Municipal Clerk

Business Division
Upon successful completion of the Municipal Clerk Certificate, the student will be prepared for careers as a City Clerk, support staff in the office of the city clerk, or other similar public administration positions. The duties of a Municipal Clerk requires knowledge of public relations, organizational behavior, management, public administration, legislative procedures, meeting preparation and keeping of official minutes, elections planning and procedures, processing of annexations and vacations, license and permit processing, projects and capital improvements approvals, contracts and deeds processing, and records management. This program provides training in all of these areas.

Total Units Required 38
Recommended Sequence:
First Semester Units
BUS 1A Principles of Accounting 5
BUS 17A Beginning Business Communication 3
BUS 31 Introduction to Management 3
CS 11 Fundamentals of Computer Science 3

Second Semester
BUS 33 Introduction to Public Administration 3

BUS 30 Supervision and Human Relations 3
BUS 36 Human Resource Management 3

ENG 1A Written Communication 3

Third Semester
BUS 37 Human Behavior in Organizations 3
BUS 34 Introduction to Municipal Clerkship 3
BIM 43 Records Management in Public Agencies 3
ENG 1D Critical Composition 3

Group I (Electives)
BUS 17B Advanced Business Communication 3
POLSC 1 American Government and Institutions 3

Natural Resources Management
Applied Science & Technology Division
Upon successful completion of the Natural Resource Management Certificate, the student demonstrates skills, knowledge, and training for entry-level positions with private and public employers. The student demonstrates his or her ability in problem solving, verbal and written communication as well as ability to understand the basics of our natural resource management systems.

Total Units Required 40
Recommended Sequence:
First Semester Units
NR 2 Conservation and Natural Resources 3
NR 10 Introduction to Water Resources 3
PLANT 10/10L Introduction to Plant Science 4

Second Semester
NR 11 Introduction to Fresh Water Organisms 3
AGBUS 13 Agriculture & Natural Resources Mathematics 3
ELECTIVE See Group I below (NR) 3

Third Semester
NR 6 Introduction to Wildlife Management 4
NR 8A Introduction to Watershed Management 4
ELECTIVE See Group I below (NR) 3

Forth Semester
NR 8B Applied Watershed Management 3
PLANT 14 Soil Science 4
ELECTIVE See Group I below (NR) 3

Group I (Electives)
(Minimum 9 units from the following)
NR 1 Introduction to Forestry 3
NR 7 Introduction to Urban Wildlife Management 3
NR 68 Introduction to Aquaculture 4
NR 50H Special Studies 1-2
NR 69V Internship 1-4
NR 94V Work Experience 1-4
PLANT 12 Economic Entomology 3
OH 34 Plant Propagation 3