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2017-2018 Course Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Orthotic and Prosthetic Fitter, AAS


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Total Credits: 60

Major Number: 5843
CIP Code: 51.2307

Program Description

Program Description
Students who earn the Orthotic and Prosthetic Fitter Associate in Applied Science degree will meet the requirements to be employed as an Orthotic Fitter and the technical skills required to advance to the Orthotic and Prosthetic Clinical Applications Diploma curriculum.

Program Prerequisites

Assessment score placement in RDNG 0950  or above or completion of RDNG 0900  with a grade of C or higher.

Special Instructions

None

Program Requirements


Total Credits: 36


Career/Occupational Elective Requirements


None

MnTC/General Education Requirements


Goal 1: Communication


Goal 2: Critical Thinking


Fulfilled when all MnTC goals for this degree are complete.

Goal 3 and/or 4: Sciences/Math/Logical Reasoning


Total Credits: 8

Goal 5: History/Social/Behavioral Sciences


Total Credits: 4

Goal 6: Humanities/Fine Arts


Minimum of 3 credits.

Total Credits: 3

Goals 7-10: Theme Goals


Three credits in one Goal area selected from Goals 7, 8, 9 or 10 are required. Many courses from Goals 1-6 also meet Goals 7-10. One course may fulfill a maximum of two Goals. Credits count only once.

Goal 7: Human Diversity

Goal 8: Global Perspectives

Goal 9: Ethical and Civic Responsibility

Goal 10: People and the Environment

Total Credits: 22


MnTC Elective Requirements


None

Additional Elective Requirements


Total Credits: 2


Additional Requirements


None

Program Information


General Requirements for Degrees, Diplomas, and Certificates

See Century College Policy 3.17.0.1

Program Note

None

Transfer, Articulation Agreements, and Partnerships

See the Century College website for information regarding transfer.
This program is intended primarily for employment preparation rather than transfer to a four-year institution. Some courses may not transfer to a number of four-year colleges. If you are considering the possibility of transfer, you may wish to talk with your advisor, counselor, or program instructor before registering to discuss your goals, look at programs designed for transfer, and develop a plan.

Program Learning Outcomes

At the end of this program students will be able to:

  • are competent, entry-level orthotic and prosthetic professionals prepared in the cognitive, psychomotor, and affective learning domains.
  • demonstrate the ability to comprehend, apply, and evaluate clinical information relevant to their role in the orthotic and prosthetic profession.
  • demonstrate technical proficiency in all skill areas necessary to fulfill their role as an orthotic and prosthetic professional.
  • demonstrate effective decision making and critical thinking abilities.
  • communicate clearly and effectively with individuals, families, groups, and colleagues of diverse sociocultural backgrounds.

Program Contact Information

Stan O’Connor 651.779.3420 Room 1355 East

Sample Plan


Please note that this is a sample course sequence. Individual schedules will vary depending upon student needs, goals, and availability. Students are recommended to meet with their advisor, counselor, or faculty program instructors to create an individualized plan that includes prerequisites and application requirements. For detailed program information see the Century College website. This information is subject to change.

Note


This information is subject to change. Changes and updates are posted on century.edu

Century College is a member of the Minnesota State system. We are an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and educator. This document can be available in alternative formats to individuals with disabilities by calling 651.779.3354 or 1.800.228.1978 x 3354.

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