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Course Outcomes

The links below will take you to individual course outcomes related to Programs offered at Lakes Region CC.

Accounting | Automotive Service Education Program (ASEP) | Business Management | Computer Technologies | Early Childhood Education | Electrical Power and Control Technologies | Electrical Systems Installation and Maintenance | Energy Services Technology | Fine Arts | Fire Science | General Studies | Graphic Design and Printing Technology | Human Services | Liberal Arts | Lodging and Conference Management | Marine Technology | Nursing | Restaurant Management | Teacher Preparation Degree

Accounting

Concentration in Business Management

The student who successfully completes this program will:

  • be well versed in manual and computerized financial accounting procedures;
  • be proficient in managerial accounting practices;
  • have an understanding of basic federal tax regulations;
  • gain a background in domestic and international business principles;
  • be exposed to a variety of studies in liberal arts and the humanities.

Concentration in Computer Applications

The student who successfully completes this program will:

  • be well versed in manual and computerized financial accounting procedures;
  • be proficient in managerial accounting practices;
  • have an understanding of basic federal tax regulations;
  • be skilled in several computer applications that support the accounting process;
  • be exposed to a variety of studies in liberal arts and the humanities.

Concentration in Hospitality Management

The student who successfully completes this program will:

  • be well versed in manual and computerized financial accounting procedures;
  • be proficient in managerial accounting practices;
  • have an understanding of basic federal tax regulations;
  • gain a background in Hospitality related issues;
  • be exposed to a variety of studies in liberal arts and the humanities.

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Automotive Service Education Program (ASEP)

The student who successfully completes this program will:

  • have skills necessary to service and maintain GM vehicles and the integrated systems used on these vehicles;
  • have the skills necessary to diagnose and repair GM vehicles and the integrated systems used on these vehicles;
  • have the skills necessary to develop and maintain a training path for continued growth using GM Service Technology College (GMSTC).

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Business Management

The students who successfully complete this program will:

  • understand the dynamics of business in both domestic and international economies;
  • define the role of management in different organizational structures;
  • demonstrate verbal and written communication skills including critical and analytical thinking;
  • demonstrate basic MS Office skills in Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint;
  • demonstrate presentation techniques.

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Computer Technologies

At the completion of the program, each student will have:

  • skills necessary to be a self-directed and continuous learner;
  • knowledge of operating systems, applications, database systems, hardware, networks, and online resources;
  • knowledge of security issues, risks, tools, and policies;
  • ability to apply a systematic and methodical approach to solve problems;
  • strong documentation skills and knowledge of general business principles and project management.

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Early Childhood Education

Upon completion of this program the successful student will be able to:

  • communicate skillfully, both orally and in writing;
  • demonstrate empathy with children and their families;
  • perform accurate development assessments;
  • devise imaginative developmentally appropriate learning experiences.

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Electrical Power and Control Technologies

As a result of completing the Electrical Program, the student will:

  • be able to demonstrate an understanding of the theory and skills associated with the electrical profession;
  • understand and use appropriately the technical vocabulary associated with the electrical profession;
  • attain and demonstrate a high level of professional integrity in the implementation of his/her technical skills;
  • possess the skills and attitudes to enable successful employment and upward mobility within the electrical profession.

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Electrical Systems Installation and Maintenance

As a result of completing the Electrical Program, the student will:

  • Be able to demonstrate an understanding of the theory and skills associated with the electrical profession;
  • understand and use appropriately the technical vocabulary associated with the electrical profession;
  • attain and demonstrate a high level of professional integrity in the implementation of his/her technical skills;
  • possess the skills and attitudes to enable successful employment and upward mobility within the electrical profession.

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Energy Services Technology

As a result of completing the Energy Services and Technology Program, the student will be able to:

  • demonstrate an understanding of the theory and skill sets associated with the energy services profession;
  • communicate and understand the technical vocabulary and jargon associated with the energy profession;
  • attain and demonstrate a high level of professional integrity in the implementation of his/her technical skills;
  • possess the skills and attitudes to enable successful employment and upward mobility within the energy management profession.

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Fine Arts

Among expected outcomes to be mastered are:

  • the ability to communicate effectively both verbally and non-verbally;
  • to develop an awareness  and appreciation for the development of western and other cultures through an examination of their artistic production;
  • to practice and gain a functional familiarity with core foundations skills and techniques for making art objects;
  • to develop a portfolio of work that reflects a serious and considered point of view as well as technical competence;
  • to develop an awareness of the value of creative people and the role of Art and Artists in today’s world.

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Fire Investigation

The student who successfully completes this program will:

  • be prepared to be a lifelong learner;
  • be prepared for entrance into a fire department or private fire company that is responsible to conduct investigations;
  • comprehend every facet associated with safety while conducting fire investigations;
  • understand the importance of the fire investigator’s role and how it impacts the fire service in general.
  • Fire Protection

The student who successfully completes this program will:

  • be prepared to be a lifelong learner;
  • be prepared for entrance into companies associated with the fire service such as; fire extinguishers and systems, safety and risk, and sprinkler system installment;
  • comprehend every facet associated with safety in the many fire service businesses;
  • understand the role in the company that employs him/her and how it impacts the fire service in general.
  • Fire Science

The student who successfully completes this program will:

  • be prepared to be a lifelong learner;
  • be prepared for entrance into a fire department;
  • comprehend every facet associated with safety while on or off an emergency ground;
  • understand procedures on and off emergency grounds;
  • understand elements related to teamwork;
  • understand psychological factors associated with living in a fire department.

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General Studies

Graduates of the Laconia program will meet expected outcomes including the ability to:

  • demonstrate integrity, responsibility, perseverance and tolerance of ambiguity through the acquisition of knowledge and skills for leadership, further education and team work;
  • communicate effectively both verbally and non-verbally;
  • demonstrate a process for evaluating information rationally and consistently;
  • demonstrate scientific thought both quantitatively and qualitatively by learning to recognize and formulate questions for analysis of human and technical problems.

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Graphic Design and Printing Technology

As a result of completing the Graphic Design and Printing Technology Program, the student will be able to:

  • demonstrate an understanding of the theory and processes associated with the Graphic Arts profession;
  • understand and use appropriately, in both verbal and written context, the technical vocabulary associated with the Graphic Arts profession;
  • demonstrate the ability to apply critical thinking skills to successfully problem solve customer needs;
  • demonstrate the skills and attitudes of a life long learner.

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Human Services

Upon completion of the program the successful student will be prepared to:

  • enter occupations in public and private human services agencies;
  • enhance and strengthen the individual capacities of those they work with, encouraging full community participation;
  • demonstrate skills and knowledge related employment in the human services profession;
  • pursue further studies leading to advanced academic degrees and special certifications.

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Liberal Arts

Upon completion of the program, students have an academic background sufficient to transfer into a baccalaureate degree program. The program provides a foundation for the acquisition of skills and abilities essential for jobs requiring a broader base of arts and sciences. In addition, students have the option of a one-year certificate in Liberal Arts.

Graduates of this program must master eight general outcomes designed to prepare them to perform competently and confidently in a rapidly changing world. Four of these outcomes involve their ability to:

  • communicate effective both verbally and non-verbally;
  • explore diverse ideas and emotions, as expressed through the disciplines, to evaluate the effect of historical trends, events, institutions, and social systems as applied to the Liberal Arts;
  • perform mathematical operations basic to functioning in present and future disciplines or occupations and to prepare for further education;
  • demonstrate scientific thought both quantitatively and qualitatively by learning to recognize and formulate questions for analysis of human and technical problems.

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Marine Technology

The Marine Technology program concentrates on recreational marine equipment; including outboards, inboards, inboard/outboards, engines, and diagnostic equipment. Students become knowledgeable in the maintenance and repair of internal combustion engines and drive systems through classroom and lab experience.

In addition to the mechanical aspects, students learn basic marina operations, safety management, uses of marine products, customer relations, and communications.

Opportunities for marine technicians are found in coastal and lakeside communities. Graduates will find employment as inboard drive, or outboard technicians. Many other opportunities in the recreational off-road vehicle market; such as motorcycle and snowmobile technician are also available.

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Nursing

Program Outcomes:

    • to educate the student to provide safe, and competent nursing care;
    • to promote the student’s individual growth in meeting personal, and career goals;
    • to prepare the student to take the NCLEX–PN and/or NCLEX–RN exams based upon individual career goals;
    • to provide for the nursing employment needs within the community through multiple entry/exit program options.

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Office Technology Management

The student who successfully completes this program will:

  • demonstrate employable skill sets in Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, and PowerPoint;
  • complete routine office tasks without supervision;
  • demonstrate appropriate verbal and written communication;
  • demonstrate analysis and decision-making skills in completing tasks and projects.

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Restaurant Management

Students who successfully complete this program will:

  • be prepared for mid-level management employment in both skilled and professional positions;
  • have an understanding of successful management styles which promote skills such as teamwork, employee motivation, no excuses management, critical thinking and decision making;
  • acquire managerial accounting skills that will specifically deal with cost controls within the Hospitality Industry and prepare them for both chain and independent properties;
  • gain practical experience in the complete management of the front of the house, both dining room and bar, including hiring, termination, POS control systems, dining techniques and scheduling;
  • gain practical experience in the complete management of the back of the house focusing on costing, purchasing, menu design and terminology, quality recipe production and kitchen organization;
  • understand the laws and legislation which apply to hotels and inn-keeping, restaurants and related hospitality operations with an emphasis on management policies to minimize the risks of liability.

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Teacher Preparation Degree

Upon successful completion from this program the successful students will:

  • understand the learning process and how curriculum is planned, adopted, implemented and assessed;
  • be able to demonstrate an understanding of various instructional modalities and educational delivery systems;
  • be able to demonstrate knowledge of how children learn and develop, and provide learning opportunities that support their intellectual, social and personal development.