Allied Health Preparation, Pre-Funeral Services
Career Studies Certificate (C.S.C.)
Provides basic general education and prerequisite courses for students seeking to enroll in the A.A.S. degree program in funeral services. Completion of the career studies certificate does not guarantee admission into the JTCC Funeral Services Program. Students should refer to the admission requirements for the A.A.S. degree in Funeral Services listed in the programs of study section.
Admission Requirements and Special Conditions
A high school diploma (or equivalent) and satisfactory scores on college placement tests (or equivalent) in English and mathematics are required. If students have deficiencies in English and/or mathematics, JTCC offers developmental courses to prepare students for the curriculum.
|1st Semester||Credits||Standard Course Options|
|CHM 110 Survey of Chemistry||3||CHM 101, CHM 111|
|CST 110 Introduction to Communication||3||CST 100, CST 115|
|ENG 111 College Composition I||3|
|SDV 100 College Success Skills||1|
|2nd Semester||Credits||Standard Course Options|
|ACC 211 Principles of Accounting||3|
|FNS 121 Anatomy for Funeral Service I||3||BIO 141, BIO 142, NAS 161, NAS 162|
|HLT 143 Medical Terminology I||3|
|PSY 116 Psychology of Death and Dying||3|
|3rd Semester||Credits||Standard Course Options|
|SOC 200 Principles of Sociology||3|
|Total Credits For Program||29|
Notes and Additional Curriculum Options
Students may seek admission to the funeral services A.A.S. degree program when they have successfully completed all required developmental courses and ACC 211, CHM 110, FNS 121 and SDV 100 with grades of “C” or better.
For additional information on this program, please contact the Division of Health Sciences: 804-768-6611 (Chester).