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CJ107 – Legal Research and Writing (45 Contact Hours/4.5 ABHES Quarter Credit Hours) - Prerequisites: None - Description: In this course, students will learn how to find and analyze the law relating to various kinds of legal issues, using both print materials and electronic databases. Students will also review writing basics and will learn correct formatting of correspondence and legal documents as they gain experience in preparing professional legal correspondence and other legal documents. CJ108 – Criminal Courts (45 Contact Hours/4.5 ABHES Quarter Credit Hours) - Prerequisites: None - Description: This course provides students with an overview of the criminal justice system and its processes. It examines the courtroom work group, the trial process, and challenges to the process. It also provides an overview of the juvenile court system. CJ109 – Criminal Investigation (45 Contact Hours/4.5 ABHES Quarter Credit Hours) - Prerequisites: None - Description: This course teaches students the fundamentals of criminal investigation by examining the processes involved in identifying and arresting criminal suspects, identifying the types of crimes and offenses, and in preparing for court. CJ110 – Persuasive Legal Writing (45 Contact Hours/4.5 ABHES Quarter Credit Hours) - Prerequisites: None - Description: In this course, students will learn how to write persuasive letters, pleadings, motions, and briefs in the litigation context. CJ111 – Probation and Parole (45 Contact Hours/4.5 ABHES Quarter Credit Hours) - Prerequisites: None - Description: This course focuses on adult and juvenile probation, parole, and related institutions. Northwest Career College, Effective – 03/26/2018 45
780-Hour Dental Administrative Assisting Program Program Description and Objectives The program listed below will help prepare you for a career in dental administration and is designed for students with little or no experience in the dental field. The program is a blended learning program and instruction is provided with online distance learning for lecture materials, hands-on experience with instructor supervision for laboratory skills and externship. Upon satisfactory completion of the program detailed below, students will be granted a diploma from NCC, which will qualify them to become a certified dental administrative specialist and obtain an entry-level administrative position in a dental practice. A computer meeting the technical specifications listed under Computer System Requirements in the Academic Policies section of the catalog and internet access are required for completion of this program. Program Schedule Night Program (37 weeks* of Class and Externship/780 hours/59.0 quarter credits) Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday............................................ 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. *Actual program length (in weeks) may vary due to holidays and externship schedules. Course List LIST EACH COURSE: (Name & Number) DAA101 – Introduction to Dental Administration DAA102 – Health Information and Dental Records Management DAA103 – Introduction to Dental Terminology DAA104 – Diagnostic and Procedural Terminology DAA105 – Introduction to Billing and Coding DAA106 – Accounts Receivable and Claims Management DAA107 – Financial and Practice Management MOS101 – Microsoft Office Fundamentals LECTURE HOURS LAB HOURS EXT/INT HOURS CREDIT HOURS CONTACT HOURS 65 15 0 7.0 80 65 15 0 7.0 80 65 15 0 7.0 80 65 15 0 7.0 80 65 15 0 7.0 80 65 15 0 7.0 80 65 15 0 7.0 80 40 0 0 4.0 40 DAA201 – Dental Administrative Externship 0 0 180 6 180 TOTALS 495 105 180 59.0 780 46 Northwest Career College, Effective – 03/26/2018