Quality Assurance-Science (A.S.)

HEGIS:     5649

SUNY CODE:  6504

 

The Quality Assurance program is a new interdisciplinary program within the Science and Business Departments of Herkimer College.  It will focus on developing quality assurance and quality control skills to be used in either a business management or technician role within a variety of private sector industries, including manufacturing, health services, food and drug production, and environmental/construction services.

 

Quality assurance and quality control are utilized across a variety of sectors to ensure that industry and legislated standards are monitored and met.  Quality assurance and quality control specialists devise, implement, and track the adherence to procedures, which are designed to meet the objectives of industry and legislated standards.  A quality assurance and quality control specialist will also compile date for record keeping and reporting purposes, and determine incidents root cause.

 

The goals of this program are to:


  • Introduce the student to the concepts of quality assurance.
  • Ensure students develop basic quality assurance and quality control skills.

Successful graduates from this program will be able to:

  • Utilize skills to secure entry level positions in Quality Assurance departments of a variety of private-sector industries.
  • Transfer to a four year college or university.

Program of Study

1st Year

Total Credit Hours:64

1st Semester

BU 112Business Communications

3

EN 111English I - College Writing

3

FS 100First Year Student Seminar

1

IS 115Computer Applications I

3

SS 161Introductory Sociology

3

Western Civilization Selective

3

Total Credit Hours:64

2nd Semester

EN 112English II - Intro to Lit

3

EN 171Intro to Technical Writing

3

SS 204Psychology of Work

3

American History Selective

3

Humanities Selective

3

Physical Education Activity

1

Total Credit Hours:64

2nd Year

3rd Semester

MA 127Mathematical Statistics I

3

QA 101Quality Assurance I

3

Laboratory Science Electives

8

Physical Education Activity

1

Total Credit Hours:64

4th Semester

EN 228Interpersonal Communication

3

MA 128Mathematical Statistics II

3

QA 102Quality Assurance II

3

Laboratory Science Electives

8

Total Credit Hours:64

Total Credit Hours: 64

For more information, contact the Business, Health, Science and Technology Division at (315)866-0300 or Toll Free at 1-800-GO-4-HCCC, extension 8240