Technology and Health Division
Completion of coursework leads to an Associate in Science degree. The Psychiatric Technology Program will prepare students to take the California State Licensure Examination for Psychiatric Technicians.
This degree requires the completion of General Education coursework plus the following:
|MENT 40||Introduction to Interviewing and Counseling||3|
|MENT 56||Medical-Surgical Nursing for Psychiatric Technicians||9|
|MENT 56L||Medical-Surgical Clinical Experience||4|
|MENT 58D||Advanced Medical-Surgical Nursing and Pharmacology for Psychiatric Technician (PT)||4|
|MENT 58L||Advanced Medical-Surgical Nursing for Psychiatric Technicians Clinical||1.5|
|MENT 70||Introduction to Psychiatric Technology||1.5|
|MENT 70L||Introduction to Psychiatric Technology Clinical||2|
|MENT 72||Nursing Care of the Developmentally Disabled Person||7|
|MENT 72L||Nursing Care of the Developmentally Disabled Person - Clinical||5.5|
|MENT 73L||Psychiatric Nursing for Psychiatric Technicians Clinical||5.5|
|MENT 73T||Psychiatric Nursing for Psychiatric Technicians||6|
|MENT 82||Work Experience in Mental Health Technology||2|
|PSYC 1A||Introduction to Psychology||3|
|or PSYC 1AH|| Introduction to Psychology - Honors|
Additional general education courses needed for completion of the Degree requirements are listed in the Mt. San Antonio College Catalog, but are not required to qualify the student for the California State Board Examination.
To remain in the program, students must maintain a “C” or better grade in all courses.
The student will qualify to take the California State Board Examination upon completion of all the above courses, except MENT 82.
Mental Health Department Website
Guided Pathways of Study Suggested Course Sequence