John Tyler Community CollegeJohn Tyler Community College

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Allied Health Preparation, Pre-Funeral Services CSC

Career Studies Certificate (CSC)

C Career & technical education programs for job training Career & technical education programs for job training = Career & technical education programs for job training, guided by Advisory Committees


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.

Program Requirements and Special Conditions

Students must meet JTCC admission requirements. Students must also complete placement tests (or equivalent) in English, and scores will be used for appropriate course placement. If students have deficiencies in English, JTCC offers developmental and prerequisite courses to prepare students for the curriculum. New students should visit the Advising Center and returning students their faculty advisor for more information.

Printable Advising Sheet

Required Courses CR. Pre-requisite Courses Approved Course Substitutions
SDV Elective 1    
ENG 111 College Composition I 3 See Placement Test Scores  
CHM 110 Survey of Chemistry 3    
FNS 110 Introduction to Funeral Services 2    
HLT 143 Medical Terminology I 3   HIM 111; HLT 230
ACC 211 Principles of Accounting 3    
ITE credit 1    
CST 110 Introduction to Communication 3   CST 100, CST 115
FNS 121 Anatomy for Funeral Service I 3   BIO 145
PSY 116 Psychology of Death and Dying 3    
Total Minimum Credits to Complete 25    

2016-2017 College Catalog & Student Handbook

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Division of Mathematics, Natural and Health Sciences

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Midlothian: 804-594-1500

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