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Imperial Valley College Programs


210000 -- Public and Protective Services
Instructional programs in the theories and techniques of the formulation, implementation and evaluation of public policies and services, including public safety occupations. Includes developing and improving competencies in the management and operation of government agencies.

Degrees

Human Services
Human Relations

Theory and practice in providing human and social services to individuals and communities. Preparation for work in public and private human services organizations.
Units needed for degree: 24 units

Alcohol and Controlled Substances
Alcohol and Drug Studies

Prepares individuals with an integrated theoretical and practical experience to develop skills necessary to work in the field of alcohol/drug abuse, as well as with families or employers of chemically dependent persons.
Units needed for degree: 36 units

Administration of Justice
Administration of Justice

Theories, principles, and techniques of law enforcement agencies, juvenile justice, and corrections.
Units needed for degree: 24 units

Corrections
Correctional Science

Theories, principles and techniques of providing services to the incarcerated.
Units needed for degree: 24 units

Fire Technology
Fire Technology

Principles and techniques of preventing, controlling and extinguishing fires, including firefighter operations, maintenance of fire fighting equipment, fire rescue procedures, and applicable laws and regulations.
Units needed for degree: 29.5 units



Certificates:

Human Services
Human Relations

Theory and practice in providing human and social services to individuals and communities. Preparation for work in public and private human services organizations.
Units needed for certificate: 24 units

Alcohol and Controlled Substances
Alcohol and Drug Studies

Prepares individuals with an integrated theoretical and practical experience to develop skills necessary to work in the field of alcohol/drug abuse, as well as with families or employers of chemically dependent persons.
Units needed for certificate: 36 units

Administration of Justice
Administration of Justice

Theories, principles, and techniques of law enforcement agencies, juvenile justice, and corrections.
Units needed for certificate: 21 units

Corrections
Correctional Science

Theories, principles and techniques of providing services to the incarcerated.
Units needed for certificate: 24 units

Fire Technology
Fire Technology

Principles and techniques of preventing, controlling and extinguishing fires, including firefighter operations, maintenance of fire fighting equipment, fire rescue procedures, and applicable laws and regulations.
Units needed for certificate: 26.5 units

Fire Academy
Firefighter I

Studies specific to local and state training requirements for employment and post-employment advancement.
Units needed for certificate: 26.5 units