Flint Hills Technical College

EHS Academic Course Offerings

AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY   (FHTC300_01)

Automotive Technology students gain knowledge and skills on the latest diagnostic and test equipment in the industry. Electronics, fuel injection and computerized systems are emphasized. Local companies hiring students include: John North Ford, Longbine Auto Plaza, Emporia Motors and Williams Automotive.

Open to juniors and seniors.

BUSINESS ADMINISTRATIVE TECHNOLOGY   (FHTC300_27)

This program provides hands-on training and work experience. Technical education courses include soft­ware programs, ten-key calculator/keypad, accounting, office technologies and procedures, business communication, keyboarding, supervision, transcription, Microsoft Office and records control.

Open to juniors and seniors.

COMPUTERIZED MACHINE TOOL ENGINEERING   (FHTC300_32 and FHTC300_33)

Machine Tool Technology trains students to program and operate computerized mills and lathes. Students will also learn computer drafting and programming with the use of Master-Cam. Projects include 1/4 scale car rims, plastic injection molds and motorcycle parts. Local companies hiring include: Vektek, Glendo, Detroit Diesel, Flatland Racing, Kansa, Advanced Mold & Tool and other companies from the surrounding areas.

Open to juniors and seniors.

COMPUTER PROGRAM DESIGN & DEVELOPMENT   (FHTC300_24 and FHTC300_05)

Students in the CPD program develop object-oriented, event-driven visual programming solutions that meet the needs of current business and industry standards. Areas of focus include programming languages such as Visual Basic.NET, C++ and Java; database applications/query language using Access and SQL; and website/page development incorporating XHTML and Dreamweaver, Flash and Fireworks. A Gaming Research course is also included to help students learn about the gaming industry and what it takes to be a gaming programmer.

Open to seniors.

GRAPHIC ARTS TECHNOLOGY   (FHTC300_14 and FHTC300_15)

This program offers both a Technical Certificate and/or an Associate of Applied Science degree which prepare graduates for positions in the graphic industry using hardware and software tools, utilizing graphic design and graphic production skills, and Internet technologies. Students gain experience in everything from Adobe Photoshop to how to operate screen-printing machines. Job placement rates are high as this is the fourth largest industry in America.

Open to seniors.

HEALTH OCCUPATIONS TECHNOLOGY   (FHTC300_16 and FHTC300_17)

Health Occupations Technology students explore health care opportunities. Students completing the program will be prepared for college health programs and will have gained their CNA, Restorative Aide, Activities Director, First Aid, Home Health Aide and CPR certifications.

Open to seniors in the morning.

HOSPITALITY/CULINARY ARTS   (FHTC300_08 and FHTC000_09)

The Hospitality/Culinary Arts program is designed to prepare graduates for employment in the food service industry. Students get hands-on training with commercial restaurant equipment. Skills learned include both top of stove and bakeshop production.

Open to seniors in the morning.

INTERACTIVE MULTIMEDIA DESIGN   (FHTC400X_01 and FHTC400X_02)

Students in the Interactive Multimedia Design program are exposed to a wide variety of training in various areas of producing interactive digital content including video production, animation, content for the Internet and digital media for electronic devices/platforms. Students will interact in a cross-platform, hands-on environment and be involved from concept through project completion.

Open to seniors.

INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY   (FHTC300_30 and FHTC300_31)

The Industrial Engineering Technology program prepares students to install, service and repair equipment common to all industrial facilities. The program introduces students to electricity, HVAC, motor and programmable controls, control circuits, conveyor technology, networking and variable drives. Local companies hiring include: Camoplast, Menu, Alma Foods, Dolly Madison and Tyson.

Open to juniors and seniors.

NETWORK TECHNOLOGY   (FHTC300_22 and FHTC300_23)

Network Technology students develop professional skills that prepare them for immediate employment in the field of computer network support and administration. To develop these skills, students will install, configure, and troubleshoot computer networks using industry standard hardware and software; and manage, maintain and secure common network services using industry standard network operating systems and protocols. Students also prepare to take the Comp TIA A+, Comp TIA Network+, Comp TIA Security+, Linux Professional Institute Certification (LPI Level 1), Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA), Certified Novell Administrator (CAN) and Cisco Certified Network Associates (CCNA) certification exams.

Open to seniors.

POWER PLANT TECHNOLOGY  (FHTC300_36 and FHTC300_37)

Power Plant Technology offers a technical certificate and/or an Associate of Applied Science degree. Power Plant students will possess the knowledge and skills acquired through classroom, laboratory and internship (AAS only) experience needed to partake of the advanced industry-sponsored training for the operation, installation, servicing and repairing of power plant equipment.

Open to juniors and seniors.

WELDING TECHNOLOGY   (FHTC300_28 and FHTC300_29)

Classroom instruction includes lectures and demonstrations in the concepts of welding. Welding certifications are offered for different types of welding. Instruction covers technical skills needed by individuals to enter the work place as a welding technician.

Open to seniors.