General Studies AS

The Associate of Science Degree in General Studies is offered as a two-year degree program designed to meet the needs of a variety of students including those who enter New River Community and Technical College without a specific major in mind, those who wish to take the courses necessary to transfer with junior status, or those who plan to attend college for only two years at the present but intend to pursue a four-year degree at a later date.  For further information contact Lucie Refsland at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 304-647-6578 or Nancy Wemm at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 304-883-2439.


REQUIRED COURSES

General Education

Total Degree Hours: 60

First Semester

Number

Title

Hrs

ENGL 101

Composition

3

MATH 101

General Math (or higher)

3

 

Social Science/ History Course

3

 

Science and LAB Course

4

 

General Elective

3

 

Total Semester Hours

16

 

Second Semester

Number

Title

Hrs

ENGL 102

Research

3

 

Social Science/ History Course

3

 

Science and LAB Course

4

 

General Elective

3

 HLTH 100 Basic Health     1
 

Total Semester Hours

14

*Choose from statistics, computer programming, or software application courses.

Third Semester

Number

Title

Hrs

 

Literature Course

3

 

Social Science/ History Course

3

SPCH 208

Fundementals Of Speech

3

 

General Electives (200-level or above)

6

 

Total Semester Hours

15

 

Fourth Semester

Number

Title

Hrs

  Humanities/Fine Arts Elective

3

 

Social Science/ History Course

3

 

General Electives (200-level or above)

9

 

Total Semester Hours

15

Evaluation Sheet

2016-2017

2015-2016

2014-2015

2013-2014

2012-2013

 

 

 

 

Criminal Justice: Law Enforcement AS

 

The Associate of Science Degree in Criminal Justice is designed to prepare New River Community and Technical College students for introductory-level careers in the field of criminal justice. There are 3 different concentrations: Corrections, Law Enforcement, and Forensic Investigations.  For further information, contact Gerald Hough at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 304-883-2434.

 

REQUIRED COURSES

Law Enforcement

Total Degree Hours: 66

First Semester

Number

Title

Hrs

CRMJ 151

Intro to Criminal Justice

3

MATH 101

General Mathematics

3

ENGL 101

Composition

3

SOCI 210/PSYC 103

Principles of Sociology/General Psychology

3

 

 

 

Restricted Core D Elective: choose from

3

BUSN 130

MS Word & PowerPoint

 

BUSN 230

Desktop Publishing & Presentations

 

BUSN 245/255

MS Excel/Access or Any COSC Course

 
 

Total Semester Hours

15

*Choose from computer programming or software application courses.

 

Second Semester

Number

Title

Hrs

CRMJ 163

Criminal Law

3

CRMJ 208

Criminology

3

Restricted Elective: choose from

3

HIST 105

American History

 

HIST 106

American History

 

POSC 200

American Government and Economy

 

Restricted Elective: choose from

3

PSYC 238

Social Psychology

 

PSYC 240

Theories of Personality

 

SOCI 223

Social Deviance

 
 

Total Semester Hours

15

  


Third Semester

Number

Title

Hrs

CRMJ 163

Criminal Law

3

CRMJ 170

Police and Community Relations

3

CRMJ 221 American Correctional Systems

3

CRMJ 215

Criminal Investigation

3

POSC 218

State and Local Government

2

 

Total Semester Hours

15

 

Fourth Semester

Number

Title

Hrs

CRMJ 232

Criminal Justice Writing and Communication

3

CRMJ 252

Subst. Abuse/Crim. Justice Sys

3

CRMJ 280

Police Organization and Admin

3

HLTH 201

Safety and First Aid

2

PHSC 101

Physical Science Survey

3

PHSC 103L

Physical Science Survey Lab

1

 

Total Semester Hours

15

*This course may be replaced with restricted electives

approved by the Criminal Justice faculty.

 

Evaluation Sheet

2016-2017

2015-2016

2014-2015

2013-2014

2012-2013

 

 

 

 

 

Criminal Justice: Corrections

The Associate of Science Degree in Criminal Justice is designed to prepare New River Community and Technical College students for introductory-level careers in the field of criminal justice. There are 3 different concentrations: Corrections, Law Enforcement, and Forensic Investigations.  For further information, contact Gerald Hough at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 304-883-2434.

 

REQUIRED COURSES

Corrections

Total Degree Hours: 60

First Semester

Number

Title

Hrs

CRMJ 151

Intro to Criminal Justice

3

PSYC 103 or SOCI 210

General Psychology or Principles of Sociology

3

ENGL 101

Composition

3

MATH 101

General Mathematics

3

   

 

Restricted Elective: choose from

3

BUSN 130

Microsoft Word & PowerPoint or

 

BUSN 230

Desktop Publishing & Presentations

 

BUSN 245/255 or Any COSC

Microsoft Excel/Microsoft Access/Any COSC course

 
 

Total Semester Hours

15

 

Second Semester

Number

Title

Hrs

CRMJ 163

Criminal Law

3

CRMJ 208

Criminology

3

     
     

Restricted  Elective: choose from

3

HIST 105/106/POSC 200

American History/American History/American Government and Economy

 3

PSYC 238/240

Social Psychology or Theories of Personality

 3
SOCI 223

Social Deviance

3

 

Total Semester Hours

15

 


Third Semester

Number

Title

Hrs

CRMJ 164

Criminal Procedures and Evidence

3

CRMJ 210

Correctional Management

3

CRMJ 221

American Correctional Systems

3

SOCI 224

Marriage and Family Relations

3

POSC 218

State and Local Government

 3

 

Total Semester Hours

15

 

Fourth Semester

Number

Title

Hrs

CRMJ 232

Criminal Justice Writing/Communications

3

CRMJ 292

Juvenile Delinquency

3

CRMJ 252

Substance Abuse and the Criminal Justice System

3

PHSC 101

Physical Science Survey

 3

PHSC 103L

Physical Science Survey Lab

 1

HLTH 201

Safety and First Aid

 2
 

Total Semester Hours

15

Evaluation Sheet

2016-2017

2015-2016

2014-2015

2013-2014

2012-2013

 

 

Criminal Justice: Forensic Investigations AS

The Associate of Science Degree in Criminal Justice is designed to prepare New River Community and Technical College students for introductory-level careers in the field of criminal justice. There are 3 different concentrations: Corrections, Law Enforcement, and Forensic Investigations.  For further information, contact Gerald Hough at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 304-883-2434.

 

REQUIRED COURSES

Forensic Investigations

Total Degree Hours: 62

First Semester

Number

Title

Hrs

CRMJ 151

Intro to Criminal Justice

3

PSYC 103 or SOCI 210

General Psychology or Principles of Sociology

3

ENGL 101

Composition

3

MATH 109

Algebra

3

     

Restricted Elective: choose from

3

BUSN 130

Microsoft Word & PowerPoint or

 

BUSN 230

Desktop Publishing & Presentations

 

BUSN 245/255 or Any COSC

Microsoft Excel/Microsoft Access/Any COSC course

 
 

Total Semester Hours

15

Second Semester

Number

Title

Hrs

CRMJ 163

Criminal Law

3

CRMJ 208

Criminology

3

     
     

Restricted Elective: choose from

3

HIST 105/106/POSC 200

American History/American History/American Government and Economy

 

PSYC 238/240

Social Psychology or Theories of Personality

 
SOCI 223

Social Deviance

3

PHSC 101

Physical Science Survey

3

PHSC 103L

Physical Science Survey Lab

1

 

Total Semester Hours

16

 


Third Semester

Number

Title

Hrs

CRMJ 164

Criminal Procedures and Evidence

3

CRMJ 221

American Correctional Systems

3

MATH 210

Elementary Statistics

3

CHEM 101

General Chemistry

3

CHEM 103L

General Chemistry Lab

1
 POSC 218

State and Local Government

3

 

Total Semester Hours

16

 

Fourth Semester

Number

Title

Hrs

CRMJ 232

Criminal Justice Writing/Communications

3

CRMJ 155

Introduction to Forensic Investigations

3

SOCI 295

Research Methods in the Social Sciences

3

CHEM 102

General Chemistry II

3

CHEM 104L

General Chemistry Lab

1

HLTH 201

Safety and First Aid

2
 

Total Semester Hours

15

Evaluation Sheet

2016-2017

2015-2016

2014-2015

2013-2014

2012-2013

 

 

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.  For further information, contact Tricia Hoover at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 304-929-6702.

 

REQUIRED COURSES

Total Degree Hours: 60

 

First Semester

Number

Title

Hrs

MATH 109

Algebra

3

COSC 111

Intro to Computer Science

3

ENGL 101

Composition

3

COSC 130

Microcomputer Maint & Repair

3

COSC 130L

Microcomputer Maintenance &

1

   

3

 

Total Semester Hours

16

 

Second Semester

Number

Title

Hrs

ENGL 102

Research

3

COSC 131

Basic Operating Systems

3

COSC 131L

Basic Operating Systems Lab

1

COMM 208

Fundamentals of Public Speaking

3

 COSC 245

Windows Operating Systems

3

 

Total Semester Hours

13

 

Third Semester

Number

Title

Hrs

COSC 224

Web Programming

3

COSC 226

Network+

3

Restricted Elective

Any COSC or BUSN 245

3

Restricted Elective

Any COSC

3

Social Science Elective

ECON, GEOG, HIST, POSC, PSYC, SOCI

3

 

 

 

Total Semester Hours

15

 

 

 

Fourth Semester

Number

Title

Hrs

COSC 237

Network Security

3

COSC 255

Server+

3

Restricted Elective

Any COSC class

3

         Restricted Elective

3

Any COSC, BUSN , MGMT Or ACCT    

Science elective

(BIOL,CHEM, PHSC,PHYS)

4

 

Total Semester Hours

16

Evaluation Sheet

2016-2017

2015-2016

2014-2015

2013-2014

2012-2013

 

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