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Frequently Asked Questions

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Q.  How long will it take me to complete this program?

A.  The program is designed to be completed in 4 semesters.  The percent of graduates that finish in this
      time are:

      2013-2014        100%

Q.  What are the chances of getting a job when I graduate?

A.  The job placement rate for students who complete the program is by year:

     2013-2014         100%

Q.  What is the success rate of graduates that complete the NREMT exam?

A.   Success rates from the National Certifying exam for eligible graduates are based as follows:

      2013-2014 Course Graduates-

                Cohort:      Mercer County Campus         TBA        50%

                Cohort:      Nicholas County Campus       TBA        86%

                Cohort:      Greenbrier County Campus   TBA      100%    

                Cohort:      Raleigh County Campus         TBA        75%

Q.  Are the EMS Education programs accredited by a national accrediting body?

A.  Yes, the EMS Education program at New River Community and Technical College is accredited by the
     Committee on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Professions by recommendation of the
     Committee on Accreditation of EMS Education Programs.

 

Graduation Completion Rates:

Graduate Year Cohort Number of Students completing course * Number of Students successful and moved on to written exam Number of Students pursing certification ** Number of Graduates that passed NREMT on 1st attempt Number of Graduates that passed NREMT on further attempts Number of Graduates that are NREMT Paramedics Number of Graduates employed in the Emergency Medical Services Field
2014 Mercer County Campus 6 6 3 2 N/A 88% 100%
2014 Nicholas County Campus 9 7 7 6 N/A 88% 100%
2014 Raleigh County Campus 6 6 3 3 N/A 88% 100%
2014 Greenbrier Valley County Campus 4 4 4 4 N/A 88% 100%
2015 December 2015 Graduate rates currently in Progress. Results TBA

Definition for Graduate Completion Rates Chart
* “# of students completing course” – These individuals met the financial obligations to the school AND the curricula requirements.

** “# of students actively pursuing certification” – These individuals attempted the examination up to 3 times, made an attempt within 2 months of the skill examination date, or since webpage update.

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Computer Science: Information Technolgy AS

 


The Associate of Science Degree in Computer Science: Information Technology will prepare students for careers in the computer industry. Three Industry Recognized CompTIA Certifications are embedded in this program: A+, Network+ and Server+. This program is designed to provide well rounded Information Technology skills as well as industry certifications.

 

REQUIRED COURSES

Total Degree Hours: 61

 

First Semester

Number

Title

Hrs

COSC 101

Microsoft Office Applications

3

COSC 111

Intro to Computer Science

3

ENGL 101

Composition

3

COSC 130

Microcomputer Maint & Repair

3

COSC 245

Windows Operating Systems

3

 

Total Semester Hours

15

 

Second Semester

Number

Title

Hrs

ENGL 102

Research

3

COSC 131

Basic Operating Systems

3

COSC 246

Server Config & Admin

3

SPCH 208

Fundamentals of Speech

3

MATH 109

College Algebra

3

 

Total Semester Hours

15

 

Third Semester

Number

Title

Hrs

COSC 224

Web Programming

3

COSC 210 Visual Basic     3

BUSN 255

Microsoft Access

    3 

COSC 226

Network+

3

Gen Study

Social Science elective

3

(ECON, GEOG, HIST, POSC, PSYC, SOCI)

 

 

Total Semester Hours

15

 

 

 

Fourth Semester

Number

Title

Hrs

COSC 237

Network Security

3

Restricted Elective

Any COSC class or BUSN 245

3

Gen Study          Humanities elective: (FINA,HUMN,MUSC,THEA)

3

COSC 248 Managing Server Net Environ  3

Gen Study          Science elective

(BIOL,CHEM,(except CHEM 100), PHSC,PHYS)

4

 

Total Semester Hours

16

Evaluation Sheet

2016-2017

2015-2016

2014-2015

2013-2014

2012-2013

 

Phlebotomy Technician ASSC

The Phlebotomy Technician program provides short-term job skills training to participants to provide area medical facilities with potential employees who have the training necessary for entry-level positions as phlebotomy technicians and thus meet local employer needs. Students must successfully complete the national phlebotomy exam to receive the technical certificate.

REQUIRED COURSES

Number

Title

Hours

BIOL 105

Intro to Anatomy & Physiology

3

BIOL 106L

Intro To Anatomy & Physiology LAB

1

COSC 101

Microsoft Office Applications

3

MAST 105

Medical Terminology

3

MDST 120

Principles of Phlebotomy

3

MDST 121L

Principles of Phlebotomy Lab

1

 

Total Semester Hours

14

 

Evaluation Sheet

2015-2016

2014-2015

2013-2014

2012-2013

 

 

 

 

 

IT Foundations (CAS)

The IT Foundations Certificate of Applied Science will prepare students for entry level careers in the computer industry. The industry recognized certification exams for the CompTIA A+ exam are embedded in this program

REQUIRED COURSES

 

Number Title Hours
COSC 224 Web Programming 3
COSC 111 Intro to Computer Science 3
ENGL 101 Composition 3
COSC 130 Microcomputer Maintenance & Repair 3
COSC 245 Windows Operating System 3
  First Semester Hours 15

 

Number Title Hours
COSC 101 or BUSN 245 Microsoft Office Applications or Excell 3
COSC 131 Basic Systems Operations 3
COSC 255 Server+ 3
COSC 210 Visual Basic 3
MATH 109 College Algebra 3
  First Semester Hours 15

 

Evaluation Sheets

2016-2017

2015-2016

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