Nassau Community College

Introduction

ABOUT NCC

A PLACE TO LAUNCH. A great career. A new direction. The excellent preparation you’ll need to transfer to a four-year institution. Nassau Community College is the place where your most ambitious plans can begin to take shape. Not sure yet what those plans are? That’s actually pretty common. Don’t worry — we’ll give you all the support and opportunities you need to figure out your next steps. NCC does just that for nearly 23,000 day and evening students and approximately 10,000 continuing and professional students each year.

Your future will take off from our beautiful 225-acre campus in the heart of Long Island — the largest single-campus community college in the state and part of the State University of New York (SUNY) system. You'll find more than 70 fields of study here, with the facilities, technology, small class sizes, and great teaching that will fuel your educational goals.

Other Facts:

Our faculty hold doctorates at twice the national rate for community colleges.

More of our faculty have received the SUNY Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching than any other community college in the state.

We are the largest single-campus community college in the state of New York.

Accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and is authorized by the Board of Regents to award two-year associate degrees in arts (AA), science (AS), and applied science(AAS).

This school offers programs in:
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Programs

This school also offers:

Associate of Arts

Dance (A.A.)

Campus Full time 4 semesters September 2016 USA Garden City

Dance (A.A.) – Dance History, Dance Technique I-IV (Modern Dance/Ballet), Dance Concepts I-II (Choreography), a Modern Dance sequence consisting of Introduction to Modern Dance, and Modern Dance I-II, and a four-course sequence in Rehearsal & Performance. [+]

Dance (A.A.) Dance (A.A.)–In addition to Liberal Arts requirements, Dance degree students must successfully complete the Dance sequence: Dance History, Dance Technique I-IV (Modern Dance/Ballet), Dance Concepts I-II (Choreography), a Modern Dance sequence consisting of Introduction to Modern Dance, and Modern Dance I-II, and a four-course sequence in Rehearsal & Performance. Dance A.A. Program Hegis Code: 5610 Total Credits: 64-65 First Semester Credits DAN 101 Dance in 20th Century 3 DAN 129 Rehearsal and Performance 1 DAN 140 Elementary Modern Dance Technique and Ballet 3 ENG 100 Enhanced Composition I or ENG 101 Composition I or ENG 108 The Craft of Composition / Honors English I (1) 3 MAT Elective (2) 3-4 SOC SCI Elective (3) 3 Total Semester Credits 16-17 Second Semester Credits DAN 105 Dance Concepts I 2 DAN 127 Modern Dance I 2 DAN 130 Rehearsal and Performance 1 DAN 141 Elementary Modern Dance Techniques and Ballet 3 ENG 102 Composition II or ENG 109 The Art of Analysis / Honors English II 3 MAT or Non-Lab Science Elective (4) 3 Social Science Elective (5) 3 Total Semester Credits 17 Third Semester Credits COM Arts Elective (6) 3 DAN 131 Rehearsal and Performance 1 DAN 240 Intermediate Modern Dance Techniques and Ballet 3 Laboratory Science Elective (7) 4 Social Science Elective 3 Social Science Elective 3 Total Semester Credits 17 Fourth Semester Credits DAN 106 Dance Concepts II 2 DAN 128 Modern Dance II 2 DAN 132 Rehearsal and Performance 1 DAN 241 Intermediate Modern Dance Techniques and Ballet 3 General Elective 3 Literature Elective (8) 3 Total Semester Credits 14 1. Depending on placement. 2. SUNY GER Mathematics. 3. SUNY GER Social Sciences. 4. SUNY GER Mathematics or Non-Laboratory Science. 5. SUNY GER Western Civilization. 6. SUNY GER Basic Communication. 7. SUNY GER Natural Sciences. 8. SUNY GER Humanities. [-]

Associate of Science

Computer Science (A.S.)

Campus Full time 4 semesters September 2016 USA Garden City

Computer Science (A.S.) - This program leads to the Associate in Science (A.S.) degree and is designed for those who intend to transfer to a baccalaureate program oriented in the design of hardware and software of computer systems. [+]

Computer Science (A.S.) Computer Science (A.S.) - This program leads to the Associate in Science (A.S.) degree and is designed for those who intend to transfer to a baccalaureate program oriented in the design of hardware and software of computer systems. The program stresses computer, mathematics, and science courses which are appropriate for transfer to a baccalaureate program. Students who do not qualify for MAT 122 Calculus I and CSC 120 Computer Science I must seek advisement for MAT and CSC placement and should note that more than four semesters may be required to complete the degree program. Computer Science A.S. Program Hegis Code: 5101 Total Credits: 64-67 First Semester Credits CSC 120 Computer Science I 4 ENG 100 Enhanced Composition I or ENG 101 Composition I or ENG 108 The Craft of Composition / Honors English I (1) 3 HED Health Elective 2-3 MAT 122 Calculus I 4 Social Science Elective (2) 3 Total Semester Credits 16-17 Second Semester Credits CSC 130 Computer Science II 4 ENG 102 Composition II or ENG 109 The Art of Analysis / Honors English II 3 Humanities Elective (3) 3 MAT 123 Calculus II 4 MAT 241 Discrete Mathematical Structures 3 Total Semester Credits 17 Third Semester Credits CSC 217 C Programming Language 3 CSC 230 Data Structures 3 CSC/MAT Elective 3-4 PHY 151 Physics Science and Math I 4 Social Science Elective (4) 3 Total Semester Credits 16-17 Fourth Semester Credits CSC 250 Computer Organization and Assembly Language Programming 4 CSC/MAT Elective 3-4 Humanities Elective (5) 3 PED Physical Education Activity 1 PHY 152 Physics Science and Math II 4 Total Semester Credits 15-16 1. Depending on placement. 2. Students should choose a course that fulfills one of the following SUNY General Education Requirements: - SUNY GER American History, - SUNY GER Other World Civilizations, - SUNY GER Social Sciences, or - SUNY GER Western Civilization. 3. Students should choose a course that fulfills one of the following SUNY General Education Requirements: - SUNY GER Foreign Languages, - SUNY GER Humanities, or - SUNY GER The Arts. 4. Students should choose a course that fulfills one of the following SUNY General Education Requirements and be a different requirement than the one fulfilled in Semester I: - SUNY GER American History, - SUNY GER Other World Civilizations, - SUNY GER Social Sciences, or - SUNY GER Western Civilization. 5. Students should choose a course that fulfills one of the following SUNY General Education Requirements and be a different requirement than the one fulfilled in Semester I: - SUNY GER Foreign Languages, - SUNY GER Humanities, or - SUNY GER The Arts. [-]

Associate of Applied Science

Administrative Business Technology - Admin Support (A.A.S.)

Campus Full time 4 semesters September 2016 USA Garden City

Administrative Business Technology-Administrative Support (A.A.S.)–This curriculum provides students with a broad conceptual framework in office automation and information systems combined with a strong learning experience in communication skills, management, keyboarding, and computer applications. [+]

Administrative Business Technology - Admin Support (A.A.S.) Administrative Business Technology - Administrative Support (A.A.S.)– This curriculum provides students with a broad conceptual framework in office automation and information systems combined with a strong learning experience in communication skills, management, keyboarding, and computer applications. This program includes an up-to-date curriculum that incorporates word processing, spreadsheets, database applications, desktop publishing, web page formatting, and e-commerce. During the final semester, all students participate in an internship program. ABT - Administrative Support A.A.S. Program Hegis Code: 5005 Total Credits: 64 First Semester Credits ABT 102 College Keyboarding (1) 3 ABT 109 Word Processing Applications I 3 ABT 120 Office Technology Desktop Publishing 3 ABT 230 Web Page Formatting 3 ENG 100 Enhanced Composition I or ENG 101 Composition I or ENG 108 The Craft of Composition / Honors English I (2) 3 Total Semester Credits 15 Second Semester Credits ABT 110 Word Processing Applications II 3 ABT 235 E-Commerce for Office Professionals 3 ABT 245 Administrative Management 3 English Elective (3) 3 HED Health Elective or PED Physical Education Elective 2 Social Science Elective (4) 3 Total Semester Credits 17 Third Semester Credits ABT 105 Executive Workshop 3 ABT 107 Machine Transcription I 3 ABT 119 Word Processing Applications III 3 ABT 244 Business Writing 4 Laboratory Science Elective (5) 4 Total Semester Credits 17 Fourth Semester Credits ABT 205 Executive Work/Study 3 ABT Elective (6) 3 Humanities Elective (7) 3 Mathematics Elective (8) 3 Social Science Elective (4) 3 Total Semester Credits 15 1. Students are expected to type a minimum of 30 wpm before entering ABT 102 (College Keyboarding). Students who do not meet this requirement should take ABT 100 (Fundamentals of Keyboarding) prior to entering the program. 2. Depending on placement. 3. Choose from: - COM 101 Interpersonal Communications, - ENG 102 Composition II, - ENG 105 Grammar: Structure and Strategy or - ENG 109 The Art of Analysis / Honors English II. 4. SUNY GER Social Sciences. 5. SUNY GER Natural Sciences. 6. Choose from: - ABT 127 Legal Office Procedures I, or - HIT 151 Medical Terminology. 7. SUNY GER Humanities. 8. SUNY GER Mathematics. [-]

Civil Engineering Technology (A.A.S.)

Campus Full time 4 semesters September 2016 USA Garden City

Civil Engineering Technology (A.A.S.)–The Civil Engineering Technology program is accredited by the Technology Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (TAC of ABET). [+]

Civil Engineering Technology (A.A.S.) Civil Engineering Technology (A.A.S.)–The Civil Engineering Technology program is accredited by the Technology Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (TAC of ABET). [Accreditation Director for Engineering Technology, Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, 111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD 21202] The curriculum is balanced between liberal arts, mathematics, and civil engineering technology courses. Although many enter industry after graduation, others elect to transfer to Baccalaureate programs in engineering technology. Civil Engineering Technology graduates are guaranteed acceptance as juniors at Fairleigh Dickinson and Rochester Institute of Technology. Others have transferred to Pennsylvania State University, New Jersey Institute of Technology, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, and many other colleges. Civil engineering technicians are employed in all phases of the construction industry: small houses, building construction, highways, industrial plants, water supply, and sewage treatment plants. They work as concrete and steel designers, detailers, AutoCAD draftpersons, surveyors, estimators, construction superintendents, inspectors, and sales engineers. Their employers include architects; contractors; consulting engineers; land surveyors; equipment manufacturers; material suppliers; and federal, state, county, and town departments. Civil Engineering Technology A.A.S. Program Hegis Code: 5309 Total Credits: 64 First Semester Credits CET 101 Residential Construction Methods 2 CET 103 Introductory Civil Engineering Technology 2 CET 150 Blueprint Reading 3 ENS 105 Introduction to CAD 2 ENG 100 Enhanced Composition I or ENG 101 Composition I or ENG 108 The Craft of Composition / Honors English I (1) 3 Math by Advisement (2) 4 Total Semester Credits 16 Second Semester Credits CET 111 Structural Drawing I 2 CET 218 Statics of Structures 3 CET 231 Elementary Surveying 3 English Elective (3) 3 Math by Advisement (2) 4 Total Semester Credits 15 Third Semester Credits CET 201 Construction Estimating 2 CET 211 Structural Drawing II 2 CET 219 Mechanics of Materials 3 CET 222 Materials Testing Laboratory 1 CET 232 Route Surveying 3 PED Activity Course (s) 1 PHY College Level, by Advisement (4) 4 Total Semester Credits 16 Fourth Semester Credits CET 223 Structural Steel Design 3 CET 225 Soils and Foundations 3 CET 240 Hydraulics 3 PED Activity Course (s) 1 PHY College Level, by Advisement (4) 4 Social Science Elective 3 Total Semester Credits 17 1. Depending on placement. 2. Students are required to take two courses of college level math. These courses shall be MAT 109 Algebra and Trigonometry or above. So they are required to take two of the following depending on their ability: - MAT 109 Algebra and Trigonometry - MAT 111 Pre-Calculus, - MAT 122 Calculus I, or - MAT 123 Calculus II. 3. Choose from: - COM 101 Interpersonal Communications or - ENG 111 Technical Writing. 4. Students are required to take a two course sequence of Physics. These courses shall be: - PHY 101 General Physics I - PHY 102 General Physics II or - PHY 151 Physics Science and Math I - PHY 152 Physics Science and Math II. Students shall have Math pre-requisites for each course. [-]

Paralegal (A.A.S.)

Campus Full time 4 semesters September 2016 USA Garden City

Paralegal (A.A.S.) - The paralegal program, approved by the American Bar Association, is designed to give the graduate a broad understanding of the law, practical skills, and experience in a legal setting. [+]

Paralegal (A.A.S.) Paralegal (A.A.S.) - The paralegal program, approved by the American Bar Association, is designed to give the graduate a broad understanding of the law, practical skills, and experience in a legal setting. Employment opportunities for paralegals exist in law offices, banks, insurance companies, private industry, title companies, and government. The paralegal works under the supervision of an attorney and can assist in all phases of practice except giving legal advice, appearing in court, and setting fees. The program will accept a maximum of 9 credits of paralegal specialty transfer credits. Paralegal students are required to complete a minimum of 10 paralegal credits in the traditional format at NCC. Students who have an Associate or Baccalaureate degree should see information about the Paralegal Studies Certificate Program in this catalog. Because of the complexity of the program, students must be advised by the Paralegal Department. A minimum grade of "C" is required in all LAW courses. Paralegal A.A.S. Program Hegis Code: 5099 Total Credits: 64-66 First Semester Credits ACC 101 Accounting I 3 ENG 100 Enhanced Composition I or ENG 101 Composition I or ENG 108 The Craft of Composition / Honors English I (1) 3 LAW 103 Business Law I 3 LAW 300 Introduction to Law and the Legal System 3 Math Elective 3-4 PED Activity Course (s) 1 Total Semester Credits 16-17 Second Semester Credits ENG 102 Composition II or ENG 109 The Art of Analysis / Honors English II 3 Laboratory Science Elective 4 LAW 104 Business Law II 3 LAW 305 Legal Research and Writing (2) 3 LAW 309 Law Office Management 3 Total Semester Credits 16 Third Semester Credits HED Health Elective 2-3 LAW 301 Litigation 3 LAW 304 Real Property 3 Paralegal Elective (3) 6 Social Science Elective 3 Total Semester Credits 17-18 Fourth Semester Credits Humanities Elective 3 LAW 306 Practicum or Paralegal Elective 3 Paralegal Electives (3) 6 Social Science Elective 3 Total Semester Credits 15 1. Depending of Placement 2. LAW 305 Legal Research and Writing is a required paralegal course and is a prerequisite for most Paralegal specialty courses. 3. Select two Paralegal Electives: - LAW 302 Partnerships and Corporations, - LAW 303 Estates and Administration, - LAW 307 Torts and Personal Injury Law, - LAW 308 Family Law, - LAW 310 Bankruptcy/Debtor and Creditor Law, - LAW 311 Legal Writing and Analysis, - LAW 312 Elder Law. [-]