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

A.The program is designed to take 4 semesters to complete.

The percent of graduates from this program that are finished in this time frame 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 those 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 Educations 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 # of Students completing course * # of students successful and moved on to written exam # of student pursing certification ** # of graduates that passed NREMT on 1st attempt # of graduates that passed NREMT on further attempts # of graduates that are NREMT Paramedics # 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 are individuals that met the financial obligations to the school AND the curricula requirements.**
“# of students actively pursuing certification” – These are individuals that have attempted the examination up to 3 times, made an attempt within 2 months of the skill examination date, or since webpage update.

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

 

Computer Support Specialist (ASSC)

 

The Computer Support Specialist certificate offers instruction on computer hardware, Microsoft computer applications,operating systems, networking and basic computer science knowledge. Requires Comp TIA A +exam (test 220-801) as part of COSC 130

REQUIRED COURSES

Number Title Hours
COSC 111 Intro to Computer Science 3
COSC 130 Microcomputer Maintainence & Repair 3
COSC 131 Basic System Operations & Applications 3
COSC 226 Network+ 3
COSC 245 Windows Operating System 3
  Total Semester Hours 15

Evaluation Sheets

2016-2017

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

Degree and Certificate Programs

Degree and Certificate Programs

Advanced Skill Set Certificates

Certificate of Applied Science

 

Associate of Science Degree Programs

Associate of Applied Science

 

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The Business Office has mailed out bills for the first summer term, but financial aid has not been applied yet. Students will receive an additional letter from the Financial Aid Office. If you’re paying for your classes yourself, you can take advantage of the 50/50 payment plan. Pay 50% of your balance by May 12, 2016, and pay the remainder of your balance mid-way through the semester.