ERIC Number: ED213293
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: 0
Recent Additions to the General College Career Development Program Offerings.
Hixson, Bruce, Ed.
General College Newsletter, v27 n2 1980-81
Recent additions to the career development offerings at the University of Minnesota's General College are described. The aviation training program, which is described by Thomas Brothen, is designed to prepare students for licensure testing through the Federal Aviation Administration. Background information on aviation training at the University of Minnesota and course descriptions are presented. There are 15 courses in the General College flight curriculum. The fire protection certificate, which is described by Allen Johnson, can also be applied as credits toward the Associate in Arts degree in the General College and may be applied toward the Bachelor of Applied Studies and the Bachelor of General Studies degrees. The early history of the program, enrollment patterns, and course descriptions are examined. The Law Enforcement and Corrections Program, which is described by Forrest Harris, prepares students for licensure testing through the State Peace Officer's Standard and Training program. The program's history and suggested General College course offerings for law enforcement concentrations within a baccalaureate program are listed. Additionally, Open Learning for the Fire Service, which is described by David Giese, is a collection of courses designed to help firefighters become more proficient on the job and more promotable as employers. The program includes a fire administration and management option and a fire prevention technology option. The program history and specific courses are outlined. (SW)
Descriptors: Associate Degrees, Aviation Technology, Bachelors Degrees, Certification, College Programs, College Role, Course Descriptions, Education Work Relationship, Educational History, Educational Needs, Enrollment Trends, Fire Fighters, Fire Science Education, Higher Education, Law Enforcement, Police Education, Professional Training
General College, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Minnesota Univ., Minneapolis. General Coll.
Identifiers: University of Minnesota