Fields of study to meet minimum occupational or adult interest requirements.

3-D Design

Career Studies  (221-727-09)

PROGRAM OF STUDY 
FIRST YEAR
Course # Course Title Credit
DRF 160 Blueprint Reading 3
DRF 200 Survey of Computer-Aided Drafting 4
GIS 200 Geographic Information Systems I 4
DRF 233 Computer-Aided Drafting III 3
MEC 122 Desktop Manufacturing Techniques 3
Total Minimum Credits for Certificate 17

 

For Further Information Contact:

Air Conditioning and Refrigeration

Career Studies (221-903-10)

PROGRAM OF STUDY
FIRST YEAR FALL 
Course # Course Title Credit
AIR 111 Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Controls I 3
AIR 121 Air Conditioning & Refrigeration I 4
FIRST YEAR SPRING
AIR 112 Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Controls II 3
AIR 154 Heating Systems I 3
ENE 230 Geothermal Applications I 4
Total Minimum Credits for Certificate 17

 

For Further Information Contact:

Building Construction – Electrical

Career Studies Certificate (221-989-01)

PROGRAM OF STUDY
FIRST YEAR FALL
Course # Course Title Credit
SDV 100 College Success Skills 1
BLD 105 Shop Practices and Procedures 2
BLD 110 Introduction to Construction 3
ELE 133 Practical Electricity I 3
FIRST YEAR SPRING
ELE 140 Basic Electricity and Machinery 4
ELE 134 Practical Electricity II 3
ENG 100 or 111 Basic Occupational English or English Composition 3
MTH 103 Applied Technical Mathematics I 3
Total Minimum Credits for Certificate 22

 

For Further Information Contact:

Chemical Process Operator

Career Studies Certificate (221-845-01)

PROGRAM OF STUDY
FIRST YEAR FALL
Course # Course Title Credit
SDV 107 Career Exploration 1
CHM 101 or 111 General Chemistry I or College Chemistry I 4
IND 101 Quality Assurance Technology I 3
MTH 105 Survey of Technical Mathematics I 2
MTH 106 Survey of Technical Mathematics II 2
MEC 205 Piping & Auxiliary Systems 3
FIRST YEAR SPRING
CHM 102 or 112 General Chemistry II or College Chemistry II 4
SAF 126 Principals of Industrial Safety 3
PHY 131 Applied Physics I 3
ELE 140 Basic Electricity and Machinery 4
Total Minimum Credits for Certificate 29

 

Employment/Salary Information

A chemical laboratory technician holds a general scientific position whose tasks vary greatly by organization type; this position is typically found at organizations that conduct scientific research or testing. Chemical laboratory technicians typically are responsible for the day-to-day operations performed by the company. Technicians may perform chemical tests on products and compounds, analyze compounds and chemicals for a variety of qualities and concentrations of substances, and maintain quality across all products. In addition to these tasks, most chemical laboratory technician must perform a variety of housekeeping tasks for their laboratory, ensuring that all facilities and instruments are clean and that any hazardous substances have been removed from the premises. Click here for salary information related to this field. 

For Further Information Contact:

Tommy Clements, Dean
tclements@mecc.edu
276.523.2400 ext. 431

Clinical Research Coordinator

Career Studies (221-152-08)

PROGRAM OF STUDY
FIRST YEAR
Course # Course Title Credit
HIM 130 Health Information Systems 3
HIM 150 Health Records Management 3
HIM 215 Health Data Classification 5
HIM 220 Health Statistics 2
HIM 253 Health Records Coding 4
Total Minimum Credits for Certificate 17

The Clinical Research Coordinator Career Studies Certificate is designed for those who have existing training and/or experience in a health care field and/or medical coding. Please see an advisor for details.

For Further Information Contact:

 

Computed Tomography

Career Studies

 

PROGRAM OF STUDY
FIRST YEAR FALL
Course # Course Title Credit
RAD 247 Cross Sectional Anatomy for CT/MR 3
RAD 242 CT Procedures and Instrumentation 2
RAD 195 Topics in Pharmacology for Technologists 1
RAD 196 Clinical Internship in CT 1
FIRST YEAR SPRING
RAD 295 Topics in CT Registry Preparation 3
RAD 196 Clinical Internship in CT 2
HLT   Ethics for Healthcare Personnel 2
Total Minimum Credits for Certificate 14

Note:

Note: This curriculum is open to currently registered radiology technologists.  Students wishing to take a specific course or specific courses within this curriculum, or complete this curriculum one course per semester, may do so with permission of faculty.

This certificate is awarded by Southwest Virginia Community College.

For Further Information Contact:

Computer Software Specialist — Mobile Application Development

Career Studies (221-299-00)

 

PROGRAM OF STUDY
FIRST YEAR FALL

Course #

Course Title

Credit

ITD

110

Web Page Design I

3

ITP

193

Studies in PHP/MYSQL

3

FIRST YEAR SPRING

ITP

100

Software Design

3

ITP

120

Java Programming I

3

SECOND YEAR FALL

ITD

210

Web Page Design II

3

ITP

220

Java Programming II

3

SECOND YEAR SPRING

ITP

140

Client Side Scripting

3

ITP

214

Windows Mobile Development

3

Total Minimum Credits for Certificate

24

For Further Information Contact:Students testing into MTE 1 must complete course before taking any of the above courses. NOTE: Students testing into ENG 1 or MTE 1 must complete courses before taking any of the above courses. This program is not necessarily designed to be completed in 2 semesters.

Construction

Career Studies (221-989-10)

PROGRAM OF STUDY
FIRST YEAR
Course # Course Title Credit
MTH 103 Applied Technical Mathematics I 3
ENG 100 or 111 Basic Occupational English or English Composition I  3
ITE 100 Introduction to Information Systems 3
BLD 105 Shop Practices & Procedures 2
BLD 110 Introduction to Construction 3
BLD 195 Topics- Communication and Employability 1
SDV 100 College Success Skills 1
BLD 195 Topics in Construction 3
BLD 295 Topics in Construction 3
BLD 197 Cooperative Education 3
Total Minimum Credits for Certificate 25

 

For Further Information Contact:

Corrections Management and Supervision

Career Studies (221-462-88)

 

PROGRAM OF STUDY
FIRST YEAR
Course # Course Title Credit
ADJ 133 Ethics and the Criminal Justice Professional 3
ADJ 198 Seminar and Project in Corrections 4
ADJ 241 Correctional law 3
ADJ 245 Management of Correctional Facilities 3
ADJ 246 Correctional Counseling 3
Total Minimum Credits for Certificate 16

 

For Further Information Contact:

 

Cyber Security

Career Studies  (221-732-09)

Purpose: The Cybersecurity Career Studies Certificate will provide students with essential cybersecurity training, focusing on the strategies, techniques, and defense mechanisms required to mitigate global cyber threats.

Program Requirements: Students are required to take the English placement test. Students may receive college credit for verified on-the-job experience. 

PROGRAM OF STUDY 
FIRST YEAR
Course # Course Title Credit
ITN 101 Introduction to Network Concepts1 3
ITE 105 Careers and Cyber Ethics 2
ITN 260 Network Security Basics2 3
ITN 261 Network Attacks, Computer Crime, and Hacking 3
ITN 262 Network Communication, Security and Authentication 3
ITN 111 Server Administration 3
ITN 171 Unix I 3
ITN 112 Network Infrastructure 3
ITN 275 Incident Response and Computer Forensics 3
BUS 106 Security Awareness for Managers 3
Total Minimum Credits for Certificate 29

1ITN 154 may be substituted. 2ITN 211 may be substituted. 

For Further Information Contact:

Early Childhood Development

Career Studies (221-636-04)

PROGRAM OF STUDY 
FIRST YEAR
Course # Course Title Credit
CHD 120 Introduction to Early Childhood Education 3
CHD 145 Teaching Art, Music and Movement to Children 3
CHD 205 Guiding the Behavior of Children 3
HLT or EDU 135 or 235 Child Health and Nutrition Education 3
HLT 105 Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation  
CHD 165 or 215 Observation and Participation in Early Childhood/Primary Settings or Models of Early Childhood Education Programs 3
Total Minimum Credits for Certificate 16

 

For Further Information Contact:

Dr. Harriette Arrington, Dean
harrington@mecc.edu
276.523.7460

Early Childhood Development – Infant & Toddler Option

Career Studies (221-636-05)

 

PROGRAM OF STUDY
FIRST YEAR
Course # Course Title Credit
CHD 120 Introduction to Early Childhood Education 3
CHD 164 Working with Infants and Toddlers in an Inclusive Setting 3
CHD 165 Observation and Participation in Early Childhood/Primary Settings 3
CHD 166 Infant & Toddler Programs 3
HLT or EDU 135 or 235 Child Health and Nutrition Education 3
HLT 105 Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation 3
Total Minimum Credits for Certificate 16

 

For Further Information Contact:

Dr. Harriette Arrington, Dean
harrington@mecc.edu
276.523.7460

Electricity

Career Studies (221-941-01)

PROGRAM OF STUDY
FIRST YEAR FALL
Course # Course Title Credit
ELE 140 Basic Electricity & Machinery 4
ELE 131 National Electric Code I 3
BLD 110 Intro to Construction 3
FIRST YEAR SPRING
ELE 156 Electrical Control Systems I 3
ELE 110 Home Electric Power 3
    Technical Elective 3
Total Minimum Credits for Certificate 19

1 Technical Elective- Chose from one of the following: AIR 112 Air Conditioning& Refrigeration Controls II, AIR 112 Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Controls II, ELE 132 National Electric Code II, ENE 110 Solar Power Installations, ELE 239 Programmable Controllers, ETR 168 Digital Circuit Fundamentals, ETR 218 Industrial Electronic Circuits

For Further Information Contact:

Emergency Medical Technician Intermediate

Career Studies (221-146-03)

PROGRAM OF STUDY
FIRST YEAR SUMMER
Course # Course Title Credit
EMS 111 EMT- Basic 7
EMS 120 EMT – Clinical 1
SDV 1001 College Success Skills 1
FIRST YEAR FALL
EMS 151 Introduction to Advanced Life Support 4
EMS 152 Advanced Medical Care 2
EMS 153 Basic ECG Recognition 2
EMS 170 ALS Internship 1
FIRST YEAR SPRING
EMS 154 ALS – Cardiac Care 2
EMS 157 ALS – Trauma Care 3
EMS 159 EMS Special Populations 3
EMS 172 ALS Clinical Internship 1
EMS 173 ALS Field Internship II 1
Total Minimum Credits for Certificate 28

Program Goals

At the completion of the program the graduate will be able to demonstrate technical proficiency in all skills necessary to fulfill the role of an entry-level EMT-Intermediate. The graduate of the program will demonstrate the ability to comprehend, apply, and evaluate the clinical information relative to his role as an entry- level EMT-Intermediate. The student will demonstrate personal behaviors consistent with professional and employer expectations for the entry-level EMT-Intermediate.

Accreditation

This program is accredited by the Virginia Office of Emergency Medical Services and is offered in conjunction with Southwest Virginia Community College and Virginia Highlands Community College.  The paramedic program is also nationally accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of Allied Health Educational Programs (CAAHEP).

Occupational Objectives

Occupational opportunities for EMT-Intermediates include employment by fire and rescue service providers industry, ambulance and transportation services, as well as service in volunteer agencies.

Admission Requirements

Admission to the program will be governed by the requirements for general admission to the College and the Commonwealth of Virginia Office of Emergency Medical Services.  Individuals who have a felony conviction may not be eligible to take the certification exam.

Applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Be at least 18 years of age by the beginning of the program pursuant to

Section 12VAC5-30-270A.1. of the Rules and Regulations of the Board of

Health governing Emergency Medical Services.

  • Be a high school graduate or have satisfactorily completed the GED.
  • Have a current and valid certificate evidencing Emergency Medical Technician certification in

Virginia pursuant to Section 12VAC5-30-290 of the Rules and Regulations of the Board of Health governing Emergency Medical Services.

  • Possess and maintain current CPR certification.

Selection Process

To be eligible for selection to the program, interested persons should complete the following process by May 15:

  • Submit a college admission application.
  • Submit an application to the program (separate document) with required attachments.
  • Take the Program Entrance Exam.
  • Take the VPT placement test (or submit ASSET, COMPASS, SAT or ACT scores).
  • Have transcripts of previous college courses sent to MECC.

After May 15th the first round of students will be selected.  Selection will be based on previous college coursework, entrance exam score, and college placement reading scores.  Should openings still be available, persons who apply or meet requirements after May 15, or score lower than the cut score on the reading exam will be considered.

Physical Requirements

This program requires extensive walking, stooping, bending, pushing, pulling, climbing stairs, and lifting.  Lifting and carrying requirements:  at least 125 pounds; Motor coordination is necessary because over uneven terrain, the patients’, EMTs’, and other workers’ well-being must not be jeopardized.  Further, extensive use of sight, hearing, and speaking is required.  An EMS provider is faced with many physical and psychological challenges.  Please refer to the Virginia Office of Emergency Medical Services web site for a more detailed functional job description – www.vdh.virginia.gov/oems/training.

Academic Requirements

Any student receiving a grade of less than “C” in any of the required program courses will be placed on programmatic academic probation.  That course shall be remediated once, with a written contract drafted containing the requirements of the remediation.  Remediated courses must be completed with a final grade of “C” or better.  Dismissal from the program shall result if the student does not meet the requirements of the contract.

Clinical and Behavioral Requirements

Selected and supervised student clinical experience is required by the program and will be accomplished at selected, regional health care facilities.  The student is responsible for transportation to these facilities, as well as to any scheduled field trips or combined program classes.  Program preceptors will observe and evaluate the student’s suitability for the profession.  If the student does not exhibit those documented behaviors required of the EMS professional, the student may be asked to withdraw from the program.

Other Requirements

In addition to basic college costs such as tuition and fees, this program requires expenditures for uniforms, books, liability insurance, CPR certification, immunizations and physical, testing fees, certification courses and some medical equipment items.  Students are also responsible for their own transportation to clinical sites.

Applicants accepted to the program are required to submit a health certificate signed by a licensed physician or nurse practitioner and should include documentation of measles, seasonal flu, mumps, Rubella (MMR) and chicken pox exposure or inoculations; documentation of Hepatitis B inoculation; Tuberculosis testing; and overall general health of the applicant.

For Further Information Contact:

  • Kim Dorton, Assistant Dean
    kdorton@mecc.edu
    276.523.2400 ext. 356
  • Bill Akers, Program Director of the Southwest Virginia Paramedic Program at SVCC
  • Tommy Clements, Dean
    tclements@mecc.edu
    276.523.2400 ext. 431

Emergency Medical Technician Paramedic

Career Studies (221-146-05)

PROGRAM OF STUDY
FIRST YEAR SUMMER
Course # Course Title Credit
EMS 213 ALS Skills Development 2
SDV 100 College Success Skills 1
BIO 1451 Human Anatomy & Physiology 4
FIRST YEAR FALL
EMS 201 EMS Professional Development 3
EMS 205 Advanced Pathophysiology 4
EMS 207 Advanced Patient Assessment 3
EMS 242 ALS Clinical Internship III 1
EMS 243 ALS Field Internship III 1
FIRST YEAR SPRING
EMS 209 Adv. Pharmacology 4
EMS 211 Operations 2
EMS 244 ALS Clinical Internship IV 1
EMS 245 ALS Field Internship IV 1
Total Minimum Credits for Certificate 27

1BIO 141/ 231 and BIO 142/232 may be substitute or BIO 145 *Admission requirements for this career studies certificate include: (1) meeting eligibility requirements as stipulate by the Virginia Office of Medical Services; (2) bring currently certifies as an EMT-Intermediate; and (3) having a minimum of three years’ experience at the EMT-Intermediate level.

Program Goals

At the completion of the program the graduate will be able to demonstrate technical proficiency in all skills necessary to fulfill the role of an entry-level EMT-Paramedic. The graduate of the program will demonstrate the ability to comprehend, apply, and evaluate the clinical information relative to his role as an entry- level EMT-

Paramedic. The student will demonstrate personal behaviors consistent with professional and employer expectations for the entry-level EMT-Paramedic.

Accreditation

This program is accredited by the Virginia Office of Emergency Medical Services and is offered in conjunction with Southwest Virginia Community College and Virginia Highlands Community College.  The paramedic program is also nationally accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of Allied Health Educational Programs (CAAHEP).

Occupational Objectives

Occupational opportunities for EMT-Paramedics include employment by fire and rescue service providers industry, ambulance and transportation services, as well as service in volunteer agencies.

Admission Requirements

Admission to the program will be governed by the requirements for general admission to the College and the Commonwealth of Virginia Office of Emergency Medical Services.  Individuals who have a felony conviction may not be eligible to take the certification exam.

Applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Be at least 18 years of age by the beginning of the program pursuant to

Section 12VAC5-30-270A.1. of the Rules and Regulations of the Board of

Health governing Emergency Medical Services.

  • Be a high school graduate or have satisfactorily completed the GED.
  • Have a current and valid certificate evidencing Emergency Medical Technician-Intermediate certification in Virginia pursuant to Section 12VAC5-30-290 of the Rules and Regulations of the Board of Health governing Emergency Medical Services.
  • Possess and maintain current CPR certification.
  • Completion of an accepted anatomy and physiology course.
  • Completion of all required developmental coursework.

Selection Process

To be eligible for selection to the program, interested persons should complete the following process by May 15:

  • Submit a college admission application.
  • Submit an application to the program (separate document) with required attachments.
  • Take the Program Entrance Exam.
  • Take the VPT placement test (or submit ASSET, COMPASS, SAT or ACT scores).
  • Have transcripts of previous college courses sent to MECC.

After May 15th the first round of students will be selected.  Selection will be based on previous college coursework, entrance exam score, and college placement reading scores.  Should openings still be available, persons who apply or meet requirements after May 15, or score lower than the cut score on the reading exam will be considered.

Physical Requirements

This program requires extensive walking, stooping, bending, pushing, pulling, climbing stairs, and lifting.  Lifting and carrying requirements:  at least 125 pounds; Motor coordination is necessary because over uneven terrain, the patients’, EMTs’, and other workers’ well-being must not be jeopardized.  Further, extensive use of sight, hearing, and speaking is required.  An EMS provider is faced with many physical and psychological challenges.  Please refer to the Virginia Office of Emergency Medical Services web site for a more detailed functional job description – www.vdh.virginia.gov/oems/training.

Academic Requirements

Any student receiving a grade of less than “C” in any of the required program courses will be placed on programmatic academic probation.  That course shall be remediated once, with a written contract drafted containing the requirements of the remediation.  Remediated courses must be completed with a final grade of “C” or better.  Dismissal from the program shall result if the student does not meet the requirements of the contract.

Clinical and Behavioral Requirements

Selected and supervised student clinical experience is required by the program and will be accomplished at selected, regional health care facilities.  The student is responsible for transportation to these facilities, as well as to any scheduled field trips or combined program classes.  Program preceptors will observe and evaluate the student’s suitability for the profession.  If the student does not exhibit those documented behaviors required of the EMS professional, the student may be asked to withdraw from the program.

Other Requirements

In addition to basic college costs such as tuition and fees, this program requires expenditures for uniforms, books, liability insurance, CPR certification, immunizations and physical, testing fees, certification courses and some medical equipment items.  Students are also responsible for their own transportation to clinical sites.

Applicants accepted to the program are required to submit a health certificate signed by a licensed physician or nurse practitioner and should include documentation of measles, seasonal flu, mumps, Rubella (MMR) and chicken pox exposure or inoculations; documentation of Hepatitis B inoculation; Tuberculosis testing; and overall general health of the applicant.

For Further Information Contact:      

  • Kim Dorton, Assistant Dean
    kdorton@mecc.edu
    276.523.2400 ext. 356
  • Bill Akers, Program Director of the Southwest Virginia Paramedic Program at SVCC
  • Tommy Clements, Dean
    tclements@mecc.edu
    276.523.2400 ext. 431

Energy Technology – HVAC Emphasis

Career Studies (221-820-06)

PROGRAM OF STUDY
FIRST YEAR
Course # Course Title Credit
MTH 103 Applied Technical Mathematics I 3
SDV 100 College Success Skills 1
AIR 205 Hydronics and Zoning 4
AIR 281 Energy Management I 3
AIR 282 Energy Management II 2
ELE 140 Basic Electricity  & Machinery 4
ENE 105 Solar Thermal Active and Passive Technology 4
ENE 2301 Geothermal Applications 4
Total Minimum Credits for Certificate 25

1Prerequisite ELE 140 or equivalent

For Further Information Contact:

Energy Technology — Electrical Emphasis

Career Studies (221-820-05)

PROGRAM OF STUDY
FIRST YEAR
Course # Course Title Credit
MTH 103 Applied Technical Mathematics I 3
SDV 100 College Success Skills 1
AIR 281 Energy Management I 3
ELE 140 Basic Electricity & Machinery 4
ELE 156 Electrical Control Systems 3
ELE 239 Programmable Controllers 3
ENE 1101 Solar Power- Photovoltaic1 4
ENE 131 National Electrical Code I 4
Total Minimum Credits for Certificate 24

1Prerequisite ELE 140 or equivalent

For Further Information Contact:

Funeral Services Assistant

Career Studies (221-155-02)

PROGRAM OF STUDY
FIRST YEAR FALL
Course # Course Title Credit
ACC 211 Principles of Accounting I 3
HIM 1111 Medical Terminology I 3
ENG 111 College Composition 3
FNS 1212 Anatomy for Funeral Service I 3
SDV 100 College Success Skills 1
FIRST YEAR SPRING
CHM 1103 General Chemistry I 3
REL 2314 Religions of the World I 3
PSY 116 Psychology of Death and Dying 3
SOC 200 Principles of Sociology 3
CST 1005 Principles of Public Speaking 3
Total Minimum Credits for Certificate 22

1HIM112, HIM113, HIM114, HLT143, or HLT 144 is accepted as a substitute for HIM 111; 2BIO 141, BIO 231, NAS 161 or NAS 171 may be substituted for FNS 121;3101 or 111 may be substituted for CHM 110. 4REL 230 or REL 232 may be substituted for REL 231. 5CST 105 may be substituted for CST 100. In addition to the above courses, JTCC’s degree curriculum requires an ITE elective. Pre-funeral service students are advised to take ITE 119. 

For Further Information Contact:

Geographical Information Systems

Career Studies (221-719-71)

PROGRAM OF STUDY
FIRST YEAR
Course # Course Title Credit
GIS 200 Geographical Information Systems I 4
GIS 201 Geographical Information Systems II 4
GIS 205 GIS 3- Dimensional Analysis 4
GIS 210 Understanding Geographical Data 4
Total Minimum Credits for Certificate 16

 

For Further Information Contact:

Health Sciences

Career Studies (221-190-01)

This program is for individuals interested in a health care career and will enable students to acquire an academic foundation to continue their education in one of many health programs. Students are strongly encouraged to consult their academic advisor for specific program requirements and preferred course substitutions.

PROGRAM OF STUDY
FIRST YEAR FALL
Course # Course Title Credit
BIO 1411 Human Anatomy & Physiology I 4
ENG 111 College Composition I 3
PSY 2312 Life Span Human Development I 3
SDV 1003 College Success Skills 1
    Elective4 3
FIRST YEAR SPRING
BIO 142 Human Anatomy & Physiology II 4
PSY 2322 Life Span Human Development II 3
    Humanities Elective 3
    Elective4 3
Total Minimum Credits for Certificate 27

1Students preparing for admission to PRACTICAL NURSING or RESPIRATORY THERAPY, please see your advisor before enrolling in an anatomy course. 2Please see your advisor. Other social science electives may be substituted in some programs. 3SDV 104, 108, or 109 may be substituted for SDV 100. 4Please see your advisor for assistance in selecting the most beneficial electives for the health program you are preparing to enter. 5Please see your advisor for a list of acceptable humanities electives for the health program you are preparing to enter.

For Further Information Contact:

Kim Dorton, Assistant Dean
kdorton@mecc.edu
276.523.2400 ext. 356

Tommy Clements, Dean
tclements@mecc.edu
276.523.2400 ext. 431

Help Desk Support

Career Studies (221-299-09)

PROGRAM OF STUDY
FIRST YEAR FALL
Course # Course Title Credit
ITE 140 Spreadsheet Software 3
ITN 110 Client Operating System 3
ITN 115 or 171 Windows Server or Unix I 3
ITE 150 Desktop Database Software 3
FIRST YEAR SPRING
ITN 101 Introduction to Network Concepts 3
BUS 106 Security Awareness for Managers 3
ITN 107 Personal Computer Hardware & Troubleshooting 3
ITE or ITN 182 or 195 User Support/Help Desk Principles or MCDST Certification Prep 3
Total Minimum Credits for Certificate 24

 

For Further Information Contact:

Fred Coeburn
fcoeburn@mecc.edu
276.523.2400 ext. 285

Fran Doyle, Assistant Dean
fdoyle@mecc.edu
276.523.2400 ext. 313

Information Technology Readiness

Career Studies (221-299-08)

PROGRAM OF STUDY
FIRST YEAR
Course # Course Title Credit
AST 101 Keyboarding I 3
AST 132 Word Processing I 1
AST 133 Word Processing II 1
ITE 119 Information Literacy 3
SDV 100 College Success Skills 1
SDV 107 Career Education 3
ENG 100 Basic Occupational Communication 3
BUS 121 Business Mathematics I 3
ITD 110 Web Page Design I 3
ITE 298 Seminar & Project 3
Total Minimum Credits for Certificate 24

 

For Further Information Contact:

Law Enforcement Management and Supervision

Career Studies (221-463-89)

PROGRAM OF STUDY
FIRST YEAR
Course # Course Title Credit
ADJ 111 Law Enforcement Org. & Administration I 3
ADJ 112 Law Enforcement Org. & Administration II 3
ADJ 133 Ethics and the Criminal Justice Professional 3
ADJ 198 Seminar and Project in Law Enforcement 4
ADJ 227 Constitutional Law for Justice Personnel 3
Total Minimum Credits for Certificate 16

 

For Further Information Contact:

 

Machinery Maintenance

Career Studies (221-985-52)

PROGRAM OF STUDY
FIRST YEAR
Course # Course Title Credit
ELE 156 Electrical Control Systems 3
ELE 239 Programmable Controllers 3
MEC 205 Piping and Auxillary Systems 3
IND 137 Team Concepts and Problem Solving 3
IND 125 Installation and Preventative Maintenance 3
MEC 266 Fluid Mechanics 3
WEL 100 Fundamentals of Welding 3
Total Minimum Credits for Certificate 21

 

For Further Information Contact:

Medical Receptionist & Transcriptionist

Career Studies (221-286-01)

MEDICAL RECEPTIONIST & TRANSCRIPTIONIST
Career Studies (221-286-01)


FIRST YEAR FALL

Course #

Course Title

Credit

AST

107

Editing/Proofreading Skills

3

AST

215

Medical Keyboarding

3

HIM

111

Medical Terminology

3

HIM

130

Healthcare Information Systems

3

SDV

100

College Success Skills

1

FIRST YEAR SPRING

AST

271

Medical Office Procedures

3

HIM

112

Medical Terminology II

3

HIM

230

Information Systems & Technology in Healthcare

3

AST

240

Machine Transcription

3

AST

108

Telephone Techniques

1

MKT

170

Customer Service

1

Total Minimum Credits for Certificate

27

 

For Further Information Contact:

Medical Records Technician

Career Studies (221-285-73)

MEDICAL RECORDS TECHNICIAN
Career Studies (221-285-73)


FIRST YEAR FALL

Course #

Course Title

Credit

HIM

113

Medical Terminology & Disease Processes I

3

HIM

130

Healthcare Information Systems

3

HIM

150

Health Records Management

3

SDV

100

College Success Skills

1

   

AST or HIM Elective

3


FIRST YEAR SPRING

HIM

226

Legal Aspects of Health Record Documentation

2

HIM

230

Information Systems & Technology in Healthcare

3

 

HIM

233

Electronic Health Records Management

3

   

AST or HIM Electives

6

Total Minimum Credits for Certificate

27

For Further Information Contact:

Nursing Assistant

Career Studies (221-157-06)

PROGRAM OF STUDY
FIRST YEAR FALL
Course # Course Title Credit
SDV 100 College Success Skills 1
HLT 1051 CPR 1
HCT 101 Health Care Technician I 3
HCT 102 Health Care Technician II 4
HCT 115 Medication Administration Training 3
FIRST YEAR SPRING
HLT 145 Ethic for Healthcare Personnel 2
ITE 119 Information Literacy 3
EMS 153 Basic ECG Recognition 2
HLT 195 Topics in EKG Technician 2
Total Minimum Credits for Certificate 21

1HLT 119, HLT 100, EMS 100, EMS 111 or EMS 101 may be substituted for HLT 105. 2ITE 100 or HIM 130 may be substituted for ITE 119

For Further Information Contact:

 

Old Time Music

Career Studies (221-529-30)

PROGRAM OF STUDY
FIRST YEAR
Course # Course Title Credit
SDV 107 Career Education 1
HUM 195 Intro to Appalachian Studies 3
MUS 133 Recording System Services I 3
MUS 290 Internship in Recording 3
MUS 150 Old Time String Band 3
TRV 240 Festival Management 3
    Two 3 Credit Instrument Classes1 6
    Electives2 6
Total Minimum Credits for Certificate 28

1 Choices are: MUS 168, MUS 169, MUS 170, MUS 171

2 HUM, MUS, ENG 278, ENG 281

For Further Information Contact:

Sue Ella Boatright-Wells, Dean
sboatright@mecc.edu
276.523.2400 ext. 489

Pharmacy Technician

Career Studies (221-190-07)

PROGRAM OF STUDY
FIRST YEAR FALL
Course # Course Title Credit
HIM 111 Medical Terminology I 3
HLT 145 Ethics for Healthcare Personnel 2
HLT 261 Basic Pharmacy I 3
HLT 262 Basic Pharmacy II 3
SDV 100 College Success Skills I 1
FIRST YEAR SPRING
HIM 112 Medical Terminology II 3
HLT 1051 CPR 1
HLT 121 Introduction to Drug Use and Abuse 3
ITE 1192 Information Literacy 3
MTH 126 Math for Allied Health 2
Total Minimum Credits for Certificate 24

1 HLT 119, HLT 100, EMS 100, EMS 111, or EMS 101 may be substituted for HLT 105. 2ITE 100, 115, or HIM 130 may be substituted for ITE 119

For Further Information Contact:

Phlebotomy

Career Studies (221-151-02)

PROGRAM OF STUDY
FIRST YEAR FALL
Course # Course Title Credit
HIM 1111 Medical Terminology I 3
HLT 100 First Aid & CPR 3
HLT 145 Ethics/Healthcare Personnel 2
MDL 1051 Phlebotomy 3
SDV 100 College Success Skills I 1
FIRST YEAR SPRING
ENG 1113 College Composition I 3
HIM 112 Medical Terminology II 3
ITE 1194 Information Literacy 3
MDL 1061 Clinical Phlebotomy 4
Total Minimum Credits for Certificate 25

1It is recommended that HIM 111 and 112 and HLT 145 be completed prior to enrollment in MDL 105. However, enrollment in MDL 105 may be allowed if the student is concurrently enrolled in HIM 111 and HLT 145; and enrollment in MDL 106 may be allowed if both MDL 105, HIM 111 and HLT 145 have been successfully completed, and the student is concurrently enrolled in HIM 112. This requirement may be waived for students who hold a current medical certification such as R.N., L.P.N., E.M.T., or R.R.T. Check with a program advisor for clarification.2HLT 119 or EMS 101 may be substituted for HLT 100.3ENG 115 may be substituted for ENG 111. 4ITE 100, 115, or HIM 130 may be substituted for ITE 119.

Program Requirements

Students are admitted to the phlebotomy program utilizing a selective admissions process.  The deadline to apply for admission to the summer cohort is April 15th, the deadline to apply for admission to the fall cohort is July 15th.  Please see the Program Application Information listed below to apply for admission. Phlebotomy students must complete the following prior to enrolling in MDL 106:

  • Proof & record of three Hepatitis B vaccinations OR proof of immunity by titer.
  • Proof & record of two MMR vaccines OR proof of immunity by titer.
  • Proof & record of negative TB test (two-step).
  • Proof & record of seasonal flu shot.
  • Proof & record of two varicella vaccinations OR proof of immunity by titer.
  • Proof & record of DTP (diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis) vaccinations.
  • Copy of BLS for Healthcare Provider (CPR) certification card, back and front.
  • Passing of criminal and sexual background checks and drug screen.

 

Program Application Information

 

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Real Estate

Career Studies (221-273-01)

REAL ESTATE
Career Studies (221-273-01)


FIRST YEAR FALL

Course #

Course Title

Credit

ITE

119

Information Literacy

3

MKT

100

Principles of Marketing

3

GIS

200

Geographical Information Systems

4

REA

217

Real Estate Finance

3

FIRST YEAR SPRING

REA

1001

Principles of Real Estate

4

LGL

115

Real Estate Law

3

MKT

284

Social Media Marketing

3

AST

150

Desktop Publishing

1

AST

155

Introduction to Desktop Information Management

1

AST

160

Learning the Internet for Business

1

Total Minimum Credits for Certificate

26

1This course is required for the licensing examination for the Real Estate Sales License.

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Small Business Management

Career Studies (221-212-24)

PROGRAM OF STUDY
FIRST YEAR FALL
Course # Course Title Credit
ACC 111 Accounting I 3
BUS 100 Intro to Business 3
BUS 205 Human Resource Management 3
MKT 100 Principles of Marketing 3
MKT 170 Customer Service 1
FIRST YEAR SPRING
ACC 124 Payroll Accounting 3
BUS 165 Small Business Management 3
ITE 119 Information Literacy 3
MKT 284 Social Media Marketing 3
Total Minimum Credits for Certificate 25

For Further Information Contact:

Fran Doyle, Assistant Dean
fdoyle@mecc.edu
276.523.2400 ext. 313

Software Development I

Career Studies (221-299-01)

PROGRAM OF STUDY
FIRST YEAR
Course # Course Title Credit
ITD 110 Web Page Design I 3
ITN 171 Unix I 3
ITP 100 Software Design 3
ITP 120 Java Programming I 3
ITP 132 C++ Programming I 3
ITP 193 Studies in PHP/MYSQL 3
Total Minimum Credits for Certificate 18

 

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Software Development II

Career Studies (221-299-02)

PROGRAM OF STUDY
FIRST YEAR
Course # Course Title Credit
ITP 140 Client Side Scripting 3
ITP 214 Windows Mobile Development 3
ITP 220 Java Programming II 3
ITP 232 C++Programming II 3
ITP 251 Systems Analysis & Design 3
ITP 298 Project Integration 3
Total Minimum Credits for Certificate 18

 

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Wastewater Plant Operator

Career Studies (221-828-68)

PROGRAM OF STUDY
FIRST YEAR
Course # Course Title Credit
ENV 108 Environmental Microbiology 3
ENV 110 Introduction to Water/ Wastewater Technology 3
ENV 149 Wastewater Treatment Plant Operation 3
ENV 211 Sanitary Biology & Chemistry 3
CIV 240 Fluid Mechanical Hydraulics 3
CIV 246 Water Resources Technology 3
ENV 227 Environmental Law 3
ENV 290 Coordinated Internship in Wastewater Plant Operator 4
Total Minimum Credits for Certificate 25

Note: This program is intended for apprentices in wastewater plants. See faculty advisor for additional information.

For Further Information Contact:

Dr. Chuks Ogbonnaya
cogbonnaya@mecc.edu
276.523.2400 ext. 276

Rosa Cooke
rcooke@mecc.edu
276.523.2400 ext. 364

Tommy Clements, Dean
tclements@mecc.edu
276.523.2400 ext. 431

Water Plant Operator

Career Studies (221-828-67)

PROGRAM OF STUDY
FIRST YEAR
Course # Course Title Credit
ENV 108 Environmental Microbiology 3
ENV 110 Introduction to Water/ Wastewater Technology 3
ENV 115 Water Purification 3
ENV 211 Sanitary Biology & Chemistry 3
CIV 240 Fluid Mechanical Hydraulics 3
CIV 246 Water Resources Technology 3
ENV 227 Environmental Law 3
ENV 290 Coordinated Internship in Wastewater Plant Operator 4
Total Minimum Credits for Certificate 25

Note: This program is intended for apprentices in water plants. See faculty advisor for additional information.

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Welding Operator

Career Studies (221-995-01)

PROGRAM OF STUDY
FIRST YEAR FALL
Course # Course Title Credit
WEL 110 Welding Processes 3
WEL 115 Arc and Gas Welding 3
WEL 100 Fundamentals of Welding 3
WEL 123 Arc Welding I 3
FIRST YEAR SPRING
WEL 124 Arc Welding II 3
WEL 141 Welder Qualification Tests 3
WEL 130 Inert Gas Welding 3
WEL 198 Seminar and Project 3
Total Minimum Credits for Certificate 24

 

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