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AS Degree - Major in OFFICE MANAGEMENT

Business Division

Upon successful completion of an Associate in Science Degree, the student demonstrates skills for employment and/or transfer to a four-year college or university.

Total Units Required: 65-67

First Semester Units

BIM 1A Beginning Keyboarding 1.5

BIM 1B Exploring Word Processing 1.5

OR

BIM 2 Intermediate Keyboarding 3.5

BIM 31 Electronic Calculation 3

OR

BIM 32A,B,C Beginning, Intermediate and Advanced

Office Calculation 3

C S 20 Microsoft Word, Excel, & Access 3

ENG 79 Preparatory English 5

OR

ENG 1A Written Communication 3

ELECTIVE* General Education Requirement:

Humanities Course 3

Second Semester

BUS 10A Bookkeeping 3

OR

BUS 1A Principles of Accounting 5

BUS 8 Introduction to the American Legal System 3

OR

BUS 20 Introduction to Business 3

COMM ST 1A Fundamentals of Speech 3

ELECTIVE* General Education Requirement:

Natural Science Course 3

Third Semester

BIM 38 Office Technologies 3

BIM 7A Beginning Word Processing:

Concepts & Applications 3

BUS 17A Beginning Business Communication 3

BUS/CS 35 Multimedia Presentations 3

ELECTIVE* General Education Requirement:

Learning Skills, Group B, Course 3

Fourth Semester

BIM 39 Office Management 3

BUS 17B Advanced Business Communication 3

ECON 1A Principles of Economics (Macro) 3

ELECTIVE* General Education Requirement:

Social Science, Group A, Course 3

ELECTIVE** Course of Choice 1.5-6

*ELECTIVE

Courses must be selected from the appropriate area of the

General Education requirements for the Associate degree.

**ELECTIVE

Any courses that are Associate degree applicable.

FIRE ACADEMY

San Joaquin Delta College Firefighter I Academy is certified by the California State Fire Marshal to present a 400 hour basic course to pre-service students who qualify for admission to the program. Students earn nine and three tenths units for successful completion of this semester course. The course is designed to train individuals who plan to be a member of the fire service.

This unique 16-hour per week program is presented in an extended format. Classes meet Tuesday and Thursday evenings and all day on Saturday.

The Academy is demanding, both physically and mentally. Discipline is required to establish conduct and attitudes expected of a firefighter by the public they serve.

Any person who is eligible to apply for employment as a California fire fighter is eligible to apply for entrance into the program. San Joaquin Delta College complies fully with requirements of both the State and Federal government.

Upon successful completion of the program students receive a certificate of completion from Delta College.

Admission Requirements

Additional information concerning application procedures for the Fire Academy may be obtained from the Public Safety Program Office located in Holt Center, room 140, or by calling 954-5370.

The Fire Academy is designed to provide basic skills for in-service and pre-service fire service personnel. This course satisfies the State of California Office of the State Fire Marshall and the State Board of Fire Services curriculum for Firefighter I. There is no required entrance test for Fire Academy students. Applicants must submit a medical certificate of fitness, and sign a felony disclaimer.

Information regarding the Fire Academy is located in the Applied Science & Technology Division Office Holt 140.

Application Procedure

1. Applicants must be admitted to San Joaquin Delta College. An application for Admission to the College must be on file by the program application deadline. (Contact the Public Safety Program office, Holt Center, room 140, for an admissions application.)

2. Applicants must be high school graduates, or possess any of the following: General Education Development (G.E.D.) certification, California High School Proficiency (C.H.S.P.) certificate,
or an associate or higher degree. Official transcripts from high school or any-applicable college/university, or G.E.D. or C.H.S.P. certification must be submitted with the application to the program. Official documents must be in sealed envelopes. Foreign transcripts are not acceptable.

3. Applicants must complete all prerequisite courses (or equivalent) with a grade of "C" or higher, and demonstrate a minimum grade point average of 2.5 for applicable high school course work. Prerequisite courses completed at colleges or universities other than San Joaquin Delta College must be comparable in theory and lab content and hours of instruction to SJDC courses.


4. All applicants must satisfy the College's assessment-Placement test requirement.

5. File an application to the Firefighter I Academy. Application forms are available at the Public Safety Program office, Holt Center, room 140.

6. Participation in an orientation session to be scheduled for candidates participating in the Academy.

7. Submit to a physical examination by a licensed physician (paid by the candidate) and a signed release to fully participate in all aspects of Academy training and testing.

8. Complete a felony disclaimer.

9. Show proof of medical insurance.

10. Possession of a valid drivers license.

Selection Procedure

If the number of applicants exceed the maximum class size of fifty (50), all applicants will be included in a lottery drawing and ranked by random selection. The first 50 students, according to ranking order, who accept the offer to participate, will be admitted to the program.

For Additional Information

Applications to the program and information regarding these requirements are available from the Applied Science and Technology Division's Public Safety Program, Holt Center, room 140. Mail inquiries may be sent to:

Public Safety Program

Applied Science and Technology Division

San Joaquin Delta College

Holt Center, room 140

5151 Pacific Avenue

Stockton, CA 95207

Fax (209) 954-5600

Telephone (209) 954-5370

NURSING, ASSOCIATE IN SCIENCE DEGREE

San Joaquin Delta College offers a state and nationally accredited associate degree in nursing (ADN) program. The ADN program prepares graduates eligible to take the National Council Licensing Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN). Following licensure, graduates are qualified to provide patient care in a variety of health care settings within the Registered Nurse scope of practice. A San Joaquin Delta College certificate is awarded upon successful completion of the program. The program is currently accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC), 61 Broadway, New York, NY 10006.

Dameron Hospital, Lodi Memorial Hospital, St. Joseph's Medical Center, San Joaquin General Hospital, Doctor's Hospital Manteca, Sutter Tracy Community Hospital, are among the local health care facilities providing clinical training sites as well as assistance in clinical instruction.

Admission Procedure

Information concerning requirements and applications for the Associate Degree Nursing (Registered Nurse), Vocational Nursing, Psychiatric Technician, Nurse Assistant Training, and Radiological Technology Programs may be obtained from the Family, Consumer and Health Science Division Office, Shima 115.

Requirements for entrance to the programs vary as to prior education. Most programs require satisfactory physical examinations and completion of prerequisite courses.

Application Procedure

1. Applicants must be admitted to San Joaquin Delta College or submit an application for college admission with their application to the nursing program.
2. All applicants must satisfy the college assessment placement test requirements.
3. Official college transcripts must be submitted with the application. Transcripts must be presented in official, sealed envelopes.
*4. Applicants must complete all prerequisite courses (or equivalent) with a grade of "C" or higher AND demonstrate a minimal cumulative grade point average of 2.0 for prerequisite courses prior to entry into the program. Students may apply to the program while "in-progress" with prerequisite courses. All prerequisite courses must be completed during the semester of application and prior to beginning the program. Summer courses will not considered for "in-progress" status. Students applying with "in-progress" prerequisite courses must submit a "Work in Progress Report" prior to the end of the application period.
*5. Prerequisite courses completed at colleges and universities other than San Joaquin Delta College must be comparable in theory and laboratory content and hours of instruction to Delta College courses. Official transcripts for prerequisite courses taken at other colleges and universities must be submitted with the application to the nursing program along with course outlines and descriptions. Determination of course comparability will be completed by the college evaluators. All courses must be completed with a grade of "C" or better with the minimal cumulative GPA of prerequisite courses 2.0 or greater.
6. Application deadlines are as follows:
September 1 to October 31 for entry into the spring semester
February 1 to March 30 for entry into the fall semester
7. Applications and additional required documents must be submitted to Admissions and Records, Holt Center, Room 101 during the identified application period. Applications will NOT be accepted at any other times. Late applications are not accepted.

Selection Procedure

Two applicant pools are established based on prerequisite GPA. Sixty (60) students will be accepted each semester. 48 students will be selected by random selection from the pool with a cumulative prerequisite GPA of 2.5 and higher. 12 students will be selected, by random selection, from the pool with a cumulative prerequisite GPA of 2.0-2.49. All qualified applicants are included in the random selection drawing and all are assigned a ranking number.

Acceptance into the clinical portion of the program is contingent upon medical clearance and completion of health and safety requirements including immunizations, malpractice insurance, and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification and any other such requirements.

Additional Information

Information regarding program requirements and courses is included in the program brochure available in the Family, Consumer, and Health Sciences Division Office, Shima Center, Room 115 and the Counseling Center, Danner Hall, Room 205. Applications are also available in Admissions and Records, Holt Center, Room 101.

Recognition is given for prior education and training. Certified Nurse Assistants, Psychiatric Technicians, and Licensed Vocational Nurses may be eligible to enter the program as an upgrade applicant. Information and applications for CNA-ADN, PT-ADN, and LVN-ADN are available in the Family, Consumer, and Health Sciences Division Office, Shima Center, Room 115.

Up to fifteen (15) units of credit may be earned through challenge examinations. See the "Credit by Examination" section in this catalog.

Students requesting transfer to the ADN program from other registered nursing programs must submit an application and official transcripts from the college where course work was completed along with detailed nursing course syllabi, course outlines and objectives. Applications will be reviewed by the nursing program faculty and director for determination of acceptance and placement in the program. Applications for transfer are available in the division office, Shima 115. Transfer applications are accepted only during the application periods of September 1 - October 31 and February 1 - March 30.

Upon applying for licensure as a registered nurse, applicants must submit fingerprints to the Department of Justice for a background check of previous convictions. This information is not a requirement for admission into the nursing program but students considering a career in nursing are advised that some convictions may prevent granting of a nursing license. The program brochure discusses this area in more detail.

*Prerequisite Course Information

Nursing program prerequisites include: English 1A (Written Communication); FCS 6 (Nutrition); Biology 22 (Introduction to Medical Microbiology); Biology 33 (Anatomy and Physiology) or Biology 31 (Human Anatomy) AND Biology 32 (Human Physiology). The science have a prerequisite of Chemistry 3A which in turn requires completion course of Math 80 with a grade of "C" or better. Applicants who have completed at least two semesters of high chemistry with a grade of "C" or better and Algebra 1 in high school with a grade of "C" or better may have met these requirements. Please see a college counselor to discuss this option.

A validation study is currently in progress to determine minimal cumulative prerequisite GPA. The results of the study may indicate an increase in the minimum prerequisite GPA level required for entry into the program.

PEACE OFFICER ACADEMY

San Joaquin Delta College Basic Peace Officer Academy is certified by the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) to present a 846-hour basic course to law enforcement officers and pre-service students who qualify for admission to the program. Students earn twenty (20) units for successful completion of this two-semester course. The course is designed to train individuals who patrol, such as deputy sheriffs and city police.

This unique 20+hour per week program is presented in an extended format. Classes meet Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings with some Fridays and Sundays scheduled. The Academy is in session during January through October.

The Academy is demanding, physically academically and mentally. Discipline is required to establish conduct and attitudes expected of law enforcement officers by the public they serve.

Any person who is eligible to apply for employment as a California peace officer is eligible to apply for entrance into the program at San Joaquin Delta College.

Upon successful completion of the program, students receive a certificate of completion from Delta College and certification by the California Department of Justice's Commission on Peace Officers Standards and Training.

Admission Requirements

Information concerning applications for the Basic Peace Officer Academy may be obtained from the Public Safety Program office located in Holt Center, room 140, or by calling 954-5370.

Requirements for entrance are rigorous. The student applicant is required to pass a law enforcement entry level written examination, a reading and writing comprehension examination, a medical examination from a physician at the applicant's expense, and submit a set of fingerprints to the California Department of Justice for certification to attend the Basic Peace Officer Academy (13511.5 Penal Code).

Requirements for continuation in the Basic Peace Officer Academy are outlined according to San Joaquin Delta College Board Procedure 5081. Those requirements are located in the Applied Science & Technology office Holt 140.

Application Procedure

1. Applicants must be admitted to San Joaquin Delta College. An Application for Admission to the College must be on file by the program application deadline. (Contact the Public Safety Program office, Holt Center, room 140, for an admissions application.)

2. Applicants must be high school graduates, or possess any of the following: General Education Development (G.E.D.) certification, California High School Proficiency (C.H.S.P.) certificate, or an associate or higher degree. Official transcripts from high school or any applicable college/university, or G.E.D. or C.H.S.P. certification must be submitted with the application to the program. A minimum grade-point average of 2.5 is required for applicable high school coursework. Official documents must be in sealed envelopes. Foreign transcripts are not acceptable.

3. All applicants must satisfy the College's assessment-placement test requirement.


4. File an application to the Peace Officer. Application forms are available at the Applied Science and Technology Division office, Holt Center, room 140.

5. Complete a multiple choice and essay examination that is scored by POST, that will access English, Reading Comprehension and Written Skills.

6. Participation in an orientation session to be scheduled for successful candidates after acceptance into the Academy.

7. Submit to a physical examination by a licensed physician (paid by the candidate) and a signed release to fully participate in all aspects of Academy training and testing.

8. Complete a felony disclaimer.

9. Show proof of medical insurance.

10. Provide a current driving record from the Department of Motor Vehicles.

Selection Procedure

If the number of applicants who earned passing scores on the POST multiple choice and essay examination exceeds the maximum class size of sixty five (65) all applicants will be included in a lottery drawing and ranked by random selection. The first 65 students, according to ranking order, who accept the offer to participate, will be admitted to the program.

Upon acceptance to the Peace Officer Academy Program fingerprints must be submitted by the Academy to the California Department of Justice.

For Additional Information

Applications to the program and information regarding these requirements are available from the Applied Science and Technology Division's Public Safety Program, Holt Center, Room 140. Mail inquiries may be sent to:

Public Safety Program

Applied Science and Technology Division

SAN JOAQUIN DELTA COLLEGE

Holt Center, Room 140

5151 Pacific Avenue

Stockton, CA 95207

FAX (209) 954-5600

Telephone: (209) 954-5370

PSYCHIATRIC TECHNICIAN

The Psychiatric Technician Program is an intense forty-six (46) week educational program. Accredited by the State of California's Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians, this educational program prepares graduates for eligibility to take the State of California examination for licensure. As a licensed Psychiatric Technician, the graduate is qualified to practice in a variety of health care settings providing patient care within the parameters of the Psychiatric Technician scope of practice. A San Joaquin Delta College certificate is awarded upon successful completion of the program.

St. Joseph's Medical Center , San Joaquin General Hospital, and San Joaquin County Mental Health Services are among the local health care facilities providing clinical learning sites as well as assistance with instruction and clinical training.

Admission Procedure

Additional information concerning requirements and applications for the Associate Degree Nursing (Registered Nurse), Vocational Nursing, Psychiatric Technician, Nurse Assistant Training, and Radiological Technology Programs may be obtained from the Family, Consumer and Health Science Division Office, Shima 115.

Requirements for entrance to the programs vary as to prior education. Most programs require satisfactory physical examinations and completion of prerequisite courses.

Application Procedure

1. Applicants must be admitted to San Joaquin Delta College or submit a college application for admission with the application to the Vocational Nursing Program.

2. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age. Proof of age must be provided by either a driver's license or birth certificate. This documentation must be submitted with the application.

3. Applicants must be a high school graduate OR possess any one of the following:

Official General Education Development (GED) certification
Official California High School Proficiency (CHS) certificate

Associate of Arts or Science Degree or higher Official transcripts or certificates for any of the above must be submitted with the application. Official transcripts must be presented in official and sealed envelopes. Foreign transcripts are not accepted.

4. All applicants must satisfy the college assessment placement test requirements.

5. All applicants must complete all prerequisite courses (or equivalent) with a grade of "C" or higher AND demonstrate a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5 for program prerequisite courses. (See program requirements on page 110 for more details)



6. Prerequisite courses completed at colleges or universities other than San Joaquin Delta College must be comparable in theory and laboratory content and hours of instruction to San Joaquin Delta College courses. Official transcripts for prerequisite courses taken at colleges other than San Joaquin Delta College must be submitted with the application along with course descriptions and outlines for these courses. Course comparability will be determined by the college evaluators. A grade of "C" AND a minimal cumulative grade point average of 2.5 is required for these courses.

7. Applications are accepted once a year during the period of September 1 to October 31. Students are accepted once a year with the program beginning in January and ending in December. Students admitted to the program are required to attend classes during the spring, summer, and fall terms.

Selection Procedure

Currently, fifteen (15) students are admitted by random selection from the pool of qualified applicants. For the January 2003 class, a request has been made to the Board of Vocational Nurses and Psychiatric Technicians to admit 30 qualified students. Approval is pending.

*Prerequisite Course Information

Vocational Nursing Program prerequisites include: HS 36 (Medical Terminology), HS/FCS 19 (Human Development), PSYCH 1 (Introduction to Psychology), and one of the following science courses:

BIOL 11 (Human Biology), BIOL 31 (Human Anatomy), BIOL 33 (Anatomy and Physiology) **

**This course requires completion of Chemistry 3A or a year of high school chemistry with a grade of "C" or better.

For Additional Information

Information regarding program requirements, application, and selection procedures is included in the program brochure available in the Family, Consumer, and Health Sciences Division Office, Shima 115. Applications are also available from the Counseling Center, Danner Hall, Room 205 and Admissions and Records , Holt Center, Room 101.

Family Consumer & Health Sciences

San Joaquin Delta College

Shima Center, Room 115

5151 Pacific Avenue

Stockton, CA 95207

Fax (209) 954-5600

Telephone (209) 954-5516

RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGY

Radiologic Technology is a 24-month program offered by San Joaquin General Hospital and approved by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology. Completion of the program allows graduates to take the state and national examinations for registration in Medical Radiologic Technology. A 40-hour per week training schedule is maintained. Classes begin on or about July 1 of each year.

Admission Procedure

Information concerning requirements and applications for the Associate Degree Nursing (Registered Nurse), Vocational Nursing, Psychiatric Technician, Nurse Assistant Training, and Radiological Technology Programs may be obtained from the Family, Consumer and Health Science Division Office, Shima 115.

Requirements for entrance to the programs vary as to prior education. Most programs require satisfactory physical examinations and completion of prerequisite courses.

Application Procedure


1. Applicants must be admitted to San Joaquin Delta College. An Application for Admission to the College must be on file by the program application deadline. (Contact the Admissions and Records office, Holt Center, room 101, for an admissions application.)

2. Applicants must be a high school graduate or possess any official: General Education Development (G.E.D.) certification. Official transcripts from high school or any applicable college/university, or G.E.D. certification must be submitted with the application to the program. Official documents must be in sealed envelopes. Foreign transcripts are not acceptable.

3. Applicants must complete all prerequisite courses (or equivalent) with a grade of "C" or higher, and demonstrate a minimum grade-point-average of 2.5 for program prerequisite courses. Prerequisite courses completed at colleges or universities other than San Joaquin Delta College must be comparable in theory and laboratory content and hours of instruction to San Joaquin Delta College courses.

Applicants must have completed the following prerequisites at the time of application:

Applicant must be at least 18 years of age by July of the year of application.
- Completion of 1 year of high school or college Algebra with a grade of "C" or better
- Completed San Joaquin Delta College Assessment Testing with a reading score of Level III or completion of English 79 with a grade of "C" or better
- Completion of the following courses with a grade of "C" or better and a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or greater:
BIOL 33 (Anatomy and Physiology) OR BIOL 31 (Human Anatomy) AND BIOL 32 (Human Physiology) HS 36 (Medical Terminology), MATH 80 (Elementary Algebra)
- Student must hold a current, valid CPR card upon entry into the program


4. File an application to the Radiologic Technology program. Applications are accepted only during the period from January 1 to March 15 of each year.

5. Student capacity is limited to the selection of eight to twelve students per year. Application forms may be requested by writing to the Program Director and including a stamped, self-addressed envelope to:

SAN JOAQUIN GENERAL HOSPITAL

School of Radiologic Technology

P. O. Box 1020

Stockton, CA 95201

Selection Procedure

Students meeting the admission requirements will be entered into a lottery to fill the limited number of openings. Applicants will be notified when and where the lottery will take place, should they wish to observe the drawing.

Those selected for provisional entry to the program, as well as the four alternates chosen, will be required to attend a one-day orientation session and to complete 24 hours of observation in a Radiology department prior to official admission to the program. The twenty-four hour observation may be waived for students having documented equivalent experience. Examples of equivalent experience may include:

prior volunteer work or observation in a Radiology setting.

survey of Health Careers course (H S 39).
training or work experience in a health care field.
Students entering the program will also be required to take a tuberculosis (TB) skin test and a Rubella test prior to beginning the program.

For Additional Information

Applications to the program and Information regarding these requirements are available from:

Michael Walker, Program Director

School of Radiologic Technology

SAN JOAQUIN GENERAL HOSPITAL

P. O. Box 10209

Stockton, CA 95201

Telephone: (209) 468-6233

SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY ASSISTANT

The Speech-Language Pathology Assistant program curriculum prepares graduates to work under the supervision of a licensed Speech-Language Pathologist at special education sites, community agencies, health care facilities, and private clinics. Students will be trained to assist in the speech and language rehabilitation of communication disordered children and adults.

A Certificate of Achievement and an Associate of Science (AS) degree are awarded upon completion of all required courses with a grade of C or better. The certificate when coupled with the A.S. degree is in the process of being recognized by a national accrediting agency, the American Speech-Language/Hearing Association (ASHA).

This program requires certain tests required for public safety and public health; such as tuberculosis tests, fingerprinting, and felony disclaimer. These tests will be paid for by the students participating in the program. Contact the Communication Skills division for detailed information at (209) 954-5252.

Application Procedure

1. Applicants must have been admitted to San Joaquin Delta College. An application for admission to the college must be on file. (Contact the Admissions and Records office, Holt Center, Room 101, for an admission application.)

2. Applicants must be at least 17 years of age.

3. All applicants must satisfy the College's assessment placement test requirements.

Selection Procedure

All applicants who meet the admission criteria will be included. The only restriction will be number of students that can be placed in community programs for clinical practicum.

VOCATIONAL NURSING

The Vocational Nursing Program is an intense forty-six (46) week educational program. Accredited by the State of California's Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians, this educational program prepares graduates for eligibility to take the State of California examination for licensure, NCLEX-PN. As a Licensed Vocational Nurse, the graduate is qualified to practice in a variety of health care settings providing patient care within the parameters of the Licensed Vocational Nurse scope of practice. A San Joaquin Delta College certificate is awarded upon successful completion of the program.

St. Joseph's Medical Center and San Joaquin General Hospital are among the local health care facilities providing clinical learning sites as well as assistance with instruction and clinical training.

Application Procedure

1. Applicants must be admitted to San Joaquin Delta College or submit a college application for admission with the application to the Vocational Nursing Program.

2. Applicants must be at least 17 years of age. Proof of age must be provided by either a driver's license or birth certificate. This documentation must be submitted with the application.

3. Applicants must be a high school graduate OR possess any one of the following:
Official General Education Development (GED) certificate
Official California High School Proficiency (CHSP)certificate
Associate of Arts or Science Degree or higher

Official transcripts or certificates for any of the above must be submitted with the application. Official transcripts must be presented in official and sealed envelopes. Foreign transcripts are not accepted.

4. All applicants must satisfy the college assessment placement test requirements.

5. All applicants must complete all prerequisite courses (or equivalent) with a minimal grade of "C" or higher for each prerequisite course AND demonstrate a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5 for program prerequisite courses. (See program requirements on page 115 for more details)

6. Prerequisite courses completed at colleges or universities other than San Joaquin Delta College must be comparable in theory and laboratory content and hours of instruction to San Joaquin Delta College courses. Official transcripts for prerequisite courses taken at colleges other than San Joaquin Delta College must be submitted with the application along with course descriptions and outlines for these courses. Course comparability will be determined by the college evaluators. A grade of "C" and a minimal cumulative grade point average of 2.5 is required for these courses.

7. Applications are accepted once a year during the period of September 1 to October 31. Students are accepted once a year with the program beginning in January and ending in December. Students admitted to the program are required to attend classes during the spring, summer, and fall terms.

Selection Procedure

All applicants who meet the admission criteria will be included in a lottery drawing and ranked by random selection. The first thirty (30) students, according to ranking order will be admitted to the program.

Acceptance into the clinical portion of the program is contingent upon medical clearance and completion of additional health and safety requirements including immunizations, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification, malpractice insurance, and any other identified requirements.

Additional Information

Information regarding program requirements, application, and selection procedures is included in the program brochure available in the Family, Consumer, and Health Sciences Division Office, Shima Center, Room 115. Applications are also available from the Counseling Center, Danner Hall, Room 205 and Admissions and Records, Holt Center, Room 101.

Recognition is given for prior education and training. Certified Nurse Assistants may be eligible to enter the program as an upgrade applicant. CNA-VN applications are available in the Family, Consumer, and Health Sciences Division Office, Shima Center, Room 115.

Students requesting transfer to the VN program from other vocational nursing programs are directed to contact the director of the vocational nursing program at (209) 954-5516. Transfer requests must be in writing. Official transcripts of course work completed in other programs in addition to detailed course syllabi, course outlines and objectives must be submitted for determination of acceptance and placement into the program.

Upon applying for licensure as a vocational nurse, applicants must submit fingerprints to the Department of Justice for a background check of previous convictions. This information is not a requirement for admission into the vocational nursing program but students considering a career in vocational nursing are advised that some convictions may prevent granting of a nursing license. The program brochure discusses this area in more detail.

Family Consumer & Health Sciences

San Joaquin Delta College

Shima Center, Room 115

5151 Pacific Avenue

Stockton, CA 95207

Fax (209) 954-5600

Telephone (209) 954-5516


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