A significant portion of the student population served by Wytheville Community College is comprised of part-time evening students. Many of these individuals need and desire post-secondary continuing education programs of study that are of less than conventional one- or two-year duration. Such students have specific occupational, industrial, and/or professional goals that can best be realized through short-term programs.
The options included within the Career Studies program represent a variety of career and academic pursuits. Each may be viewed as a mini-curriculum which is part of a broader range of educational possibilities within a given career field.
Admission to the Career Studies Certificate program is based upon the general requirements for admission to the college.
|Course Number||Course Title||Lect. Hrs.||Lab Hrs.||Course Cr.|
Students who possess Keyboarding skills may petition for advanced placement with Credit by Examination.
|AST 107||Editing/Proofreading Skills||3||0||3|
|AST 141||Word Processing I||3||0||3|
|AST 205||Business Communications||3||0||3|
|AST 234||Records and Database Management||3||0||3|
|AST 236||Specialized Software Applications||3||0||3|
|Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester||18||0||18|