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Career Studies Certificates

AWARD:  After satisfactorily completing courses with a "C" average (2.0), the student should contact the registrar's office and apply for graduation after verification that all program requirements have been met. Students interested in a certificate, diploma or associate degree should talk to a counselor to investigate the possibilities of using these courses in other curricula.

LENGTH:   Variable for upgrading, retraining and continuing career students. The options within this program normally amount to the minimum equivalent of one semester of full-time community college work and not more than the equivalent of a year (9-29) credits.

PURPOSE:
This program is designed to provide skills related to physical fitness and wellness and an understanding of human development.

OCCUPATIONAL OBJECTIVES:
A student will be able to:
• Develop a strategy for lifetime fitness.
• Describe consequences of daily choices related to the development of mind and body.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS:
Students must meet the general admission requirements established by the college.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
Certain certificate-related courses require satisfactory scores on college placement tests. Students with deficiencies will be required to complete satisfactorily developmental studies courses before enrolling in these courses. Other certificate-related courses may be taken while developmental studies are being completed. Some programs, such as Therapeutic Massage require additional expenditures for supplies and equipment. Please check with the appropriate division chair for this information.

CURRICULUM REQUIREMENTS:
Students must successfully complete all of the requirements listed below to receive the Award.


HLT 100  First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (3)
HLT 116  Personal Wellness (3)
HLT 121  Introduction to Drug Use and Abuse (3)
HLT 200 Human Sexuality (3)
HLT 204 Women's Health (3)
HLT 230  Principles of Nutrition and Human Development (3)
PED 101  Fundamentals of Physical Activity I (1)
PED 102  Fundamentals of Physical Activity II (1)
PED 109  Yoga (1)
PSY 230  Developmental Psychology (3)
SDV 108  College Survival Skills (1)

Student must complete the above 25 credits to be awarded the Career Studies Certificate in Wellness.

 


Program Disclosure 2009-2010
Program Disclosure 2010-2011

AWARD:  After satisfactorily completing courses with a "C" average (2.0), the student should contact the registrar's office and apply for graduation after verification that all program requirements have been met. Students interested in a certificate, diploma or associate degree should talk to a counselor to investigate the possibilities of using these courses in other curricula.

LENGTH:   Variable for upgrading, retraining and continuing career students. The options within this program normally amount to the minimum equivalent of one semester of full-time community college work and not more than the equivalent of a year (9-29) credits.

PURPOSE:
This program is designed to provide the layman and practitioner fundamental skills and knowledge in metal trades.

OCCUPATIONAL OBJECTIVES:
Graduates will have fundamental skills for entry level weld installations. Graduates will demonstrate proficiency in oxyacetylene processes, arc and MIG welding procedures.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS:
Students must meet the general admission requirements established by the college.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
Certain certificate-related courses require satisfactory scores on college placement tests. Students with deficiencies will be required to complete satisfactorily developmental studies courses before enrolling in these courses. Other certificate-related courses may be taken while developmental studies are being completed. Some programs, such as Therapeutic Massage require additional expenditures for supplies and equipment. Please check with the appropriate division chair for this information.

CURRICULUM REQUIREMENTS:
Students must successfully complete all of the requirements listed below to receive the Award.


WEL 117  Oxyacetylene Welding and Cutting (3)
WEL 123  ARC Welding I (4)
WEL 124  ARC Welding II (4)
WEL 130  Inert Gas Welding (3)
WEL 145  Welding Metallurgy (3)
WEL 150  Welding Drawing and Interpretation (2)

Student must complete each of the 19 credits to be awarded the Career Studies Certificate in Welding.

 


Program Disclosure 2009-2010
Program Disclosure 2010-2011

AWARD:  After satisfactorily completing courses with a "C" average (2.0), the student should contact the registrar's office and apply for graduation after verification that all program requirements have been met. Students interested in a certificate, diploma or associate degree should talk to a counselor to investigate the possibilities of using these courses in other curricula.

LENGTH:   Variable for upgrading, retraining and continuing career students. The options within this program normally amount to the minimum equivalent of one semester of full-time community college work and not more than the equivalent of a year (9-29) credits.

PURPOSE:
This program is designed to provide the business professional with skills related to the effective supervision of personnel.

OCCUPATIONAL OBJECTIVES:
A student will be able to:
• Describe and use general business knowledge and skills, including managerial and supervisory concepts.
• Demonstrate accepted ethical behaviors and interpersonal skills that reflect an understanding of diversity and teamwork.
• Describe contemporary approaches to management and methods to create a positive work environment.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS:
Students must meet the general admission requirements established by the college.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
Certain certificate-related courses require satisfactory scores on college placement tests. Students with deficiencies will be required to complete satisfactorily developmental studies courses before enrolling in these courses. Other certificate-related courses may be taken while developmental studies are being completed. Some programs, such as Therapeutic Massage require additional expenditures for supplies and equipment. Please check with the appropriate division chair for this information.

CURRICULUM REQUIREMENTS:
Students must successfully complete all of the requirements listed below to receive the Award.


BUS 111 Principles of Supervision I (3)
BUS 112 Principles of Supervision II (3)
BUS 200 Principles of Management (3)
BUS 205 Human Resource Management (3)
CST 110 Introduction to Communication (3)
ENG 111 College Composition I (3)
ITE 115 Intro. to Computer Applications & Concepts (4)
ITE 130 Introduction to Internet Services (3)
MKT 260 Customer Service Management (3)
SDV 108 College Survival Skills (1)


Student must complete the above 29 credits to be awarded the Career Studies Certificate in Supervision.

 


Program Disclosure 2009-2010
Program Disclosure 2010-2011

AWARD:  After satisfactorily completing courses with a "C" average (2.0), the student should contact the registrar's office and apply for graduation after verification that all program requirements have been met. Students interested in a certificate, diploma or associate degree should talk to a counselor to investigate the possibilities of using these courses in other curricula.

LENGTH:   Variable for upgrading, retraining and continuing career students. The options within this program normally amount to the minimum equivalent of one semester of full-time community college work and not more than the equivalent of a year (9-29) credits.

PURPOSE:
The purpose of this program is to provide skills and experience that may be applied to a rapidly expanding grape industry in the eastern portion of the country. The grape industry is centered in the western portion of the U.S. and their conditions vary greatly from those in the east. Students will gain insight into conditions and problems that face eastern growers and prepare themselves for jobs as vineyard workers, vineyard managers, winery personnel, and retail sales specialist. Applicants must meet placement requirements of ENG 03, ENG 05, and MTH 02.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS:
Students must meet the general admission requirements established by the college.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
Certain certificate-related courses require satisfactory scores on college placement tests. Students with deficiencies will be required to complete satisfactorily developmental studies courses before enrolling in these courses. Other certificate-related courses may be taken while developmental studies are being completed. Some programs, such as Therapeutic Massage require additional expenditures for supplies and equipment. Please check with the appropriate division chair for this information.

CURRICULUM REQUIREMENTS:
Students must successfully complete all of the requirements listed below to receive the Award.


VEN 100  Introduction to Viticulture (3)
VEN 110  Vineyard Establishment (3)
VEN 120  Viticulture I (3)
VEN 121  Viticulture II (3)
VEN 125  Vineyard Management (3)
VEN 130  Introduction to Winemaking (3)
VEN 135  Wine Production (3)
VEN 140  Grape Pest and Disease Management (3)
VEN 190  Internship (3)


Students must complete the above 27 credits to be awarded the Career Studies Certificate in Viticulture.

 


Program Disclosure 2009-2010
Program Disclosure 2010-2011

AWARD:  After satisfactorily completing courses with a "C" average (2.0), the student should contact the registrar's office and apply for graduation after verification that all program requirements have been met. Students interested in a certificate, diploma or associate degree should talk to a counselor to investigate the possibilities of using these courses in other curricula.

LENGTH:   Variable for upgrading, retraining and continuing career students. The options within this program normally amount to the minimum equivalent of one semester of full-time community college work and not more than the equivalent of a year (9-29) credits.

PURPOSE:
This program is designed to provide an entrepreneur with skills in establishing and maintaining a successful small business.

OCCUPATIONAL OBJECTIVES:
A student will be able to:
• Explain the importance of entrepreneurial behavior and describe the characteristics of successful entrepreneurs.
• Demonstrate the ability to plan and development of a comprehensive business plan.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS:
Students must meet the general admission requirements established by the college.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
Certain certificate-related courses require satisfactory scores on college placement tests. Students with deficiencies will be required to complete satisfactorily developmental studies courses before enrolling in these courses. Other certificate-related courses may be taken while developmental studies are being completed. Some programs, such as Therapeutic Massage require additional expenditures for supplies and equipment. Please check with the appropriate division chair for this information.

CURRICULUM REQUIREMENTS:
Students must successfully complete all of the requirements listed below to receive the Award.


ACC 134 Small Business Taxes (3)
BUS 116 Entrepreneurship (3)
BUS 160 Legal Aspects for Small Business Operations (1)
BUS 165 Small Business Management (3)
ENG 111 College Composition I (3)
FIN 260 Financial Management for Small Business (2)
ITE 115 Intro. to Computer Applications & Concepts (4)
ITE 140 Spreadsheet Software (3)
MKT 160 Marketing for Small Business (3)
MKT 260 Customer Service Management (3)
SDV 108 College Survival Skills (1)

Student must complete the above 29 credits to be awarded the Career Studies Certificate in Small Business Management.

 


Program Disclosure 2009-2010
Program Disclosure 2010-2011