Seark College


Technical Studies


Gainful Employment

The Department of Business, Technology, and Public Safety Technologies is home to the following programs.


AIR CONDITIONING AND REFRIGERATION TECHNOLOGY

 

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: To prepare Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Mechanics and Apprentices for entry-level employment in a wide range of construction, maintenance and service positions in busi­ness and industry.  Graduates are eligible to take the test offered by the Air Conditioning and Refrigera­tion Institute to be certified as an Entry-Level HVAC(R) Technician.  Safety is stressed in all aspects of this program.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS: High School (or GED Equivalency) Diploma.

 


BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY
Accounting Option

 

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: Program emphasis is on basic accounting principles and related computer skills, which prepare the student for general accounting careers. Multiple exercises are used to give the students practical experience in the field of accounting.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS: High School (or GED Equivalency) Diploma.

Accounting at SEARK College a college in southeast Arkansas that offers degrees in accounting

 

 

 


BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY
Business Management Option

 

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: This program is designed to prepare the student for a career in Business Management. A variety of courses are offered that prepare students to work in different levels of business including management, supervision, and small business management. ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS: High School (or GED Equivalency) Diploma.

 


 

COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGY

 

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: The CIS program is designed to provide hands-on training in   the areas of operating systems, applications, programming languages, and web design.  The student will learn programming languages, scripting languages, markup languages, and related technologies.  Common occupations in this field include computer support and operations, software development, data entry technician, systems analysts, web development, and webmaster. 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS: High School (or GED Equivalency) Diploma.


VIDEO GAME DESIGN

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: The Certificate of Proficiency in Video Game Design and Development covers the theoretical and practical foundations of video game production using the powerful Unity3D game engine. Students will learn to develop a game concept, prototype, test, and iterate on ideas. The Certificate of Proficiency builds a solid foundation for industry roles such as: a gameplay designer, level designer, technical designer, or computer programmer. 

 


COMPUTER NETWORKING TECHNOLOGY

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: This program is designed to prepare individuals to administer computer networks in a variety of work environments.  Coursework will prepare the individual for network certification exams.  Graduates will be prepared to provide high-end, solution-based, technical support.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS: High School (or GED Equivalency) Diploma.

NOTE:  Students requiring developmental courses based upon their ACT, or Accuplacer scores are highly encouraged to complete those courses prior to enrolling in first semester courses.

 


CRIMINAL JUSTICE TECHNOLOGY

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: This program is designed to give the student a variety of skills related to the field of Criminal Justice.  Students can concentrate on courses relating to Law Enforcement, Corrections, or any combination of electives to fit that student’s career needs.  This program does not replace the Law Enforcement or Corrections academies but is designed to enhance the skills of individuals in criminal justice fields or provide academic instruction to those interested in criminal justice.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS: High School (or GED Equivalency) Diploma.


CRIMINAL JUSTICE
CRIMINAL JUSTICE INSTITUTE

PRE-PROFESSIONAL CURRICULUM

CERTIFICATES AND DEGREE PROGRAMS FOR ARKANSAS’ LAW ENFORCEMENT
In Cooperation with the Criminal Justice Institute of the University of Arkansas System

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: Students enrolled in this program of study must be current law enforcement officers eligible to attend advanced courses presented by the Criminal Justice Institute of the University of Arkansas System, complete basic law enforcement training at an ACLAST accredited academy, and the general education component of the program provided by Southeast Arkansas College (SEARK College). SEARK College will grant credit and award certificate and associate degrees for Crime Scene Investigation/Law Enforcement Administration programs in partnership with the Criminal Justice Institute. Students must successfully complete a minimum number of general education credit hours for each certificate and the Associate of Applied Science degree at SEARK College before credit for any Criminal Justice Institute courses will be placed on the student’s transcript.

Crime Scene Investigation Associate of Applied Science in partnership with the Criminal Justice Institute of the University of Arkansas System

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS: High School (or GED Equivalency) Diploma.


DRAFTING AND COMPUTER AIDED DESIGN TECHNOLOGY
Mechanical Option

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: Prepares Drafting and Computer Aided Design Technicians for entry-level employment in architectural, engineering or manufacturing environments. This program uses the latest versions of Computer Aided Drafting software, 3D Studio, and other software to provide students with cutting edge skills.  This program is designed to operate in an “open lab” environment that provides flexibility and one-on-one instruction in the use of software and drafting skills.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS: High School (or GED Equivalency) Diploma.


DRAFTING AND COMPUTER AIDED DESIGN TECHNOLOGY
Architectural Option

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: Prepares Drafting and Computer Aided Design Technicians for entry-level employment in architectural, engineering or manufacturing environments. This program uses the latest versions of Computer Aided Drafting software, 3D Studio, and other software to provide students with cutting edge skills.  This program is designed to operate in an “open lab” environment that provides flexibility and one-on-one instruction in the use of software and drafting skills.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS: High School (or GED Equivalency) Diploma.


EARLY CHILDHOOD PARAPROFESSIONAL TECHNOLOGY

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: The Early Childhood Paraprofessional Technology (ECDT) program is designed to provide childcare providers and instructional assistants with the knowledge and skills to meet the physical, mental, social, emotional, and developmental needs of young children, birth to age five.  Upon completion of the program, graduates will be eligible for employment as day care center operators, childcare teachers, and kindergarten or elementary classroom paraprofessionals.  The AAS Degree in ECDT meets requirements for employment as an instructor in state and/or federally funded childcare programs and public schools.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS: High School (or GED Equivalency) Diploma.


EARLY CHILDHOOD PARAPROFESSIONAL TECHNOLOGY

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: This one semester program in Early Childhood Paraprofessional Technology fulfills the theoretical requirement and 30 hours of the field experience requirement for the Certified Development Associate credential.  Upon completion of this certificate of proficiency, the student will be eligible to finalize the CDA approval process.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS: High School (or GED Equivalency) Diploma.


ELECTRICAL MECHANICAL SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGY
Electrical Systems Technology 

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: The Electrical Mechanical Systems Electrical Systems Technology program provides students with advanced industrial electrical mechanical skills with an emphasis in electrical motors, AC drives, DC controls, programmable logic controllers, instrumentation, precision maintenance, and diagnose problems in control loops used in automated manufacturing systems. Pneumatic and electronic control systems, control loop adjustments, and their analysis, process computers and process simulation will be studied. Graduates will be proficient in calibration, troubleshooting, and maintenance of hydraulic, pneumatic, pneumatic, electrical and electronic control devices. Graduates will be prepared to enter jobs in the electrical maintenance, electrical distributionrelated, and other related occupations.


ELECTRICAL MECHANICAL SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGY
Mechanical Systems Technology

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: The Electrical Mechanical Systems Technology program provides students with advanced industrial electrical mechanical skills with an emphasis in electrical motors, AC drives, DC controls, programmable logic controllers, instrumentation, precision maintenance, and diagnose problems in control loops used in automated manufacturing systems. Pneumatic and electronic control systems, control loop adjustments, and their analysis, process computers and process simulation will be studied. Graduates will be proficient in calibration, troubleshooting, and maintenance of hydraulic, pneumatic, pneumatic, electrical and electronic control devices. Graduates will be prepared to enter jobs in the electrical maintenance, electrical distributionrelated, and other related occupations.

 


GENERAL TECHNOLOGY
Individualized Technical Option

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:  This program enables a student to design an individualized program of study to fulfill a unique career goal that cannot be met through the completion of any single technology program offered by the College.  This is accomplished by soliciting courses from two or more different technical disciplines and developing a coherent technical program having both a major technical focus and support courses directly related to the career objective.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS:  High School (or GED Equivalency) Diploma.


PC MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR TECHNOLOGY

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: This Technical Certificate is designed to prepare individuals to troubleshoot, build, and repair personal computers, workstations, printers, and other peripherals.  The student will also learn to install, debug, diagnose, and repair software problems associated with PCs.  Safety is emphasized during all aspects of the training including the electrical systems associated with computers.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS: High School (or GED Equivalency) Diploma.


WELDING TECHNOLOGY

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: This program prepares welders for entry-level employment in a wide range of industrial and manufacturing firms. Courses in basic welding, Arc welding, MIG, TIG, and Pipe Welding or Welding Layout help to create a well-rounded welder. AWS welding certification opportunities make the graduate more marketable in business and industry. Safety is emphasized in all aspects of the welding program.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS: High School (or GED Equivalency) Diploma.


METAL INERT GAS (MIG) WELDING

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: This certificate of proficiency is designed to enable persons in a variety of fields to gain certification and training in the area of Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS: High School (or GED Equivalency).


TUNGSTEN INERT GAS WELDING

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: This certificate of proficiency is designed to enable persons in a variety of fields to gain certification and training in the area of Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS: High School (or GED Equivalency) Diploma.


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