Program Outcomes

Ozark Campus - Program Educational Goals:Program educational goals are broad statements that describe program career and professional accomplishments. Each Career and Technical program on the Ozark Campus will prepare students to meet the established goals embedded throughout each individual program of study. Students completing a TC or AAS program of study will be able to demonstrate:

  • The ability to contribute and function in a collaborative environment.
  • The ability to identify, analyze and solve technical problems.
  • The ability to communicate effectively.
  • A recognition of the need for and ability to engage in life long learning.
  • An ability to understand professional, ethical and social responsibilities.
  • A commitment to quality, timeliness and continuous improvement.
  • An ability to utilize and apply critical thinking skills.
  • An ability to apply knowledge and skills required to function in a specific technical discipline.
  • An ability to recognize and apply knowledge of environmentally friendly resources and to utilize them effectively and efficiently in a workplace environment.

Individual course outcomes below:

Air Conditioning and RefrigerationAutomotive Services TechnologyBusiness TechnologyBusiness Technology-BankingBusiness Technology-Supply Chain ManagementComputer Information SystemsCosmetologyCollision Repair TechnologyHealth Information SystemHuman ServicesIndustrial Control SystemsPractical NursingParamedic/Emergency Medical ServicesPhysical Therapist AssistantWelding Technology


Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Program Outcomes

  1. Install equipment, machines, and wiring
  2. Determine cause of operating errors
  3. Repair machines or systems
  4. Determine the kind of tools and equipment needed to do the job
  5. Understand written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents
  6. Conduct tests and inspections of products, services or processing to evaluate quality of performance
  7. Watch gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly Applied

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Automotive Services Technology Program Outcomes

  1. Proper use of automotive tools
  2. Diagnose mechanical gasoline engine problems
  3. Operate electronic automotive service manuals
  4. Repair automotive gasoline engines
  5. Operate automotive diagnostic equipment
  6. Diagnose and repair automotive brake system
  7. Diagnose and repair automotive chassis and steering
  8. Diagnose and repair automotive climate control systems
  9. Diagnose and repair automotive manual power trains
  10. Diagnose and repair automatic power trains
  11. Recognize automotive electronic components
  12. Repair automotive electrical systems
  13. Repair/diagnose automotive drivability complaints

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Business Technology Program Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate proper English/communication skills (writing, spelling, and correspondence)
  2. Perform basic computer skills
  3. Perform math/accounting skills
  4. Show proficiency in typing/keyboarding skills
  5. Display knowledge of special computer software - word processing
  6. Display knowledge of special computer software - spreadsheets
  7. Display knowledge of special computer software - database
  8. Display knowledge of special computer software - other

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Business Technology-BankingProgram Outcomes

  1. Perform basic computer skills
  2. Demonstrate knowledge of computer concepts and applications
  3. Demonstrate proper public relations for the banking industry through effective written and verbal skills.
  4. Acquire knowledge of banking procedures by meeting course objectives through specialized banking classes.
  5. Practice critical thinking skills.

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Business Technology-Supply Chain ManagementProgram Outcomes

  1. To understand the supply chain management framework.
  2. Display knowledge of the modes of the transportation industry.
  3. Show proficiency with appropriate software and other tools to manage different levels of projects through their life cycle.
  4. To demonstrate the concepts of warehousing and inventory management.

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Computer Information Systems Program Outcomes

  1. Install and support of computer applications software
  2. Install and support of computer operating software
  3. Install and support of network operating system software
  4. Prepare system/program documentation
  5. Troubleshoot/resolve computer hardware problems
  6. Troubleshoot/resolve computer software problems
  7. Install and support network media
  8. Install microcomputer peripheral devices
  9. Design/create computer applications
  10. Create web pages
  11. Install/support network devices
  12. Use system design tools

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Cosmetology Program Outcomes

  1. Cutting hair
  2. Tinting hair
  3. Lightening hair
  4. Permanent waving
  5. Chemical relaxing
  6. Shampooing
  7. Hairstyling
  8. Hygiene and sanitation
  9. Manicuring
  10. Cosmetic therapy

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Collision Repair Technology Program Outcomes


  1. Employ solutions to properly repair multiple automotive structural materials.
  2. Appropriately prepare automotive paint surfaces for refinishing.
  3. Demonstrate current industry standards of mixing automotive paints and primers.
  4. Demonstrate appropriate applications of automotive paints and primers utilizing current industry standards.
  5. Model industry recognized techniques for tinting and blending of automotive paints.
  6. Evaluate automotive paint conditions and properly diagnosis paint solutions.
  7. Demonstrate appropriate repair solutions and applications in refinishing automotive plastics.
  8. Utilize green concepts as recognized by the industry in the application of waterborne paints and primers.
  9. Demonstrate welding knowledge and proficient skills utilized in automotive welding.
  10. Demonstrate appropriate knowledge and proficient skills utilized in automotive detailing.
  11. Analyze and calculate collision estimates to generate a damage report.

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Health Information System Program Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate proper English/communication skills (writing, spelling, and correspondence)
  2. Display knowledge of basic computer skills
  3. Display knowledge of office equipment
  4. Utilize transcription equipment
  5. Show proficiency in typing/keyboarding skills
  6. Show proficiency in medical coding
  7. Perform math/accounting skills
  8. Apply other advanced computer skills

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Human ServicesProgram Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate best practices in case management
  2. Demonstrate advanced training in effective communication
  3. Demonstrate facility in addressing and disarming anger
  4. Assess client needs accurately
  5. Perform intake assessments concisely
  6. Develop service plans and case records with appropriate goals, objectives and discharge criteria/summary
  7. Incorporate confidentiality in all areas of their work
  8. Collaborate with clients, other service providers and treatment team members
  9. Display proficiency in keyboarding and computer software skills word processing, spreadsheets, database
  10. Demonstrate proper English/communication skills (writing, spelling, correspondence)
  11. Demonstrate a thorough understanding of human services ethics

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Industrial Control Systems Program Outcomes

  1. Calculate voltage current or resistance using ohms law.
  2. Use test equipment to troubleshoot and find faulty components.
  3. Write programs using Visual Basic.
  4. Build and test a circuit using semi-conductors
  5. Build and test a digital logic circuit
  6. Design and install a complete network system.
  7. Write programs to control automated machines.
  8. Diagnose hardware and software problems with a computer.
  9. Recognize the need for safety procedures when working with electrical circuits.
  10. Demonstrate workplace skills and customer relations.

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Practical Nursing Program Outcomes

  1. Communicate effectively, verbally, and in writing with patient/family, nursing and other health care personnel
  2. Assess patients for overall physical, emotional, and social needs
  3. Report and document significant changes in patients health status
  4. Use NCP and/or facility protocol to establish priorities for care
  5. Maintain implementation competencies such as cardio respiratory function, nutritional status, elimination, activity, comfort and sleep, environment, hygiene, and social and emotional safety
  6. Assist in evaluation competencies such as patient outcomes and revising plans of nursing care
  7. Maintain confidentiality in verbal and nonverbal communications

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Paramedic/Emergency Medical Services Program Outcomes

  1. Perform basic airway/advanced airway management
  2. Perform basic trauma management/advanced procedures
  3. Have knowledge of pharmacology for administration of meds
  4. Perform intravenous procedures
  5. Perform extensive cardiac electrotherapy procedures
  6. Ability to read EKG monitor
  7. Give pediatric advanced care

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Physical Therapist AssistantProgram Outcomes

  1. Communicate an understanding of treatment goals and intended outcomes as developed by the physical therapist.
  2. Implement selected components of interventions identified in the plan of care established by a physical therapist in a safe, legal, ethical manner under the direction and supervision of the physical therapist.
  3. Communicate verbally and non-verbally with the patient, the physical therapist, health care delivery personnel, and others in an effective, appropriate, and capable manner.
  4. Recognize individual and cultural differences and respond appropriately in all aspects of physical therapy services.
  5. Demonstrate conduct that reflects a commitment to meet the expectations of members of society and members of the physical therapy profession.
  6. Perform components of data collection skills essential for implementing the plan of care developed by the physical therapist.
  7. Modify interventions within the plan of care developed by the physical therapist in response to the patient's clinical indications and report the modifications to the supervising physical therapist.
  8. Report any changes in the patient's status to the supervising physical therapist.
  9. Recognize when an intervention within the plan of care developed by the physical therapist should not be provided due to changes in the patient's status and report this to the supervising physical therapist.
  10. Recognize when the direction to perform an intervention is beyond that which is appropriate for a physical therapist assistant and initiates clarification with the supervising physical therapist.
  11. Provide instruction to patients and caregivers in order to achieve outcomes based on the plan of care developed by the supervising physical therapist.
  12. Complete thorough, accurate, logical, concise, timely, legible documentation that follows guidelines and specific documentation formats required by state practice acts, the practice setting, and other regulatory agencies.
  13. Participate in discharge planning and follow-up under the direction and supervision of the physical therapist.
  14. Provide instruction to other members of the health care team under the direction and supervision of the physical therapist.
  15. Educate others about the role of the physical therapist assistant.
  16. Participate in the administration, organizational planning, and operation of physical therapy services.
  17. Demonstrate an awareness of social responsibility, citizenship, and advocacy.
  18. Demonstrate a commitment to meeting the needs of the patients and consumers.
  19. Identify career development and lifelong learning opportunities.
  20. Recognize the role of the physical therapist assistant in the clinical education of physical therapist assistant students.

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Welding Technology Program Outcomes

  1. Inspect and evaluate quality of welds and finished weldments
  2. Use of basic hand tools and power tools in a variety of conditions
  3. Control operations of equipment and accompanying materials to exacting conditions
  4. Determine the kids of tools, equipment, and fillers needed for job
  5. Utilize a variety of measuring equipment to complete tasks
  6. Identify, troubleshoot, and rectify common equipment malfunctions
  7. Use basic math and geometry to solve problems
  8. Identify most common metals to perform repairs and new fabrications

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