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April Information Sessions

Posted: March 19, 2012 — This is a unique opportunity to learn about FM’s programs while gaining insight into careers within that field of study.

During the month of April we will be highlighting five different academic programs at FM. This is a great opportunity for prospective students and parents to meet our faculty and learn more about specific programs at FM. In conjunction with the academic discussion we have also invited professionals currently working the field to discuss possible career paths. Listed below are the degree and certificate programs for each Information Session. Please RSVP for the sessions you would like to attend by submitting the form below.

April 3rd at 6:00 pm, Room – C-108 ~ Human Services presented by Dr. Marlene Guiffre, Associate Professor, Social Science and Deb Skivington, Family Counseling Center

Human Service A.A.S.

This program is designed to prepare students for the helping profession. The program is appropriate for students who are preparing for future careers as human services workers. The program combines academic course work with human service field experience. This approach prepares students to move directly into employment upon graduation.

Human Services A.A.

This program parallels the first two years of four-year programs in Human Services/Social Work. This enables graduates of the program to transfer at the junior level to some institutions and continue their studies, leading to a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Human Services, or related areas. Human Services/Social Work professionals find employment with various types of social agencies including child protection agencies, senior citizen centers, agencies serving handicapped persons, family counseling centers, hospitals, schools and probation departments.

Human Services Certificate

This program is designed for students who want to acquire an academic foundation, along with the skills and perspective needed for working in a human services agency, but are not seeking a two-year degree.

April 10th at 6:00 pm, Room C-008 ~ Nursing and Radiologic Technology presented by Robert Warner, Associate Professor, Director of Nursing, Cynthia Close, Assistant Professor, Director of Health Profession, and Karlyn La Bate, Radiologic Technology Instructor

Nursing A.A.S.

The Nursing Science courses assist students in gaining knowledge, attitudes, and skills essential to nursing practice in a variety of settings. Graduates of this program are prepared to take the NCLEX examination for licensure as a Registered Professional Nurse (R.N.). Acceptance into this program is competitive and requires the completion of prerequisite courses. Link to Nursing Applicaiton.

Radiologic Technology A. A.S.

This rigorous program of study provides the student with the essential qualifications for obtaining an Associate’s degree in Radiologic Technology. Graduates will be eligible to take the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists examination for certification and New York State Licensure. Radiologic technologists work in hospitals, clinics, private imaging centers and medical physician offices. Acceptance into this program is competitive and requires the completion of prerequisites courses.  Link to Radiologic Technology Application.

April 19th at 6:00 pm, Room C-019 ~ Multimedia Technology presented by Robert Renda Jr., Assistant Professor, Multimedia Technology

Multimedia Technology A.A.S.

Multimedia is the blending of text, image and sound into a product that is designed to instruct, entertain, or inform. Multimedia works are evident as CD-ROM, laser disc, Internet, virtual reality, and software products. The multimedia program is designed to instruct students about how to use the technology that is required to create multimedia works.

Multimedia Technology Certificate

The multimedia certificate trains the student in the fundamentals of producing multimedia works.

April 24th at 6:00 pm, Room C-108 ~ Criminal Justice presented by Paul Giudilli, Associate Professor, Criminal Justice, and John Armstrong, Instructor, Criminal Justice

Criminal Justice A.A.S.

This program is designed to prepare students for careers with federal, state, county, and local enforcement organizations. The courses are concerned with fulfilling the educational needs of students and aiding them in becoming efficient and knowledgeable criminal justice personnel.

Criminal Justice A.S.

This program provides a broad foundation for careers in any part of the criminal justice system. It is designed to be used as a stepping stone for a Bachelor’s degree.

April 26th at 6:00 pm, Room-L-015 ~ Early Childhood Education presented by Sheryl Seppa, Professor.

Early Childhood Education (A.A.S.)

This program is designed for students who plan to seek employment as teacher-caregivers at institutions and agencies serving young children.  In addition to providing for the student’s intellectual and personal development, the course work in this program provides a broad understanding of the psychological, emotional, intellectual, and developmental needs of children and the skills necessary for meeting those needs. Graduates may find employment opportunities with various types of institutions and agencies serving young children – Child Care Centers, Nursery Schools, Pre-Kindergarten Programs, Head Start, Day Camps, Recreational Centers, and Social Service Agencies.

Liberal Arts and Sciences – Early Childhood Education (A.A.)

Liberal Arts and Sciences – Childhood Education (A.A.)

Liberal Arts and Sciences – Adolescence Education

These programs are designed to provide the basic curriculum elements and a professional component to prepare students for transfer into teacher certification programs at SUNY four-year institutions.  These programs directly comply with the SUNY transfer templates for articulation.  The students must select a concentration area and work with an academic advisor to ensure concentration course sequencing and adherence with SUNY templates.

Teaching Assistant (Certificate)

This program is designed to prepare students to work as Teaching Assistants and to provide them with a core of college-level courses that may be applied to an Associate’s degree. The program fulfills the college credit hour requirement for a New York State Level III Teaching Assistant Certificate.

To Register for one or more of the information sessions simply complete the registration form.

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If you experience problems with this form please call the FM Admissions office at 518-736-FMCC (3622) Ext. 8301.

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