Curriculum

Academic Program

Refrigeration and AC Repair Technician

The Refrigeration & A.C. Repair Technician program is designed to train students for an entry-level position in the air conditioning / refrigeration industry. The program includes a theoretical and a hands-on course in the installation, basic, design, maintenance, and repair of residential and commercial refrigeration, air condition, and heating equipment along with office fundamentals.

Computer Business Application

This program of study provides theoretical and practical training in business related computer software applications. Graduates will be qualified for entry level positions such as word processing and/or data entry operators working in a computerized business environment.

Computer Graphics Design

This program is designed to provide the student with the skill and knowledge necessary to apply and obtain an entry level job in word processing, computerized designing, drawing, or any other position where a fundamental understanding of computer design, planning, and drawing is needed or desired.

Medical Assistant

This program is designed to provide the students with the basic skills and knowledge necessary to work in various related areas of the Medical Assistant field, modern laboratory techniques and medical office procedures. Graduates will be qualified for an entry-level position as a Medical Assistant Technician. This program meets the Department of Health and HIV/AIDS Education.

Electrical Construction Technician

The Electrical Construction Technician program is designed to train students for an entry level position in the electrical construction field for residential and commercial projects. The program includes theoretical and hands-on course in the installation of residential and commercial projects.

Plumbing Technician

This program is designed to provide the student with the skill and knowledge necessary to work in the Plumbing field. Graduates will be prepared to confront the continuous challenges that their profession brings and will be able to aspire to higher positions in their companies.

Building Construction Technology

This program is designed to prepare students for employment and advanced training in the building construction industry. This program focuses on broad transferable skills, stresses the understanding of all aspects of the building construction industry and demonstrates such elements of the industry as planning, management, technical and production skills, underlying principles of technology, labor issues, community issues, and health, safety, and environmental issues.

Patient Care Technician

Upon completion of this program, graduates will possess the skill and hands on experience need to become entry level Patient Care Technicians, utilizing patients care skills in a variety of healthcare settings. The program focuses on broad, transferable skills and stresses understanding and demonstration of the following elements of the health care industry; planning, management, finance, technical and production skills, underlying principles of technology, labor issues, community issues and health, safety, and environmental issues.

Instructional Personnel

Main Location
Faculty Member Course(S) Degree & Diplomas Held

  • Rodolfo A. Silva CBA - Instructor BS in Computer Science/Central American Univ. Nic.
  • Maria L. Jiron CBA - Instructor BS in Computer Science/National Autonomous Univ. Nic.
  • Juan Carballo CBA-CGD Instructor Info. Techn Degree, APEC College, Sto. Domingo,
  • James Paredes CGD - Instructor Associate in Art/Institute Superior of Technology, Peru
  • Gladis Rivas MA - Instructor MD Degree/Higher Inst. of Medical Science, Santiago, Cuba
  • Manuel Hernandez MA - Instructor MD Degree /Habana University, Cuba
  • Diego Barcaz R&ACRT - Instructor BS in Electrical Engineering/ Polytechnic Superior Institute, Cuba
  • Gilberto Zapata R&ACRT - Instructor BS in Mech Engineering/Inst. Tech. of Superior Education, Mexico
  • Jose Mohedano R&ACRT - Instructor BS in Mechanical Engineering/Oriente University, Cuba
  • Aracelio Rodriguez ECT - Instructor BS in Elect Engineering/Polytechnic Superior Institute, Cuba
  • Antonio Acosta ECT - Instructor BS in Electrical Engineering/Polytechnic Institute 'JAE', Cuba
  • Ernesto Vento PLB - Instructor BS in Hydraulic Engineering/Polytechnic Institute 'JAE', Cuba
  • Erick Silva BCT - Instructor BS in Civil Eng./J.A Echeverria Tech INST /Habana, Cuba
  • Sergio Fernandez R&ACRT - Instructor BS in Mechanical Engineering/ Jose A. Echeverria Univ. Cuba
  • Pastor Hernandez R&ACRT-ECT - Instructor BS in Mechanical Engineering/ University Orient, Cuba
  • Miguel Matute R&ACRT-ECT - Instructor BS in Mechanical Engineering/CUJAE, Cuba

Additional Location
Faculty Member Course(S) Taught Degree & Diplomas Held

  • Hugo Garcia CBA - Instructor BS in Economic /Habana's University, Habana, Cuba
  • Jose Valdez CBA - Instructor BS in Mech. Eng./Central U Villa Clara, Cuba
  • Felipe Vigil CGD - Instructor Computer Graphic Design Diploma/ SFIT. Miami, Fl
  • Donald Lezama R&ACRT/ECT - Instructor BS in Elect Mech. Eng. /Central American Univ Mag, Nic.
  • Roberto Carballo R&ACRT - Instructor Air Conditioning Technician/U of Habana, Habana, Cuba
  • Medardo Gomez R&ACRT - Instructor BS in Mech. Eng. /Jose A. Echeverria University, Cuba
  • Alexey Polo ECT - Instructor BS in Elect. Eng. /Santiago University, Santiago, Cuba
  • Fidel Fernandez R&ACRT - Instructor BS in Electrical Engineering/University of Oriente, Cuba
  • Mario Rivera PLB -BCT Instructor BS in Civil Eng. /Central American U, Managua, Nicaragua
  • Maria C. Glen BCT - Instructor BS in Architecture/U of the Atlantic, Colombia
  • Gipsy Borges ECT - Instructor BS in Electro-Energy/ Superior Inst. Pedagogic, C. Habana, Cuba
  • Omar Galan ECT - Instructor BS in EE Components and Equip. Eng. Pinar del R’o Univ. Cuba
  • Aida Alvarez PCT - Instructor BS in Nursing/ Diploma. Florida International University
  • Luis Cespedes MA/PCT - Instructor MD degree/Medical Sciences Institute, Cuba
  • Maria Chelala MA - Instructor MD degree/Medical Sciences Institute, Cuba
  • Rodolfo A. Silva CBA - Instructor BS in Computer Science/Central American Univ. Nic.
  • Maria L. Jiron CBA - Instructor BS in Computer Science/National Autonomous Univ. Nic.
  • Juan Carballo CBA-CGD Instructor Info. Techn Degree, APEC College, Sto. Domingo,
  • James Paredes CGD - Instructor Associate in Art/Institute Superior of Technology, Peru
  • Gladis Rivas MA - Instructor MD Degree/Higher Inst. of Medical Science, Santiago, Cuba
  • Manuel Hernandez MA - Instructor MD Degree /Habana University, Cuba
  • Diego Barcaz R&ACRT - Instructor BS in Electrical Engineering/ Polytechnic Superior Institute, Cuba
  • Gilberto Zapata R&ACRT - Instructor BS in Mech Engineering/Inst. Tech. of Superior Education, Mexico
  • Jose Mohedano R&ACRT - Instructor BS in Mechanical Engineering/Oriente University, Cuba
  • Aracelio Rodriguez ECT - Instructor BS in Elect Engineering/Polytechnic Superior Institute, Cuba
  • Antonio Acosta ECT - Instructor BS in Electrical Engineering/Polytechnic Institute 'JAE', Cuba
  • Ernesto Vento PLB - Instructor BS in Hydraulic Engineering/Polytechnic Institute 'JAE', Cuba
  • Erick Silva BCT - Instructor BS in Civil Eng./J.A Echeverria Tech INST /Habana, Cuba
  • Sergio Fernandez R&ACRT - Instructor BS in Mechanical Engineering/ Jose A. Echeverria Univ. Cuba
  • Pastor Hernandez R&ACRT-ECT - Instructor BS in Mechanical Engineering/ University Orient, Cuba
  • Miguel Matute R&ACRT-ECT - Instructor BS in Mechanical Engineering/CUJAE, Cuba

Additional Location
Faculty Member Course(S) Taught Degree & Diplomas Held

  • Hugo Garcia CBA - Instructor BS in Economic /Habana's University, Habana, Cuba
  • Jose Valdez CBA - Instructor BS in Mech. Eng./Central U Villa Clara, Cuba
  • Felipe Vigil CGD - Instructor Computer Graphic Design Diploma/ SFIT. Miami, Fl
  • Donald Lezama R&ACRT/ECT - Instructor BS in Elect Mech. Eng. /Central American Univ Mag, Nic.
  • Roberto Carballo R&ACRT - Instructor Air Conditioning Technician/U of Habana, Habana, Cuba
  • Medardo Gomez R&ACRT - Instructor BS in Mech. Eng. /Jose A. Echeverria University, Cuba
  • Alexey Polo ECT - Instructor BS in Elect. Eng. /Santiago University, Santiago, Cuba
  • Fidel Fernandez R&ACRT - Instructor BS in Electrical Engineering/University of Oriente, Cuba
  • Mario Rivera PLB -BCT Instructor BS in Civil Eng. /Central American U, Managua, Nicaragua
  • Maria C. Glen BCT - Instructor BS in Architecture/U of the Atlantic, Colombia
  • Gipsy Borges ECT - Instructor BS in Electro-Energy/ Superior Inst. Pedagogic, C. Habana, Cuba
  • Omar Galan ECT - Instructor BS in EE Components and Equip. Eng. Pinar del R’o Univ. Cuba
  • Aida Alvarez PCT - Instructor BS in Nursing/ Diploma. Florida International University
  • Luis Cespedes MA/PCT - Instructor MD degree/Medical Sciences Institute, Cuba
  • Maria Chelala MA - Instructor MD degree/Medical Sciences Institute, Cuba

Graduation Requirements

Graduation from South Florida Institute of Technology requires an overall cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0 or C, as well as a 2.0 or C average in required courses, completion of all course assignments, and fulfillment of all obligation to the school.

Textbook Information

Below are out text book list that student will be using during the programs;

SOUTH FLORIDA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

Books Listing

Programs and Books Name Price
Electrical Construction
Basic Electricity 25.00
123-9103-00
National Electric Code (NEC 2008) 151.00
ISBN 978877657934
Elec. Wiring Residential 86.00
ISBN 1401850197
Elect. Wiring Commercial 103.00
ISBN 1401852068
Computer Graphic Design
Harnessing Auto Cad 2008 144.20
ISBN 827359306
Adobe Photoshop CS5 19.52
ISBN 596100965
Adobe InDesign CS5 19.34
ISBN 596100965
Adobe Illustrator CS5 20.57
ISBN 9780321706614
Dreamweaver CS5 23.00
ISBN 9780321701770
Refrigeration and A/C Tech
Basic Electricity 25.00
IBSN 123-9103-00
Refrigeration & Air conditioning 149.00
Technology
ISBN 9781428319363
Fundamental of Refrigeration 30.00
Plumbing Technology
Plumbing Technology Design and Installation 158.00
ISBN 1418050911
Plumbing Residential Construction Academy 80.00
ISBN 1401848915
Patient Care Technician
Procedures in Phlebotomy. 43.00
ISBN 0-7216-7583-2
The Language of Medicine 66.80
ISBN 0-7216-9757-7
Body Structure and Functions 109.00
ISBN 0-8273-7897-1
Nursing Assistant 64.00
ISBN 0-8273-69223-4
Homemaker/Home Health Aide 55.00
ISBN 0-8273-5270-0
Electrocardiography Essentials 58.00
ISBN 978-0-89262-435-5
Building Construction Technology
Print Reading for Architecture and Const Tech 130.00
ISBN 9781401851673
Construction Materials Methods, and Techniques 145.00
ISBN9781418001813
Practical Problems in Math for Carpenters 60.00
ISBN 1401872158
Residential Design, Drafting, and Detailing 144.00
ISBN1418012750
Safety for MASONS 78.00
ISBN1418049905
Basic Principles for Construction 70.00
ISBN1418052515
Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technology 149.00
ISBN 9781428319363
Residential and Commercial Wiring 103.00
ISBN 1401852068
Medical Assistant Program
Procedures in Phlebotomy 42.69
ISBN 9780721606385
Introduction to Radiography and Patient 65.88
ISBN 0-72167662-6
The Language of Medicine 66.80
ISBN 9781416031949
Body Structure and Functions 109.00
ISBN 9781416036746
Encyclopedia &Directory of Medicine 44.54
ISBN 1416026044
ECGS Made Easy 58.00
ISBN323014321
Kinn's The Medical Asistant 105.00
ISBN 9781416032373
Computer Business Application
Business Mathematics 37.00
ISBN0-88294-664-1
Bookkeeping and Accounting 19.71
ISBN0-07-037231-4
Quick Books 25.00
ISBN0-07-226232-X
Microsoft Window XP 54.00
ISBN0-619-05981-8
DOS quick course 30.00
ISBN0-538-63492-8
Excel 2003 Basics 44.00
ISBN0-88294-875-X
Word 2003 Basics 44.00
ISBN0-88294-881-4
Acces 2003 Basics 44.00
ISBN0-88294-879-2



Book Disbursement Policy

SFIT does not contract or finance books. Student is responsible to buy their own books. School inform the student of different location where they can buy their books.

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