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College CATALOG2013-2014

President's MessagePresident’s MessageAnd our commitment to relentlessimprovement is never ending.Community colleges nationally provide agateway for millions of Americans to earn adegree, get a job, receive workforce trainingand improve their lives. For thousands ofstudents, Rio Salado College is their gatewayto a brighter future.As a recognized national leader in onlinelearning, Rio Salado College is up to thechallenge of preparing today’s students forthe jobs of tomorrow. We tailor education tomeet the needs of all our students. We offerhundreds of online classes, and some hybridclasses, allowing students to take classes at theirconvenience. We offer affordable tuition so ourstudents can realize their educational goals.All the while, Rio Salado maintains ourcommitment to academic excellence andstudent success. Our top-notch faculty areexperts in their fields. Our vast array of studentservices, many of which are available online andaccessible 24/7, ensure that students have thetools they need to succeed.Currently, we are working to identifynew student populations, create newprograms that reach beyond our currentcustomers, partner with higher educationinstitutions, and design strategies andinitiatives that increase student success.Rio Salado wants to serve as the gatewayto your college education, because weknow that it is the key to a brightertomorrow. Start your journey with ustoday!Sincerely,Chris Bustamante, Ed.D.President, Rio Salado CollegeRio’s CultureVisionWe astonish our customers!PurposesServing our local, national, andinternational communities throughonline learning and collaborativepartnerships, we provide:» General education and courses foruniversity transfer» Programs for workforce developmentin business, industry and government» Adult basic education» Comprehensive student services» Cultural enrichment andcommunity service» Continuing education and lifetimelearning opportunitiesMissionRio Salado College transforms thelearning experience through:» Choice, Access, and Flexibility» Customized, High QualityLearning Design» Personalized Service andOrganizational ResponsivenessCore PracticesIn the context of our core values,and sustained by disciplinedpeople, thought, and action, ourwork is focused on the followingcore organizational practices:» Learning» Innovating» PartneringCore ValuesThrough living our values, Rio SaladoCollege creates a climate of highexpectations for the success of ourcurrent and future students, clientsand employees. We are unalterablycommitted to demonstrating, assessingand being accountable for the followingcore organizational values:» Sustainability» Customer Focus» Relentless Improvement» Inclusiveness» Professionalism» TeamworkService StandardsIn order to implement our vision, we arecommitted to the following service standards:» Accuracy» Consistency» Timeliness

AdministrationChris Bustamante, Ed.D.PresidentEarnestine Harrison, M.Ed.Associate Dean, Instruction and SupportKishia Brock, M.Ed.Vice President, Student AffairsBlair Liddicoat, M.Ed.Associate Dean, Adult Basic EducationEdward Kelty, M.Ed.Vice President, Information ServicesRuby Miller, B.A.Associate Dean, Judicial AffairsDana Offerman, Ph.D.Vice President, Academic AffairsMichael Pattarozzi, M.Ed.Associate Dean, Community DevelopmentJames Paluzzi, Ph.D.Vice President, Division of Public ServiceJulie Stiak, M.Ed.Associate Dean, Instruction and CommunityDevelopmentTodd Simmons, M.Ed., C.P.A.Vice President, Business and Employee ServicesJennifer Freed, Ph.D.Dean, Instruction and Academic AffairsJo Jorgenson, Ph.D.Dean, Instruction and Community DevelopmentRick Kemp, M.Ed.Dean, Instruction and PartnershipsSharon Koberna, Ph.D.Dean, Employee and Administrative ServicesAdministrationRio Salado CollegeEmeritus DistinctionAdministrationCarl Matthusen, M.A.General Manager Emeritus,KJZZ/KBAQ/Sun SoundsKaren Mills, Ed.D.Vice President EmeritusDana Reid, M.Ed.Dean, Instructional Technology and SupportCarol Scarafiotti, M.A.Vice President EmeritusGayathri (Devi) D. Bala, C.P.A., C.G.F.M.Associate Dean, Finance and BusinessLinda Thor, Ed.D.President EmeritusKevin Bilder, M.Ed.Associate Dean, Enrollment Management andAdvancementJames Van Dyke, Ph.D.,Vice President EmeritusRyan Chase, M.B.A.Associate Dean, Student AffairsRachelle Clarke, M.Ed.Associate Dean, Student Affairs1

Faculty MembersFaculty MembersAccreditationsRio Salado CollegeThe Higher LearningCommissionNorth Central Association30 N. LaSalle St.Suite 2400Chicago, IL 60602-25041-800-621-7440www.ncahlc.orgDental Hygiene andClinical Dental AssistingAmerican Dental AssociationCommission of DentalAccreditation211 E. Chicago Ave.Chicago, IL 60611www.ada.org/100.aspxDual EnrollmentNational Alliance ofConcurrent EnrollmentPartnerships (NACEP)400 Ostrom Ave.Syracuse, NY 13244-3250www.nacep.orgFaculty MembersMelanie Abts, B.S., University of Arizona; M.Ed., Northern ArizonaUniversity; Ed.D., Arizona State University.Janine Adkins, B.S., The American University; M.A., BrownUniversity; Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University.Angela Ambrosia, B.A., University of Louisville; M.S., Long IslandUniversity; M.B.A., University of Phoenix; M.S., Nova University;Ph.D., Kennedy Western University.Kirk Bowden, B.A., Brigham Young University; M.A., OttawaUniversity; Ph.D., Northcentral University.Pat Case, A.A., Scottsdale Community College; B.S., M.C., ArizonaState University; Ph.D., Walden University.Shannon Corona, B.S., University of Arizona; M.A., Arizona StateUniversity; Ph.D., Capella University.Richard Cuprak, B.S., Northern Arizona University; M.S., ArizonaState University.Hazel M. Davis, B.A., Higher Diploma in Librarianship, Universityof Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa; M.L.S., University ofArizona.Karen Docherty, B.A., University of Minnesota, Twin Cities; M.A.,University of Wisconsin-Madison.Kathleen Dunley, B.A., Rhode Island College; M.A., Boston College;Ph.D., University of Colorado at Boulder.Angela Felix, B.A., Arizona State University; M.A., Arizona StateUniversity; Ph.D., Capella University.State Board ApprovedTeacher EducationProgramsArizona Department ofEducation1535 W. Jefferson St.Phoenix, AZ 85007602-542-5393 /1-800-352-4558www.ade.state.az.usTerri Hanger, B.S., Northern Arizona University; M.Ed., NorthernArizona University.John Jensen, B.A., Fordham University; M.A., Arizona StateUniversity.Janet Johnson, B.A., M.S., Ph.D., Arizona State University.Angela Kwan, B.A., Grand Canyon University; M.A., University ofPhoenix.Corey Pruitt, B.A., Colorado Christian University; M.S., CapellaUniversity.Robert C. Semmler II, A.A., Northern Essex Community College;B.S., M.Ed., Boston State College; M.S., University of New Mexico.2

Rio Salado CollegeAssessmentPhilosophyRio Salado College focusesonassessment-directedimprovement by gatheringevidence of student learningto evaluate the teaching andlearning process. We believethatFaculty MembersFaculty Members1) learning is the primarypurpose of assessment;2) assessment should lead toimprovement and not be anend unto itself; andJennifer Shantz, A.G.S., Rio Salado College; A.A., GlendaleCommunity College; B.A., Arizona State University; M.Ed., NorthernArizona University; Ed.D., Northern Arizona University.Kerrie Specker, A.A., Rio Salado College; B.A., Governors StateUniversity; M.A., Webster University.3) that faculty and studentswho understand the value ofassessment and participate inassessment activities benefitmost from this work.Therefore, the college expectsevery individual to participatefully in this effort.Wanda Tucker, B.A., St. Leo University; M.A., Virginia UnionUniversity; M.A., Arizona State University.Janelle Underhill, B.A., Arizona State University; M.A., University ofArizona.Richard Vaughn, B.S., University of San Francisco; M.A., Ph.D.,University of California, Davis.Otis J. White, B.A.S., University of Richmond; M.B.A., WesternInternational University.Emeritus Distinction FacultyJulie A. Bertch, Ph.D.Beatriz Cohen, M.C.Laura Helminski, M.S.Thomas Lombardo, Ph.D.Willie Minor, Ed.D.Jean Tease, Ed.D.Barry Wukasch, Ph.D.3

How to Use This CatalogHow to Use This CatalogRio Salado CollegeCatalogThe Rio Salado CollegeCatalog is published once ayear. Please be aware thatsome courses and programsmay be modified throughoutthe year. Students shouldalways consult with anacademic advisor to ensurethat the most currentinformation is availablewhen making academicdecisions.www.riosalado.eduHow to Use This CatalogThe Rio Salado College Catalog is published online annually.The information contained in this catalog is subject to change.It is the student’s responsibility to be knowledgeable of itscontents. The 2013-2014 Rio Salado College Catalog includesprogram requirements for new students enrolling in theSummer 2013 semester, the Fall 2013 semester and theSpring 2014 semester. If you are a new student, or a studentwho has been readmitted after three or more semesters ofinactivity, you may fall under the new catalog year requirementoutlined on page 193. Contact Rio Salado’s Student Affairs andAdvancement at 480-517-8540 with any questions.How to access information in this catalog:This catalog contains everything you need to know about RioSalado College and our degree options, course descriptions, andnumerous college resources available to you.There are several ways to access information in this catalog: Table of Contents on pages 6-7Alphabetical index on page 451Certificate and degree programs on pages 8-9Tuition and Fees information on pages 235-239Use this catalog to find out about certificate and degreerequirements. This information is located on pages 43-204.Course numbers and descriptions (on pages 315-450) arenecessary to ensure proper course selection to satisfy degreerequirements. To map out your educational goal with RioSalado, please contact an academic advisor at 480-517-8580 orvisit: www.riosalado.eduYou will also find information on Tuition and Fees (pages 235239), Policies and Procedures (pages 205-314), AcademicAdvisement (page 25), Career/Counseling Services (page 27),How to Register (page 34), Bookstore (page 26), and Tutoring(page 38). Other areas include Rio Salado’s Library Services(page 32), Study Skills (pages 22-24), and Writing Tips (page22).For Rio Salado College’s online catalog, please visit:www.riosalado.edu\catalog4

ConcernsPhone #Academic Advisement480-517-8580Academic Appeal480-517-8380Accident at Site480-377-4555Adult Basic Education480-517-8110Books480-517-8710 or 1-800-584-8775Career Services480-517-8481Catalog480-517-8580Class Schedule480-517-8540Complaints & Grievances (staff )480-517-8749Complaints & mputer Assistance480-517-8600Computer Labs480-517-8450Concurrent Credit480-517-8540Course Packets480-517-8243Course Substitutions480-517-8580Credit by Exam480-517-8560Counseling480-517-8785Degree Planning480-517-8580Disability Resources and Services 480-517-8562Drop/Add Classes480-517-8540Dual Enrollment480-517-8105Financial Aid480-517-8310Grade Change480-517-8540Graduation480-517-8540Incomplete Grade480-517-8380Insurance: Student Health480-517-8175International Education480-517-8416Job Hunting Skills480-517-8481Library480-517-8424Lost and Found480-377-4555Name Change480-517-8540Parking Tickets480-377-4555Prior Learning Assessment480-517-8580Personal n480-517-8540Scholarships480-517-8310Sexual Harassment480-517-8749Technology Helpdesk480-517-8600Test Anxiety480-517-8785Testing Information480-517-8560Transcript Evaluation480-517-8580Transcript Request480-517-8540Transferring Courses480-517-8580Tuition & Fees480-517-8334Tutoring480-517-8247Veterans Benefits480-517-8153Withdrawing from College480-517-8540Who to ContactAcademic AdvisementInstructional ling ServicesAdmissions/Records and RegistrationRecords and RegistrationAssociate Dean, Student AffairsInstructional Helpdesk or Department Chairor Vice President, Academic AffairsTechnology HelpdeskComputer Lab HelpdeskRecords and RegistrationCourse SupportAcademic AdvisementTesting and Assessment CenterCounseling ServicesAcademic AdvisementDisability Services and ResourcesRecords and RegistrationAcademic ProgramsFinancial Aid OfficeRecords and RegistrationRecords and RegistrationInstructional HelpdeskHuman Resources OfficeInternational Education OfficeCareer/Counseling ServicesLibrarySecurityRecords and RegistrationSecurityAcademic AdvisementCareer/Counseling ServicesRecords and RegistrationRecords and RegistrationFinancial AidAssociate Dean, Student AffairsTechnology HelpdeskCareer/Counseling ServicesTesting and Assessment CenterAcademic AdvisementRecords and RegistrationAcademic AdvisementCashier’s OfficeTutoringVeterans Affairs OfficeRecords and RegistrationWho To Contact.Who to Contact 5

Table of ContentsRio Salado College Administration . . . . . . . . . 1Accreditations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2Faculty Members . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2How to Use This Catalog . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4Who to Contact . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5Certificate and Degree Programs . . . . . . 8Student Information & Support Services . 11Welcome to Rio Salado College . . . . . . . . . . . 14Rio Salado: Take the Next Step . . . . . . . . . . . 15Common College Terms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Study Skills . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Academic Calendar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Term Start Dates . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .19222424You Have the Whole College Supporting You! . 25Academic Advisement . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25Bookstore. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26Career/Counseling Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27Cashier’s Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28Disability Resources and Services . . . . . . . . . 29Financial Aid. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30Graduation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31Instructional Computing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31International Education . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31Library Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32Military Central . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33Registration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34Social Security Number. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35Student Address or Telephone Number Change .35Student Insurance. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35Semester Blocks at Rio Salado College . . . . . 36Student Academic Achievement Recognition . 37Testing Center . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38Transcripts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38Tutoring . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38Veterans Affairs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39Community Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40College Bridge Pathways . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40Adult ACE Program. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40Division of Public Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41KJZZ/KBAQ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41Sun Sounds of Arizona-Radio Reading Service . 41Spot 127 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41Rio Salado Lifelong Learning Center . . . . . . 41Community Education: Spanish ComputerClasses . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 416Certificates & Degrees. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43Accounting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46Addictions and Substance Use Disorders . . . 48Child and Family Professional Development . 51Computer Technology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52Creative Writing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56Appendix S-13: The Maricopa CommunityColleges Allied Health or NursingProgram . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58Dental Assisting (Clinical) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61Dental Hygiene . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64Dental Office Management. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67Early Childhood Administration andManagement . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 68Early Learning and Development . . . . . . . . . 70eLearning Design Specialist . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 73Family Life Education . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 75General Business . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 78K-12 eLearning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 80Language and Literary Culture of the USA . 81Language Studies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 82Law Enforcement Technology . . . . . . . . . . . . 83Military Leadership . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 85Organizational Management . . . . . . . . . . . . . 87Paralegal. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 89Programming . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 91Public Administration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 92Quality Customer Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 94Retail Management . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 96Small Business Start-Up . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 98Sustainability and Ecological Literacy. . . . . . 99Sustainable Food Systems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 100Teacher Education . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 102Educational Partnerships &Customized Training . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 103Airline Operations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Broadband Telecommunications . . . . . . . . .Community Dental Health Coordination .Corrections . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Dental Assisting (Clinical) . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Detention Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Hardware and Networking Basics . . . . . . . .Law Enforcement Technology . . . . . . . . . . .Public Safety: Firefighters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Quality Customer Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Workforce Development and CommunityRe-Entry. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .106110113114116119121122125128136

Arizona General Education Curriculum(AGEC), AGEC A, AGEC B, AGEC S. . 148Associate in Arts (AA) Degree . . . . . . . . . . 154Associate in Arts in Elementary Education(AAEE) Degree . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 157Associate in Arts, Fine Arts (AAFA) Art Degree . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 161Associate in Arts, Fine Arts (AAFA) Dance Degree . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 164Associate in Arts, Fine Arts (AAFA) Theatre Degree . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 168Associate in Science (AS) Degree . . . . . . . . 172Associate in Business (ABus) Degree,General Requirements (GR) . . . . . . . . . . 176Associate in Business (ABus) Degree,Special Requirements (SR) . . . . . . . . . . . 180Associate in General Studies (AGS) Degree . 183Associate in Applied Science (AAS) Degree,General Education Requirements . . . . . 186Academic Certificate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 189General Graduation Requirements . . . . . . . 190MCCCD General Education Statement . . . 192Catalog Under Which a Student Graduates 193Transcripts for Transfer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 194Districtwide Occupational Programs . . . . . 195Policies & Procedures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 205Administrative Regulations . . . . . . . . . . . . .Affirmative Action Statements . . . . . . . . . . .Declaraciónes De Acción Afirmativa . . . . .Governing Values (Board Policy) . . . . . . . .General Regulation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Admission Policy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Admission Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Other Admission Information . . . . . . . . . . .Credit for Prior Learning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Academic Advisement and New StudentOrientation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Student Assessment and Course Placement .Registration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Tuition and Fees Policy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Refund Policy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Student Financial Assistance . . . . . . . . . . . .Treatment of Title IV Aid When a StudentWithdraws . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Veterans Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . emic Load . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 247Attendance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 248Grading . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 249Important Deadlines for Students . . . . . . . . 251Academic Probation (Progress) . . . . . . . . . . 252Instructional Grievance Process . . . . . . . . . 252Non-Instructional Complaint ResolutionProcess . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 253Withdrawal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 254Academic Renewal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 255Honors Program . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 256Sexual Harassment Policy for Employees andStudents . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 256Discrimination Complaint Procedures forStudents . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 259Emissions Control Compliance . . . . . . . . . . 262Petition Signature Solicitation . . . . . . . . . . . 263Use of Campus Grounds by Non-MCCCDAffiliated Users . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 263Children on Campus . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 265Crime Awareness and Campus Security Act . 265Workplace Violence Prevention . . . . . . . . . . 266Student Right to Know . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 267Copyright Act Compliance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 267Taping of Faculty Lectures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 269Technology Resource Standards . . . . . . . . . 269Hazing Prevention Regulation . . . . . . . . . . . 273Abuse-Free Environment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 275Smoke-Free/Tobacco-Free Environment . . 280Eligibility for Accommodations & RequiredDisability Documentation . . . . . . . . . . . . 281Academic Misconduct . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 286Disciplinary Standards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 286Student Conduct Code . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 287Student Records . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 296Student Employment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 300Student Governance. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 302Consensual Relationships . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 304Rio Salado College Campus Safety Policiesand Annual Crime Statistics DisclosureSummary . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 306Table of ContentsDistrictwide Programs . . . . . . . . . . . . . 145Course Descriptions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 315Index. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4512452477

Certificate & Degree ProgramsCertificate & Degree ProgramsAssociate in Arts (AA) DegreesAA: Associate in ArtsAA: Associate in Arts, Fine Arts-Art(AAFA-Art)AA: Associate in Arts, Fine Arts-Dance(AAFA-Dance)AA: Associate in Arts, Fine Arts-Theatre(AAFA-Theatre)AGEC A: Arizona General EducationCurriculumAssociate in Arts in Elementary Education(AAEE) DegreeAssociate in Science (AS) DegreesAS: Associate in ScienceAGEC S: Arizona General EducationCurriculumAssociate in Business (ABus) DegreesABus GR: Associate in Business,General RequirementsABus SR: Associate in Business,Special RequirementsAGEC B: Arizona General EducationCurriculumAssociate in General Studies (AGS) DegreeAssociate in Applied Science (AAS)DegreesAccountingAddictions and Substance Use DisordersComputer TechnologyDental Assisting (Clinical)Dental HygieneDental Office ManagementEarly Childhood Administration andManagementEarly Learning and DevelopmenteLearning Design SpecialistFamily Life EducationGeneral BusinessLaw Enforcement TechnologyMilitary LeadershipOrganizational ManagementParalegalPublic AdministrationQuality Customer ServiceRetail ManagementSustainable Food Systems8Academic CertificatesChild and Family Professional DevelopmentCreative WritingK-12 eLearning DesignK-12 Online TeachingLanguage and Literary Culture of the USALanguage StudiesSustainability and Ecological LiteracyCertificates of CompletionAccountingAddictions and Substance Use Disorders Level IAddictions and Substance Use Disorders Level IIAdolescent DevelopmentAdult Development and AgingAdvanced Computer Usage and ApplicationsChild and Family Organization Managementand AdministrationComputer Usage and ApplicationsDental Assisting (Clinical)Digital DesigneLearning Design SpecialistFamily Child Care ManagementGeneral BusinessInfant and Toddler DevelopmentLaw Enforcement TechnologyMilitary LeadershipNetworking: Design and System SupportOrganizational LeadershipParalegalParent EducationProfessional Addictions CounselingProgrammingPublic AdministrationQuality Customer ServiceRetail ManagementSmall Business Start-UpSustainable Food SystemsWeb Design: User Interface

The following educational programs havebeen designed to meet the needs of specificindustries. Employment by these organizationsis required for registration.Associate in Applied Science (AAS)DegreesAirline OperationsBroadband TelecommunicationsCorrectionsDental Assisting (Clinical)Detention ServicesEmergency Response and OperationsLaw Enforcement TechnologyQuality Customer ServiceWorkforce Development and CommunityRe-EntryCertificates of CompletionAdvanced CorrectionsAirline Operations: Ground OperationsAirline Operations: Initial Flight AttendantAirline Operations: Passenger ServicesAirline Operations: ReservationsAirline Operations: Reservations and TicketingServicesAutomobile Insurance Claims: CustomerServiceAutomobile Insurance: Customer ServiceAutomobile Policy: Customer ServiceBank Account Management: Customer ServiceBasic CorrectionsBroadband Telecommunications: AccountServicesBroadband Telecommunications: FieldOperationsBroadband Telecommunications: TechnicalSupport ServicesCommunity Dental Health CoordinationCredit Counseling: Customer ServiceDental Assisting (Clinical)Dental Assisting TechnologyDetention ServicesFirefighter OperationsHardware and Networking BasicsHuman Services - Assistance: Customer ServiceHuman Services - Specialist: Customer ServiceHuman Services - Unemployment Insurance:Customer ServiceInsurance: Customer ServiceLaw Enforcement TechnologyLaw Enforcement Technology AcademyMotor Vehicle: Customer ServicePublic Safety TechnologyQuality Customer ServiceUtilities: Customer ServiceWorkforce Development and Community Re-EntryWorkforce Development: Automotive TechnologyLevel IWorkforce Development: Automotive TechnologyLevel IIWorkforce Development: Carpentry Level IWorkforce Development: Carpentry Level IIWorkforce Development: Electrical Level IWorkforce Development: Electrical Level IIWorkforce Development: Furniture Construction/Refinishing Level IWorkforce Development: Furniture Construction/Refinishing Level IIWorkforce Development: Graphic Arts Level IWorkforce Development: Graphic Arts Level IIWorkforce Development: HorticultureWorkforce Development: Landscape TechnologyEducational Partnerships & Customized Training ProgramsEducational Partnerships &Customized Training Programs9

EMPOWERING COMMUNITIESRio Salado College forges Educational EmpowermentZones with local cities, schools, and civic and socialorganizations to offer educational opportunities that areuniquely tailored to the communities they serve.Educational Empowerment Zones: Are located in communities that have underservedstudent populations Provide educational programs and services that reflectthe needs of the local community Help open the doors to a college education for nontraditional students Offer pathways to post-secondary education to helpprepare students for the jobs of tomorrow Provide a meeting hub for community leaders andorganizations to collaborateEmpowerment ZonesAvondale Rio Salado College AvondalePhoenix Rio Salado College Orangewood Rio Salado College Thomas Rio Salado College Northern Rio Salado College Downtown Spot 127Queen Creek Communiversity @ Queen CreekSurprise Communiversity @ Surprise Rio Salado College Lifelong Learning CenterTempe East Valley Veterans Education Center Rio Salado College SouthernTo learn more about the specific programs andservices offered at each Empowerment Zone visitriosalado.edu/locations.

1STUDENT INFORMATION & SUPPORT SERVICESRio Salado prides itself on providing a positive and rewardingeducational experience for each student. Student Support Servicesprovides all the necessary information and assistance you need tosucceed – in-person, online, and by phone. You will receive academicadvising, career counseling, instructional and technical support, andtutoring. You also have the ability to purchase your textbooks andfind valuable information from our library efficiently and conveniently.Academic success is more than just a possibility, it is a reality. Fromregistration to graduation, you’re never alone at Rio Salado.www.riosalado.edu/current

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The Rio Salado Redevelopment Study Area has been the focus of past and current planning related projects and revitalization efforts. The following list captures these efforts: 1. South Mountain Target Area B Redevelopment Plan 2. Rio Salado Oeste Plan 3. Rio Salado Habitat Restoration Project 4. Rio Montana Area Plan 5. Rio Salado Interim .

Welcome to Rio Salado College Founded in 1978, Rio Salado College is the largest of the 10 Maricopa Community Colleges, and is known as "the college within everyone's reach." Serving more than 60,000 students annually, Rio Salado is one of the fastest-growing colleges in the nation. Our primary focus is online learning. In addition to

partnership between Rio Salado College and InScribe to build a customized virtual community for online Rio Salado College students, called RioConnect, on the InScribe platform. Rio Salado College and InScribe designed this platform to provide students with a virtual place to ask questions, share resources, and provide support.

Contact Rio Salado's Student Enrollment Services at 480-517-8540 with any questions. Rio Salado College is dedicated to serving you. Th is catalog contains everything you need to know about Rio Salado College and our degree options, course descriptions, and numerous college resources available to you.

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RIO SALADO PARKWAY-Alma School Rd. to Country Club Dr.— The contractor will be paving Rio Salado from Alma School Rd. to Country Club Dr. from October 8th through October 15th (during Fall Break). During the paving operations, Rio Salado will be restricted to one lane in each direction with left turns prohibited at signalized intersections.

Longmore to Dobson Rd. During this work, Rio Salado will be restricted to one lane in each direction. DOBSON RD. -Rio Salado Parkway to Cubs Way— Within the next month, Garney will begin installing a 16” waterline along Dobson Rd. from Rio Salado Park-way to Cubs Way, then west on Cubs Way.

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