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SVCC Catalog/Handbook 2017-2018

86 Southside Virginia

86 Southside Virginia Community College ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE (Christanna and John H. Daniel Campuses) Award: Certificate Length: Thirty-four to thirty-five credit hour program Purpose: The Certificate of Administration of Justice is designed to train individuals for work in police and correctional facilities and for other jobs related to the administration of justice. This training is planned for both individuals preparing for criminal justice jobs and to supplement special training offered by agencies. Occupational Objectives: The following occupational titles represent examples of possible employment opportunities: Correctional Officer Law Enforcement Officer Private Security Officer Loss Prevention Specialist Claims Officer Public Safety Officer Program Description: This two-semester program is structured around a central core of courses that deal with the criminal justice system, criminal behavior, the law, and crisis intervention. In addition to these courses, students may also select electives in various specialized topics. Students with disabilities are eligible for admission to the program. Students are urged to consult with their faculty advisor or a counselor for assistance in planning their programs and selecting electives. Course Title Hours Lab FIRST SEMESTER SDV 100 College Success Skills 1 0 1 ENG 111 College Composition I 3 0 3 OR ENG 137 Communication Processes I ITE 115 Introduction to Computer Applications and Concepts 3 0 3 SOC EEE Social Science Elective 1 3 0 3 ADJ 100 Survey of Criminal Justice 3 0 3 ADJ 105 Juvenile Justice System 3 0 3 OR ADJ Elective Total 16 0 16 SECOND SEMESTER ENG 112 College Composition II 3 0 3 OR ENG 138 Communication Processes II OR CST 100 Principles of Public Speaking HLT/PED EEE Health or Physical Education 2 0 2 ADJ 140 Introduction to Corrections 3 0 3 ADJ 225 Courts and Administration of Justice 3 0 3 ADJ 229 Law Enforcement and the Community 3 0 3 MTH EEE General Education Math Elective 3 0 3 Total 17 0 17 Total credits .................................................................................................................................................................. 33 1 Please see page 43 for a list of acceptable social science electives.

Programs of Study 87 BUSINESS, GENERAL (Christanna and John H. Daniel Campuses) Award: Certificate Length: Thirty-five credit hour program Purpose: The certificate of general business is designed to prepare students for employment in business and to upgrade skills for individuals already employed in business professions. Occupational Objectives: The following occupational titles represent examples of possible employment opportunities: Bank Teller Retail Sales Bookkeeper Office Manager Small Business Manager Assistant Store Manager Assistant Department Head Program Description: The curriculum consists of general education courses, core business courses and electives which allow the student to concentrate in general business, small business management, or supervisory development. The program is designed to provide students with a broad, professional knowledge of business theory and practice. Southside Virginia Community College fully supports Tech Prep linkages with high schools. College programs are designed to provide a seamless transition between high school Tech Prep and college technical and engineering programs. Course Title Hours Lab FIRST SEMESTER ACC 211 Principles of Accounting I 4 0 4 BUS 100 Introduction to Business 3 0 3 ENG 137 Communication Processes I 3 0 3 OR ENG 111 College Composition I MTH 141 Business Mathematics I 3 0 3 ITE 115 Introduction to Computer Applications and Concepts 3 0 3 SDV 100 College Success skills 1 0 1 Total 17 0 17 SECOND SEMESTER ACC 212 Principles of Accounting II 4 0 4 BUS 200 Principles of Management 3 0 3 ENG 138 Communication Processes II OR ENG 112 College Composition II 3 0 3 OR CST 100 Principles of Public Speaking EEE ACC, AGR, BUS, MKT, FIN or REA Elective 5 0 5 SOC EEE Social Science Elective 1 3 0 3 Total 18 0 18 Total credits .................................................................................................................................................................. 35 1 Please see page 43 for a list of acceptable social science electives.