graduates of this program will be recommended to take the state certification examination.  Cadets that successfully complete this program will receive a letter of completion (for open enrollment students) or a certificate (if a commissioned officer from OPOTC) and will be eligible to gain employment as a police officer, deputy sheriff, or armed security officer.

All cadets are required to have a physical examination and a fingerprint check completed at least 21 days prior to the start of each Academy (no cadets will be accepted after this deadline).  The physical examination WILL BE AT THE CADET’S EXPENSE.  Fingerprint checks are required  for ALL CADETS (persons convicted of a felony or domestic violence are not eligible for this program).  Instructions for fingerprinting are provided by the Academy only (see Academy Commander).  The cadet is responsible for required uniform expenses.​

Interested students must submit a completed COTC Application form and contact the COTC Gateway Admissions Office for additional admissions requirements.  Once accepted students must pay a one-time non-refundable Acceptance Fee of $80.00.  Cadets pay standard per semester credit hour tuition charges as set forth by the College (listing of tuition and fees available from the Gateway Admissions Office).  Students will also be charged for   ammunition (currently $250.00 one- time charge – ammunition prices are subject to change without notice due to price changes by the manufacturer).  Individually owned firearms or purchased ammunition will not be permitted on the firing range during class times.

The Ohio Revised Code, Administrative Code Rule 109.2-1 provides: 1) for the power of the School Commander to enact rules and regulations which establish a higher standard of training than the minimum required; and 2) for the termination of the services of unsatisfactory students  during or upon completion of the pre-school training period.

Helpful Information

  • * ​Courses may have prerequisites. Please check course description to view all course prerequisites and requirements.

  • Students enrolled in the Accelerated POBT Academy while pursuing the Law Enforcement Degree Program are eligible for financial aid. 

  • The Law Enforcement Technology-Accelerated Peace Office Basic Training Certificate is not currently eligible for financial aid.

  • This program is 15 weeks in length.

The College Reserves the Right to Change Curricula Without Notice
Published date – April 2021
Office of Academic Affairs

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Law Enforcement – Evening Peace Officer Basic Training Certificate

2021-2022 Central Ohio Technical College ​

Autumn Semester

LET-161

Wellness I

1.5

LET-244

Human Relations

3

LET-248

Criminal Law

4.5

LET-249

Administration

2

LET-237

Subject Control

2

LET-284

Homeland Security​​

1

 

Total

14

Spring Semester

LET-166

​Wellness II​

1.5

LET-282

Investigations

2

LET-298

First Aid

0.5

LET-238

Patrol

4.5

LET-293

Firearms

2

LET-296

Traffic

3.5

LET-299

Driving

1.5

 

Total

15.5

Total Hours Required

  • Total Hours Required For Degree:  29.50

Helpful Information

  • Students enrolled in the Accelerated POBT Academy while pursuing the Law Enforcement Associate Degree Program are eligible for financial aid.  

  • * ​Courses may have prerequisites. Please check course description to view all course prerequisites and requirements.

  • A grade of C (2.00) or better is required in all Law Enforcement Technology courses to proceed in subsequent Law Enforcement, Criminal Justice and Public Service courses and to graduate from the Law Enforcement Technology program.

  • This program is 30 weeks in length.

Admission Requirements

The Police Officer Basic Training program has been designed to meet the requirements of the Ohio Peace Officer Training Commission for Police Academies. There are specific admission requirements which must be met before a student will be admitted to this program.  Successful graduates of this program will be recommended to take the state certification examination.  Cadets that successfully complete this program will receive a letter of completion (for open enrollment students) or a certificate (if a commissioned officer from OPOTC) and will be eligible to gain employment as a police officer, deputy sheriff, or armed security officer.

All cadets are required to have a physical examination and a fingerprint check completed at least 21 days prior to the start of each Academy (no cadets will be accepted after this deadline).  The physical examination WILL BE AT THE CADET’S EXPENSE.  Fingerprint checks are required  for ALL CADETS (persons convicted of a felony or domestic violence are not eligible for this program).  Instructions for fingerprinting are provided by the Academy only (see Academy Commander).  The cadet is responsible for required uniform expenses.

Interested students must submit a completed COTC Application form and contact the COTC Gateway Admissions Office for additional admissions requirements.  Once accepted students must pay a one-time non-refundable Acceptance Fee of $40.00.  Cadets pay standard per semester credit hour tuition charges as set forth by the College (listing of tuition and fees available from the Gateway Admissions Office).  Students will also be charged for ammunition (currently $250.00 one- time charge – ammunition prices are subject to change without notice due to price changes by the manufacturer).  Individually owned firearms or purchased ammunition will not be permitted on the firing range during class times. 

The Ohio Revised Code, Administrative Code Rule 109.2-1 provides 1) for the power of the School Commander to enact rules and regulations which establish a higher standard of training than the minimum required; and 2) for the termination of the services of unsatisfactory students during or upon completion of the pre-school training period.

The College Reserves the Right to Change Curricula Without Notice
Published date – April 2021
Office of Academic Affairs

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Law Enforcement Technology Degree

2021-2022 Central Ohio Technical College ​

Autumn Semester

ENGL-112

* Composition I

3

LET-100

Introduction to Criminal Justice

3

LET-161

Wellness I 

1.5

LET-215

Human Diversity

3

MATH-123

* Quantitative Reasoning

3

PSY-100

* Introduction to Psychology

3

 

Total

16.5

Spring Semester

ENGL-208

* Technical Writing

3

HLT-115

Human Nutrition

2

LET-105

Ethics in Criminal Justice

2

LET-110

* Constitutional Law and Courts

3

​LET-115

Public Administration

2

LET-166

* Wellness II

1.5

SPCH-100

Fundamentals of Communication

3

 

Total

16 .5

Summer Semester

​LET-237

Subject Control

2

​LET-247

​* Human Relations

2

LET-248

* Criminal Law

4.5

LET-249

*​ Administration

2

LET-264

* Wellness III

1

LET-282

* Investigations

2

LET-284

Homeland Security

1

LET-298

* First Aid

0.5

 

Total

15

Autumn Semester

LET-238

* Patrol

4.5

LET-294

* Advanced Patrol Tactics

3

​LET-236

* Wellness IV

1

LET-293

* Firearms

2

LET-296

* Traffic

3.5

LET-299

* Driving

1.5

 

Total

15.5

Total Hours Required

  • Total Hours Required For Degree:  63.50

Helpful Information

* Courses may have prerequisites. Please check course description to view all course prerequisites and requirements.

The College Reserves the Right to Change Curricula Without Notice
Published date – April 2021
Office of Academic Affairs

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Nursing – State Tested Nurses Aide Certificate

2021-2022 Central Ohio Technical College ​

Pre-Admission Requirements

Prerequisite: Must be 16 years of age or older to enroll. A two-step Mantoux test for tuberculosis must be completed by the first day of class. A criminal background check (BCI) is required within six months of starting this course. Results must be available by the first day of the class. Students are required to wear a specified uniform. Course is graded on an A-F basis.

This course prepares a basic health care worker with skills required by the Training and Competency Evaluation Program (TCEP) prior to gaining eligibility to become a State Tested Nurse Aide (STNA) and/or to employment as a home health aide. Content includes communication, infection control, safety and emergency procedures, promoting residents’/clients’ independence, respecting residents’/clients’ rights, basic nursing skills, personal care skills, providing care in a home setting, mental health and social service needs and basic restorative services. College lab permits development of various basic nursing skills.  These skills are then implemented during a clinical experience in a local health care facility.

Requirements for this Certificate

Ohio Department of Health Requirements

  • Attendance at the first 16 hours of the course is mandatory in order to continue in the course.
  • A physical examination (within the last six months).
  • A two-step Mantoux TB test prior to the first clinical.
  • Attendance in lecture, college lab and clinical equal to 75 hours.

Central Ohio Technical College Requirements

  • Professional uniform and shoes are required to attend off-campus clinical settings.
  • Identification badge issued by COTC to be worn during all clinical experiences.
  • Own transportation is required to attend off-campus clinical settings.
  • Clinical times may vary from scheduled class time.
  • State testing examination is available at completion of course; cost is determined by the testing company.
  • Applicants to the COTC Nursing programs must be certified with STNA.

Course Goals/Objectives of this Certificate

  • Identify Ohio Department of Health requirements for State Tested Nurse Aide (STNA) and requirements for home health aides.
  • Discuss aspects of communication important to nurse aides.
  • Identify important reasons for infection control procedures.
  • Discuss safety and emergency precautions.
  • Explain ways to promote the client’s independence.
  • Identify legal rights of the nursing home resident and home care client.
  • Complete basic nursing care skills at a satisfactory level.
  • Discuss theory related to performing basic nursing care skills.
  • Identify needs of an aging resident relating to mental health and social services.
  • Recognize basic restorative services available to nursing home residents and disabled clients in the home.
  • Discuss important differences between care in a nursing facility and care in the client’s home.

Attendance Policy

  • Clinical site orientation is mandatory.
  • All lab returns must be completed prior to the clinical experience.
  • A total of 80 hours in attendance, including class, lab, and clinical, is required to receive a passing grade in this course and a completion certificate from the Ohio Department of Health.

Employment Opportunities

  • Employment opportunities are available in long-term care facilities, hospitals, assisted living facilities, residential care facilities, and home health care settings.

Courses

NURS-002

Basic Health Care Skills

3.5

Helpful Information 

  • This “program” is not currently eligible for Title IV financial aid. 

  • Courses may have prerequisites. Please check course description to view all course prerequisites and requirements.

The College Reserves the Right to Change Curricula Without Notice
Published date – March 2021
Office of Academic Affairs

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Nursing Technology Degree – LPN to ADN

2021-2022 Central Ohio Technical College ​

Pre-Admission Course Requirements for NURLP.AAS Program

The One-Year Certificate program in Nursing Technology – Practical Nursing program is a selection-based program, meaning a student must APPLY to the program and then be SELECTED into the program before being able to meet graduation requirements.

The following courses must be completed with a grade of C (2.00) or better prior to admission into the NURLP.AAS program at COTC:

BIO-130

* Anatomy and Physiology I

4

MATH-130

* Introduction to Statistics​

3

PSY-100

* Introduction to Psychology

3

Semester 1

BIO-131

* Anatomy & Physiology II

4

NURS-117

​* Introduction to Adult Health

6

NURS-210

​* LPN to RN Transition

1.5

SPCH-210

Small Group Communications

3

 

Total

14.5

Semester 2

BIO-200

​* Microbiology​

4

ENGL-112

* Composition I

3

NURS-201

​* Advanced Adult Health

7

NURS-211

​* Family-Centered Care I

3

 

Total

17

Semester 3

ENGL-113

* Composition II

3

NURS-215

​​* Family-Centered Care II

3

NURS-213 or NURS-214

* Management of Care or Management of Care – Preceptorship

6.5

SOC-110

Cultural Diversity

3

 

Total

15.5

Total Hours Required

  • Total Hours Required For Plan of Study:  47​.00

  • Total Hours Required For Degree:  65.00

Helpful Information

  • Courses may have prerequisites. Please check course description to view all course prerequisites and requirements.

  • All courses require a grade of C (2.00) or better in order to progress and graduate from this program.

The College Reserves the Right to Change Curricula Without Notice
Published date –April 2021
Office of Academic Affairs

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Nursing Technology Degree – Paramedic to ADN

2021-2022 Central Ohio Technical College ​

Semester 1

BIO-130

* Anatomy & Physiology I

4

​MATH-130 or MATH-130C

* ​Statistics

3

ENGL-112 or ENGL-112C

Composition I

3

NURS-216

Paramedic to R.N. Transition

5

 

Total

15

Semester 2

BIO-131

* Anatomy & Physiology II

4

ENGL-113

*Composition II

3

PSY-100

Introduction to Psychology

3

NURS-117

*Introduction to Adult Health

6

 

Total

16

Semester 3

​BIO-200​

* Microbiology

4

SPCH-210

Small Group Communication

3

NURS-201

*Advanced Adult Health

7

NURS-211

*Family Centered Care I

3

 

Total

17

Semester 4

SOC-110

Cultural Diversity

3

NURS-215

*Family Centered Care II

3

NURS-213

*Management of Care

6.5

 

OR

 

NURS-214

*Management of Care – Preceptorship

6.5

 

Total

12.5

Total Hours Required

  • Total Hours Required For Degree:  60.50

Helpful Information

* Courses may have prerequisites. Please check course description to view all course prerequisites and requirements.

All courses require a grade of C (2.00) or better in order to progress and graduate from this program.

The College Reserves the Right to Change Curricula Without Notice
Published date – April 2021
Office of Academic Affairs

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Nursing Technology Degree

2021-2022 Central Ohio Technical College ​

Pre-Admission Course Requirements For NUR.AAS Program

The Associate of Applied Science degree program in Nursing Technology is a selection-based program, meaning a student must APPLY to the program and then be SELECTED into the program before being able to meet graduation requirements.

STNA certification required.

All Applicants to the A.D.N Plan of Study must first successfully meet admission criteria set by COTC.

Semester 1

BIO-130

* Anatomy & Physiology I

4

​MATH-130

* ​Statistics

3

NURS-107

​* Introduction to Pharmacology

2.5

NURS-115

​* Introduction to Professional Nursing

1

PSY-100

* Introduction to Psychology

3

 

Total

13.5

Semester 2

BIO-131

* Anatomy & Physiology II

4

NURS-108

​* Fundamentals of Nursing

6

SPCH-210

Small Group Communications

3

 

Total

13

Semester 3

​BIO-200​

* Microbiology

4

ENGL-112

* Composition I

3

NURS-117

​* Introduction to Adult Health

6

 

Total

13

Semester 4

ENGL-113

​* Composition II

3

NURS-201

* Advanced Adult Health

7

NURS-211

* Family-Centered Care I

3

 

Total

13

Semester 5

SOC-110

Cultural Diversity

3

​NURS-215

* Family-Centered Care II

3

​NURS-213 or NURS-214

 * Management of Care or Management of Care – Preceptorship

6.5

 

Total

12.5

Total Hours Required

  • Total Hours Required For Degree:  65.00

Helpful Information

* Courses may have prerequisites. Please check course description to view all course prerequisites and requirements.

All courses require a grade of C (2.00) or better in order to progress and graduate from this program.

The College Reserves the Right to Change Curricula Without Notice
Published date – April 2021
Office of Academic Affairs

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Practical Nursing Certificate

2021-2022 Central Ohio Technical College

Pre-admission Course Requirements for NURPN.1YR Program

The Associate of Applied Science degree program in Nursing Technology is a selection-based program, meaning a student must APPLY to the program and then be SELECTED into the program before being able to meet graduation requirements.

STNA certification required.

Semester 1

BIO-121

* Human Biology 

4

MATH-130

* Statistics

3

NPN-109

​* Introduction to Pharmacology

2

NPN-118

​* Fundamentals of Practical Nursing

5

 

Total

14

Semester 2

ENGL-112

* Composition I

3

NPN-120

​* Health Alterations I for the Practical Nurse

6

PSY-100

* Introduction to Psychology

3

 

Total

12

Semester 3

NPN-119

* Health Alterations II for the Practical Nurse

6.5

NPN-121

* Maternal/Child Nursing for the Practical Nurse

4

NPN-122

* Transition to Practice for the Practical Nurse Student

1

 

Total

11.5

Total Hours Required

  • Total Hours Required for Degree:  37.50

Helpful Information 

  • * Courses may have prerequisites. Please check course description to view all course prerequisites and requirements.

  • All courses require a grade of C (2.00) or better in order to progress and graduate from this program.

  • This program is 42 weeks in length.

The College Reserves the Right to Change Curricula Without Notice
Published date – February 2021​
Office of Academic Affairs

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Radiologic Science Technology Degree

2021-2022 Central Ohio Technical College ​

Pre Admission Course Requirements

The Associate of Applied Science degree program in Radiologic Science Technology is a selection-based program, meaning a student must APPLY to the program and then be SELECTED into the program before being able to meet graduation requirements. The following COTC courses (or their equivalents) must be completed prior to being admitted into the Radiologic Science Technology program. All courses must be completed with a grade of C (2.00) or better.

MATH-140

* College Algebra

3

Autumn Semester

BIO-130

* Anatomy & Physiology I

4

ENGL-112

* Composition I

3

HLT-110

Medical Terminology

2

RAD-101

* Imaging Procedures I

3

RAD-130

* Radiation Physics I

1.5

RAD-188

* Clinical Education in Radiology I

1.5

 

Total

15

Spring Semester

BIO-131

* Anatomy & Physiology II

4

RAD-103

* Imaging Procedures II

3

RAD-131

* Radiation Physics II

1.5

RAD-133

* Image Acquisition

4

RAD-165

* Patient Care & Management II

1

RAD-186

* Clinical Education in Radiology II

2

 

Total

15.5

Summer Semester

PSY-100

* Introduction to Psychology

3

RAD-154

* Medical Imaging Seminar I

1

RAD-166

* Patient Care and Management III

1

RAD-284

* Clinical Education in Radiology IV

3

SOC-110

Cultural Diversity

3

 

Total

11

Autumn Semester

RAD-135

* Radiology & Radiation Protection

1

RAD-212

* Radiologic Pathology I

1

RAD-233

* Quality Assurance and Image Production

3

RAD-267

* Patient Care and Management IV

1

RAD-286

* Clinical Education in Radiology IV

2

SPCH-210

Small Group Communications

3

 

Total

11

Spring Semester

DMS-110

* Cross Sectional Anatomy

2

RAD-213

* Radiologic Pathology II

1

RAD-226

* Departmental Administration

1.5

RAD-246

* Current Issues & Ethics in Medical Imaging

1.5

RAD-255

* Medical Imaging Seminar II

1

RAD-288

* Clinical Education in Radiology V

2

 

Total

9

Total Hours Required

  • Total Hours Required For Degree:  64.50

Helpful Information

Courses may have prerequisites. Please check course description to view all course prerequisites and requirements.

All courses require a grade of C (2.00) or better in order to progress and graduate from this program.

The College Reserves the Right to Change Curricula Without Notice
Published date –April 2021
Office of Academic Affairs

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Surgical Technology Certificate

2021-2022 Central Ohio Technical College ​

Pre-Admission Course Requirements 

The One Year Certificate program in Surgical Technology is a selection-based program, meaning a student must APPLY to the program and then be SELECTED into the program before being able to meet graduation requirements. 

A grade of C (2.00) or better is required for all Surgical Technology, Anatomy and Physiology, Microbiology, and Medical Terminology courses in order to continue in and graduate from the Surgical Technology program.

Policies of the Surgical Technology program which are unique in regard to admission, re-admission, grading and promotion are available in the Surgical Technology Student Handbook, Division of Health Technologies.

All Surgical Technology core courses (Didactics Only) are offered online.

Autumn Semester

BIO-130

* Anatomy & Physiology I

4

HLT-110

Medical Terminology

2

MATH-130 or MATH-140

​* Introduction to Statistics or College Algebra

3

SURG-191

* Basic Surgical Technology

5

SURG-190

* Basic Surgical Technology Lab

3

 

Total

17

Spring Semester

BIO-131

* Anatomy & Physiology II

4

ENGL-112

* Composition I

3

SURG-135

* Pharmacology for Surgical Assisting

1

SURG-192

​* Surgical Procedures I Clinical​

3

SURG-193​

* Surgical Procedures I

4

 

Total

15

Summer Semester

BIO-200

* Microbiology 

4

SURG-195

* Surgical Procedures II

4

SURG-194

* Surgical Procedures II Clinical

3

 

Total

11

Total Hours Required

  • Total Hours Required For Certificate:  43.00

Helpful Information

* Courses may have prerequisites. Please check course description to view all course prerequisites and requirements.

All courses require a grade of C (2.00) or better in order to progress and graduate from this program.

This program is 42 weeks in length.

The College Reserves the Right to Change Curricula Without Notice
Published date – April 2021
Office of Academic Affairs

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Surgical Technology Degree

​2021-2022 Central Ohio Technical College

Pre-Admission Course Requirements

The Associate of Applied Science degree program in Surgical Technology is a selection-based program, meaning a student must APPLY to the program and then be SELECTED into the program before being able to meet graduation requirements. 

A grade of C (2.00) or better is required for all Surgical Technology, Anatomy and Physiology, Microbiology, and Medical Terminology courses in order to continue in and graduate from the Surgical Technology program.

Policies of the Surgical Technology program which are unique in regard to admission, re-admission, grading, and promotion are available in the Surgical Technology Student Handbook, Division of Health Technologies.

All Surgical Technology core courses (Didactics Only) are offered online.

Autumn Semester

BIO-130

* Anatomy & Physiology I

4

HLT-110

​Medical Terminology

2

MATH-130 or MATH-140

* Introduction to Statistics or College Algebra

3

SURG-191

* Basic Surgical Technology

5

SURG-190

* Basic Surgical Technology Lab

3

 

Total

17

Spring Semester

BIO-131

* Anatomy & Physiology II

4

ENGL-112

* Composition I

3

SURG-135

* Pharmacology for Surgical Assisting

1

SURG-193

* Surgical Procedures I

4

SURG-192

* Surgical Procedures I Clinical

3

 

Total

15

Summer Semester

BIO-200

* Microbiology

4

ENGL-113

* Composition II

3

SURG-195

* Surgical Procedures II

4

SURG-194

* Surgical Procedures II Clinical

3

 

Total

14

Autumn Semester

PHIL-105

​* Critical Thinking

3

PSY-100

* Introduction to Psychology

3

SPCH-210

Small Group Communications

3

SURG-231

* Advanced Surgical & Specialty  Surgical Practice

3

SURG-233

* Basic Surgical Technology Professional Trends & Issues in Surgical Practice Seminar 

3

SURG-284

* Professional Trends & Issues in Surgical Practice Clinical

3

 

Total

18

Total Hours Required

  • Total Hours Required For Degree:  64.00

Helpful Information

Courses may have prerequisites. Please check course description to view all course prerequisites and requirements.

The College Reserves the Right to Change Curricula Without Notice
Published date – February 2021
Office of Academic Affairs