Alphabetical Listing of Programs

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Accounting - The Accounting curriculum is designed to provide students with the knowledge and the skills necessary for employment and growth in the accounting profession. Using the “language of business,” accountants assemble and analyze, process, and communicate essential information about financial operations.

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Advertising and Graphic Design - The Advertising and Graphic Design curriculum is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary for employment in the graphic design profession. The program emphasizes design, advertising, illustration and digital and multimedia preparation of printed and electronic promotional materials.
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Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Technology - The Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Technology curriculum provides the basic knowledge to develop skills necessary to work with residential and light commercial systems.
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Architectural Technology - These curriculum are designed to prepare individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to the fields of architecture, construction, construction management, and other associated professions.
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Associate General Education Program - The General Education curriculum is designed for the student who is interested in pursuing a program of study in general education or who is not ready to choose a more specific educational program. This curriculum provides an introduction to the liberal arts (general education) and enables the student to tailor the program beyond that point to personal needs and interests. Students may apply any technical, general education or college transfer course to the degree. (Students should note, however, that they must satisfy any course prerequisites listed.) This program is not intended for students who want to transfer to a four-year university.
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Associate in Fine Arts Degree (A.F.A.) - The Associate in Fine Arts Degree (AFA) is available for student’s pursuing Bachelor degrees in the drama or music fields. This program is offered through the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement between the North Carolina Community College System and the University of North Carolina System.
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Associate in Science Degree (A.S.) - The Associate in Science degree program is designed for students who intend to pursue a Bachelor of Science degree in one of the science disciplines or a Bachelor's degree in a professional school which requires a strong background in mathematics and sciences prior to admission to the major.
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Associates in Arts (A.A.) - The Associate in Arts degree program is designed for students who intend to pursue a Bachelor of Arts degree in one of the liberal arts disciplines or a bachelor's degree in a professional school which requires a strong background in the liberal arts prior to admission to the major. Students who are uncertain of their academic major should also enroll in this program. Students may want to choose the Associate in Science degree.
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Automotive Systems Technology - This curriculum prepares individuals for employment as Automotive Service Technicians. Upon completion of this curriculum, students should be prepared for ASE certification and be ready for full-time employment in dealerships and repair shops in the automotive service industry.
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Aviation Electronics (Avionics) Technology - This curriculum provides individuals with the basic knowledge
and skills needed to enter the avionics career field as a technician
and prepares students for the current avionics licensing agency
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Aviation Management and Career Pilot Technology - The Aviation Management and Career Pilot Technology curriculum prepares individuals for a variety of aviation and aviation-related careers with commercial airlines, general aviation operations, the aerospace industry, the military, and state and federal aviation organizations.
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Aviation Systems Technology - This curriculum provides individuals with the basic knowledge and skills for a career as an Aviation Maintenance Technician (AMT), generally known as an Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) mechanic. Depending on the program option the student selects, the AST program prepares the student for the written, oral, and practical examinations for the FAA mechanic certificate with either or both the airframe and Powerplant ratings.
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Basic Law Enforcement Training BLET Public Service Technologies - Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) is designed to give students essential skills required for entry-level employment as law enforcement officers with state, county, municipal governments, or with private enterprise.
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Biotechnology - The Biotechnology curriculum is designed to meet the increasing demands for skilled laboratory technicians in various fields of biological and chemical technology.
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Business Administration - The Business Administration curriculum is designed to introduce students to the various aspects of the free enterprise system. Students will be provided with a fundamental knowledge of business functions, processes, and an understanding of business organizations in today’s global economy.
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Carpentry - The Carpentry curriculum is designed to train students to construct residential structures using standard building materials and hand and power tools. Carpentry skills and a general knowledge of residential construction will also be taught.
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CCPI Technical Pathway - The purpose of Career and College Promise is to offer structured opportunities for qualified high school students to dually enroll in community college courses that provide pathways that lead to a certificate, diploma, or degree as well as provide entry-level jobs skills.
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CCPI Transfer Pathway - College Transfer Pathways (CTP) requires the completion
of at least 30 semester hours of transfer courses including English
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Civil Engineering Technology - The Civil Engineering Technology curriculum centers on the application of relevant engineering theory needed by technicians to carry out planning and supervisory tasks in the construction of transportation systems, residential and commercial buildings, bridges, dams, and water and Wastewater treatment systems.
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College Transfer Programs - The Associate in Arts (A.A.), Associate in Science (A.S.), Associate in Fine Arts (A.F.A.) degrees, and the Diploma of Transfer Readiness are transfer programs which provide an opportunity for students to complete the first two years of study leading to a bachelor's degree.
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Collision Repair & Refinish Technology - “Auto Body is now Collision Repair & Refinishing Technology” curriculum provides training in the use of equipment and materials of the auto body repair trade. The student studies the construction of the automobile body and techniques for auto body repairing, and refinishing.
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Computer Information Technology - The Computer Information Technology curriculum is designed to prepare graduates for employment with organizations that use computers to process, manage, and communicate information. This is a flexible curriculum that can be customized to meet community information systems needs.
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Computer Programming - The Computer Programming curriculum prepares individuals for employment as computer programmers and related positions through study and applications in computer concepts, logic, programming procedures, languages, generators, operating systems, networking, data management, and business operations.
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Computer Technology Integration - The Computer Technology Integration (CTI) curriculum prepares graduates for employment as designers, testers, support technicians, administrators, developers, or programmers with organizations that use computers to design, process, manage, and communicate information, depending on the technical path selected within this curriculum.
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Computer-Integrated Machining - The Computer-Integrated Machining curriculum prepares students with the analytical, creative, and innovative skills necessary to take a production idea from an initial concept through design, development and production, resulting in a finished product.
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Construction Management Technology - This curriculum is designed to prepare individuals for careers in the construction management field. Such positions may include project manager, superintendent, estimator, or foreman.

This program is located on the Greensboro Campus in the Technical Education Center at 3505 E. Wendover Avenue.
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Cosmetology - The Cosmetology curriculum is designed to provide competency based knowledge, scientific/artistic principles and hands-on fundamentals associated with the cosmetology industry. The curriculum provides a simulated salon environment which enables students to develop manipulative skills.
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Criminal Justice Technology - This curriculum is designed to provide practical knowledge of criminal justice systems and operations. Study will focus on local, state and federal law enforcement, judicial processes, corrections and security services. The criminal justice system's role within society will be explored.

Emphasis is on criminal justice systems, criminology, juvenile justice, criminal and constitutional law, investigative principles, ethics and community relations. Additional study may include issues and concepts of government, counseling, communications, computers and technology.
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Culinary Arts - The Culinary Technology curriculum provides specific training required to prepare students to assume positions as trained culinary professionals in a variety of food service settings including full service restaurants, hotels, resorts, clubs, catering operations, contract food service and health care facilities.
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Cyber Crime Technology - This curriculum will prepare students to enter the field of computer crime investigations and private security. Students completing this curriculum will be capable of investigating computer crimes, properly seize and recover computer evidence and aid in the prosecution of cyber criminals.
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Dental Assisting - The Dental Assisting curriculum prepares individuals to assist the dentist in the delivery of dental treatment and to function as integral members of the dental team while performing chair-side and related office and laboratory procedures.
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Dental Hygiene - The Dental Hygiene curriculum prepares individuals with the knowledge and skills to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate dental hygiene care for the individual and the community.
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Early Childhood Education - The Early Childhood Education curriculum prepares individuals to work with children from infancy through middle childhood in diverse learning environments. Students will combine learned theories with practice in actual settings with young children under the supervision of qualified teachers.
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Electrical Systems Technology - The Electrical/Electronics Technology curriculum is designed to provide training for persons interested in the installation and maintenance of electrical/electronic systems found in residential, commercial and industrial facilities.
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Electronics Engineering Technology - The Electronics Engineering Technology curriculum prepares individuals to become technicians who design, build, install, test, troubleshoot, repair, and modify developmental and production electronic components, equipment, and systems such as industrial/computer controls, manufacturing systems, communications systems, and power electronic systems.

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Emergency Management - The Emergency Management curriculum is designed to provide students with a foundation of technical and professional knowledge needed for emergency services delivery in local and state government agencies. Study involves both management and technical aspects of law enforcement, fire protection, emergency medical services, and emergency planning.
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Emergency Medical Science - The Emergency Medical Science curriculum is designed to prepare graduates to enter the workforce as paramedics. Graduates earn an Associate in Applied Science degree.
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Entertainment Technology - This curriculum prepares individuals for entry-level employment in entertainment, particularly in the fields of sound and lighting. Instruction provides training not only in these technical aspects, but also prepares students to manage careers in this contract-to-contract type of work.
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Fire Protection Technology - The Fire Protection Technology curriculum is designed to provide individuals with the technical and professional knowledge necessary to make decisions regarding fire protection for both public and private sectors. It also provides a sound foundation for continuous higher learning in fire protection, administration and management.
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General Occupational Technology - The General Occupational Technology curriculum provides individuals with an opportunity to upgrade their skills and to earn an associate degree by taking courses suited for individual occupational interests and/or needs.
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Geomatics Technology - These curriculums are designed to prepare students through the study and application of principles from mathematics, natural sciences, and technology and applied processes based on these subjects.
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Global Logistics Technology - The Global Logistics Technology curriculum prepares individuals for a multitude of career opportunities in distribution, transportation, and manufacturing organizations. Classroom instruction, field of study experiences, and practical laboratory applications of logistics management and global technology capabilities are included in the program of study.
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Healthcare Management Technology - The Healthcare Management Technology curriculum is designed to prepare students for employment in healthcare business and financial operations. Students will gain a comprehensive understanding of the application of management principles to the healthcare environment.
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Heavy Equipment and Transport Technology - This curriculum is designed to prepare individuals in developing the basic knowledge and skills needed for employment in diesel powered medium and heavy-duty vehicles.
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Hospitality Management - The Hospitality Management curriculum prepares students to understand and apply the administrative and practical skills needed for supervisory and managerial positions in hotels, motels, resorts, inns, restaurants, institutions, and clubs.
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Human Services Technology - The Human Services Technology curriculum prepares students for entry-level positions in institutions and agencies, which provide social, community, and educational services. Along with core courses, students take general education courses, which prepare them for eventual specialization in specific human service areas.
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Industrial Systems Technology - The Industrial Systems Technology curriculum is designed to prepare individuals to safely service, maintain, repair, or install equipment. Instruction includes theory and skill training needed for inspecting, testing, troubleshooting, and diagnosing industrial equipment and physical facilities.
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Information Systems Security - Information Systems Security covers a broad expanse of technology concepts. This curriculum provides individuals with the skills required to implement effective and comprehensive information security controls.
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Manufacturing Technology - The Manufacturing Technology Curriculum provides an introduction to the principles and practices of manufacturing in today’s global marketplace. The student will be exposed to valuable high-tech concepts applicable in a variety of industries such as plastics, metals, furniture, textiles, and electronics.
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Mechanical Engineering Technology - The Mechanical Engineering Technology curriculum prepares graduates for employment as technicians in the diversified mechanical and manufacturing engineering fields. Mechanical Engineering technicians assist in design, development, testing, process design and improvement, and troubleshooting and repair of engineered systems. Emphasis is placed on the integration of theory and hands-on application of engineering principles.
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Mechatronics Engineering Technology - This curriculum is designed to prepare individuals for jobs requiring electrical, mechanical, and computer skills necessary to work on computer controlled electro-mechanical systems with embedded electronics, sensors and actuators, found in manufacturing environments.

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Medical Assisting Technology - The Medical Assisting curriculum prepares multi-skilled health care professionals qualified to perform administrative, clinical, and laboratory procedures.
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Medical Office Administration - This curriculum prepares individuals for employment in medical and other health-care related offices. Course work will include medical terminology; information systems; office management; medical coding, billing and insurance; legal and ethical issues; and formatting and word processing. Students will learn administrative and support functions and develop skills applicable in medical environments.
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Networking Technology - The Networking Technology curriculum prepares individuals for employment supporting network infrastructure environments. Students will learn how to use technologies to provide reliable transmission and delivery of data, voice, image, and video communications in business, industry, and education.
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Nursing - Nursing curriculum provides knowledge, skills, and strategies to integrate safety and quality into nursing care, to practice in a dynamic environment, and to meet individual needs which impact health, quality of life, and achievement of potential.

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Nursing - Practical Nursing - The Practical Nursing curriculum prepares individuals with the knowledge and skills to provide nursing care to children and adults.
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Office Administration - The Office Administration curriculum prepares individuals for positions in administrative support careers. It equips office professionals to respond to the demands of a dynamic computerized workplace.
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Paralegal Technology - The Paralegal Technology curriculum prepares individuals to work under the supervision of attorneys in performing routine legal tasks and assisting with substantive legal work. A paralegal/legal assistant may not practice law, give legal advice, or represent clients in a court of law.
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Pharmacy Technology - The Pharmacy Technology program prepares individuals to assist the pharmacist in duties that a technician can legally perform and to function within the boundaries prescribed by the pharmacist and the employment agency.
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Physical Therapist Assistant - The Physical Therapist Assistant curriculum prepares graduates to work in direct patient care settings under the direction and supervision of physical therapists. Assistants work to improve or restore function by alleviation or prevention of physical impairment and perform other essential activities in a physical therapy department.
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Radiography - The Radiography curriculum prepares the graduate to be a radiographer, a skilled health care professional who uses radiation to produce images of the human body.
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Simulation and Game Development - The Simulation and Game Development curriculum provides a broad background in simulation and game development with practical applications in creative arts, visual arts, audio/video technology, creative writing, modeling, design, programming and management.
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Surgical Technology - The Surgical Technology curriculum prepares individuals to assist in the care of the surgical patient in the operating room and to function as a member of the surgical team.
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Telecommunications and Network Engineering Technology - These curriculums are designed to prepare students through the study and application of principles from mathematics, natural sciences, and technology and applied processes based on these subjects.
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Turfgrass Management Technology - The Turfgrass Management Technology curriculum is designed to provide skills necessary to perform duties related to management of golf courses, sports fields, lawn care, irrigation design, and sod production.

This program is located on the Greensboro Campus in the Technical Education Center at 3505 E. Wendover Avenue.
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Web Technologies - The Web Technologies curriculum prepares graduates for careers in the information technology arena using computers and distributed computing to disseminate and collect information via the web.
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Welding Technology - The Welding Technology curriculum provides students with a sound understanding of the science, technology and applications essential for successful employment in the welding and metal industry. Instruction includes consumable and non-consumable electrode welding and cutting processes. Courses in math, blueprint reading, metallurgy, welding inspection, and destructive and non-destructive testing provide the student with industry-standard skills developed through classroom training and practical application.