Career/Technical Programs

Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.)

The Associate of Applied Science degree is awarded to students who complete the requirements of a specific career or professional program outlined in this catalog. These programs may contain no fewer than 66 and no more than 76 semester hours. Of the total hours in a program, a representative percentage must be courses chosen to ensure  competency in reading, writing, oral communication, computer applications and fundamental mathematics and to satisfy CVCC core requirements. The remaining hours must be taken in the specific area of concentration and may include related courses and electives. This area of concentration must include 15 semester hours of coursework, with appropriate prerequisites, above the level of elementary courses. In addition, coursework in the area of concentration must follow an orderly, identifiable sequence.

Certificate Programs

Certificate programs, consisting of college courses primarily in the major area of concentration, are designed for individuals already employed who desire to acquire new skills  and for individuals who desire to obtain an employable skill in the least possible time.  Students should consult the course descriptions in this catalog to determine course prerequisites.

Standard certificate programs are comprised of at least 30 credit-hours but not more than 60 credit-hours. Short-term certificate programs, which are highly specific to a particular job and may be completed in one or two semesters, total at least 9 credit-hours but not more than 29 credit-hours.

Applied Technology

Chattahoochee Valley Community College offers several programs of study that prepare students for high wage, high demand jobs. Students can earn certificates and/or an Associate of Applied Science degree.

Applied Technology program options include Automotive Manufacturing, Air Conditioning and Registration (HVAC), Industrial Maintenance, and Welding.

Automotive Technology Degree Map  Degree Map
A.A.S. – Automotive Manufacturing Degree Plan
Certificate – Automotive Manufacturing Degree Plan
Short Certificate – Automotive Manufacturing Degree Plan
 Heating and Air Conditioning
A.A.S. – Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVAC) Degree Plan
Certificate – Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVAC) Degree Plan
Short Certificate – Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVAC) Degree Plan
 Industrial Maintenance
A.A.S. – Industrial Maintenance Degree Plan
Certificate – Industrial Maintenance Degree Plan
Short Certificate – Industrial Maintenance Degree Plan
Welding
A.A.S. – Welding Degree Plan
Certificate – Welding Degree Plan
Short Certificate – Welding Degree Plan
        Short Certificate – Welding- WDT GMAW
        Short Certificate – Welding – WDT SMAW

Business and Computer Information Technology

The business program of study provides students with options to earn certificates or an Associate in Applied Science Degree for direct job entry or university transfer opportunity to earn a Bachelor’s Degree.

The computer information technology program of study provides students with an opportunity to learn and develop skills in a world of gadgets, smartphones, cyber defense, and other related areas involving the use of technology.

Business  Degree Map  Degree Map
A.A.S. – Business Degree Plan 4 Semesters 5 Semesters
A.A.S. – Business: Accounting Degree Plan
Short Certificate – Basic Accounting Degree Plan 2 Semesters 3 Semesters
A.A.S. – Banking and Finance Degree Plan
A.A.S. – Management and Supervision Degree Plan
A.A.S. – Small Business Management Degree Plan
 A.A.S. – Administrative Technology Degree Plan
Short Certificate – Administrative Technology Degree Plan
A.A.S. – Legal Administrative Technology Degree Plan 4 Semesters
A.A.S. – Medical Administrative Technolgy Degree Plan 4 Semesters 5 Semesters
Computer Science
A.A.S. – Cyber Defense Degree Plan 4 Semesters  5 Semesters
A.A.S. – Information Technology Degree Plan 4 Semesters  5 Semesters
Short Certificate – Networking Technology Degree Plan

Health Sciences

The nursing program of study prepares students to earn the healthcare profession. Students can earn stackable credentials include a nursing assistant certificate, practical nursing certificate and/or Associate of Applied Science degree in Nursing.

The medical assisting program prepares students to perform administrative and clinical tasks to assist the physician in many areas of the medical practices. Students can earn a certificate(s) and/or an Associate of Applied Science degree.

CNA  Degree Map
Nursing Assistant Degree Plan
Medical Assisting
A.A.S. – Medical Assisting Degree Plan  5 Semesters
Short Certificate – Medical Assisting Degree Plan
Short Certificate – Medical Assisting: Phlebotomy Degree Plan
Nursing
A.A.S. – Nursing (ADN) Degree Plan
A.A.S. – Nursing: Mobility (ADN) Degree Plan
Certificate – Practical Nursing (PN) Degree Plan

 Public Safety

Chattahoochee Valley Community College offers several programs of study that prepare students for high wage, high demand jobs. Students can earn certificates and/or an Associate of Applied Science degree.

The public safety program of study provides education and training in three areas: criminal justice, emergency medical services, and fire science. Students can earn certificates or an Associate of Applied Science degree.

Criminal Justice  Degree Map  Degree Map
A.A.S. – Criminal Justice Degree Plan
Certificate – Criminal Justice Degree Plan
EMS
Short Certificate – Advanced EMT Degree Plan
Short Certificate – EMT Degree Plan
Fire Science
A.A.S. – Fire Science Degree Plan
Short Certificate – Fire Science Degree Plan

 VCM

The visual communications program prepares students for careers in graphics and design for print media, multimedia and other applications of commercial art.

The multimedia option concentrates on creative and technical processes involved in print-media production (publishing and advertising for example) as well as multimedia production for the world Wide Web and other Internet, presentation and digital multimedia applications.

Visual Communications  Degree Map  Degree Map
A.A.S. – Multimedia Graphic Design Degree Plan 4 Semesters  5 Semesters
Short Certificate – Multimedia Graphic Design Degree Plan
A.A.S. – Simulation and Modeling Degree Plan
Short Certificate – Simulation and Modeling Degree Plan

Contact:
Clint LangleyProgram Director: Applied Technology
clint.langley@cv.edu
334-214-4851
Beth MullinChair: Business & Computer
beth.mullin@cv.edu
334-291-4975
Resa LordChair: Health Sciences
resa.lord@cv.edu
334-214-4818
Shelly HoltProgram Director: MAT
shelly.holt@cv.edu
334-214-4814
Kenneth HarrisonProgram Director: Public Safety
kenneth.harrison@cv.edu
334-291-4963