• Class Listings

    Agriculture SENCAP Academy Courses

    AGRI 1000 - Introduction to Agriculture and Horticulture Technologies (4.5 credits)
    Introduction to the fundamental skills and knowledge-base necessary to succeed in the agriculture industry.
    AGRI 1123 - Agribusiness Careers (4.5 credits)
    Overviews of occupations in the field of agribusiness. In-depth exploration of several broad occupational areas and personal interview of at least two agribusiness management level employers.
    AGRI 1131 - Crop & Food Science (4.5 credits)
    Principles and practices of production of the major agronomic crops of the high plains.
    Transfers to UNL College of Agriculture AGRO 131 Plant Science (3 cr.)
    AGRI 1171 - Ag Technology (3 credits)
    Introduction to agriculture technology applications that are used for solving agriculture problems with emphasis on logical and systematic decision making. Establishing a basic understanding of GPS/GIS and the overall usage in agriculture.
    AGRI 1177 - Companion Animals (4.5 credits) (4.5 credits)
    Principles and practices for the life cycle and care of companion animals which may include nutrient regimen, breed identification, various infections and non-infectious disease diagnostics and treatment, anatomy, physiology, parasitic life cycles and internal and external identification, medication requirements for certain problems and the importance of companion animals in contemporary society.
    AGRI 1211 - Fundamentals of Ag Marketing (4.5 credits)
    Study of new market opportunities in the agriculture industry. Developing a marketing plan and promotional strategies for agriculture products.
    AGRI 1257 - Live Animal Selection & Carcass Evaluation (4.5 credits)
    Methods of selection and evaluation of live animals and carcasses. Training in selection of replacement breeding animals of economic importance. Purchasing slaughter animals and carcasses for primal cuts within the meat industry.
    Transfers to UNL College of Agriculture SCI 200 Animal & Carcass Evaluation (3 cr.)
    HORT - 1130 Introduction to Horticulture (4.5 credits)
    Introductory course designed to feature basic aspects and techniques of the horticulture industry. Emphasis will be placed on making the student aware of the different fields with the industry and the proper growing environment for indoor and outdoor horticulture crops.

    Business SENCAP Academy Courses

    ACCT 1200 - Principles of Accounting I (4.5 credits)
    Prerequisite: Accounting Competency recommended.
    This course is designed to provide introductory knowledge of accounting principles, concepts, and practices. Included topics are the balance sheet, the income statement, the statement of owners’ equity, the statement of cash flows, worksheets, journals, ledgers, accruals, adjusting and closing entries, internal controls, inventories, fixed and intangible assets, liabilities, equity, and financial statement analysis. This course provides a foundation for more advanced work in the fields of accounting and business.
    BSAD 1050 - Introduction to Business (4.5 credits)
    An introductory study and overview of the role of business in society as well as a discussion of the various disciplines of business, including an overview of business organization, management, marketing, human resource management, and finance. Also, a study and discussion of various strategies for success of specific public and private firms as well as small business. Business vocabulary used to understand and interpret business news and information.
    Transfers to Doane College, Hastings College, Midland University, Peru State College, University of Nebraska-Omaha, York College. University of Nebraska-Lincoln Course 100 Level Business Elective.
    BSAD 2520 - Principles of Marketing (4.5 credits)
    A study of the development of an effective marketing program, including consumer behavior, product, pricing, distribution, and promotional strategies.
    Transfers to Chadron State College, Doane College, Hastings College, Midland University, Nebraska Wesleyan University, University of Nebraska-Kearney, University of Nebraska-Lincoln. UNL Course MRKT 341 Marketing.
    BSAD 2540 - Principles of Management (4.5 credits)
    Introduction to management theory and practice for supervisors of employees or managers of organizations. Functions of planning, organizing, directing, controlling and supervising. New and rapidly developing areas of management.
    Transfers to Chadron State College, Doane College, Hastings College, Midland University, Nebraska Wesleyan University, University of Nebraska-Kearney, University of Nebraska-Lincoln. UNL Course MNGT 320 Principles of Management.
    ECON 1200 - Personal Finance (4.5 credits)
    Prerequisite: Math competency recommended.
    Covers the basic principles needed for effective personal financial management, including the practical applications of money management, budgeting, taxes, credit, insurance, housing, investments, and retirement planning.
    ENTR 1050 - Introduction to Entrepreneurship (4.5 credits)
    The student will evaluate the business skills and commitment necessary to successfully operate an entrepreneurial venture and review the challenges and rewards of entrepreneurship. The student will understand the role of entrepreneurial businesses in the United States and the impact on our national and global economy.
    Transfers to Elective at most Nebraska colleges. UNL Course ENTR 121 Introduction to Entrepreneurial Management.

    Computer Information Technology SENCAP Academy Courses

    INFO 1151 - Computer Fundamentals (4.5 credits)
    Fundamentals of computer concepts and terminology. Topics include hardware components, software overview, business and social aspects of computers, and computer Internet researching.
    INFO 1431 - Web Page Fundamentals (3.0 credits)
    Prerequisites: INFO1151
    Overview of basic Web page design. Create and edit Web pages including text, images, Hyperlinks, tables, forms, cascading style sheets.
    INFO 1214 - Program Design & Problem Solving (4.5 credits)
    Prerequisites: INFO1151
    Fundamental concepts of structured programming techniques. Topics include top-down design, hierarchy charts, flow charts, pseudocode.
    INFO 1425 - JavaScript & jQuery (3.0 credits)
    Prerequisites: INFO1214, INFO1431 and MATH1040 or higher.
    Client-side web programming using JavaScript; includes an introduction to jQuery library and functions.

    Construction SENCAP Academy Courses

    CNST 1123 - Concrete & Masonry Tools & Material I (3.5 credits)
    Theory designed to acquaint the student with materials and techniques for planning, estimating, and constructing masonry and concrete structures including foundations. Demonstrations, videos, and clinics emphasizing the best practices in concrete and form work.
    CNST 1124 - Concrete & Masonry Tools & Material II (3.5 credits)
    Prerequisites: CNST1123
    A continuation of Concrete & Masonry Tools & Material I. Theory designed to acquaint the student with materials and techniques for planning, estimating, and constructing masonry and concrete structures including foundations. Demonstrations, videos, and clinics emphasizing the best practices in concrete and form work.
    CNST 1125 - Concrete & Masonry Applications I (3 credits)
    Co-requisite: CNST1123
    Laboratory application in proper use of concrete and masonry tools, materials. Experience in block and brick laying, fireplace construction, concrete forming, and reinforcing and finishing. Safety habits.
    CNST 1126 - Concrete & Masonry Applications II (3 credits)
    Prerequisites: CNST1125 Co-requisite: CNST1124
    A continuation of Concrete & Masonry Applications I. Laboratory application in proper use of concrete and masonry tools, materials. Experience in block and brick laying, fireplace construction, concrete forming, and reinforcing and finishing. Safety habits.
    CNST 1130 - 10-Hour OSHA Training (1.0 credit)
    OSHA 10-Hour Online Construction Industry training consists of segments, discussing various safety tips and procedures one should follow while in the workplace. Topics relate to Introduction to OSHA, Materials, Tools, Scaffolds, Hazardous Communications, Stairs & Ladders, Personal Protective Equipment and Falls.
    CNST 1226 - Tools & Materials I (4 credits)
    Introduction to care, use and maintenance of hand tools, portable power and stationary lab equipment. New construction methods, materials and concepts. Origin, manufacturing processes, and characteristics and application of materials used in residential and light commercial construction today.
    CNST 1227 - Tools & Materials II (4 credits)
    Prerequisites: CNST1226
    A continuation of Tools & Materials I. Introduction to care, use and maintenance of hand tools, portable power and stationary lab equipment. New construction methods, materials and concepts. Origin, manufacturing processes, and characteristics and application of materials used in residential and light commercial construction today.
    CNST 1228 - Construction Processes & Practices I 2.5 credits)
    Introduction to hand tools, construction safety, machine woodworking, modern practices and processes used in the building construction industry. Carpentry techniques, competency in blueprint reading, proper layout practices, parts cutting and assembly procedures.
    CNST 1229 - Construction Processes & Practices II (2.5 credits)
    Prerequisites: CNST1228
    A continuation of Construction Processes & Practices I. Introduction to hand tools, construction safety, machine woodworking, modern practices and processes used in the building construction industry. Carpentry techniques, competency in blueprint reading, proper layout practices, parts cutting and assembly procedures.

    Criminal Justice/Emergency Services SENCAP Academy Courses

    CRIM 1010 - Introduction to Criminal Justice (4.5 credits)
    Provides an overview of the history, development and philosophies of the criminal justice system within America. Areas covered include crime and the criminal justice system, the police, the courts, corrections, and the juvenile justice system.
    CRIM 1020 - Introduction to Corrections (4.5 credits)
    Outlines corrections in a systematic process showing the evolving changes within institutional and community based corrections. Topics include, but are not limited to, the history of corrections, the influence of social thought and philosophy on the development of corrections, the rights of the incarcerated inmate, and the duties of the correctional officer.
    Transfers to University of Nebraska-Lincoln, University of Nebraska-Omaha, University of Nebraska-Kearney, Doane University, Peru State College, Wayne State College, Wesleyan, Chadron, Bellevue. Transfers to all Nebraska colleges/universities with a Criminal Justice program.
    CRIM 1030 - Courts & the Judicial Process (4.5 credits)
    Surveys the United States judicial system. Topics include, but are not limited to, legal and constitutional concepts, institutions and processes. Coverage includes adult and civil courts.
    CRIM 2030 - Police and Society (4.5 credits)
    Examines the role of the police in relationship to law enforcement and American society. Topics include, but are not limited to the role and function of police, the nature of police organizations and police work, and the patterns of police-community relations.

    Early Childhood Education & Education SENCAP Academy Courses

    EDUC 2590 - Instructional Technology (4.5 credits)
    Prerequisite: EDUC1110
    This course is an introduction to a variety of technologies and strategies for use in the instructional process to accommodate all learners. The focus also will be on the social, ethical, legal, and human issues surrounding the use of technology.
    Transfers to Doane College, University of Nebraska-Kearney, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
    ECED - 1120 Preschool Child Development (3.0 credits)
    This course focuses on typical/atypical development of the child ages 3 through 5 years, in the domains of physical growth and motor skills, cognition and language, and social/emotional development. Grade of “C” or higher required for ECED2065 (Child Care Head Teacher Practicum). (This course required for Early Childhood degree at SCC.)
    Transfers to University of Nebraska-Lincoln (CYAF 271 and 271L), Chadron State College (w/ECED 1230), Peru State College (elective).
    ECED 1150 - Introduction to Early Childhood Education (4.5 credits)
    An overview of early childhood education. History, trends, the philosophies of various programs, diversity, inclusion, licensing standards, current legislation, professionalism, and advocacy are examined. (This course required for Early Childhood Degree at SCC.)
    Transfers to Chadron State College (elective), College of St. Mary, Midland University, University of Nebraska-Kearney, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Peru State College.
    EDUC 1110 - Introduction to Professional Education (4.5 credits)
    An overview of education in the United States viewed in terms of history, philosophy, finance, and governance. Encourages critical thought regarding the role of education in our multicultural society, the role of the teacher, and educational practices in schools. The course is designed to help students explore education as a prospective career.
    Transfers to College of St. Mary, Concordia University, Doane College, Midland University, Peru State College, University of Nebraska-Kearney, University of Nebraska-Lincoln (elective), Wayne State College (& EDUC 1080).
    EDUC 2300 - Introduction to Special Education (4.5 credits)
    Prerequisite: EDUC1110
    Introduction to the history, legislation, litigation, instruction, and evaluation of exceptional learners. Overview of the development and characteristics of exceptional learners, cultural issues, and collaboration found in K-12 classrooms.
    SOCI 1010 - Introduction to Sociology (4.5 credits)
    Introduction to the basic principles of sociology, including the study of culture, socialization, social structure, social institutions, investigative behavior, deviance, inequalities, and theoretical perspectives.
    Transferable course to most four-year institutions.
    PSYC 1250 - Interpersonal Relations (4.5 credits)
    Personal development and adjustment, self-esteem building, values clarification and decision-making, interpersonal communication skill, appreciation of diversity, development of healthy personal and professional relationships.
    Transfers to Doane College, University of Nebraska-Kearney, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
    PSYC 1810 - Introduction to Psychology (4.5 credits)
    Introduction to the science of psychology, including the study of learning theory, memory, personality, growth and development, neurological aspects, abnormal behavior therapies, intelligence, motivation, emotion, sensation, perception, and theoretical perspectives.
    Transferable course to most four-year institutions.
    PSYC 2960 - Life-Span Human Development (4.5 credits)
    Prerequisite: PSYC1810 or SOCI1010
    Integration of the basic concepts and principles of physical, cognitive and psychosocial development at each major stage of life. Provides an essential background for students in psychology, nursing, education, social welfare, and home economics; for workers in community service; and for parents and prospective parents.Transfers to University of Nebraska-Lincoln: PSYC Developmental Psychology (3.0 cr.)

    Health Sciences SENCAP Academy Courses

    FSDT 1350 - Basic Nutrition (4.5 credits)
    The study of nutrients, digestion, absorption, metabolism, fitness, consumer concerns, food safety, nutrition throughout the life cycle, including cultural influences on food selection. The relation of nutrition to disease is explored.
    Fulfills Essential Studies (ES) requirements at UNL. UNL Course FSDT 131 Science of Food (3.0 cr.)
    HLTH 1020 - Concepts in Health Sciences (4.5 credits)
    Experience health careers at a personal level. Explore the essential skills necessary for success in a health career. Includes a review of the science courses needed, the healthcare industry, diseases and disorders, healthcare technology, health rules and regulations, and employability.
    HLTH 1060 - Comprehensive Medical Terminology (4.5 credits)
    This course establishes a solid foundation of prefixes, suffixes, word roots, abbreviations, medical terms and symbols. It emphasizes understanding the medical vocabulary as it applies to the anatomy, physiology, pathology, diagnostic procedures, and therapeutic procedures of the human body.
    MEDA 1101 - Basic Medical Terminology (2 credits)
    A basic study of word parts, medical terms, and abbreviations as it pertains to major body systems.
    MEDA 1202 - Communication in Allied Health (3 credits)
    For students in the healthcare field to identify effective communication skills, including verbal and nonverbal communication, threats and barriers to communication, and effective communication with health care peers and professionals. Communication differences related to multicultural differences, life stage development and life altering illness will be explored.
    NURA 1401 - Nursing Assistant (6.5 credits)
    This course teaches basic nursing skills such as bathing, feeding, ambulation, transferring, and toileting. It is approved by the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services Regulation and Licensure. Successful completion of this course allows the student to be placed on the Nebraska Nursing Assistant Registry. Nursing assistant may work in long-term care facilities, hospitals, home health care, hospice or mental health facilities.
    (NOTE: This class will now be offered in one semester, either online or face-to-face. Students are responsible for a one-time $90 fee to cover a Criminal Background Check and materials.)
    SOCI 1010 - Introduction to Sociology (4.5 credits)
    Introduction to the basic principles of sociology, including the study of culture, socialization, social structure, social institutions, investigative behavior, deviance, inequalities, and theoretical perspectives.
    Transferable course to most four-year institutions. UNL Course SOCI 101 Introduction to Sociology (3.0 cr.)
    PSYC 1810 - Introduction to Psychology (4.5 credits)
    Introduction to the science of psychology, including the study of learning theory, memory, personality, growth and development, neurological aspects, abnormal behavior therapies, intelligence, motivation, emotion, sensation, perception, and theoretical perspectives.
    Transferable course to most four-year institutions.
    PSYC 2960 - Life-Span Human Development (4.5 credits)
    Prerequisite: PSYC1810 or SOCI1010
    Integration of the basic concepts and principles of physical, cognitive and psychosocial development at each major stage of life. Provides an essential background for students in psychology, nursing, education, social welfare, and home economics; for workers in community service; and for parents and prospective parents.
    Transfers to University of Nebraska-Lincoln: PSYC Developmental Psychology (3.0 cr.).

    Manufacturing - Energy SENCAP Academy Courses

    Note: These courses do not transfer to four-year schools at this time, but you can receive SCC credit.

    ENER 1100 - Energy Industry Fundamentals (4.5 credits)
    The course content focuses on understanding various types of energy and their conversion to useable energy such as electrical power. How generated electrical power is transmitted and distributed to the point of use. Natural gas transmission and distribution systems are described. Compliance with safety procedures is introduced. Careers in energy industry and entry points are covered. Energy system reliability and governance are explained.
    ENER 1110 - Operator Safety (4.5 credits)
    Operator-based safety topics including: OSHA 10-hour general industry certification, human performance tools, personal protective equipment, ladders, body harnesses, confined space, lock-out/tag-out, GHS, and fire extinguishers. Students will perform a supervised climb with fall-arrest-protection to above 20 feet. This course also provides aerial life and forklift training, arc flash awareness, and industrial accident case studies.

    Manufacturing - Welding SENCAP Academy Courses

    WELD 1110 - SMAW Theory (2.0 credits)
    Prerequisite: WELD1100
    Study of Shielded Metal Arc Welding theory, safety, applications, procedures, and welding practices. Study and selection of power sources and electrodes.
    WELD 1112 - SMAW Lab I (4.0 credits)
    Prerequisite: WELD1110
    Beginning welding of carbon steel with the Shielded Metal Arc Welding process on various joint configurations and with various electrodes.
    WELD 1117 - Oxyacetylene Theory (2.0 credits)
    Prerequisite: WELD1100
    Study of the theory, safety, equipment and applications of the Oxyacetylene Welding process.
    WELD 1119 - Oxy Welding & Cutting (3.0 credits)
    Prerequisite: WELD1117
    Laboratory exercises with the Oxyacetylene Welding, Braze Welding, Oxyacetylene Cutting and related processes.
    WELD 1122 - GMAW Theory (3.0 credits)
    Prerequisite: WELD1100
    Study of Gas Metal Arc Welding theory, safety, applications, manipulative skills, welding principles, and procedures. Study and use of various filler wires and shielding gases and welding power source set-up.
    WELD 1124 - GMAW Lab I (3.0 credits)
    Prerequisite: WELD1122
    Beginning welding of carbon steel with the Gas Metal Arc Welding process on various joint configurations.
    WELD 1126 - GMAW Lab II (3.0 credits)
    Prerequisite: WELD1124
    Advanced welding of carbon steel with the Gas Metal Arc Welding process on various joint configurations.
    WELD 2250 - FCAW (4.0 credits)
    Prerequisite: WELD1122 & 1124
    Study of the Flux Cored Arc Welding process theory and laboratory exercises using the process in all positions and on various joint configurations.
  • Contacts

    Dr. Randy Nelson

    SENCAP Director

    Tel: 402-323-3425

    Toll Free: 800-642-4075

    Ext: 3425

    rnelson@southeast.edu

    Erin May

    Asst. Director of Career Academies & Dual Credit

    Lincoln

    Tel: 402-437-2859

    Toll Free: 1-800-642-4075

    Ext: 2859

    emay@southeast.edu

    Cheryl Parks

    Asst. Director of Career Academies & Dual Credit

    Beatrice

    Tel: 402-228-3468

    Toll Free: 800-233-5027

    Ext: 1320

    cparks@southeast.edu

     
    Dr. Randy Nelson
    SENCAP Director
    402-323-3425 Ext: 3425
    800-642-4075 Ext: 3425
    Erin May
    Asst. Director of Career Academies & Dual Credit
    Lincoln
    402-437-2859 Ext: 2859
    1-800-642-4075 Ext: 2859
    Cheryl Parks
    Asst. Director of Career Academies & Dual Credit
    Beatrice
    402-228-3468 Ext: 1320
    800-233-5027 Ext: 1320