Jan 29, 2020  
2019-2020 College Catalog 
    
2019-2020 College Catalog

Pharmacy Technician Diploma


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Purpose


A diploma in the Pharmacy Technician Program provides the training needed to begin a high demand career in a growing healthcare field. In this program, students will have hands-on training and real world applications that will give them the skills necessary to be a successful pharmacy technician.  Students will be prepared to work in retail, hospital, and/or home health environments.

Note: This degree is available at Grand Island

Suggested Sequence of Courses  

Subtotal: 25


Basic Achievement Requirements


All graduates with a diploma will meet minimum achievements for math, writing and reading. Graduates can meet the requirement by:
Note: Scores for specific health program admission may vary from the scores listed. Please see the program director for more specific information.

   1. Acquiring appropriate Mandatory Assessment scores in math, writing and reading.
  OR  
  2. Completing the following courses:
    a. MATH 0930 Practical Math OR MATH 0940 Pre-Algebra with a C or above.
    AND
    b. ENGL 0970 Reading & Writing Essentials II with a C or above.
  OR  
  3. Completing a 1000-level MATH or ENGL course with a D or above.

General Education Core Requirements


All graduates with a diploma will complete a minimum of 9 credits of General Education from the following:

  • GEN ED Group A: Communications 3 credit(s)
  • GEN ED Group B: Critical Thinking and Problem Solving 3 credit(s)
  • GEN ED Group C: Life and Career Skills, D: Information & Technology Literacy or E: Global Awareness 3 credit(s)

Subtotal: 9


Total Credits for Diploma: 34


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