NVCC 1998-1999 Catalog
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Certificate AN  

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Purpose: The certificate curriculum is designed for those students who wish to take principal courses which relate directly to the fire service investigation field. Courses in the certificate program can be applied to the A.A.S. degree.

One Year1st Semester2nd Semester

   ADJ211Criminal Law Evidence & Proc. I3
   ENG111College Composition3
   FIR100Introduction to Fire Science3
   FIR111Hazardous Materials I3
   FIR125Fire Service Administration3
   FIR230Investigation Procedures3
   FIR116Fire Prevention Fundamentals 3
   FIR221Building Construction and Codes 4
MTHElective 3
RPK200Microcomp./Pub. Svcs. Agencies 3
   ___Science Elective 4
   STDElective 1

Total Credits/Semester1818

Total credits for the Fire Science Investigation Certificate = 36.

1 Please consult your program head or faculty advisor before selecting your MTH course.

2 Fire science students may select IST 100, IST 117, RPK 200, or any higher level computer class to satisfy the requirements for computer literacy.

FITNESS Career Studies Certificate AL, AN, LO, MA, WO

Purpose: This curriculum is designed to train students to become knowledgeable fitness instructors in health clubs, recreation departments, and fitness facilities in business and industry.

Recommended Preparation: Students are expected to attain high levels of fitness during this program and, consequently, should be in good health to participate in vigorous workouts.

Completion Requirement: Students must achieve a grade of C or better in all courses in order to complete the certificate requirements.

One Year1st Semester2nd Semester

   HLT105Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation1
   PED116Lifetime Fitness & Wellness1-2
   PED103Aerobic Fitness I1
   PED111Weight Training I1
   PED105Aerobic Dance I 1
   PED107Slimnastics I 1
PED190Internship 1-2
   SPD110Intro. to Speech Communication 3

Total Credits/Semester4-56-7

Total credits for the Fitness Career Studies Certificate = 10-12.

1 PED 220 Adult Health and Development, 2-3 cr., may be substituted for PED 190.

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