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Accounting

Curriculum Description

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.

In addition to course work in accounting principles, theories, and practice, students will study business law, finance, management, and economics. Related skills are developed through the study of communications, computer applications, financial analysis, critical thinking skills, and ethics.

Graduates should qualify for entry-level accounting positions in many types of organizations including accounting firms, small businesses, manufacturing firms, banks, hospitals, school systems, and governmental agencies. With work experience and additional education, an individual may advance in the accounting profession.

The following represents one way in which the program of study can be completed. Students who aren’t able to follow the recommended curriculum model below should consult their academic advisor to be sure that they take courses in the best order for their success.

Associate in Applied Science

A25100
NC CIP: 52.0301
Day
POS Approved: Fall 2016

Course Course Title HOURS PER WEEK
Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ WBL Credit
Fall Semester
ACC 120 Prin of Financial Accounting 3 2 0 4
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry 3 0 0 3
Select one:
Interpersonal Psychology 3 0 0 3
  OR        
General Psychology (3) (0) (0) (3)
Select one:
Mathematical Measurement and Literacy 2 2 0 3
  OR        
Quantitative Literacy (2) (2) (0) (3)
  OR        
Statistical Methods I (3) (2) (0) (4)
   
    11 4 0 13

Spring Semester
ACC 121 Prin of Managerial Accounting 3 2 0 4
ACC 129 Individual Income Taxes 2 2 0 3
Select one:
Business Finance (2) (2) (0) (3)
  OR        
Work-Based Learning I 0 0 10 1
Select one:
Introduction to Computers REVISED 2016FA (2) (2) (0) (3)
  OR        
Basic PC Literacy 1 2 0 2
Select one:
Intro Interpersonal Com 3 0 0 3
  OR        
Public Speaking (3) (0) (0) (3)
  OR        
Prof Research & Reporting (3) (0) (0) (3)
  OR        
Oral Communication (3) (0) (0) (3)
___ ___ Humanities/Fine Arts Elective ** ** 0 3
   
    9 6 10 16

Summer Term
ACC 130 Business Income Taxes 2 2 0 3
ACC 220 Intermediate Accounting I 3 2 0 4
BUS 115 Business Law I 3 0 0 3
   
    8 4 0 10

Fall Semester
ACC 221 Intermediate Acct II 3 2 0 4
ACC 225 Cost Accounting 3 0 0 3
ACC 269 Auditing & Assurance Services 3 0 0 3
BUS 116 Business Law II 3 0 0 3
CTS 130 Spreadsheet 2 2 0 3
   
    14 4 0 16

Spring Semester
ACC 150 Accounting Software Appl 1 2 0 2
ACC 226 Advanced Managerial Accounting 3 0 0 3
ACC 250 Advanced Accounting 3 0 0 3
ACC 279 Advanced Auditing 3 0 0 3
Select one:
Prin of Microeconomics 3 0 0 3
  OR        
Prin of Macroeconomics (3) (0) (0) (3)
   
    13 2 0 14

Total Credit Hours: 69

Additional Information

Humanities/Fine Arts Electives — Select one: ART 111, ENG 131, ENG 273, HUM 110, HUM 115, HUM 220, MUS 110, PHI 215, PHI 240 or REL 110. Consult an academic advisor concerning other possible electives.

*Hours will vary depending on course selection.


Accounting

Curriculum Description

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.

In addition to course work in accounting principles, theories, and practice, students will study business law, finance, management, and economics. Related skills are developed through the study of communications, computer applications, financial analysis, critical thinking skills, and ethics.

Graduates should qualify for entry-level accounting positions in many types of organizations including accounting firms, small businesses, manufacturing firms, banks, hospitals, school systems, and governmental agencies. With work experience and additional education, an individual may advance in the accounting profession.

The following represents one way in which the program of study can be completed. Students who aren’t able to follow the recommended curriculum model below should consult their academic advisor to be sure that they take courses in the best order for their success.

Associate in Applied Science

A25100
NC CIP: 52.0301
Evening
POS Approved: Fall 2016

Course Course Title HOURS PER WEEK
Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ WBL Credit
Fall Semester
ACC 120 Prin of Financial Accounting 3 2 0 4
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry 3 0 0 3
   
    6 2 0 7

Spring Semester
ACC 121 Prin of Managerial Accounting 3 2 0 4
Select one:
Business Finance (2) (2) (0) (3)
  OR        
Work-Based Learning I 0 0 10 1
   
    3 2 10 5

Summer Term
ACC 220 Intermediate Accounting I 3 2 0 4
   
    3 2 0 4

Fall Semester
ACC 221 Intermediate Acct II 3 2 0 4
Select one:
Intro Interpersonal Com (3) (0) (0) (3)
  OR        
Public Speaking (3) (0) (0) (3)
  OR        
Prof Research & Reporting 3 0 0 3
  OR        
Oral Communication (3) (0) (0) (3)
   
    6 2 0 7

Spring Semester
ACC 129 Individual Income Taxes 2 2 0 3
Select one:
Mathematical Measurement and Literacy 2 2 0 3
  OR        
Quantitative Literacy (2) (2) (0) (3)
  OR        
Statistical Methods I (3) (2) (0) (4)
   
    4 4 0 6

Summer Term
ACC 130 Business Income Taxes 2 2 0 3
   
    2 2 0 3

Fall Semester
ACC 225 Cost Accounting 3 0 0 3
Select one:
Introduction to Computers REVISED 2016FA (2) (2) (0) (3)
  OR        
Basic PC Literacy 1 2 0 2
   
    4 2 0 5

Spring Semester
ACC 226 Advanced Managerial Accounting 3 0 0 3
BUS 115 Business Law I 3 0 0 3
   
    6 0 0 6

Summer Term
BUS 116 Business Law II 3 0 0 3
Select one:
Interpersonal Psychology 3 0 0 3
  OR        
General Psychology (3) (0) (0) (3)
   
    6 0 0 6

Fall Semester
ACC 150 Accounting Software Appl 1 2 0 2
ACC 269 Auditing & Assurance Services 3 0 0 3
   
    4 2 0 5

Spring Semester
ACC 250 Advanced Accounting 3 0 0 3
ACC 279 Advanced Auditing 3 0 0 3
   
    6 0 0 6

Summer Term
Select one:
Prin of Microeconomics 3 0 0 3
  OR        
Prin of Macroeconomics (3) (0) (0) (3)
   
    3 0 0 3

Fall Semester
CTS 130 Spreadsheet 2 2 0 3
___ ___ Humanities/Fine Arts Elective ** ** 0 3
   
    2 2 0 6

Total Credit Hours: 69

Additional Information

Humanities/Fine Arts Electives — Select one: ART 111, ENG 131, ENG 273, HUM 110, HUM 115, HUM 220, MUS 110, PHI 215, PHI 240 or REL 110. Consult an academic advisor concerning other possible electives.

*Hours will vary depending on course selection.

 


Accounting

Curriculum Description

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.

In addition to course work in accounting principles, theories, and practice, students will study business law, finance, management, and economics. Related skills are developed through the study of communications, computer applications, financial analysis, critical thinking skills, and ethics.

Graduates should qualify for entry-level accounting positions in many types of organizations including accounting firms, small businesses, manufacturing firms, banks, hospitals, school systems, and governmental agencies. With work experience and additional education, an individual may advance in the accounting profession.

The following represents one way in which the diploma can be completed. Students who aren’t able to follow the recommended curriculum model below should consult their academic advisor to be sure that they take courses in the best order for their success. (CTE-Y D25100P1)

Diploma

D25100
NC CIP: 52.0301
Day
POS Approved: Fall 2016

Course Course Title HOURS PER WEEK
Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ WBL Credit
Fall Semester
ACC 120 Prin of Financial Accounting 3 2 0 4
BUS 115 Business Law I 3 0 0 3
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry 3 0 0 3
Select one:
Introduction to Computers REVISED 2016FA (2) (2) (0) (3)
  OR        
Basic PC Literacy 1 2 0 2
   
    10 4 0 12

Spring Semester
ACC 121 Prin of Managerial Accounting 3 2 0 4
ACC 129 Individual Income Taxes 2 2 0 3
BUS 116 Business Law II 3 0 0 3
Select one:
Business Finance (2) (2) (0) (3)
  OR        
Work-Based Learning I 0 0 10 1
Select one:
Mathematical Measurement and Literacy 2 2 0 3
  OR        
Quantitative Literacy (2) (2) (0) (3)
  OR        
Statistical Methods I (3) (2) (0) (4)
   
    10 6 10 14

Summer Term
ACC 130 Business Income Taxes 2 2 0 3
ACC 220 Intermediate Accounting I 3 2 0 4
CTS 130 Spreadsheet 2 2 0 3
   
    7 6 0 10

Total Credit Hours: 36

Additional Information

*Hours will vary depending on course selection.

 


Accounting

Curriculum Description

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.

In addition to course work in accounting principles, theories, and practice, students will study business law, finance, management, and economics. Related skills are developed through the study of communications, computer applications, financial analysis, critical thinking skills, and ethics.

Graduates should qualify for entry-level accounting positions in many types of organizations including accounting firms, small businesses, manufacturing firms, banks, hospitals, school systems, and governmental agencies. With work experience and additional education, an individual may advance in the accounting profession.

The following represents one way in which the diploma can be completed. Students who aren’t able to follow the recommended curriculum model below should consult their academic advisor to be sure that they take courses in the best order for their success. (CTE-Y D25100P1)

Diploma

D25100
NC CIP: 52.0301
Evening
POS Approved: Fall 2016

Course Course Title HOURS PER WEEK
Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ WBL Credit
Fall Semester
ACC 120 Prin of Financial Accounting 3 2 0 4
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry 3 0 0 3
   
    6 2 0 7

Spring Semester
ACC 121 Prin of Managerial Accounting 3 2 0 4
ACC 129 Individual Income Taxes 2 2 0 3
   
    5 4 0 7

Summer Term
ACC 130 Business Income Taxes 2 2 0 3
Select one:
Business Finance (2) (2) (0) (3)
  OR        
Work-Based Learning I 0 0 10 1
   
    2 2 10 4

Fall Semester
Select one:
Introduction to Computers REVISED 2016FA (2) (2) (0) (3)
  OR        
Basic PC Literacy 1 2 0 2
Select one:
Mathematical Measurement and Literacy 2 2 0 3
  OR        
Quantitative Literacy (2) (2) (0) (3)
  OR        
Statistical Methods I (3) (2) (0) (4)
   
    3 4 0 5

Spring Semester
BUS 115 Business Law I 3 0 0 3
CTS 130 Spreadsheet 2 2 0 3
   
    5 2 0 6

Summer Term
ACC 220 Intermediate Accounting I 3 2 0 4
BUS 116 Business Law II 3 0 0 3
   
    6 2 0 7

Total Credit Hours: 36

Additional Information

*Hours will vary depending on course selection.

 


Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Technology

Curriculum Description

Architecture & Construction Technology
Career Cluster:    Architecture and Construction
Pathway:               Construction

Program Major    Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Technology

Pathway Description

The Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Technology curriculum provides the basic knowledge to develop skills necessary to work with residential and light commercial systems.

Topics include mechanical refrigeration, heating and cooling theory, electricity, controls, and safety.  The diploma program covers air conditioning, furnaces, heat pumps, tools and instruments. 

Diploma graduates should be able to assist in the start up, preventive maintenance, service, repair, and/or installation of residential and light commercial systems. 

The following represents one way in which the diploma can be completed. Students who aren’t able to follow the recommended curriculum model below should consult their academic advisor to be sure that they take courses in the best order for their success. (CTE-Y D35180P1)

Diploma

D35100 REVISED
NC CIP: 47.0201
Day
POS Approved: Fall 2016

Course Course Title HOURS PER WEEK
Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ WBL Credit
Fall Semester
AHR 110 Intro to Refrigeration 2 6 0 5
AHR 111 HVACR Electricity 2 2 0 3
AHR 112 Heating Technology 2 4 0 4
AHR 160 Refrigerant Certification 1 0 0 1
Select one:
Applied Communications I 3 0 0 3
  OR        
Writing and Inquiry (3) (0) (0) (3)
   
    10 12 0 16

Spring Semester
AHR 113 Comfort Cooling 2 4 0 4
AHR 114 Heat Pump Technology 2 4 0 4
AHR 115 Refrigeration Systems 1 3 0 2
AHR 130 HVAC Controls 2 2 0 3
Select one:
Mathematical Measurement and Literacy 2 2 0 3
  OR        
Quantitative Literacy (2) (2) (0) (3)
   
    9 15 0 16

Summer Term
AHR 151 HVAC Duct Systems I 1 3 0 2
AHR 211 Residential System Design 2 2 0 3
AHR 213 HVACR Building Code 1 2 0 2
   
    4 7 0 7

Total Credit Hours: 39


Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Technology -
Comfort Systems

Curriculum Description

Architecture & Construction Technology
Career Cluster:    Architecture and Construction
Pathway:               Construction

Program Major    Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Technology

Pathway Description

The Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Technology curriculum provides the basic knowledge to develop skills necessary to work with residential and light commercial systems.

Topics include mechanical refrigeration, heating and cooling theory, electricity, controls, and safety.  The diploma program covers air conditioning, furnaces, heat pumps, tools and instruments. 

Diploma graduates should be able to assist in the start up, preventive maintenance, service, repair, and/or installation of residential and light commercial systems. 

The following represents one way in which the certificate can be completed. Students who aren’t able to follow the recommended curriculum model below should consult their academic advisor to be sure that they take courses in the best order for their success.

Certificate

C35100CS
NC CIP: 47.0201
Evening
POS Approved: Fall 2016

Course Course Title HOURS PER WEEK
Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ WBL Credit
Fall Semester
AHR 111 HVACR Electricity 2 2 0 3
AHR 113 Comfort Cooling 2 4 0 4
AHR 160 Refrigerant Certification 1 0 0 1
   
    5 6 0 8

Spring Semester
AHR 112 Heating Technology 2 4 0 4
AHR 114 Heat Pump Technology 2 4 0 4
   
    4 8 0 8

Total Credit Hours: 16


Architectural Technology

Curriculum Description

Architecture & Construction Technology
Career Cluster:    Architecture and Construction
Pathway:               Construction

Program Major    Architectural Technology

Pathway Description

These curriculums are designed to prepare individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to the fields of architecture, construction, construction management, and other associated professions. 

Course work includes instruction in sustainable building and design, print reading, building codes, estimating, construction materials and methods, and other topics related to design and construction occupations.

Graduates of this pathway should qualify for entry-level jobs in architectural, engineering, construction and trades professions as well as positions in industry and government.

Program Major Description

A program that prepares individuals to assist architects, engineers, and construction professionals in developing plans and related documentation for residential and commercial projects in both the private and public sectors. Includes instruction in architectural drafting, computer-assisted drafting, construction materials and methods, environmental systems, codes and standards, structural principles, cost estimation, planning, graphics, and presentation.

The following represents one way in which the program of study can be completed. Students who aren’t able to follow the recommended curriculum model below should consult their academic advisor to be sure that they take courses in the best order for their success. (CTE-N)

Associate in Applied Science

A40100
NC CIP: 15.0101
Day
POS Approved: Fall 2016

Course Course Title HOURS PER WEEK
Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ WBL Credit
Fall Semester
ARC 111 Intro to Arch Technology 1 6 0 3
ARC 112 Constr Matls & Methods 3 2 0 4
ARC 250 Survey of Architecture 3 0 0 3
BPR 130 Print Reading-Construction 3 0 0 3
MAT 121 Algebra/Trigonometry I 2 2 0 3
   
    12 10 0 16

Spring Semester
ARC 113 Residential Arch Tech 1 6 0 3
ARC 114 Architectural CAD 1 3 0 2
ARC 210 Intro to Sustain Design 1 3 0 2
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry 3 0 0 3
MAT 122 Algebra/Trigonometry II 2 2 0 3
   
    8 14 0 13

Summer Term
ARC 131 Building Codes 2 2 0 3
ARC 211 Light Constr Technology 1 6 0 3
ARC 221 Architectural 3-D CAD 1 4 0 3
ARC 230 Environmental Systems 3 3 0 4
   
    7 15 0 13

Fall Semester
ARC 141 Elem Structures for Arch 4 0 0 4
ARC 212 Commercial Constr Tech 1 6 0 3
ARC 231 Arch Presentations 2 4 0 4
ENG 114 Prof Research & Reporting 3 0 0 3
Select one:
Interpersonal Psychology 3 0 0 3
  OR        
General Psychology (3) (0) (0) (3)
   
    13 10 0 17

Spring Semester
ARC 132 Specifications and Contracts 2 0 0 2
ARC 213 Design Project 2 6 0 4
ARC 235 Architectural Portfolio 2 3 0 3
ARC 240 Site Planning 2 2 0 3
___ ___ Humanities/Fine Arts Elective ** ** 0 3
   
    8 11 0 15

Total Credit Hours: 74

Additional Information

Humanities/Fine Arts Electives — Select one: HUM 110, HUM 115, HUM 230, PHI 230, PHI 240, ART 111, HUM 220, MUS 110, PHI 215, REL 110

**Hours will vary depending on course selection.


Architectural Technology-Sustainable Design

Curriculum Description

Architecture & Construction Technology
Career Cluster:    Architecture and Construction
Pathway:               Construction

Program Major    Architectural Technology

Pathway Description

These curriculums are designed to prepare individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to the fields of architecture, construction, construction management, and other associated professions. 

Course work includes instruction in sustainable building and design, print reading, building codes, estimating, construction materials and methods, and other topics related to design and construction occupations.

Graduates of this pathway should qualify for entry-level jobs in architectural, engineering, construction and trades professions as well as positions in industry and government.

Program Major Description

A program that prepares individuals to assist architects, engineers, and construction professionals in developing plans and related documentation for residential and commercial projects in both the private and public sectors. Includes instruction in architectural drafting, computer-assisted drafting, construction materials and methods, environmental systems, codes and standards, structural principles, cost estimation, planning, graphics, and presentation. 

The following represents one way in which the certificate can be completed. Students who aren’t able to follow the recommended curriculum model below should consult their academic advisor to be sure that they take courses in the best order for their success. (CTE-N)

Certificate

C40100SD
NC CIP: 15.0101
Day
POS Approved: Fall 2016

Course Course Title HOURS PER WEEK
Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ WBL Credit
Fall Semester
ARC 111 Intro to Arch Technology 1 6 0 3
ARC 112 Constr Matls & Methods 3 2 0 4
   
    4 8 0 7

Spring Semester
ARC 113 Residential Arch Tech 1 6 0 3
ARC 210 Intro to Sustain Design 1 3 0 2
ARC 240 Site Planning 2 2 0 3
   
    4 11 0 8

Total Credit Hours: 15

Additional Information

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Associate Degree Nursing - Fall Entry

Curriculum Description

The Associate Degree 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.

Course work includes and builds upon the domains of healthcare, nursing practice, and the holistic individual. Content emphasizes the nurse as a member of the interdisciplinary team providing safe, individualized care while employing evidence-based practice, quality improvement, and informatics.

Graduates of this program are eligible to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN). Employment opportunities are vast within the global health care system and may include positions within acute, chronic, extended, industrial, and community health care facilities.

The following represents one way in which the program of study can be completed. Students who aren’t able to follow the recommended curriculum model below should consult their academic advisor to be sure that they take courses in the best order for their success.

Associate in Applied Science

A45110
NC CIP: 51.3801
Day
POS Approved: Fall 2016

Course Course Title HOURS PER WEEK
Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ WBL Credit
Fall Semester
BIO 168 Anatomy and Physiology I 3 3 0 4
CIS 110 Introduction to Computers REVISED 2016FA 2 2 0 3
NUR 111 Intro to Health Concepts 4 6 6 8
PSY 150 General Psychology 3 0 0 3
   
    12 11 6 18

Spring Semester
BIO 169 Anatomy and Physiology II 3 3 0 4
NUR 112 Health-Illness Concepts 3 0 6 5
NUR 212 Health System Concepts 3 0 6 5
PSY 241 Developmental Psych 3 0 0 3
   
    12 3 12 17

Summer Term
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry 3 0 0 3
NUR 113 Family Health Concepts 3 0 6 5
   
    6 0 6 8

Fall Semester
NUR 114 Holistic Health Concepts REVISED REQUISITE 2016FA 3 0 6 5
NUR 211 Health Care Concepts REVISED REQUISITE 2016FA 3 0 6 5
Select one:
Writing/Research in the Disc 3 0 0 3
  OR        
Prof Research & Reporting (3) (0) (0) (3)
   
    9 0 12 13

Spring Semester
NUR 213 Complex Health Concepts 4 3 15 10
___ ___ Humanities/Fine Arts Elective ** ** 0 3
   
    4 3 15 13

Total Credit Hours: 69

Additional Information

Humanities/Fine Arts Electives — Select one: ART 111, ART 114, ART 115, HUM 115, MUS 110, PHI 215, PHI 240. Consult an academic advisor concerning other possible electives.

Additional admissions requirements

1. Completion of high school or college credits in biology.

2. Current cardiopulmonary resuscitation certification at the healthcare provider level.

3. Completion of program orientation requirements.

4. A grade of C or better in all required related and program specific courses is mandatory for admission and progression in Associate Degree Nursing.

5. Completion of the Forsyth Tech Student Medical Form.

6. Certification as a certified nurse assistant I (CNA I).

Program Information

In addition to traditional classroom instruction, students may also receive curriculum content through a variety of delivery technologies, including the Internet. Students who do not have personal computers with Internet access may use the computers in the college nursing laboratory and the Learning Resource Center.

This program has limited enrollment. Students are chosen by scores attained on the TEAS (Test of Essential Academic Skills) and a selective admission process based upon completion of related courses (i.e. biology, English, psychology, etc.) with a grade of C or better. The Admissions Office can provide additional information on the selection process.

Readmission may be possible but requires reapplication and approval by the college.

Successful completion of NUR 214, Nursing Transition, will be required for licensed practical nurses desiring placement in the Associate Degree Nursing program.

Criminal Background Checks/Drug Screening

Clinical agencies require criminal background checks and/or drug screening for students assigned to their facility for clinical education. In addition, national and/or state registry and/or licensure boards may prohibit eligibility for registry or licensure based on criminal background records. Please refer to the Health Technologies section on www.forsythtech.edu.

Total Credit Hours: 49 for LPN to RN

**Hours vary depending on course selection


Associate Degree Nursing - RIBN

Curriculum Description

The Associate Degree 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.

Course work includes and builds upon the domains of healthcare, nursing practice, and the holistic individual. Content emphasizes the nurse as a member of the interdisciplinary team providing safe, individualized care while employing evidence-based practice, quality improvement, and informatics.

Graduates of this program are eligible to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN). Employment opportunities are vast within the global health care system and may include positions within acute, chronic, extended, industrial, and community health care facilities.

The following represents one way in which the  RIBN course requirements can be completed. Students who aren’t able to follow the recommended curriculum model below should consult the RIBN Advisor to be sure that they take courses in the best order for their success.

 

Associate in Applied Science

A45110RB
NC CIP: 51.3801
Day
POS Approved: Fall 2016

Course Course Title HOURS PER WEEK
Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ WBL Credit
Year 1 Fall Semester
BIO 168 Anatomy and Physiology I 3 3 0 4
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry 3 0 0 3
PSY 150 General Psychology 3 0 0 3
___ ___ General Education Elective * * * 3
   
    9 3 0 13

Fall Semester - WSSU
___ ___ CIS Equivalent - WSSU* * * * 3
   
    0 0 0 3

Spring Semester
BIO 169 Anatomy and Physiology II 3 3 0 4
MAT 143 Quantitative Literacy 2 2 0 3
PSY 241 Developmental Psych 3 0 0 3
Select one:
Writing/Research in the Disc (3) (0) (0) (3)
  OR        
Prof Research & Reporting 3 0 0 3
   
    11 5 0 13

Spring Semester - WSSU
___ ___ Culture Course-WSSU* * * * 3
   
    0 0 0 3

Summer Term
MAT 152 Statistical Methods I 3 2 0 4
___ ___ General Education Elective * * * 3
___ ___ Humanities/Fine Arts Elective ** ** 0 3
   
    3 2 0 10

Summer Term - WSSU
___ ___ History Course-WSSU* * * * 3
   
    0 0 0 3

Year 2 Fall Semester
NUR 111 Intro to Health Concepts 4 6 6 8
   
    4 6 6 8

Fall Semester - WSSU
___ ___ Fine Arts Course-WSSU* * * * 3
   
    0 0 0 3

Spring Semester
NUR 112 Health-Illness Concepts 3 0 6 5
NUR 212 Health System Concepts 3 0 6 5
   
    6 0 12 10

Spring Semester - WSSU
___ ___ General Education Course-WSSU* * * * 3
   
    0 0 0 3

Summer Term
NUR 113 Family Health Concepts 3 0 6 5
   
    3 0 6 5

Summer Term - WSSU
___ ___ General Education Course-WSSU* * * * 3
   
    0 0 0 3

Year 3 Fall Semester
NUR 114 Holistic Health Concepts REVISED REQUISITE 2016FA 3 0 6 5
NUR 211 Health Care Concepts REVISED REQUISITE 2016FA 3 0 6 5
   
    6 0 12 10

Fall Semester - WSSU
___ ___ Literature Course-WSSU* * * * 3
   
    0 0 0 3

Spring Semester
NUR 213 Complex Health Concepts 4 3 15 10
   
    4 3 15 10

Spring Semester - WSSU
___ ___ General Education Course-WSSU* * * * 3
   
    0 0 0 3

NCLEX Examination
___ ___ https://www.ncsbn.org/nclex.htm - - - -
   
    0 0 0 0

Summer Term
NUR 2312 Dynamics of Professional Nursing (RN-BSN Only) WSSU Only * * * 3
NUR 3303 Nursing Research-WSSU * * * 3
   
    0 0 0 6

Year 4 Fall Semester - WSSU
NUR 3312 Health Assessment - WSSU * * * 3
NUR 3318 Introduction to Pathophysiology for Nurses - WSSU * * * 3
NUR 4203 Care of the Older Adult-WSSU * * * 2
NUR 4502 Community Health Nursing-WSSU * * * 5
   
    0 0 0 13

Spring Semester - WSSU
NUR 4103 Adult Health Nursing I I - WSSU * * * 10
NUR 4304 Leadership and Management of Care - WSSU * * * 3
___ ___ NUR Elective - WSSU* * * * 3
   
    0 0 0 16

Total Credit Hours: 138

Additional Information

Humanities/Fine Arts Electives — Select one: ART 111, ART 114, ART 115HUM 115MUS 110, MUS 112, PHI 215, PHI 240.  Consult the RIBN Advisor concerning other possible electives.

RIBN: Associate in Applied Science (Forsyth Tech)

            Bachelor of Science in Nursing (WSSU)

Regionally Increasing Baccalaureate Nurses (RIBN) is a statewide initiative coordinated by the Foundation for Nursing Excellence that partners community colleges with universities in North Carolina.  These partnerships allow students to earn both an associate and baccalaureate degree in nursing over a four-year period. Forsyth Tech has partnered with Winston-Salem State University to offer this opportunity to students desiring to earn an Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) from Forsyth Tech and a Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing (BSN) from WSSU. 

The RIBN curriculum includes all coursework included in the Associate Degree Nursing program at Forsyth Tech, as well as all general education and baccalaureate nursing courses required to complete a BSN degree.  This course work includes and builds upon the domains of healthcare, nursing practice, and the holistic individual.  Content emphasizes the nurse as a member of the interdisciplinary team providing safe, individualized care while employing evidence-based practice, quality improvement, and informatics.  RIBN provides students with the 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.  

RIBN students are eligible to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN) exam to become licensed as a registered nurse (RN) in North Carolina following successful completion of the first three years of study. After passing the NCLEX-RN, RIBN students may work part-time as an RN while completing fourth-year coursework at WSSU to complete their BSN.  The BSN degree provides expanded employment and advancement opportunities for RNs and positions them to continue their education at the graduate level.

RIBN Minimum Admissions Requirements:

  1. Applicants must be accepted at WSSU.
  2. Applicants must have an SAT or ACT equivalence score of 500 or higher in Critical Reading or Writing and 500 or higher in Math.  Minimum placement testing scores will be accepted in lieu of SAT or ACT scores.
  3. Applicants must have a GPA of 2.6 or higher for high school or any completed college course work.
  4. Applicants must have an adjusted individual score that is equal to or greater than 60% on the Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS V).

Meeting minimum eligibility requirements does not guarantee admission to RIBN as enrollment is limited.  Applicants are ranked and selected based on GPA and TEAS scores.

Additional Requirements:

Once admitted to RIBN, students must meet the following additional requirements:

  1. Achieve a grade of “C” or better in all required courses
  2. Maintain dual enrollment at Forsyth Tech and WSSU by completing at least one WSSU course during two semesters (Fall, Spring, or Summer) of each year for the first three years of study
  3. Pass the NCLEX-RN between the third and fourth years of study
  4. Before the fall semester of the second year:

  • Complete a NC approved Certified Nurse Aide 1 Program that includes theory, lab, and clinical components
  • Provide documentation that they are currently credentialed as a Nurse Aide 1 (NA1) with the NC DHSR Nurse Aide Registry
  • Provide documentation that they have completed an American Heart Association Health Care Provider class and are currently certified in CPR
  • Pass a criminal background check/drug screen (as required by clinical facilities) and other health-related requirements of the Associate in Applied Science in Nursing program at Forsyth Tech

For more information about RIBN, please see the Allied Health/Nursing Admissions webpage at www.forsythtech.edu.


 




Associate Degree Nursing - Spring Entry

Curriculum Description

The Associate Degree 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.

Course work includes and builds upon the domains of healthcare, nursing practice, and the holistic individual. Content emphasizes the nurse as a member of the interdisciplinary team providing safe, individualized care while employing evidence-based practice, quality improvement, and informatics.

Graduates of this program are eligible to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN). Employment opportunities are vast within the global health care system and may include positions within acute, chronic, extended, industrial, and community health care facilities.

The following represents one way in which the program of study can be completed. Students who aren’t able to follow the recommended curriculum model below should consult their academic advisor to be sure that they take courses in the best order for their success.

Associate in Applied Science

A45110
NC CIP: 51.3801
Day
POS Approved: Fall 2016

Course Course Title HOURS PER WEEK
Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ WBL Credit
Spring Semester
BIO 168 Anatomy and Physiology I 3 3 0 4
CIS 110 Introduction to Computers REVISED 2016FA 2 2 0 3
NUR 111 Intro to Health Concepts 4 6 6 8
PSY 150 General Psychology 3 0 0 3
   
    12 11 6 18

Fall Semester
BIO 169 Anatomy and Physiology II 3 3 0 4
NUR 112 Health-Illness Concepts 3 0 6 5
NUR 212 Health System Concepts 3 0 6 5
PSY 241 Developmental Psych 3 0 0 3
   
    12 3 12 17

Spring Semester
NUR 114 Holistic Health Concepts REVISED REQUISITE 2016FA 3 0 6 5
NUR 211 Health Care Concepts REVISED REQUISITE 2016FA 3 0 6 5
Select one:
Writing/Research in the Disc 3 0 0 3
  OR        
Prof Research & Reporting (3) (0) (0) (3)
   
    9 0 12 13

Summer Term
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry 3 0 0 3
NUR 113 Family Health Concepts 3 0 6 5
   
    6 0 6 8

Fall Semester
NUR 213 Complex Health Concepts 4 3 15 10
___ ___ Humanities/Fine Arts Elective ** ** 0 3
   
    4 3 15 13

Total Credit Hours: 69

Additional Information

Humanities/Fine Arts Electives — Select one: ART 111, ART 114, ART 115, HUM 115, MUS 110, MUS 112, PHI 215, PHI 240 . Consult an academic advisor concerning other possible electives.

Additional admissions requirements

1. Completion of high school or college credits in biology. 

2. Current cardiopulmonary resuscitation certification at the healthcare provider level.

3. Completion of program orientation requirements.

4. A grade of C or better in all required related and program specific courses is mandatory for admission and progression in Associate Degree Nursing.

5. Completion of the Forsyth Tech Student Medical Form.

6. Certification as a certified nurse assistant I (CNA I).

Program Information

In addition to traditional classroom instruction, students may also receive curriculum content through a variety of delivery technologies, including the Internet. Students who do not have personal computers with Internet access may use the computers in the college nursing laboratory and the Learning Resource Center.

This program has limited enrollment. Students are chosen by scores attained on the TEAS (Test of Essential Academic Skills) and a selective admission process based upon completion of related courses (i.e. biology, English, psychology, etc.) with a grade of C or better. The Admissions Office can provide additional information on the selection process.

Readmission may be possible but requires reapplication and approval by the college.

Successful completion of NUR 214, Nursing Transition, will be required for licensed practical nurses desiring placement in the Associate Degree Nursing program.

Criminal Background Checks/Drug Screening
Clinical agencies require criminal background checks and/or drug screening for students assigned to their facility for clinical education. In addition, national and/or state registry and/or licensure boards may prohibit eligibility for registry or licensure based on criminal background records. Please refer to the Health Technologies section on www.forsythtech.edu.

Total Credit Hours: 49 for LPN to RN

**Hours vary depending on course selection.

 


Associate in Arts

Curriculum Description

The Associate in Arts degree shall be granted for a planned program of study consisting of a minimum of 60 semester hours of credit (SHC) of college transfer courses. Within the degree program, the institution shall include opportunities for the achievement of competence in reading, writing, oral communication, fundamental mathematical skills, and basic computer use.

Courses are approved for transfer through the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (CAA).  The CAA enables North Carolina community college graduates of two-year associate in arts programs who are admitted to constituent institutions of The University of North Carolina to transfer with junior status.

Community college graduates must obtain a grade of “C” or better in each course and an overall GPA of at least 2.0 on a 4.0 scale in order to transfer with a junior status.  Courses may also transfer through bilateral agreements between institutions.

* Courses for this degree are offered in a variety of delivery formats including online. By choosing the courses offered in the online format, this program can be obtained entirely online. Students should meet with their advisor for assistance with course selection. PED 110 may be substituted with HEA 110 which is offered online.

The following represents one way in which the program of study can be completed. Students who aren’t able to follow the recommended curriculum model below should consult their academic advisor to be sure that they take courses in the best order for their success.

Associate in Arts

A10100 REVISED
NC CIP: 24.0101
Day, Evening, Online
POS Approved: Fall 2016

Course Course Title HOURS PER WEEK
Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ WBL Credit
Semester One
English Composition
Writing and Inquiry 3 0 0 3
Communications/Humanities/Fine Arts
___ ___
Select One Course from List 1* ** ** ** 3
Social/Behavioral Science
___ ___
Select One Course from List 2* ** ** ** 3
Math
___ ___
Select One Course from List 3 ** ** ** 3-4
Other Required Hours
College Transfer Success 0 2 0 1
   
    3 2 0 13

Semester Two
English Composition
Writing/Research in the Disc 3 0 0 3
Communications/Humanities/Fine Arts
___ ___
Select One Course from List 1* ** ** ** 3
Social/Behavioral Science
___ ___
Select One Course from List 2* ** ** ** 3
Natural Sciences
___ ___
Select the First Course of a Two-semester Sequence from List 4 ** ** ** 4
Additional General Education Hours
___ ___
Select from List 5 ** ** ** 3
   
    3 0 0 16

Semester Three
Communications/Humanities/Fine Arts
___ ___
Select One Course from List 1* ** ** ** 3
Social/Behavioral Science
___ ___
Select One Course from List 2* ** ** ** 3
Additional General Education Hours
___ ___
Select from List 5 ** ** ** 11
   
    0 0 0 17

Semester Four
Other Required Hours
___ ___
Select from List 6 ** ** ** 14
   
    0 0 0 14

Total Credit Hours: 60

Additional Information

Associate in Arts (A10100)

GENERAL EDUCATION (45 SHC)
The general education common course pathway includes study in the areas of English composition; humanities and fine arts; social and behavioral sciences; natural sciences and mathematics.

UNIVERSAL GENERAL EDUCATION TRANSFER COMPONENT
(All Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC) courses will transfer for equivalency credit as outlined in the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (CAA) between The North Carolina University and the North Carolina Community College System.)

       English Composition (6 SHC)

        The following two English composition courses are required.

        ENG 111
        ENG 112 

List 1*

       Communications/Humanities/Fine Arts (9 SHC)
 

*Students must select three courses from at least two different disciplines (subjects).

 Select Three Courses - 9 Credits

COM 231,
ART 111, ART 114, ART 115,
ENG 231, ENG 232,

MUS 110, MUS 112,

PHI 215, PHI 240

List 2*

         Social/Behavioral Science (9 SHC)
 

          *Students must select three courses from at least two different disciplines (subjects).

  Select Three Courses - 9 Credits

ECO 251, ECO 252,
HIS 111, HIS 112, HIS 131, HIS 132,

POL 120,

PSY 150,
SOC 210

List 3

        Math - (3-4 SHC)

 Select One Course - 3-4 Credits

MAT 143, MAT 152, MAT 171


List 4

       Natural Sciences (4 SHC)

         Select One Course - 4 Credits

Group 1: AST 111 and AST 111A,
Group 2: AST 151 and AST 151A,

Group 3: BIO 110,
Group 4: BIO 111,
Group 5: CHM 151,
Group 6: GEL 111,
Group 7: PHY 110 and PHY 110A

List 5

ADDITIONAL GENERAL EDUCATION HOURS (14 SHC)

Select 14 Credits

The following courses are classified as general education within the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (CAA).
UGETC courses are part of this list.

Students should select these courses based on their intended major and transfer university.

ANT 210, ANT 220,
ARA 111, ARA 112, ARA 211, ARA 212,
ART 111, ART 114, ART 115, ART 116
AST 111, AST 111A, AST 151, AST 151A, AST 152, AST 152A,
BIO 110, BIO 111, BIO 112, BIO 120, BIO 130, BIO 140, BIO 140A,
CHI 111, CHI 112, CHI 211, CHI 212,
CHM 131, CHM 131A, CHM 132, CHM 151, CHM 152,
CIS 110, CIS 115,
COM 110, COM 120, COM 231,
DRA 111, DRA 112
ECO 151, ECO 251, ECO 252,
ENG 113, ENG 114, ENG 131, ENG 231, ENG 232, ENG 233, ENG 241, ENG 242, ENG 261, ENG 262,
FRE 111, FRE 112,
GEL 111, GEL 113, GEL 120, GEL 230,
GEO 111, GEO 112, GEO 130,
HIS 111, HIS 112, HIS 115, HIS 121, HIS 122, HIS 131, HIS 132,
HUM 110, HUM 115, HUM 120, HUM 121, HUM 130, HUM 150, HUM 160, HUM 161, HUM 220,
MAT 143, MAT 152, MAT 171, MAT 172, MAT 263, MAT 271, MAT 272, MAT 273,
MUS 110, MUS 112, MUS 210, MUS 211, MUS 212,
PHI 215, PHI 230, PHI 240,
PHY 110, PHY 110APHY 151, PHY 152, PHY 251, PHY 252,
POL 110, POL 120, POL 210, POL 220,
PSY 150, PSY 237, PSY 241, PSY 281,
REL 110, REL 211, REL 212, REL 221,
RUS 111, RUS 112, RUS 211, RUS 212,
SOC 210, SOC 213, SOC 220, SOC 225
SPA 111, SPA 112, SPA 211, SPA 212

List 6

       OTHER REQUIRED HOURS (15 SHC)

       Academic Transition (1 SHC)

         The following course is required:

         ACA 122 College Transfer for Success - 1 credit

         Select 14 Credits

The following courses are classified as pre-major, elective or general education within the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (CAA). UGETC courses are part of this list.

Students should select these courses based on their intended major and transfer university.

Courses offered at Forsyth Tech

ACC 120, ACC 121,
ANT 210, ANT 220,
ARA 111, ARA 112, ARA 211, ARA 212,
ART 111, ART 114, ART 115, ART 116, ART 118, ART 121, ART 122, ART 131, ART 132, ART 135ART 171,
ART 212, ART 240, ART 241, ART 242, ART 244, ART 264, ART 265, ART 281, ART 282, ART 283, ART 284,
AST 111, AST 111A, AST 151, AST 151A, AST 152, AST 152A,
BIO 110, BIO 111, BIO 112, BIO 120, BIO 130, BIO 140, BIO 140A, BIO 143, BIO 146, BIO 150, BIO 163,
BIO 168, BIO 169, BIO 175, BIO 250, BIO 271, BIO 275,
BUS 110, BUS 115, BUS 137,
CHI 111, CHI 112, CHI 211, CHI 212,
CHM 130, CHM 130A, CHM 131, CHM 131A, CHM 132, CHM 151, CHM 152, CHM 251, CHM 252, CHM 263
CIS 110, CIS 115,
CJC 111, CJC 121, CJC 141,
COM 110, COM 120, COM 231,
CSC 134, CSC 139, CSC 151, CSC 239,
CTS 115,
DRA 111, DRA 112, DRA 120, DRA 130, DRA 131, DRA 135, DRA 140, DRA 141, DRA 142, DRA 170, DRA 171
DRA 240, DRA 260
ECO 151, ECO 251, ECO 252,
ENG 113, ENG 114, ENG 125, ENG 126, ENG 131, ENG 231, ENG 232, ENG 233, ENG 241, ENG 242, ENG 261,
ENG 262, ENG 273, ENG 275,
FRE 111, FRE 112,
GEL 111, GEL 113, GEL 120, GEL 230,
GEO 110, GEO 111, GEO 112, GEO 130, GEO 131,
GIS 111,
HEA 110,
HIS 111, HIS 112, HIS 115, HIS 121, HIS 122, HIS 131, HIS 132, HIS 151, HIS 221, HIS 231,
HUM 110, HUM 115, HUM 120, HUM 121, HUM 130, HUM 150, HUM 160, HUM 161, HUM 170, HUM 220,
HUM 230,
JOU 110, JOU 216, JOU 217,
MAT 143, MAT 152, MAT 171, MAT 172, MAT 263, MAT 271, MAT 272, MAT 273, MAT 280, MAT 285,
MUS 110, MUS 111, MUS 112, MUS 121, MUS 122, MUS 123, MUS 131, MUS 132, MUS 133, MUS 134, MUS 137
MUS 138, MUS 181, MUS 182, MUS 210, MUS 211, MUS 212,
PED 110, PED 111, PED 113, PED 115, PED 117, PED 118, PED 119, PED 120, PED 121, PED 122, PED 125,
PED 128, PED 129, PED 130, PED 132, PED 137, PED 139, PED 142, PED 143, PED 145, PED 147, PED 181,
PED 216, PED 217, PED 230, PED 231, PED 232, PED 233, PED 234, PED 235, PED 236, PED 237, PED 238,
PED 239
PHI 215, PHI 230, PHI 240,
PHY 110, PHY 110A, PHY 151, PHY 152, PHY 251, PHY 252,
POL 110, POL 120, POL 130, POL 210, POL 220,
PSY 150, PSY 215, PSY 231, PSY 237, PSY 241, PSY 259, PSY 281,
REL 110, REL 211, REL 212, REL 221,
RUS 111, RUS 112, RUS 211, RUS 212,
SOC 210, SOC 213, SOC 215, SOC 220, SOC 225, SOC 242,
SPA 111, SPA 112, SPA 141, SPA 161, SPA 211, SPA 212, SPA 221,
WBL 111 This Course is Not Transferrable

 


Associate in Engineering

Curriculum Description

The Associate in Engineering (AE) degree shall be granted for a planned program of study consisting of a minimum of 60 semester hours of credit (SHC) of courses. Within the degree program, the institution shall include opportunities for the achievement of competence in reading, writing, oral communication, fundamental mathematical skills, and basic computer use.

The degree plan includes required general education and prerequisite courses that are acceptable to all state funded Bachelor of Engineering programs. Students who follow the degree progression plan will meet the entrance requirements at all of the North Carolina public Bachelor of Science Engineering programs. Associate in Engineering graduates may then apply to any of these programs without taking additional and sometimes duplicative courses. Admission to Engineering programs is highly competitive and admission is not guaranteed.

To be eligible for the transfer of credits under the AE to the Bachelor of Science in Engineering Articulation Agreement, community college graduates must obtain a grade of “C” or better in each course and an overall GPA of at least 2.5 on a 4.0 scale.

Associate in Engineering

A10500 REVISED
NC CIP: 14.0102
Day and Evening
POS Approved: Fall 2016

Course Course Title HOURS PER WEEK
Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ WBL Credit
Semester One
ACA 122 College Transfer Success 0 2 0 1
CHM 151 General Chemistry I 3 3 0 4
COM 231 Public Speaking 3 0 0 3
EGR 150 Intro to Engineering 1 2 0 2
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry 3 0 0 3
MAT 271 Calculus I 3 2 0 4
   
    13 9 0 17

Semester Two
CHM 152 General Chemistry II 3 3 0 4
ECO 251 Prin of Microeconomics 3 0 0 3
ENG 112 Writing/Research in the Disc 3 0 0 3
MAT 272 Calculus II 3 2 0 4
   
    12 5 0 14

Semester Three
MAT 273 Calculus III 3 2 0 4
MAT 280 Linear Algebra 2 2 0 3
PHI 240 Introduction to Ethics 3 0 0 3
PHY 251 General Physics I 3 3 0 4
   
    11 7 0 14

Semester Four
HUM 110 Technology and Society 3 0 0 3
MAT 285 Differential Equations 2 2 0 3
PED 110 Fit and Well for Life 1 2 0 2
PHY 252 General Physics II 3 3 0 4
POL 120 American Government 3 0 0 3
   
    12 7 0 15

Total Credit Hours: 60

Additional Information

Students may replace CHM 152, HUM 110, MAT 280, MAT 285 and PED 110 with other courses from the list below appropriate to the specific university and engineering major requirements.

The courses below in red font are found above in the Curriculum Model that may be switched for other courses in this list.

The total hours for these courses must equal 15 credits.

Course Title SHC
BIO 111   
General Biology I 4
CHM 152    
General Chemistry II 4
CSC 134   
C++ Programming 3
CSC 151   
JAVA Programming 3
DFT 170   
Engineering Graphics 3
ECO 252   
Principles of Macroeconomics 3
EGR 210   
Intro to Electrical/Computer Engineering Lab        
2
EGR 212   
Logic System Design I 3
EGR 215   
Network Theory I 3
EGR 216   
Logic and Network Lab 1
EGR 220   
Engineering Statics 3
EGR 225   
Engineering Dynamics 3
EGR 228   
Introduction to Solid Mechanics 3
HUM 110   
Technology and Society 3
MAT 280   
Linear Algebra 3
MAT 285   
Differential Equations 3
PED 110   
Fitness and Wellness for Life 2

Students may qualify for Work-Based Learning; see your advisor for details.

 

                                                            Associate in Engineering (A10500)

GENERAL EDUCATION (42 SHC)
The general education common course pathway includes study in the areas of
English composition; humanities and fine arts; social and behavioral sciences; natural sciences and mathematics.

UNIVERSAL GENERAL EDUCATION TRANSFER COMPONENT
(Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC) courses will transfer for equivalency credit to all UNC
institutions.) *Exceptions (i.e. courses which are not classified as UGETC are italicized.

English Composition (6 SHC)

The following two English composition courses are required.

 ENG 111
 ENG 112 

 List 1*

Humanities/Fine Arts and Communication (6 SHC)

*Students must select one course from each category.

Humanities: Select One.

ENG 231, ENG 232,
PHI 215, PHI 240
REL 110

Note: REL 110 is NOT a UGETC course! 

Fine Arts and Communication: Select One.

COM 231,
ART 111, ART 114, ART 115,
MUS 110, MUS 112,

List 2*

Social/Behavioral Science (6 SHC) 

Required Course:

ECO 251

Select One.

HIS 111, HIS 112, HIS 131, HIS 132,
POL 120,
PSY 150,
SOC 210

List 3

Mathematics (12 SHC)

Calculus I is the lowest level math course that will be accepted by the engineering programs
for transfer as a math credit. Students who are not calculus-ready will need to take additional math courses.
See your advisor for further information.

Required Courses:

MAT 271, MAT 272, MAT 273                                                                     

List 4

Natural Sciences (12 SHC)

Required Courses

CHM 151
PHY 151
PHY 152

List 5

OTHER REQUIRED HOURS (18 SHC)

Academic Transition (1 SHC)

Required Course:

ACA 122 College Transfer for Success - 1 Credit

Students MUST take ACA 122 in their first semester.

Pre-major Elective (2)

Required Course:

EGR 150

Other General Education and Pre-major Elective Hours (15)

Select 15 Credits 

Select 15 SHC of courses from the following courses classified as pre-major, elective, or general education courses
within the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement. (Students must meet the receiving university’s foreign language
and/or health and physical education requirements, if applicable, prior to or after transfer to the senior institution.)

Students should choose courses appropriate to the specific university and engineering major requirements.

Courses offered at Forsyth Tech

BIO 111,
CHM 152,
COM 110,
CSC 134, CSC 151,
DFT 170,
ECO 252,
EGR 210, EGR 212, EGR 215, EGR 216, EGR 220, EGR 225, EGR 228,
HUM 110,
MAT 280, MAT 285,
PED 110, WBL 111

Total Semester Hours Credit (SHC) in Program: 60

Students must meet the receiving university’s foreign language and/or health and physical education requirements,
if applicable, prior to or after transfer to the senior institution.

SBCC Approved 02/20/2015; BOG approved 02/27/2015. 

First Year and Semester Offered at Forsyth Tech: 2015FA


Associate in Fine Arts

Curriculum Description

The Associate in Fine Arts degree shall be granted for planned programs of study consisting of a minimum of 64 and a maximum of 65 semester hours of approved college transfer courses. (Ref. 23 NCAC 2E.0204) Within the degree program, the institution shall include opportunities for the achievement of competence in reading, writing, oral communication, fundamental mathematical skills, and the basic use of computers.

Courses are approved for transfer through the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement. Community college graduates who have earned 64 semester hours of academic credit in approved transfer courses with a grade of “C” or better in each course and an overall GPA of at least 2.0 on a 4.0 scale will receive at least 64 semester hours of academic credit upon admission to a university.

Courses may also transfer through bilateral agreements between institutions. Courses offered through bilateral agreements may not transfer to all receiving institutions.

The following represents one way in which the program of study can be completed. Students who aren’t able to follow the recommended curriculum model below should consult their academic advisor to be sure that they take courses in the best order for their success.

Associate in Fine Arts

A10200
NC CIP: 24.0101
Day, Evening, Partial Online
POS Approved: Fall 2016

Course Course Title HOURS PER WEEK
Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ WBL Credit
Semester One
English Composition
Writing and Inquiry 3 0 0 3
Humanities/Fine Arts
___ ___
Select One Course from List A2 ** ** ** 3
Social/Behavioral Science-History
___ ___
Select One Course from List B1 ** ** ** 3
Other Required Hours
College Transfer Success 0 2 0 1
Other Required Hours
___ ___
Select from List E ** ** ** 6
   
    3 2 0 16

Semester Two
English Composition
Writing/Research in the Disc 3 0 0 3
Social/Behavioral Science
___ ___
Select One Course from List B2* ** ** ** 3
Math
___ ___
Select One Course from List D ** ** ** 3-4
Other Required Hours
___ ___
Select from List E ** ** ** 9
   
    3 0 0 18

Semester Three
Humanities/Fine Arts-Literature
___ ___
Select One Course from List A1 ** ** ** 3
Natural Sciences
___ ___
Select 4 Hours from List C ** ** ** 4
Other Required Hours
___ ___
Select from List E ** ** ** 9
   
    0 0 0 16

Semester Four
Social/Behavioral Science
___ ___
Select One Course from List B2* ** ** ** 3
Other Required Hours
___ ___
Select 11-12 Hours from List E ** ** ** 11
   
    0 0 0 14

Total Credit Hours: 64

Additional Information

 

Associate in Fine Arts Degree (A10200)

GENERAL EDUCATION CORE (28 SHC)*
The general education core includes study in the areas of humanities and fine arts, social and behavioral sciences, natural sciences and mathematics, and English composition.

       English Composition (6 SHC)

        The following two English composition courses are required.

        ENG 111
        ENG 112 

 List A1

Humanities/Fine Arts-Literature (3 SHC)

Select One Literature Course - 3 Credits

ENG 231, ENG 232

List A2

Humanities/Fine Arts (3 SHC)

 Select One Course - 3 Credits

ART 111, ART 114, ART 115,
MUS 110, MUS 112,

PHI 215, PHI 240

List B1

Social/Behavioral Science-History  (3 SHC)

Select One History Course- 3 Credits

HIS 111, HIS 112, HIS 131, HIS 132

List B2*

Social/Behavioral Science (6 SHC)

*Students must select two courses from at least two different disciplines (subjects).

 Select Two Courses- 6 Credits

ECO 251, ECO 252,
POL 120,

PSY 150,
SOC 210

List C

Natural Sciences (4 SHC)

           Select One Course - 4 Credits including accompanying laboratory work

Group 1: AST 111 and 111A,
Group 2: AST 151 and 151A,

Group 3: BIO 110,
Group 4: BIO 111,
Group 5: CHM 151,
Group 6: GEL 111,
Group 7: PHY 110 and PHY 110A

List D

Math (3-4)

Select One Course - 3-4 Credits

MAT 143, MAT 152, MAT 171

List E

Other Required Hours (36) SHC

Academic Transition (1 SHC)

The following course is required:

ACA 122
College Transfer for Success - 1 Credit 

Select 35 Credits

The following courses are classified as general education within the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (CAA).
UGETC courses are part of this list.

Students should select these courses based on their intended major and transfer university.

Students must take 35 SHC of courses selected from courses classified as pre-major, elective or general education within the CAA. Courses available on the Transfer List are listed below. However, it is strongly recommended that Associate in Fine Arts students interested in continuing their education in the fine arts should take at least 30 SHC of the 35 SHC requirement from courses that are coded either ART, DRA, MUS, HUM 160 or HUM 161.

Students must meet the receiving university’s foreign language and/or health and physical education requirements, if applicable, prior to or after transfer to the senior institution.

ACC 120, ACC 121,
ANT 210, ANT 220,
ARA 111, ARA 112, ARA 211, ARA 212,
ART 111, ART 114, ART 115, ART 116, ART 118, ART 121, ART 122, ART 131, ART 132,
ART 135, ART 171, ART 240, ART 241, ART 264, ART 265, ART 281, ART 282, ART 283, ART 284,
AST 111, AST 111A, AST 151, AST 151A, AST 152, AST 152A,
BIO 110, BIO 111, BIO 112, BIO 120, BIO 130, BIO 140, BIO 140A, BIO 143, BIO 146,
BIO 150, BIO 163, BIO 168, BIO 169, BIO 175, BIO 250, BIO 271, BIO 275,
BUS 110, BUS 115, BUS 137,
CHI 111, CHI 112, CHI 211, CHI 212,
CHM 130, CHM 130A, CHM 131, CHM 131A, CHM 132, CHM 151, CHM 152, CHM 251, CHM 252, CHM 263
CIS 110, CIS 115,
CJC 111, CJC 121, CJC 141,
COM 110, COM 120, COM 231,
CSC 134, CSC 139, CSC 151, CSC 239,
CTS 115,
DRA 111, DRA 112, DRA 120, DRA 130, DRA 131, DRA 132, DRA 140, DRA 141, DRA 142, DRA 170,
DRA 171, DRA 240, DRA 260
ECO 151, ECO 251, ECO 252,
ENG 113, ENG 114, ENG 125, ENG 126, ENG 131, ENG 231, ENG 232, ENG 233, ENG 241, ENG 242,
ENG 261, ENG 262, ENG 273, ENG 275,
FRE 111, FRE 112,
GEL 111, GEL 113, GEL 120, GEL 230,
GEO 110, GEO 111, GEO 112, GEO 130, GEO 131,
GIS 111,
HEA 110,
HIS 111, HIS 112, HIS 115, HIS 121, HIS 122, HIS 131, HIS 132, HIS 151, HIS 221, HIS 231
HUM 110, HUM 115, HUM 120, HUM 121, HUM 130, HUM 150, HUM 160, HUM 161, HUM 170,
HUM 220, HUM 230,
JOU 110, JOU 216, JOU 217,
MAT 143, MAT 152, MAT 171, MAT 172, MAT 263, MAT 271, MAT 272, MAT 273, MAT 280, MAT 285,
MUS 110, MUS 111, MUS 112, MUS 121, MUS 122, MUS 123, MUS 131, MUS 132, MUS 141, MUS 142,
MUS 210, MUS 211, MUS 212,
PED 110, PED 111, PED 113, PED 115, PED 117, PED 118, PED 119, PED 120, PED 121, PED 122
PED 125, PED 128, PED 129, PED 130, PED 132, PED 137, PED 139, PED 142, PED 143, PED 145,
PED 147, PED 181, PED 216, PED 217, PED 230, PED 231, PED 232, PED 233, PED 234, PED 235,
PED 236, PED 237, PED 238, PED 239,
PHI 215, PHI 230, PHI 240,
PHY 110, PHY 110A, PHY 151, PHY 152, PHY 251, PHY 252,
POL 110, POL 120, POL 130, POL 210, POL 220,
PSY 150, PSY 215, PSY 231, PSY 237, PSY 241, PSY 259, PSY 281,
REL 110, REL 211, REL 212, REL 221,
RUS 111, RUS 112, RUS 211, RUS 212,
SOC 210, SOC 213, SOC 215, SOC 220, SOC 225, SOC 242,
SPA 111, SPA 112, SPA 141, SPA 161, SPA 211, SPA 212, SPA 221
WBL 111 This Course is Not Transferrable

 


Associate in General Education

Curriculum Description

The Associate in General Education (AGE) curriculum is designed for individuals wishing to broaden their education, with emphasis on personal interest, growth and development. The two-year General Education program provides students opportunities to study English, literature, fine arts, philosophy, social science, science and mathematics at the college level. Many of the courses are equivalent to college transfer courses; however, the program is not principally designed for college transfer. Courses must be at the 110-199 or 210-200 level.

Associate in General Education

A10300
NC CIP: 24.0199
Day and Evening
POS Approved: Fall 2016

General Education (15 SHC)
The associate in general education curriculum program shall include a minimum of 15 semester hours of credit from general education curriculum courses selected from the Combined Course Library, including six hours in communications, three hours in humanities/fine arts, three hours in social/behavioral sciences, and three hours in natural sciences or mathematics.  Courses must be at the 110-199 or 210-299 level

English Communications (6 SHC)
Humanities/Fine Arts (3 SHC)
Social/Behavioral Sciences (3 SHC)
Natural Sciences/Mathematics (3 SHC)

Other Required Hours (49-50 SHC)

Other major hours include additional general education and professional courses.

A maximum of 7 SHC in health, physical education, college orientation, and/or study skills may be included.  Selected topics or seminar courses may be included in a program of study up to a maximum of three semester hours credit.

Total Credit Hours: 64-65

Approved by the State Board of Community Colleges on June 1997; Editorial Revision 06/01/07; SBCC Revised 10/16/09.


Associate in Science

Curriculum Description

The Associate in Science degree shall be granted for a planned program of study consisting of a minimum of 60 semester hours of credit (SHC) of college transfer courses. Within the degree program, the institution shall include opportunities for the achievement of competence in reading, writing, oral communication, fundamental mathematical skills, and the basic computer use.

Courses are approved for transfer through the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (CAA).  The CAA enables North Carolina community college graduates of two-year associate in science programs who are admitted to constituent institutions of The University of North Carolina to transfer with junior status.

Community college graduates must obtain a grade of “C” or better in each course and an overall GPA of at least 2.0 on a 4.0 scale in order to transfer with a junior status.  Courses may also transfer through bilateral agreements between institutions. 

The following represents one way in which the program of study can be completed. Students who aren’t able to follow the recommended curriculum model below should consult their academic advisor to be sure that they take courses in the best order for their success.

Associate in Science

A10400
NC CIP: 24.0101
Day and Evening
POS Approved: Fall 2016

Course Course Title HOURS PER WEEK
Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ WBL Credit
Semester One
English Composition
Writing and Inquiry 3 0 0 3
Communications/Humanities/Fine Arts
___ ___
Select One Course from List 1* ** ** ** 3
Math
___ ___
Select One Course from List 3 ** ** ** 4
Natural Sciences
___ ___
Select the First Course of a Two-semester Sequence from List 4 ** ** ** 4
Other Required Hours
College Transfer Success 0 2 0 1
   
    3 2 0 15

Semester Two
English Composition
Writing/Research in the Disc 3 0 0 3
Communications/Humanities/Fine Arts
___ ___
Select One Course from List 1* ** ** ** 3
Social/Behavioral Science
___ ___
Select One Course from List 2* ** ** ** 3
Math
___ ___
Select One Course from List 3 ** ** ** 4
Natural Sciences
___ ___ Select the Second Course of a Two-semester Sequence from List 4 * * * 4
   
    3 0 0 17

Semester Three
Social/Behavioral Science
___ ___
Select One Course from List 2* ** ** ** 3
Additional General Education Hours
___ ___
Select from List 5A ** ** ** 7
  AND        
___ ___
Select from List 5B ** ** ** 4
   
    0 0 0 14

Semester Four
Other Required Hours
___ ___
Select from List 6 ** ** ** 14
   
    0 0 0 14

Total Credit Hours: 60

Additional Information

Associate in Science (A10400)

GENERAL EDUCATION (45 SHC)
The general education common course pathway includes study in the areas of English composition; humanities and fine arts; social and behavioral sciences; natural sciences and mathematics.

UNIVERSAL GENERAL EDUCATION TRANSFER COMPONENT
(All Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC) courses will transfer for equivalency credit as outlined in the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (CAA) between The North Carolina University and the North Carolina Community College System.)


      English Composition (6 SHC)

       The following two English composition courses are required.

        ENG 111
        ENG 112 

 List 1*

Communications/Humanities/Fine Arts (6 SHC)

*Students must select two courses from at least two different disciplines (subjects).

 Select Two Courses - 6 Credits

COM 231,
ART 111, ART 114, ART 115,
ENG 231, ENG 232,

MUS 110, MUS 112,

PHI 215, PHI 240


List 2*


        Social/Behavioral Science (6 SHC) 

*Students must select two courses from at least two different disciplines (subjects).

 Select Two Courses - 6 Credits

ECO 251, ECO 252,
HIS 111, HIS 112, HIS 131, HIS 132,

POL 120,

PSY 150,
SOC 210

List 3

        Math (8 SHC)

Select Two Courses - 8 Credits   

MAT 171, MAT 172, MAT 263, MAT 271

List 4

        Natural Sciences (8 SHC)

 Select 1 Group - 8 Credits

          Courses must be taken in sequence and total 8 credits!

Group   1: BIO 111 and BIO 112
Group   2: CHM 151 and CHM 152
Group   3: PHY 151 and PHY 152
Group   4: PHY 251 and PHY 252

List 5A

       ADDITIONAL GENERAL EDUCATION HOURS (11 SHC)

Select 7 Credits 

The following courses are classified as general education within the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (CAA).
UGETC courses are part of this list.

Students should select these courses based on their intended major and transfer university.


Courses offered at Forsyth Tech

ANT 210, ANT 220,
ARA 111, ARA 112, ARA 211, ARA 212,
ART 111, ART 114, ART 115, ART 116,
AST 111, AST 111A, AST 151, AST 151A, AST 152, AST 152A
BIO 110, BIO 111, BIO 112, BIO 120, BIO 130, BIO 140, BIO 140A,
CHI 111, CHI 112, CHI 211, CHI 212,
CHM 131, CHM 131A, CHM 132, CHM 151, CHM 152,
CIS 110, CIS 115,
COM 110, COM 120, COM 231,
DRA 111, DRA 112,
ECO 151, ECO 251, ECO 252,
ENG 113, ENG 114, ENG 131, ENG 231, ENG 232, ENG 233, ENG 241, ENG 242, ENG 261, ENG 262,
FRE 111, FRE 112,
GEL 111, GEL 113, GEL 120, GEL 230,
GEO 111, GEO 112, GEO 130
HIS 111, HIS 112, HIS 115, HIS 121, HIS 122, HIS 131, HIS 132,
HUM 110, HUM 115, HUM 120, HUM 121, HUM 130, HUM 150, HUM 160, HUM 161, HUM 220,
MAT 171, MAT 172, MAT 263, MAT 271, MAT 272, MAT 273,
MUS 110, MUS 112, MUS 210, MUS 211, MUS 212,
PHI 215, PHI 230, PHI 240,
PHY 110, PHY 110A, PHY 151, PHY 152, PHY 251, PHY 252
POL 110, POL 120, POL 210, POL 220,
PSY 150, PSY 237, PSY 241, PSY 281,
REL 110, REL 211, REL 212, REL 221,
RUS 111, RUS 112, RUS 211, RUS 212,
SOC 210, SOC 213, SOC 220, SOC 225,
SPA 111, SPA 112, SPA 211, SPA 212

List 5B

Select one Course - 4 Credits

The following courses are classified as general education within the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (CAA).
UGETC courses are part of this list.

Students should select these courses based on their intended major and transfer university.

MAT 152, MAT 263, MAT 271, MAT 272, MAT 273

List 6

      OTHER REQUIRED HOURS (15 SHC)

       Academic Transition (1 SHC)

         The following Course is required:

         ACA 122 College Transfer for Success - 1 Credit

         Select 14 Credits

The following courses are classified as pre-major, elective or general education within the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (CAA).
UGETC courses are part of this list.


Students should select these courses based on their intended major and transfer university.

Courses offered at Forsyth Tech 

ACC 120, ACC 121,
ANT 210, ANT 220,
ARA 111, ARA 112, ARA 211, ARA 212,
ART 111, ART 114, ART 115, ART 116, ART 118, ART 121, ART 122, ART 131, ART 132, ART 135, ART 171,
ART 240, ART 241, ART 264, ART 265, ART 281, ART 282, ART 283, ART 284,
AST 111, AST 111A, AST 151, AST 151A, AST 152, AST 152A
BIO 110, BIO 111, BIO 112, BIO 120, BIO 130, BIO 140, BIO 140A, BIO 143, BIO 146, BIO 150, BIO 163,
BIO 168, BIO 169, BIO 175, BIO 250, BIO 271, BIO 275,
BUS 110, BUS 115, BUS 137,
CHI 111, CHI 112, CHI 211, CHI 212,
CHM 130, CHM 130A, CHM 131, CHM 131A, CHM 132, CHM 151, CHM 152, CHM 251, CHM 252, CHM 263,
CIS 110, CIS 115,
CJC 111, CJC 121, CJC 141,
COM 110, COM 120, COM 231,
CSC 134, CSC 139, CSC 151, CSC 239,
CTS 115,
DRA 111, DRA 112, DRA 120, DRA 130, DRA 131, DRA 140, DRA 141, DRA 142, DRA 170, DRA 171, DRA 240,
DRA 260,
ECO 151, ECO 251, ECO 252,
ENG 113, ENG 114, ENG 125, ENG 126, ENG 131, ENG 231, ENG 232, ENG 233, ENG 241, ENG 242, ENG 261,
ENG 262, ENG 273, ENG 275,
FRE 111, FRE 112,
GEL 111, GEL 113, GEL 120, GEL 230,
GEO 110, GEO 111, GEO 112, GEO 130, GEO 131,
GIS 111,
HEA 110,
HIS 111, HIS 112, HIS 115, HIS 121, HIS 122, HIS 131, HIS 132, HIS 151, HIS 221, HIS 231,
HUM 110, HUM 115, HUM 120, HUM 121, HUM 130, HUM 150, HUM 160, HUM 161, HUM 170, HUM 220,
HUM 230,
JOU 110, JOU 216, JOU 217,
MAT 152, MAT 171, MAT 172, MAT 263, MAT 271, MAT 272, MAT 273, MAT 280, MAT 285,
MUS 110, MUS 111, MUS 112, MUS 121, MUS 122, MUS 123, MUS 131, MUS 132, MUS 210, MUS 211,
MUS 212,
PED 110, PED 111, PED 113, PED 115, PED 117, PED 118 PED 119, PED 120, PED 121, PED 122, PED 125,
PED 128, PED 129, PED 130, PED 132, PED 137, PED 139, PED 142, PED 143, PED 145, PED 147, PED 181,
PED 216, PED 217, PED 230, PED 231, PED 232, PED 233, PED 234, PED 235, PED 236, PED 237, PED 238,
PED 239,
PHI 215, PHI 230, PHI 240,
PHY 110, PHY 110A, PHY 151, PHY 152, PHY 251, PHY 252,
POL 110, POL 120, POL 130, POL 210, POL 220,
PSY 150, PSY 215, PSY 231, PSY 237, PSY 241, PSY 259, PSY 281,
REL 110, REL 211, REL 212, REL 221,
RUS 111, RUS 112, RUS 211, RUS 212,
SOC 210, SOC 213, SOC 215, SOC 220, SOC 225, SOC 242,
SPA 111, SPA 112, , SPA 141, SPA 161, SPA 211, SPA 212, SPA 221,
WBL 111 This course is Not Transferrable

All of the above courses have been approved as part of the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (CAA) approved by the State Board of Community Colleges in February 2014.


Automotive Systems Technology

Curriculum Description

Mobile Equipment Maintenance and Repair
Career Cluster:    Transportation, Distribution and Logistics
Pathway:               Mobile Equipment Maintenance and Repair

Program Major    Automotive Systems Technology

Pathway Description

Curriculums in the Mobile Equipment Maintenance and Repair pathway prepare individuals for employment as entry-level transportation service technicians. The program provides an introduction to transportation industry careers and increases student awareness of the diverse technologies associated with this dynamic and challenging field.

Course work may include transportation systems theory, braking systems, climate control, design parameters, drive trains, electrical/electronic systems, engine repair, engine performance, environmental regulations, materials, product finish, safety, steering/suspension, transmission/transaxles, and sustainable transportation, depending on the program major area chosen.

Graduates of this pathway should be prepared to take professional licensure exams, which correspond to certain programs of study, and to enter careers as entry-level technicians in the transportation industry.

Program Major Description

A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to repair, service, and maintain all types of automobiles. Includes instruction in brake systems, electrical systems, engine performance, engine repair, suspension and steering, automatic and manual transmissions and drive trains, and heating and air condition systems.  

The following represents one way in which the program of study can be completed. Students who aren’t able to follow the recommended curriculum model below should consult their academic advisor to be sure that they take courses in the best order for their success.

Associate in Applied Science

A60160
NC CIP: 47.0604
Day
POS Approved: Fall 2016

Course Course Title HOURS PER WEEK
Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ WBL Credit
Fall Semester
AUT 163 Adv Auto Electricity 2 3 0 3
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry 3 0 0 3
TRN 110 Intro to Transport Tech 1 2 0 2
TRN 120 Basic Transp Electricity 4 3 0 5
   
    10 8 0 13

Spring Semester
AUT 141 Suspension & Steering Sys REVISED REQUISITE 2016FA 2 3 0 3
AUT 141A Suspension & Steering Lab 0 3 0 1
AUT 151 Brake Systems REVISED REQUISITE 2016FA 2 3 0 3
AUT 151A Brakes Systems Lab 0 3 0 1
AUT 181 Engine Performance I REVISED REQUISITE 2016FA 2 3 0 3
AUT 181A Engine Performance 1 Lab 0 3 0 1
   
    6 18 0 12

Summer Term
AUT 183 Engine Performance 2 2 6 0 4
TRN 140 Transp Climate Control 1 2 0 2
TRN 140A Transp Climate Cont Lab 1 2 0 2
Select one:
Interpersonal Psychology 3 0 0 3
  OR        
General Psychology (3) (0) (0) (3)
___ ___ Humanities/Fine Arts Elective ** ** 0 3
   
    7 10 0 14

Fall Semester
Select one:
Automotive Servicing I 0 6 0 2
  OR        
Work-Based Learning I (0) (0) (20) (2)
AUT 116 Engine Repair 2 3 0 3
AUT 116A Engine Repair Lab 0 3 0 1
AUT 231 Man Trans/Axles/Drtrains 2 3 0 3
AUT 231A Man Trans/Ax Drtrians Lab 0 3 0 1
TRN 130 Intro to Sustainable Transp 2 2 0 3
   
    6 20 0 13

Spring Semester
AUT 221 Auto Transm/Transaxles 2 3 0 3
AUT 221A Auto Transm/Transax Lab 0 3 0 1
PHY 122 Applied Physics II 3 2 0 4
TRN 145 Adv Transp Electronics 2 3 0 3
Select one:
Automotive Servicing 2 1 3 0 2
  OR        
Work-Based Learning II (0) (0) (20) (2)
Select one:
Public Speaking 3 0 0 3
  OR        
Oral Communication (3) (0) (0) (3)
   
    11 14 0 16

Total Credit Hours: 68

Additional Information

The  Automotive Systems Technology program at Forsyth Tech is certified by the National Automotive Technician Education Foundation (NATEF). Per NATEF recommendations, students are required to purchase his/her own tool set to take this program of study.

Humanities/Fine Arts Electives — Select one: HUM 110, HUM 115, HUM 230, PHI 230, PHI 240, ART 111, HUM 220, MUS 110, PHI 215, REL 110

**Hours will vary depending on course selection.

 


Automotive Systems Technology

Curriculum Description

Mobile Equipment Maintenance and Repair
Career Cluster:    Transportation, Distribution and Logistics
Pathway:               Mobile Equipment Maintenance and Repair

Program Major    Automotive Systems Technology

Pathway Description

Curriculums in the Mobile Equipment Maintenance and Repair pathway prepare individuals for employment as entry-level transportation service technicians. The program provides an introduction to transportation industry careers and increases student awareness of the diverse technologies associated with this dynamic and challenging field.

Course work may include transportation systems theory, braking systems, climate control, design parameters, drive trains, electrical/electronic systems, engine repair, engine performance, environmental regulations, materials, product finish, safety, steering/suspension, transmission/transaxles, and sustainable transportation, depending on the program major area chosen.

Graduates of this pathway should be prepared to take professional licensure exams, which correspond to certain programs of study, and to enter careers as entry-level technicians in the transportation industry.

Program Major Description

A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to repair, service, and maintain all types of automobiles. Includes instruction in brake systems, electrical systems, engine performance, engine repair, suspension and steering, automatic and manual transmissions and drive trains, and heating and air condition systems.  

The following represents one way in which the diploma can be completed. Students who aren’t able to follow the recommended curriculum model below should consult their academic advisor to be sure that they take courses in the best order for their success. (CTE-Y D60160P1)

Diploma

D60160
NC CIP: 47.0604
Evening
POS Approved: Fall 2016

Course Course Title HOURS PER WEEK
Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ WBL Credit
Fall Semester
AUT 163 Adv Auto Electricity 2 3 0 3
TRN 110 Intro to Transport Tech 1 2 0 2
TRN 120 Basic Transp Electricity 4 3 0 5
   
    7 8 0 10

Spring Semester
AUT 141 Suspension & Steering Sys REVISED REQUISITE 2016FA 2 3 0 3
AUT 141A Suspension & Steering Lab 0 3 0 1
AUT 151 Brake Systems REVISED REQUISITE 2016FA 2 3 0 3
AUT 151A Brakes Systems Lab 0 3 0 1
   
    4 12 0 8

Summer Term
AUT 181 Engine Performance I REVISED REQUISITE 2016FA 2 3 0 3
AUT 181A Engine Performance 1 Lab 0 3 0 1
TRN 140 Transp Climate Control 1 2 0 2
TRN 140A Transp Climate Cont Lab 1 2 0 2
   
    4 10 0 8

Fall Semester
AUT 116 Engine Repair 2 3 0 3
AUT 116A Engine Repair Lab 0 3 0 1
Select one:
Applied Communications I (3) (0) (0) (3)
  OR        
Writing and Inquiry 3 0 0 3
   
    5 6 0 7

Spring Semester
AUT 183 Engine Performance 2 2 6 0 4
PHY 122 Applied Physics II 3 2 0 4
TRN 130 Intro to Sustainable Transp 2 2 0 3
   
    7 10 0 11

Total Credit Hours: 44

Additional Information

The Automotive Systems Technology program at Forsyth Technical Community College is certified by the National Automotive Technician Education Foundation (NATEF). Per NATEF recommendations, students are required to purchase his/her own tool set to take this program of study.

 


Automotive Systems Technology - Toyota T-Ten

Curriculum Description

Mobile Equipment Maintenance and Repair
Career Cluster:    Transportation, Distribution and Logistics
Pathway:               Mobile Equipment Maintenance and Repair

Program Major    Automotive Systems Technology

Pathway Description

Curriculums in the Mobile Equipment Maintenance and Repair pathway prepare individuals for employment as entry-level transportation service technicians. The program provides an introduction to transportation industry careers and increases student awareness of the diverse technologies associated with this dynamic and challenging field.

Course work may include transportation systems theory, braking systems, climate control, design parameters, drive trains, electrical/electronic systems, engine repair, engine performance, environmental regulations, materials, product finish, safety, steering/suspension, transmission/transaxles, and sustainable transportation, depending on the program major area chosen.

Graduates of this pathway should be prepared to take professional licensure exams, which correspond to certain programs of study, and to enter careers as entry-level technicians in the transportation industry.

Program Major Description

A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to repair, service, and maintain all types of automobiles. Includes instruction in brake systems, electrical systems, engine performance, engine repair, suspension and steering, automatic and manual transmissions and drive trains, and heating and air condition systems.  

After completion of the T-TEN program, students should be prepared to take the ASE and Toyota certification exams. Students should be ready for full-time employment in Toyota and Lexus dealerships nationwide.

The following represents one way in which the program of study can be completed. Students who aren’t able to follow the recommended curriculum model below should consult their academic advisor to be sure that they take courses in the best order for their success.

Associate in Applied Science

A60160
NC CIP: 47.0604
Day, Partial Online
POS Approved: Fall 2016

Course Course Title HOURS PER WEEK
Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ WBL Credit
Fall 1st 8-weeks
TRN 110 Intro to Transport Tech 1 2 0 2
TRN 120 Basic Transp Electricity 4 3 0 5
   
    5 5 0 7

Fall 2nd 8-weeks
AUT 163 Adv Auto Electricity 2 3 0 3
AUT 116 Engine Repair 2 3 0 3
AUT 116A Engine Repair Lab 0 3 0 1
TRN 145 Adv Transp Electronics 2 3 0 3
   
    6 12 0 10

Spring 1st 8-weeks
AUT 151 Brake Systems REVISED REQUISITE 2016FA 2 3 0 3
AUT 151A Brakes Systems Lab 0 3 0 1
AUT 141 Suspension & Steering Sys REVISED REQUISITE 2016FA 2 3 0 3
AUT 141A Suspension & Steering Lab 0 3 0 1
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry 3 0 0 3
   
    7 12 0 11

Spring 2nd 8-weeks
Select one:
Automotive Servicing I 0 6 0 2
  OR        
Work-Based Learning I (0) (0) (20) (2)
   
    0 6 0 2

Summer Term
Select one:
___ ___ English 3 0 0 3
___ ___ Humanities/Fine Arts Elective ** ** 0 3
TRN 140 Transp Climate Control 1 2 0 2
TRN 140A Transp Climate Cont Lab 1 2 0 2
   
    5 4 0 10

Fall 1st 8-weeks
AUT 181 Engine Performance I REVISED REQUISITE 2016FA 2 3 0 3
AUT 181A Engine Performance 1 Lab 0 3 0 1
AUT 231 Man Trans/Axles/Drtrains 2 3 0 3
AUT 231A Man Trans/Ax Drtrians Lab 0 3 0 1
TRN 130 Intro to Sustainable Transp 2 2 0 3
   
    6 14 0 11

Fall 2nd 8-weeks
Select one:
Work-Based Learning I (0) (0) (20) (2)
  OR        
Work-Based Learning II (0) (0) (20) (2)
Select one:
Interpersonal Psychology 3 0 0 3
  OR        
General Psychology (3) (0) (0) (3)
   
    3 0 0 3

Spring 1st 8-weeks
AUT 183 Engine Performance 2 2 6 0 4
AUT 221 Auto Transm/Transaxles 2 3 0 3
AUT 221A Auto Transm/Transax Lab 0 3 0 1
PHY 122 Applied Physics II 3 2 0 4
   
    7 14 0 12

Spring 2nd 8-weeks
Select one:
Automotive Servicing 2 1 3 0 2
  OR        
Work-Based Learning II (0) (0) (20) (2)
   
    1 3 0 2

Total Credit Hours: 68

Additional Information

English - Select One: COM 110, COM 120, COM 231, ENG 112, ENG 114, ENG 115

Humanities/Fine Arts Electives — Select one: HUM 110, HUM 115, HUM 230, PHI 230, PHI 240, ART 111, HUM 220, MUS 110, PHI 215, REL 110

**Hours will vary depending on course selection.

 


Basic Law Enforcement Training

Curriculum Description

 

Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) is designed to give students essential skills required for entry-level employment as law enforcement officers with state, county, or municipal governments, or with private enterprise.

This program utilizes State commission-mandated topics and methods of instruction. General subjects include, but are not limited to, criminal, juvenile, civil, traffic, and alcohol beverage laws; investigative, patrol, custody, and court procedures; emergency responses; and ethics and community relations.

Students must successfully complete and pass all units of study mandated by the North Carolina Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission and the North Carolina Sheriffs’ Education and Training Standards Commission to receive a certificate.

 

Certificate

C55120
NC CIP: 43.0107
Day
POS Approved: Fall 2016

Course Course Title HOURS PER WEEK
Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ WBL Credit
Fall or Spring Semester
CJC 100 Basic Law Enforcement Trn 9 30 0 19
   
    9 30 0 19

Total Credit Hours: 19

Additional Information

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Biomedical Equipment Technology

Curriculum Description

Electrical Engineering Technology
Career Cluster:      Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics
Pathway:               Engineering and Technology

Program Major    Biomedical Equipment Technology

Pathway Description

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. 

Course work includes mathematics, natural sciences, engineering sciences and technology.

Graduates should qualify to obtain occupations such as technical service providers, materials and technologies testing services, process improvement technicians, engineering technicians, construction technicians and managers, industrial and technology managers, or research technicians.

Program Major Description

A course of study that prepares the students to use basic engineering principles and technical skills to install, operate, troubleshoot, and repair sophisticated devices and instrumentation used in the health care delivery system.  Includes instruction in instrument calibration, design and installation testing, system safety and maintenance procedures, procurement and installation procedures, and report preparation.  With an AAS degree and two years’ experience, an individual should be able to become a certified Biomedical Equipment Technician. 

Instructional Service Agreement with Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute
This curriculum model has been approved by Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute and the NCCCS office. It is recommended that students contact the Engineering Technologies Division for details and assistance with enrollment options. All BMT courses will be offered at Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute.

The following represents one way in which the program of study can be completed. Students who aren’t able to follow the recommended curriculum model below should consult their academic advisor to be sure that they take courses in the best order for their success.

Associate in Applied Science

A50100 REVISED
NC CIP: 15.0401
Day, Evening
POS Approved: Fall 2014

Course Course Title HOURS PER WEEK
Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ WBL Credit
Fall Semester
BMT 111 Intro to Biomed Field 2 0 0 2
ELC 131 Circuit Analysis I 3 3 0 4
ELC 131A Circuit Analysis I Lab 0 3 0 1
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry 3 0 0 3
MAT 121 Algebra/Trigonometry I 2 2 0 3
   
    10 8 0 13

Spring Semester
ELN 131 Analog Electronics I 3 3 0 4
NET 125 Networking Basics 1 4 0 3
NET 126 Routing Basics 1 4 0 3
PHY 131 Physics-Mechanics 3 2 0 4
PSY 118 Interpersonal Psychology 3 0 0 3
   
    11 13 0 17

Summer Term
BMT 112 Hospital Safety & Standards 2 2 0 3
BMT 120 Biomedical Anatomy & Phy 2 2 0 3
COM 120 Intro Interpersonal Com 3 0 0 3
ELN 133 Digital Electronics 3 3 0 4
   
    10 7 0 13

Fall Semester
BMT 212 BMET Instrumentation I 3 6 0 6
BMT 223 Imaging Tech/Laser Fund 3 2 0 4
ENG 114 Prof Research & Reporting 3 0 0 3
NET 175 Wireless Technology 2 2 0 3
SEC 110 Security Concepts 2 2 0 3
   
    13 12 0 19

Spring Semester
BMT 213 BMET Instrumentation II 2 3 0 3
BMT 225 Biomed Troubleshooting 1 4 0 3
WBL 112 Work-Based Learning I 0 0 20 2
WBL 115 Work-Based Learning Seminar I 1 0 0 1
___ ___ Humanities/Fine Arts Elective ** ** 0 3
   
    4 7 20 12

Total Credit Hours: 74

Additional Information

This program is an instructional service agreement with Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute. All courses with the BMT prefix are taught at CCCTI. BMT 111 is a one-day introductory course taught at CCCTI, and BMT 112 and BMT 120 can be taken online from CCCTI.

The following courses should be taken at Forsyth Tech: COM 120, ENG 111, MAT 121, ENG 113 or ENG 114, PSY 118 or PSY 150, ELN 131, ELN 133, NET 125, ELC 131, ELC 131A, NET 126, SEC 110, PHY 131, and Humanities/Fine Arts Elective.

Humanities/Fine Arts Electives — Select one: HUM 110, HUM 115, HUM 230, PHI 230, PHI 240, ART 111, HUM 220, MUS 110, PHI 215, REL 110

**Hours will vary depending on course selection.


Biotechnology

Curriculum Description

Science and Math: Biotechnology

Career Cluster: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math

Pathway:  Science and Mathematics

Program Major Biotechnology

Pathway Description

The Biotechnology curriculum, which has emerged from molecular biology and chemical engineering, is designed to meet the increasing demands for skilled laboratory technicians in various fields of biological and chemical technology.

Course work emphasizes biology, chemistry, mathematics, and technical communications. The curriculum objectives are designed to prepare graduates to serve in three distinct capacities: research assistant to a biologist or chemist, laboratory technician/instrumentation technician, and quality control/quality assurance technician.

Graduates should be qualified for employment in various areas of industry and government, including research and development, manufacturing, sales, and customer service.

Program Major Description

A program that focuses on the application of the biological sciences, biochemistry, and genetics to the preparation of new and enhanced agricultural, environmental, clinical, and industrial products, including the commercial exploitation of microbes, plants, and animals. Potential course work includes instruction in general biology, general and organic chemistry, physics, biochemistry, molecular biology, immunology, microbiology, genetics, and cellular biology.

The following represents one way in which the program of study can be completed. Students who aren’t able to follow this plan should consult their academic advisor to be sure that they take courses in the best order for their success.

Associate in Applied Science

A20100
NC CIP: 41.0101
Day, Evening
POS Approved: Fall 2016

Course Course Title HOURS PER WEEK
Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ WBL Credit
Fall Semester
BIO 111 General Biology I 3 3 0 4
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry 3 0 0 3
Select one:
Introduction to Chemistry 3 0 0 3
  AND        
Introduction to Chemistry Lab 0 3 0 1
  OR        
General Chemistry I (3) (3) (0) (4)
Select one:
Introduction to Computers REVISED 2016FA (2) (2) (0) (3)
  OR        
Basic PC Literacy 1 2 0 2
Select one:
Mathematical Measurement and Literacy 2 2 0 3
  OR        
Quantitative Literacy (2) (2) (0) (3)
  OR        
Precalculus Algebra (3) (2) (0) (4)
   
    12 10 0 16

Spring Semester
BIO 112 General Biology II 3 3 0 4
BTC 150 Bioethics 3 0 0 3
CHM 132 Organic and Biochemistry 3 3 0 4
MAT 152 Statistical Methods I 3 2 0 4
Select one:
Interpersonal Psychology 3 0 0 3
  OR        
General Psychology (3) (0) (0) (3)
   
    15 8 0 18

Fall Semester
BTC 181 Basic Lab Techniques 3 3 0 4
___ ___ Humanities/Fine Arts Elective ** ** 0 3
Select one:
___ ___
Technical Specialty Elective * * * 3
  OR        
___ ___
Technical Specialty Elective (**) (**) (**) (4)
  OR        
___ ___
Technical Specialty Elective (**) (**) (**) (5)
Select one:
___ ___
Technical Specialty Elective (*) (*) (*) (3)
  OR        
___ ___
Technical Specialty Elective ** ** ** ** 4
  OR        
___ ___
Technical Specialty Elective (**) (**) (**) (5)
BIO 250 Genetics 3 3 0 4
   
    6 6 0 18

Spring Semester
Select one:
Public Speaking 3 0 0 3
  OR        
Writing/Research in the Disc (3) (0) (0) (3)
  OR        
Prof Research & Reporting (3) (0) (0) (3)
Select one:
___ ___
Technical Specialty Elective (*) (*) (*) (3)
  OR        
___ ___
Technical Specialty Elective ** ** ** 4
  OR        
___ ___
Technical Specialty Elective (**) (**) (**) (5)
Select one:
Biotech Lab Experience (0) (6) (0) (2)
  OR        
Work-Based Learning I 0 0 10 1
  OR        
Work-Based Learning I (0) (0) (20) (2)
BIO 275 Microbiology 3 3 0 4
   
    6 3 10 12

Total Credit Hours: 64

Additional Information

Technical Specialty Electives — Select a minimum of 11 credit hours: BTC 270, BTC 281, BTC 282, BTC 283, BTC 285, BTC 286, CHM 263, NAN 251

Humanities/Fine Arts Elective — Select one: HUM 110, HUM 220, PHI 215, or PHI 240. Consult an academic advisor concerning other possible electives.

**Hours will vary depending on course selection.

 


Biotechnology

Curriculum Description

Science and Math: Biotechnology

Career Cluster: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math

Pathway:  Science and Mathematics

Program Major Biotechnology

Pathway Description

The Biotechnology curriculum, which has emerged from molecular biology and chemical engineering, is designed to meet the increasing demands for skilled laboratory technicians in various fields of biological and chemical technology.

Course work emphasizes biology, chemistry, mathematics, and technical communications. The curriculum objectives are designed to prepare graduates to serve in three distinct capacities: research assistant to a biologist or chemist, laboratory technician/instrumentation technician, and quality control/quality assurance technician.

Graduates should be qualified for employment in various areas of industry and government, including research and development, manufacturing, sales, and customer service.

Program Major Description

A program that focuses on the application of the biological sciences, biochemistry, and genetics to the preparation of new and enhanced agricultural, environmental, clinical, and industrial products, including the commercial exploitation of microbes, plants, and animals. Potential course work includes instruction in general biology, general and organic chemistry, physics, biochemistry, molecular biology, immunology, microbiology, genetics, and cellular biology.

The following represents one way in which the diploma can be completed. Students who aren’t able to follow the recommended curriculum model below should consult their academic advisor to be sure that they take courses in the best order for their success. (CTE-Y D20100P1)

Diploma

D20100
NC CIP: 26.1201
Day, Evening
POS Approved: Fall 2016

Course Course Title HOURS PER WEEK
Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ WBL Credit
Fall Semester
BIO 111 General Biology I 3 3 0 4
CHM 131 Introduction to Chemistry 3 0 0 3
CHM 131A Introduction to Chemistry Lab 0 3 0 1
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry 3 0 0 3
   
    9 6 0 11

Spring Semester
BIO 112 General Biology II 3 3 0 4
CHM 132 Organic and Biochemistry 3 3 0 4
CIS 110 Introduction to Computers REVISED 2016FA 2 2 0 3
   
    8 8 0 11

Fall Semester
BTC 181 Basic Lab Techniques 3 3 0 4
BIO 250 Genetics 3 3 0 4
Select one:
Mathematical Measurement and Literacy 2 2 0 3
  OR        
Quantitative Literacy (2) (2) (0) (3)
  OR        
Precalculus Algebra (3) (2) (0) (4)
   
    8 8 0 11

Spring Semester
BIO 275 Microbiology 3 3 0 4
BTC 150 Bioethics 3 0 0 3
MAT 152 Statistical Methods I 3 2 0 4
   
    9 5 0 11

Total Credit Hours: 44

Additional Information

2013FA New Diploma

 


Broadcasting and Production Technology

Curriculum Description

Students enrolled in the Broadcasting Production Technology curriculum will develop professional skills in radio, television, audio, video, and related applications.

Training will emphasize speech, script writing, production planning, editing, and post production. Students will also study the development of the broadcasting industry, sales, ethics, law, marketing, and management. Hands-on training and teamwork approaches are essential to the instructional process.

Upon successful completion, students are prepared to enter broadcasting, production, and related industries in a variety of occupations.

The following represents one way in which the program of study can be completed. Students who aren’t able to follow the recommended curriculum model below should consult their academic advisor to be sure that they take courses in the best order for their success.

Associate in Applied Science

A30120 REVISED
NC CIP: 10.0202
Day
POS Approved: Fall 2016

Course Course Title HOURS PER WEEK
Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ WBL Credit
Fall Semester
BPT 110 Intro to Broadcasting 3 0 0 3
BPT 112 Broadcast Writing 3 2 0 4
BPT 131 Audio/Radio Production I 2 6 0 4
BPT 135 Radio Performance I 0 6 0 2
CIS 111 Basic PC Literacy 1 2 0 2
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry 3 0 0 3
   
    12 16 0 18

Spring Semester
BPT 111 Broadcast Law & Ethics 3 0 0 3
BPT 113 Broadcast Sales 3 0 0 3
BPT 132 Audio/Radio Production II 2 6 0 4
BPT 136 Radio Performance II 0 6 0 2
Select one:
Interpersonal Psychology 3 0 0 3
  OR        
General Psychology (3) (0) (0) (3)
   
    11 12 0 15

Summer Term
BPT 231 Video/TV Production I 2 6 0 4
WEB 111 Intro to Web Graphics 2 2 0 3
   
    4 8 0 7

Fall Semester
BPT 210 Broadcast Management 3 0 0 3
BPT 232 Video/TV Production II 2 6 0 4
BPT 235 TV Performance I 0 6 0 2
___ ___ Humanities/Fine Arts Elective ** ** 0 3
Select one:
Introduction to Communication (3) (0) (0) (3)
  OR        
Public Speaking 3 0 0 3
   
    8 12 0 15

Spring Semester
BPT 215 Broadcast Programming 3 0 0 3
BPT 250 Institutional Video 2 3 0 3
BPT 255 Computer-Based Production 2 3 0 3
BPT 285 Broadcast Prod Capstone 1 6 0 3
Select one:
Mathematical Measurement and Literacy 2 2 0 3
  OR        
Quantitative Literacy (2) (2) (0) (3)
   
    10 14 0 15

Total Credit Hours: 70

Additional Information

Humanities/Fine Arts Electives — Select one: HUM 110, HUM 115, HUM 230, PHI 230, PHI 240, ART 111, HUM 220, MUS 110, PHI 215, REL 110

Hours will vary depending on course selection.

New students may be enrolled during any semester. Please contact your advisor for details.


Broadcasting and Production Technology - Radio Production

Curriculum Description

Students enrolled in the Broadcasting Production Technology curriculum will develop professional skills in radio, television, audio, video, and related applications.

Training will emphasize speech, script writing, production planning, editing, and post production. Students will also study the development of the broadcasting industry, sales, ethics, law, marketing, and management. Hands-on training and teamwork approaches are essential to the instructional process.

Upon successful completion, students are prepared to enter broadcasting, production, and related industries in a variety of occupations.

The following represents one way in which the diploma can be completed. Students who aren’t able to follow the recommended curriculum model below should consult their academic advisor to be sure that they take courses in the best order for their success.

This curriculum model is designed for the student that wishes to obtain a Diploma in Broadcasting and Production Technology with an emphasis in Radio Production.

Diploma

D30120RP
NC CIP: 10.0202
Day
POS Approved: Fall 2016

Course Course Title HOURS PER WEEK
Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ WBL Credit
Fall Semester
BPT 110 Intro to Broadcasting 3 0 0 3
BPT 112 Broadcast Writing 3 2 0 4
BPT 131 Audio/Radio Production I 2 6 0 4
BPT 135 Radio Performance I 0 6 0 2
CIS 111 Basic PC Literacy 1 2 0 2
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry 3 0 0 3
   
    12 16 0 18

Spring Semester
BPT 111 Broadcast Law & Ethics 3 0 0 3
BPT 113 Broadcast Sales 3 0 0 3
BPT 132 Audio/Radio Production II 2 6 0 4
BPT 136 Radio Performance II 0 6 0 2
Select one:
Interpersonal Psychology 3 0 0 3
  OR        
General Psychology (3) (0) (0) (3)
   
    11 12 0 15

Summer Term
WEB 111 Intro to Web Graphics 2 2 0 3
   
    2 2 0 3

Total Credit Hours: 36

Additional Information

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Business Administration - Customer Service

Curriculum Description

Business Administration

Career Cluster:     Business Management & Administration, Finance, Government & Public Administration, and Marketing

Pathway:              Business Administration

Program Major    Business Administration

Pathway Description

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. Course work includes business concepts such as accounting, business law, economics, management, and marketing. Skills related to the application of these concepts are developed through the study of computer applications, communication, team building, and decision making. Through these skills, students will have a sound business education base for lifelong learning. Graduates are prepared for employment opportunities in government agencies, financial institutions, and large to small business or industry.

The following represents one way in which the certificate can be completed. Students who aren’t able to follow the recommended curriculum model below should consult their academic advisor to be sure that they take courses in the best order for their success.

Certificate

C25120C
NC CIP: 52.0201
Day, Evening and Online
POS Approved: Fall 2016

Course Course Title HOURS PER WEEK
Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ WBL Credit
Fall Semester
Select one:
Introduction to Computers REVISED 2016FA (2) (2) (0) (3)
  OR        
Basic PC Literacy 1 2 0 2
Select one:
Intro Interpersonal Com 3 0 0 3
  OR        
Public Speaking (3) (0) (0) (3)
  OR        
Oral Communication (3) (0) (0) (3)
   
    4 2 0 5

Spring Semester
MKT 223 Customer Service 3 0 0 3
Select one:
Org Behavior in Business 3 0 0 3
  OR        
Professional Development (3) (0) (0) (3)
Select one:
Mathematical Measurement and Literacy 2 2 0 3
  OR        
Quantitative Literacy (2) (2) (0) (3)
   
    8 2 0 9

Total Credit Hours: 14

Additional Information

Customer Service is a certificate under the curriculum title of Business Administration. This certificate provides a broad foundation of communication and interpersonal skills designed to prepare the individual for customer contact roles within a business organization.

Emphasized are concepts in retailing, resolving customer complaints, service follow-up, and consumer behavior. Concepts include communicating effectively and using interpersonal skills. Employment opportunities include customer services representative, customer services manager, retail sales, and call center customer representative in both service and production-oriented businesses.

**Hours will vary depending on course selection.

 


Business Administration - General Track

Curriculum Description

Business Administration

Career Cluster:     Business Management & Administration, Finance, Government & Public Administration, and Marketing

Pathway:              Business Administration

Program Major    Business Administration

Pathway Description

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. Course work includes business concepts such as accounting, business law, economics, management, and marketing. Skills related to the application of these concepts are developed through the study of computer applications, communication, team building, and decision making. Through these skills, students will have a sound business education base for lifelong learning. Graduates are prepared for employment opportunities in government agencies, financial institutions, and large to small business or industry.

The following represents one way in which the program of study can be completed. Students who aren’t able to follow the recommended curriculum model below should consult their academic advisor to be sure that they take courses in the best order for their success.

Associate in Applied Science

A25120BA REVISED
NC CIP: 52.0201
Day
POS Approved: Fall 2016

Course Course Title HOURS PER WEEK
Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ WBL Credit
Fall Semester
BUS 110 Introduction to Business 3 0 0 3
BUS 115 Business Law I 3 0 0 3
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry 3 0 0 3
Select one:
Introduction to Computers REVISED 2016FA (2) (2) (0) (3)
  OR        
Basic PC Literacy 1 2 0 2
Select one:
Mathematical Measurement and Literacy 2 2 0 3
  OR        
Quantitative Literacy (2) (2) (0) (3)
   
    12 4 0 14

Spring Semester
ACC 120 Prin of Financial Accounting 3 2 0 4
BUS 116 Business Law II 3 0 0 3
BUS 137 Principles of Management 3 0 0 3
BUS 240 Business Ethics 3 0 0 3
   
    12 2 0 13

Summer Term
Select one:
Intro Interpersonal Com 3 0 0 3
  OR        
Public Speaking (3) (0) (0) (3)
  OR        
Writing/Research in the Disc (3) (0) (0) (3)
  OR        
Prof Research & Reporting (3) (0) (0) (3)
  OR        
Oral Communication (3) (0) (0) (3)
Select one:
Survey of Economics 3 0 0 3
  OR        
Prin of Microeconomics (3) (0) (0) (3)
  OR        
Prin of Macroeconomics (3) (0) (0) (3)
___ ___ Business Elective ** ** ** 1
   
    6 0 0 7

Fall Semester
ACC 121 Prin of Managerial Accounting 3 2 0 4
ACC 150 Accounting Software Appl 1 2 0 2
CTS 130 Spreadsheet 2 2 0 3
MKT 120 Principles of Marketing 3 0 0 3
Select one:
Interpersonal Psychology 3 0 0 3
  OR        
General Psychology (3) (0) (0) (3)
   
    12 6 0 15

Spring Semester
ACC 129 Individual Income Taxes 2 2 0 3
BUS 125 Personal Finance 3 0 0 3
BUS 239 Bus Applications Seminar 1 2 0 2
BUS 255 Org Behavior in Business 3 0 0 3
LOG 110 Introduction to Logistics 3 0 0 3
___ ___ Humanities/Fine Arts Elective ** ** 0 3
Select one:
Entrepreneurship I 3 0 0 3
  OR        
Small Business Management (3) (0) (0) (3)
   
    15 4 0 20

Total Credit Hours: 69

Additional Information

Business Electives — Select one credit hour: BAF 143MKT 223, WBL 111

Humanities/Fine Arts Electives — Select one: ART 111, ENG 131, ENG 273, HUM 110, HUM 115, HUM 220, MUS 110, PHI 215, PHI 240, or REL 110.

Consult an academic advisor concerning other possible electives.

**Hours will vary depending on course selection.


Business Administration - General Track

Curriculum Description

Business Administration

Career Cluster:     Business Management & Administration, Finance, Government & Public Administration, and Marketing

Pathway:              Business Administration

Program Major    Business Administration

Pathway Description

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. Course work includes business concepts such as accounting, business law, economics, management, and marketing. Skills related to the application of these concepts are developed through the study of computer applications, communication, team building, and decision making. Through these skills, students will have a sound business education base for lifelong learning. Graduates are prepared for employment opportunities in government agencies, financial institutions, and large to small business or industry.

The following represents one way in which the program of study can be completed. Students who aren’t able to follow the recommended curriculum model below should consult their academic advisor to be sure that they take courses in the best order for their success.

Associate in Applied Science

A25120BA REVISED
NC CIP: 52.0201
Evening and Online
POS Approved: Fall 2016

Course Course Title HOURS PER WEEK
Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ WBL Credit
Fall Semester
BUS 110 Introduction to Business 3 0 0 3
BUS 115 Business Law I 3 0 0 3
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry 3 0 0 3
   
    9 0 0 9

Spring Semester
BUS 116 Business Law II 3 0 0 3
Select one:
Mathematical Measurement and Literacy 2 2 0 3
  OR        
Quantitative Literacy (2) (2) (0) (3)
Select one:
Interpersonal Psychology 3 0 0 3
  OR        
General Psychology (3) (0) (0) (3)
   
    8 2 0 9

Summer Term
BUS 137 Principles of Management 3 0 0 3
BUS 240 Business Ethics 3 0 0 3
Select one:
Introduction to Computers REVISED 2016FA (2) (2) (0) (3)
  OR        
Basic PC Literacy 1 2 0 2
   
    7 2 0 8

Fall Semester
Select one:
Survey of Economics 3 0 0 3
  OR        
Prin of Microeconomics (3) (0) (0) (3)
  OR        
Prin of Macroeconomics (3) (0) (0) (3)
___ ___ Business Elective ** ** ** 1
   
    3 0 0 4

Spring Semester
ACC 120 Prin of Financial Accounting 3 2 0 4
CTS 130 Spreadsheet 2 2 0 3
Select one:
Intro Interpersonal Com 3 0 0 3
  OR        
Public Speaking (3) (0) (0) (3)
  OR        
Writing/Research in the Disc (3) (0) (0) (3)
  OR        
Prof Research & Reporting (3) (0) (0) (3)
  OR        
Oral Communication (3) (0) (0) (3)
   
    8 4 0 10

Summer Term
ACC 150 Accounting Software Appl 1 2 0 2
MKT 120 Principles of Marketing 3 0 0 3
___ ___ Humanities/Fine Arts Elective ** ** 0 3
   
    4 2 0 8

Fall Semester
ACC 121 Prin of Managerial Accounting 3 2 0 4
ACC 129 Individual Income Taxes 2 2 0 3
   
    5 4 0 7

Spring Semester
BUS 125 Personal Finance 3 0 0 3
BUS 239 Bus Applications Seminar 1 2 0 2
BUS 255 Org Behavior in Business 3 0 0 3
LOG 110 Introduction to Logistics 3 0 0 3
Select one:
Entrepreneurship I 3 0 0 3
  OR        
Small Business Management (3) (0) (0) (3)
   
    13 2 0 14

Total Credit Hours: 69

Additional Information

Business Electives — Select one credit hour: BAF 143MKT 223, WBL 111 

Humanities/Fine Arts Electives — Select one: ART 111, ENG 131, ENG 273, HUM 110, HUM 115, HUM 220, MUS 110, PHI 215, PHI 240, or REL 110.

Consult an academic advisor concerning other possible electives.

**Hours will vary depending on course selection.


Business Administration - Global Entrepreneurship

Curriculum Description

Business Administration

Career Cluster:     Business Management & Administration, Finance, Government & Public Administration, and Marketing

Pathway:              Business Administration

Program Major    Business Administration

Pathway Description

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. Course work includes business concepts such as accounting, business law, economics, management, and marketing. Skills related to the application of these concepts are developed through the study of computer applications, communication, team building, and decision making. Through these skills, students will have a sound business education base for lifelong learning. Graduates are prepared for employment opportunities in government agencies, financial institutions, and large to small business or industry.

The following represents one way in which the certificate can be completed. Students who aren’t able to follow the recommended curriculum model below should consult their academic advisor to be sure that they take courses in the best order for their success. (CTE-Y C25120G1)

Certificate

C25120GE
NC CIP: 52.0201
Day, Evening and Online
POS Approved: Fall 2016

Course Course Title HOURS PER WEEK
Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ WBL Credit
Fall Semester
BUS 115 Business Law I 3 0 0 3
CIS 110 Introduction to Computers REVISED 2016FA 2 2 0 3
MKT 120 Principles of Marketing 3 0 0 3
   
    8 2 0 9

Spring Semester
BAF 143 Financial Planning 3 0 0 3
BUS 137 Principles of Management 3 0 0 3
INT 110 International Business 3 0 0 3
   
    9 0 0 9

Total Credit Hours: 18

Additional Information

Global Entrepreneurship is a certificate under the curriculum title of Business Administration. This certificate is designed to provide students with the knowledge and the skills necessary for employment and growth as self-employed business owners.

Course work includes developing a student’s ability to make informed decisions as future business owners. Courses include general management concepts, international business and marketing. Additional course work includes computers and business law.

Through these skills, students will have a sound education base in global entrepreneurship for lifelong learning. Graduates are prepared to be self-employed and open their own businesses.

 


Business Administration - Human Resources

Curriculum Description

Business Administration

Career Cluster:   Business Management & Administration, Finance, Government & Public Administration, and Marketing

Pathway:            Business Administration

Program Major    Business Administration

Pathway Description

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. Course work includes business concepts such as accounting, business law, economics, management, and marketing. Skills related to the application of these concepts are developed through the study of computer applications, communication, team building, and decision making. Through these skills, students will have a sound business education base for lifelong learning. Graduates are prepared for employment opportunities in government agencies, financial institutions, and large to small business or industry.

The following represents one way in which the certificate can be completed. Students who aren’t able to follow the recommended curriculum model below should consult their academic advisor to be sure that they take courses in the best order for their success.

Certificate

C25120HR
NC CIP: 52.0201
Day, Evening, Online
POS Approved: Fall 2016

Course Course Title HOURS PER WEEK
Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ WBL Credit
Fall Semester
BUS 137 Principles of Management 3 0 0 3
BUS 217 Employment Law and Regs 3 0 0 3
BUS 255 Org Behavior in Business 3 0 0 3
   
    9 0 0 9

Spring Semester
BUS 153 Human Resource Management 3 0 0 3
BUS 234 Training and Development 3 0 0 3
BUS 257 Testing and Assessment 3 0 0 3
   
    9 0 0 9

Total Credit Hours: 18

Additional Information

Human Resources is a certificate under the curriculum title of Business Administration. This certificate is designed to meet the demands of business and service agencies with development of generalists and specialists in the administration, training, and management of human resources.

Course work includes studies in management, interviewing, placement, needs assessment, and training techniques. Also included are topics such as people skills, learning approaches, skills building, and development of instructional and training materials.

Graduates will be prepared for employment opportunities in personnel, training, and other human resources development areas.

 


Business Administration - Import Export Track

Curriculum Description

Business Administration

Career Cluster:     Business Management & Administration, Finance, Government & Public Administration, and Marketing

Pathway:              Business Administration

Program Major    Business Administration

Pathway Description

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. Course work includes business concepts such as accounting, business law, economics, management, and marketing. Skills related to the application of these concepts are developed through the study of computer applications, communication, team building, and decision making. Through these skills, students will have a sound business education base for lifelong learning. Graduates are prepared for employment opportunities in government agencies, financial institutions, and large to small business or industry.

This curriculum model is designed for the student that wishes to obtain the Associate in Applied Science degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Import Export.

This track is a unique concentration under the Business Administration curriculum degree. It is designed to prepare individuals for positions in international business and provide a fundamental knowledge of import/export regulations, international economics, and techniques for quickly and accurately navigating the often complex and dynamic requirements of global trade.

The following represents one way in which the program of study can be completed. Students who aren’t able to follow the recommended curriculum model below should consult their academic advisor to be sure that they take courses in the best order for their success.

Associate in Applied Science

A25120IE REVISED
NC CIP: 52.0201
Day, Online
POS Approved: Fall 2016

Course Course Title HOURS PER WEEK
Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ WBL Credit
Fall Semester
ACC 120 Prin of Financial Accounting 3 2 0 4
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry 3 0 0 3
IEC 168 Global Operations 3 0 0 3
INT 110 International Business 3 0 0 3
Select one:
Mathematical Measurement and Literacy 2 2 0 3
  OR        
Quantitative Literacy (2) (2) (0) (3)
   
    14 4 0 16

Spring Semester
BUS 110 Introduction to Business 3 0 0 3
ECO 252 Prin of Macroeconomics 3 0 0 3
IEC 225 International Shipping 3 0 0 3
LOG 110 Introduction to Logistics 3 0 0 3
Select one:
Intro Interpersonal Com 3 0 0 3
  OR        
Public Speaking (3) (0) (0) (3)
  OR        
Writing/Research in the Disc (3) (0) (0) (3)
  OR        
Prof Research & Reporting (3) (0) (0) (3)
  OR        
Oral Communication (3) (0) (0) (3)
Select one:
Introduction to Computers REVISED 2016FA (2) (2) (0) (3)
  OR        
Basic PC Literacy 1 2 0 2
  OR        
Office Software Applicat (2) (2) (0) (3)
   
    16 2 0 17

Summer Term
BUS 137 Principles of Management 3 0 0 3
IEC 226 Intro to Export Admin Reg 3 0 0 3
   
    6 0 0 6

Fall Semester
BUS 115 Business Law I 3 0 0 3
CTS 130 Spreadsheet 2 2 0 3
IEC 227 Elec Import/Export Doc 3 0 0 3
IEC 228 Importing 3 0 0 3
MKT 120 Principles of Marketing 3 0 0 3
   
    14 2 0 15

Spring Semester
IEC 229 Intl Trans Reg Compliance 3 0 0 3
LOG 215 Supply Chain Management 3 0 0 3
___ ___ Humanities/Fine Arts Elective ** ** 0 3
Select one:
Interpersonal Psychology 3 0 0 3
  OR        
General Psychology (3) (0) (0) (3)
   
    9 0 0 12

Total Credit Hours: 66

Additional Information

Humanities/Fine Arts Electives — Select one: ART 111, ENG 131, ENG 273, HUM 110, HUM 115, HUM 220, MUS 110, PHI 215, PHI 240, or REL 110

Consult an academic advisor concerning other possible electives.

**Hours will vary depending on course selection.


Business Administration - International Business

Curriculum Description

Business Administration

Career Cluster:   Business Management & Administration, Finance, Government & Public Administration, and Marketing

Pathway:            Business Administration

Program Major    Business Administration

Pathway Description

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. Course work includes business concepts such as accounting, business law, economics, management, and marketing. Skills related to the application of these concepts are developed through the study of computer applications, communication, team building, and decision making. Through these skills, students will have a sound business education base for lifelong learning. Graduates are prepared for employment opportunities in government agencies, financial institutions, and large to small business or industry.

The following represents one way in which the certificate can be completed. Students who aren’t able to follow the recommended curriculum model below should consult their academic advisor to be sure that they take courses in the best order for their success. (CTE-Y C25120I1)

Certificate

C25120IB
NC CIP: 52.0201
Day, Evening and Online
POS Approved: Fall 2016

Course Course Title HOURS PER WEEK
Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ WBL Credit
Fall Semester
BUS 115 Business Law I 3 0 0 3
INT 110 International Business 3 0 0 3
INT 210 International Trade 3 0 0 3
   
    9 0 0 9

Spring Semester
INT 115 Global Communications 3 0 0 3
INT 230 International Law 3 0 0 3
MKT 224 International Marketing 3 0 0 3
   
    9 0 0 9

Total Credit Hours: 18

Additional Information

x


Business Administration - International Business Global Track

Curriculum Description

Business Administration

Career Cluster:     Business Management & Administration, Finance, Government & Public Administration, and Marketing

Pathway:              Business Administration

Program Major    Business Administration

Pathway Description

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. Course work includes business concepts such as accounting, business law, economics, management, and marketing. Skills related to the application of these concepts are developed through the study of computer applications, communication, team building, and decision making. Through these skills, students will have a sound business education base for lifelong learning. Graduates are prepared for employment opportunities in government agencies, financial institutions, and large to small business or industry.

This curriculum model is designed for the student that wishes to obtain the Associate in Applied Science degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in International Business Global.

The International Business Global Management track is a unique concentration under the Business Administration curriculum title. The track is designed to prepare individuals for positions in international business through studies in business, social science, foreign language, and specialized courses in international marketing, law, economics, and trade practices.  Students will be expected to demonstrate language skills; a knowledge of geographic, political, and cultural differences; the ability to process import/export documentation; and a knowledge of international economics and business practices.

The following represents one way in which the program of study can be completed. Students who aren’t able to follow the recommended curriculum model below should consult their academic advisor to be sure that they take courses in the best order for their success.

Associate in Applied Science

A25120IB REVISED
NC CIP: 52.0201
Day, Online
POS Approved: Fall 2016

Course Course Title HOURS PER WEEK
Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ WBL Credit
Fall Semester
ACC 120 Prin of Financial Accounting 3 2 0 4
BUS 110 Introduction to Business 3 0 0 3
BUS 115 Business Law I 3 0 0 3
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry 3 0 0 3
INT 110 International Business 3 0 0 3
Select one:
Survey of Economics (3) (0) (0) (3)
  OR        
Prin of Microeconomics (3) (0) (0) (3)
  OR        
Prin of Macroeconomics 3 0 0 3
   
    18 2 0 19

Spring Semester
INT 230 International Law 3 0 0 3
MKT 120 Principles of Marketing 3 0 0 3
___ ___ Business Elective ** ** ** 4
Select one:
Introduction to Computers REVISED 2016FA (2) (2) (0) (3)
  OR        
Basic PC Literacy 1 2 0 2
Select one:
Interpersonal Psychology 3 0 0 3
  OR        
General Psychology (3) (0) (0) (3)
   
    10 2 0 15

Fall Semester
BUS 137 Principles of Management 3 0 0 3
INT 115 Global Communications 3 0 0 3
INT 220 International Economics 3 0 0 3
LOG 110 Introduction to Logistics 3 0 0 3
SPA 111 Elementary Spanish I 3 0 0 3
Select one:
Mathematical Measurement and Literacy 2 2 0 3
  OR        
Quantitative Literacy (2) (2) (0) (3)
   
    17 2 0 18

Spring Semester
ACC 270 International Accounting 3 0 0 3
INT 210 International Trade 3 0 0 3
MKT 224 International Marketing 3 0 0 3
___ ___ Humanities/Fine Arts Elective ** ** 0 3
Select one:
Intro Interpersonal Com 3 0 0 3
  OR        
Public Speaking (3) (0) (0) (3)
  OR        
Writing/Research in the Disc (3) (0) (0) (3)
  OR        
Prof Research & Reporting (3) (0) (0) (3)
  OR        
Oral Communication (3) (0) (0) (3)
   
    12 0 0 15

Total Credit Hours: 67

Additional Information

Business Electives — Select 4 credit hours: ACC 121, BUS 116, BUS 225, BUS 240, CTS 130, INT 180, SPA 112, WBL 111

Humanities/Fine Arts Electives — Select one: ART 111, ENG 131, ENG 273, HUM 110, HUM 115, HUM 220, MUS 110, PHI 215, PHI 240, or REL 110

Consult an academic advisor concerning other possible electives.

**Hours will vary depending on course selection.


Business Administration - Public Administration Track

Curriculum Description

Business Administration

Career Cluster:   Business Management & Administration, Finance, Government & Public Administration, and Marketing

Pathway:            Business Administration

Program Major    Business Administration

Pathway Description

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. Course work includes business concepts such as accounting, business law, economics, management, and marketing. Skills related to the application of these concepts are developed through the study of computer applications, communication, team building, and decision making. Through these skills, students will have a sound business education base for lifelong learning. Graduates are prepared for employment opportunities in government agencies, financial institutions, and large to small business or industry.

This curriculum model is designed for the student that wishes to obtain the Associate in Applied Science degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Public Administration.

The Public Administration track prepares students for entry into management positions in state/local governments and not-for-profit organizations, provides education for current government employees, and informs citizens of governmental functions.

The following represents one way in which the program of study can be completed. Students who aren’t able to follow the recommended curriculum model below should consult their academic advisor to be sure that they take courses in the best order for their success.

Associate in Applied Science

A25120PA REVISED
NC CIP: 52.0201
Day, Evening and Online
POS Approved: Fall 2016

Course Course Title HOURS PER WEEK
Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ WBL Credit
Fall Semester
ACC 120 Prin of Financial Accounting 3 2 0 4
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry 3 0 0 3
PAD 151 Intro to Public Admin 3 0 0 3
Select one:
Introduction to Computers REVISED 2016FA (2) (2) (0) (3)
  OR        
Basic PC Literacy 1 2 0 2
Select one:
Mathematical Measurement and Literacy 2 2 0 3
  OR        
Quantitative Literacy (2) (2) (0) (3)
   
    12 6 0 15

Spring Semester
CTS 130 Spreadsheet 2 2 0 3
PAD 251 Public Finance & Budgeting 3 0 0 3
Select one:
Survey of Economics (3) (0) (0) (3)
  OR        
Prin of Microeconomics (3) (0) (0) (3)
  OR        
Prin of Macroeconomics 3 0 0 3
Select one:
Interpersonal Psychology 3 0 0 3
  OR        
General Psychology (3) (0) (0) (3)
   
    11 2 0 12

Summer Term
BUS 153 Human Resource Management 3 0 0 3
MKT 120 Principles of Marketing 3 0 0 3
___ ___ Business Elective ** ** ** 1
   
    6 0 0 7

Fall Semester
BUS 110 Introduction to Business 3 0 0 3
BUS 115 Business Law I 3 0 0 3
BUS 137 Principles of Management 3 0 0 3
PAD 252 Public Policy Analysis 3 0 0 3
Select one:
Intro Interpersonal Com 3 0 0 3
  OR        
Public Speaking (3) (0) (0) (3)
  OR        
Writing/Research in the Disc (3) (0) (0) (3)
  OR        
Prof Research & Reporting (3) (0) (0) (3)
  OR        
Oral Communication (3) (0) (0) (3)
   
    15 0 0 15

Spring Semester
BUS 260 Business Communication 3 0 0 3
MKT 228 Service Marketing 3 0 0 3
PAD 152 Ethics in Government 3 0 0 3
PAD 253 Intro to Urban Planning 3 0 0 3
___ ___ Humanities/Fine Arts Elective ** ** 0 3
   
    12 0 0 15

Total Credit Hours: 64

Additional Information

Business Electives — Select one credit hour: ACC 121, BUS 125, BUS 225, BUS 255, BUS 270, CTS 230, INT 115, MKT 223, PAD 254, PMT 111, WBL 111

Humanities/Fine Arts Electives — Select one: ART 111, ENG 131, ENG 273, HUM 110, HUM 115, HUM 220, MUS 110, PHI 215, PHI 240, or REL 110

Consult an academic advisor concerning other possible electives.

**Hours will vary depending on course selection.


Cardiovascular Sonography

Curriculum Description

The Cardiovascular Sonography curriculum provides the individual with the knowledge and skills necessary to acquire, process, and evaluate the human heart and vascular structures. A cardiovascular sonographer uses high frequency sound waves to produce images of the heart and vascular structures.

Course work includes effective communication and patient care skills combined with a knowledge of physics, human anatomy, physiology, and pathology, all of which are essential to obtaining high quality sonographic images.

Graduates may be eligible to apply to the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers for examinations in physics, cardiovascular physics, vascular physics, and adult echocardiography. Graduates may find employment in hospitals, physicians’ offices, mobile services, and educational institutions.

The following represents one way in which the program of study can be completed. Students who aren’t able to follow the recommended curriculum model below should consult their academic advisor to be sure that they take courses in the best order for their success.

Associate in Applied Science

A45160
NC CIP: 51.0999
Day
POS Approved: Fall 2016

Course Course Title HOURS PER WEEK
Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ WBL Credit
Fall Semester
BIO 163 Basic Anat & Physiology 4 2 0 5
PHY 110 Conceptual Physics 3 0 0 3
PHY 110A Conceptual Physics Lab 0 2 0 1
CVS 160 CVS Clinical Ed I 0 4 9 5
CVS 163 Echo I 3 2 0 4
MAT 171 Precalculus Algebra 3 2 0 4
   
    13 12 9 22

Spring Semester
CVS 161 CVS Clinical Ed II 0 0 24 8
CVS 164 Echo II 3 2 0 4
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry 3 0 0 3
SON 111 Sonographic Physics 3 3 0 4
   
    9 5 24 19

Summer Term
CVS 162 CVS Clinical Ed III 0 0 15 5
___ ___ English Option 3 0 0 3
SON 271 Doppler Sonography Topics 1 3 0 2
   
    4 3 15 10

Fall Semester
CVS 260 CVS Clinical Ed IV 0 0 24 8
SON 250 Vascular Sonography 1 3 0 2
Select one:
___ ___ Humanities/Fine Arts Elective ** ** 0 3
Select one:
Interpersonal Psychology 3 0 0 3
  OR        
General Psychology (3) (0) (0) (3)
   
    4 3 24 16

Spring Semester
CVS 261 CVS Clinical Ed V 0 0 24 8
   
    0 0 24 8

Total Credit Hours: 75

Additional Information

Additional admissions requirements:

  1. Biology, algebra, and physics recommended.
  2. A grade of C or better in all required related and program specific courses is mandatory for admission and progression in the Cardiovascular Sonography program.
  3. Completion of the Forsyth Tech Student Medical Form.

Program Information
This program has limited enrollment. Students are chosen by a selective admissions process based on grades earned in required related courses (i.e. biology, English, psychology, etc.) and completion of any training such as certified nurse assistant I and II, emergency medical technician, paramedic, or any diploma or degree in a health or non-health field. The Admissions Office can provide additional information on the selection process. Readmission may be possible but requires reapplying and approval by the college.

The Cardiovascular Sonography Associates in Applied Science program is intended for students who have no previous degree.

English – Select one: COM 231, or ENG 115

Humanities/Fine Arts Electives — Select one: ART 111, HUM 110, HUM 115, HUM 120, HUM 160, MUS 110, PHI 215, PHI 240, REL 110, or REL 221. Consult an academic advisor concerning other possible electives.

Criminal Background Checks/Drug Screening
Clinical agencies require criminal background checks and/or drug screening for students assigned to their facility for clinical education. In addition, national and/or state registry and/or licensure boards may prohibit eligibility for registry or licensure based on criminal background records. Please refer to the Health Technologies section on www.forsythtech.edu.

**Hours will vary depending on course selection.

Advisor Alert: Blanket course substitutions are not allowed for this Program of Study in the General Education, Required Subject Area: English. Students must take COM 231 or ENG 115 or have written permission from the program coordinator on file in the Records office with the Registrar to accept transfer-in credit for courses previously completed.

Advisor Alert: Blanket course substitutions are not allowed for this Program of Study in the General Education, Required Subject Area: Natural Science/Mathematics. Students must take MAT 171 or have written permission from the program coordinator on file in the Records office with the Registrar to accept transfer-in credit for courses previously completed.

 


Cardiovascular Sonography - Adult Echocardiography

Curriculum Description

The Cardiovascular Sonography curriculum provides the individual with the knowledge and skills necessary to acquire, process, and evaluate the human heart and vascular structures. A cardiovascular sonographer uses high frequency sound waves to produce images of the heart and vascular structures.

Course work includes effective communication and patient care skills combined with a knowledge of physics, human anatomy, physiology, and pathology, all of which are essential to obtaining high quality sonographic images.

Graduates may be eligible to apply to the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers for examinations in physics, cardiovascular physics, vascular physics, and adult echocardiography. Graduates may find employment in hospitals, physicians’ offices, mobile services, and educational institutions.

The following represents one way in which the diploma can be completed. Students who aren’t able to follow the recommended curriculum model below should consult their academic advisor to be sure that they take courses in the best order for their success.

Diploma

D45160AE
NC CIP: 51.0999
Day
POS Approved: Fall 2016

Course Course Title HOURS PER WEEK
Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ WBL Credit
Fall Semester
BIO 163 Basic Anat & Physiology 4 2 0 5
CVS 160 CVS Clinical Ed I 0 4 9 5
CVS 163 Echo I 3 2 0 4
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry 3 0 0 3
MAT 171 Precalculus Algebra 3 2 0 4
   
    13 10 9 21

Spring Semester
CVS 161 CVS Clinical Ed II 0 0 24 8
CVS 164 Echo II 3 2 0 4
SON 111 Sonographic Physics 3 3 0 4
   
    6 5 24 16

Summer Term
CVS 162 CVS Clinical Ed III 0 0 15 5
SON 271 Doppler Sonography Topics 1 3 0 2
___ ___ English Option 3 0 0 3
   
    4 3 15 10

Total Credit Hours: 47

Additional Information

  1. Completion of high school or college credits in biology, chemistry, psychology and algebra. Successful completion of a physics course prior to the first semester of program enrollment is recommended.
  2. A grade of C or better in all required related and program specific courses is mandatory for admission and progression in Cardiovascular Sonography – Adult Echocardiography.
  3. Completion of the Forsyth Tech Student Medical Form.
  4. Associates of Allied Health or a Bachelor’s degree is required.

Program Information
This program has limited enrollment. Students are chosen by a selective admissions process based on grades earned in required related courses (i.e. biology, English, psychology, etc.) and completion of any training such as certified nurse assistant I and II, emergency medical technician, paramedic, or any diploma or degree in a health or non-health field. The Admissions Office can provide additional information on the selection process. Readmission may be possible but requires reapplying and approval by the college.

English Option – Select one: COM 231 or ENG 115

Criminal Background Checks/Drug Screening
Clinical agencies require criminal background checks and/or drug screening for students assigned to their facility for clinical education. In addition, national and/or state registry and/or licensure boards may prohibit eligibility for registry or licensure based on criminal background records. Please refer to the Health Technologies section on www.forsythtech.edu.

**Hours will vary depending on course selection.

Advisor Alert: Blanket course substitutions are not allowed for this Program of Study in the General Education, Required Subject Area: English. Students must take COM 231 or ENG 115 or have written permission from the program coordinator on file in the Records office with the Registrar to accept transfer-in credit for courses previously completed.

Advisor Alert: Blanket course substitutions are not allowed for this Program of Study in the General Education, Required Subject Area: Natural Science/Mathematics. Students must take MAT 171   or have written permission from the program coordinator on file in the Records office with the Registrar to accept transfer-in credit for courses previously completed.

 


Carpentry

Curriculum Description

Architecture & Construction Technology
Career Cluster:              Architecture and Construction
Pathway:                       Construction

Program Major             Carpentry

Pathway Description
                                       
These curriculums are designed to prepare individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to the fields of architecture, construction, construction management, and other associated professions. 

Course work includes instruction in sustainable building and design, print reading, building codes, estimating, construction materials and methods, and other topics related to design and construction occupations.

Graduates of this pathway should qualify for entry-level jobs in architectural, engineering, construction and trades professions as well as positions in industry and government.

Program Major Description

A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to lay out, cut, fabricate, erect, install, and repair wooden structures and fixtures, using hand and power tools. Includes instruction in technical mathematics, framing, construction materials and selection, job estimating, print reading, foundations and roughing-in, finish carpentry techniques, and applicable codes and standards.

The following represents one way in which the diploma can be completed. Students who aren’t able to follow the recommended curriculum model below should consult their academic advisor to be sure that they take courses in the best order for their success.

Diploma

D35180
NC CIP: 46.0201
Day
POS Approved: Fall 2016

Course Course Title HOURS PER WEEK
Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ WBL Credit
Fall Semester
BPR 130 Print Reading-Construction 3 0 0 3
CAR 110 Introduction to Carpentry 2 0 0 2
CAR 111 Carpentry I 3 15 0 8
CAR 114 Residential Bldg Codes 3 0 0 3
   
    11 15 0 16

Spring Semester
CAR 112 Carpentry II 3 15 0 8
CAR 115 Res Planning/Estimating 3 0 0 3
MAT 110 Mathematical Measurement and Literacy 2 2 0 3
   
    8 17 0 14

Summer Term
CAR 113 Carpentry III 3 9 0 6
Select one:
Applied Communications I (3) (0) (0) (3)
  OR        
Writing and Inquiry 3 0 0 3
   
    6 9 0 9

Total Credit Hours: 39

Additional Information

x


Carpentry - Framing

Curriculum Description

Architecture & Construction Technology
Career Cluster:              Architecture and Construction
Pathway:                       Construction

Program Major             Carpentry

Pathway Description
                                       
These curriculums are designed to prepare individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to the fields of architecture, construction, construction management, and other associated professions. 

Course work includes instruction in sustainable building and design, print reading, building codes, estimating, construction materials and methods, and other topics related to design and construction occupations.

Graduates of this pathway should qualify for entry-level jobs in architectural, engineering, construction and trades professions as well as positions in industry and government.

Program Major Description

A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to lay out, cut, fabricate, erect, install, and repair wooden structures and fixtures, using hand and power tools. Includes instruction in technical mathematics, framing, construction materials and selection, job estimating, print reading, foundations and roughing-in, finish carpentry techniques, and applicable codes and standards.

The following represents one way in which the certificate can be completed. Students who aren’t able to follow the recommended curriculum model below should consult their academic advisor to be sure that they take courses in the best order for their success.

Certificate

C35180
NC CIP: 46.0201
Day
POS Approved: Fall 2016

Course Course Title HOURS PER WEEK
Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ WBL Credit
Fall Semester
CAR 111 Carpentry I 3 15 0 8
   
    3 15 0 8

Spring Semester
CAR 112 Carpentry II 3 15 0 8
   
    3 15 0 8

Total Credit Hours: 16

Additional Information

x


Collision Repair and Refinishing Technology

Curriculum Description

Mobile Equipment Maintenance and Repair
Career Cluster:       Transportation, Distribution and Logistics
Pathway:                Mobile Equipment Maintenance and Repair

Program Major      Collision Repair and Refinishing Technology

Pathway Description

Curriculums in the Mobile Equipment Maintenance and Repair pathway prepare individuals for employment as entry-level transportation service technicians. The program provides an introduction to transportation industry careers and increases student awareness of the diverse technologies associated with this dynamic and challenging field.

Course work may include transportation systems theory, braking systems, climate control, design parameters, drive trains, electrical/electronic systems, engine repair, engine performance, environmental regulations, materials, product finish, safety, steering/suspension, transmission/transaxles, and sustainable transportation, depending on the program major area chosen.

Graduates of this pathway should be prepared to take professional licensure exams, which correspond to certain programs of study, and to enter careers as entry-level technicians in the transportation industry.

Program Major Description

A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to repair, reconstruct and finish automobile bodies, fenders, and external features. Includes instruction in structure analysis, damage repair, non-structural analysis, mechanical and electrical components, plastics and adhesives, painting and refinishing techniques, and damage analysis and estimating. 

The following represents one way in which the program of study can be completed. Students who aren’t able to follow the recommended curriculum model below should consult their academic advisor to be sure that they take courses in the best order for their success.

Associate in Applied Science

A60130
NC CIP: 47.0603
Day
POS Approved: Fall 2016

Course Course Title HOURS PER WEEK
Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ WBL Credit
Fall Semester
AUB 111 Painting & Refinishing I 2 6 0 4
AUB 121 Non-Structural Damage I 1 4 0 3
AUB 136 Plastics & Adhesives 1 4 0 3
AUB 150 Automotive Detailing 1 3 0 2
TRN 110 Intro to Transport Tech 1 2 0 2
   
    6 19 0 14

Spring Semester
AUB 122 Non-Structural Damage II 2 6 0 4
AUB 131 Structural Damage I 2 4 0 4
AUB 162 Autobody Estimating 1 2 0 2
TRN 140 Transp Climate Control 1 2 0 2
TRN 180 Basic Welding for Transp 1 4 0 3
   
    7 18 0 15

Summer Term
AUB 132 Structural Damage II 2 6 0 4
AUB 141 Mech & Elec Components I 2 2 0 3
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry 3 0 0 3
   
    7 8 0 10

Fall Semester
AUB 112 Painting & Refinishing II 2 6 0 4
___ ___ Other Major Hours Elective List 1 * * * 3
___ ___ Other Major Hours Elective List 1 * * * 4
Select one:
Mathematical Measurement and Literacy 2 2 0 3
  OR        
Quantitative Literacy (2) (2) (0) (3)
   
    4 8 0 14

Spring Semester
AUB 114 Special Finishes 1 2 0 2
___ ___ Humanities/Fine Arts Elective ** ** 0 3
Select one:
Intro Interpersonal Com (3) (0) (0) (3)
  OR        
Public Speaking (3) (0) (0) (3)
  OR        
Prof Research & Reporting (3) (0) (0) (3)
  OR        
Oral Communication 3 0 0 3
Select one:
Interpersonal Psychology 3 0 0 3
  OR        
General Psychology (3) (0) (0) (3)
Select a minimum of 6 credit hours:
Mech & Elec Components II 3 9 0 6
  OR        
Work-Based Learning I (0) (0) (10) (1)
   
    10 11 0 17

Total Credit Hours: 70

Additional Information

Humanities/Fine Arts Electives — Select one: HUM 110, HUM 115, HUM 230, PHI 230, PHI 240, ART 111, HUM 220, MUS 110, PHI 215, REL 110

Other Major Hours Elective List 1 - Select 7 credits: AUC 112, AUC 113, AUC 117, AUC 285

**Hours will vary depending on course selection.

 


Collision Repair and Refinishing Technology

Curriculum Description

Mobile Equipment Maintenance and Repair
Career Cluster:    Transportation, Distribution and Logistics
Pathway:               Mobile Equipment Maintenance and Repair

Program Major    Collision Repair and Refinishing Technology

Pathway Description

Curriculums in the Mobile Equipment Maintenance and Repair pathway prepare individuals for employment as entry-level transportation service technicians. The program provides an introduction to transportation industry careers and increases student awareness of the diverse technologies associated with this dynamic and challenging field.

Course work may include transportation systems theory, braking systems, climate control, design parameters, drive trains, electrical/electronic systems, engine repair, engine performance, environmental regulations, materials, product finish, safety, steering/suspension, transmission/transaxles, and sustainable transportation, depending on the program major area chosen.

Graduates of this pathway should be prepared to take professional licensure exams, which correspond to certain programs of study, and to enter careers as entry-level technicians in the transportation industry.

Program Major Description

A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to repair, reconstruct and finish automobile bodies, fenders, and external features. Includes instruction in structure analysis, damage repair, non-structural analysis, mechanical and electrical components, plastics and adhesives, painting and refinishing techniques, and damage analysis and estimating. 

The following represents one way in which the diploma can be completed. Students who aren’t able to follow the recommended curriculum model below should consult their academic advisor to be sure that they take courses in the best order for their success. (CTE-Y D60130P1)

Diploma

D60130
NC CIP: 47.0603
Evening
POS Approved: Fall 2016

Course Course Title HOURS PER WEEK
Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ WBL Credit
Fall Semester
AUB 111 Painting & Refinishing I 2 6 0 4
AUB 121 Non-Structural Damage I 1 4 0 3
AUB 136 Plastics & Adhesives 1 4 0 3
AUB 150 Automotive Detailing 1 3 0 2
TRN 110 Intro to Transport Tech 1 2 0 2
   
    6 19 0 14

Spring Semester
AUB 122 Non-Structural Damage II 2 6 0 4
AUB 131 Structural Damage I 2 4 0 4
AUB 162 Autobody Estimating 1 2 0 2
TRN 180 Basic Welding for Transp 1 4 0 3
   
    6 16 0 13

Summer Term
AUB 114 Special Finishes 1 2 0 2
AUB 132 Structural Damage II 2 6 0 4
Select one:
Applied Communications I (3) (0) (0) (3)
  OR        
Writing and Inquiry 3 0 0 3
Select one:
Mathematical Measurement and Literacy 2 2 0 3
  OR        
Quantitative Literacy (2) (2) (0) (3)
   
    8 10 0 12

Total Credit Hours: 39

Additional Information

This program was formerly the Autobody Repair program (D60100).

 


Collision Repair and Refinishing Technology - Motorcycle Engines

Curriculum Description

Mobile Equipment Maintenance and Repair
Career Cluster:     Transportation, Distribution and Logistics
Pathway:               Mobile Equipment Maintenance and Repair

Program Major    Collision Repair and Refinishing Technology

Pathway Description

Curriculums in the Mobile Equipment Maintenance and Repair pathway prepare individuals for employment as entry-level transportation service technicians. The program provides an introduction to transportation industry careers and increases student awareness of the diverse technologies associated with this dynamic and challenging field.

Course work may include transportation systems theory, braking systems, climate control, design parameters, drive trains, electrical/electronic systems, engine repair, engine performance, environmental regulations, materials, product finish, safety, steering/suspension, transmission/transaxles, and sustainable transportation, depending on the program major area chosen.

Graduates of this pathway should be prepared to take professional licensure exams, which correspond to certain programs of study, and to enter careers as entry-level technicians in the transportation industry.

Program Major Description

A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to repair, reconstruct and finish automobile bodies, fenders, and external features. Includes instruction in structure analysis, damage repair, non-structural analysis, mechanical and electrical components, plastics and adhesives, painting and refinishing techniques, and damage analysis and estimating. 

The following represents one way in which the certificate can be completed. Students who aren’t able to follow the recommended curriculum model below should consult their academic advisor to be sure that they take courses in the best order for their success.

Certificate

C60130ME
NC CIP: 47.0603
Day and Evening
POS Approved: Fall 2016

Course Course Title HOURS PER WEEK
Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ WBL Credit
Fall Semester
AUB 136 Plastics & Adhesives 1 4 0 3
MCM 122 Motorcycle Engines 2 9 0 5
TRN 110 Intro to Transport Tech 1 2 0 2
   
    4 15 0 10

Spring Semester
AUB 141 Mech & Elec Components I 2 2 0 3
MCM 115 Motorcycle Chassis 1 6 0 3
   
    3 8 0 6

Total Credit Hours: 16

Additional Information

2014FA New Certificate

 


Collision Repair and Refinishing Technology - Non-Structural Damage

Curriculum Description

Mobile Equipment Maintenance and Repair
Career Cluster:      Transportation, Distribution and Logistics
Pathway:               Mobile Equipment Maintenance and Repair

Program Major    Collision Repair and Refinishing Technology

Pathway Description

Curriculums in the Mobile Equipment Maintenance and Repair pathway prepare individuals for employment as entry-level transportation service technicians. The program provides an introduction to transportation industry careers and increases student awareness of the diverse technologies associated with this dynamic and challenging field.

Course work may include transportation systems theory, braking systems, climate control, design parameters, drive trains, electrical/electronic systems, engine repair, engine performance, environmental regulations, materials, product finish, safety, steering/suspension, transmission/transaxles, and sustainable transportation, depending on the program major area chosen.

Graduates of this pathway should be prepared to take professional licensure exams, which correspond to certain programs of study, and to enter careers as entry-level technicians in the transportation industry.

Program Major Description

A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to repair, reconstruct and finish automobile bodies, fenders, and external features. Includes instruction in structure analysis, damage repair, non-structural analysis, mechanical and electrical components, plastics and adhesives, painting and refinishing techniques, and damage analysis and estimating. 

The following represents one way in which the certificate can be completed. Students who aren’t able to follow the recommended curriculum model below should consult their academic advisor to be sure that they take courses in the best order for their success.

Certificate

C60130ND
NC CIP: 47.0603
Day and Evening
POS Approved: Fall 2016

Course Course Title HOURS PER WEEK
Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ WBL Credit
Fall Semester
AUB 121 Non-Structural Damage I 1 4 0 3
AUB 136 Plastics & Adhesives 1 4 0 3
AUB 162 Autobody Estimating 1 2 0 2
   
    3 10 0 8

Spring Semester
AUB 122 Non-Structural Damage II 2 6 0 4
   
    2 6 0 4

Total Credit Hours: 12

Additional Information

This program was formerly the Autobody Repair program (C60100ND).



Collision Repair and Refinishing Technology - Painting and Finishing

Curriculum Description

Mobile Equipment Maintenance and Repair
Career Cluster:     Transportation, Distribution and Logistics
Pathway:               Mobile Equipment Maintenance and Repair

Program Major    Collision Repair and Refinishing Technology

Pathway Description

Curriculums in the Mobile Equipment Maintenance and Repair pathway prepare individuals for employment as entry-level transportation service technicians. The program provides an introduction to transportation industry careers and increases student awareness of the diverse technologies associated with this dynamic and challenging field.

Course work may include transportation systems theory, braking systems, climate control, design parameters, drive trains, electrical/electronic systems, engine repair, engine performance, environmental regulations, materials, product finish, safety, steering/suspension, transmission/transaxles, and sustainable transportation, depending on the program major area chosen.

Graduates of this pathway should be prepared to take professional licensure exams, which correspond to certain programs of study, and to enter careers as entry-level technicians in the transportation industry.

Program Major Description

A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to repair, reconstruct and finish automobile bodies, fenders, and external features. Includes instruction in structure analysis, damage repair, non-structural analysis, mechanical and electrical components, plastics and adhesives, painting and refinishing techniques, and damage analysis and estimating. 

The following represents one way in which the certificate can be completed. Students who aren’t able to follow the recommended curriculum model below should consult their academic advisor to be sure that they take courses in the best order for their success.

Certificate

C60130PF
NC CIP: 47.0603
Day and Evening
POS Approved: Fall 2016

Course Course Title HOURS PER WEEK
Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ WBL Credit
Spring Semester
AUB 111 Painting & Refinishing I 2 6 0 4
AUB 150 Automotive Detailing 1 3 0 2
   
    3 9 0 6

Summer Term
AUB 112 Painting & Refinishing II 2 6 0 4
AUB 114 Special Finishes 1 2 0 2
   
    3 8 0 6

Total Credit Hours: 12

Additional Information

This program was formerly the Autobody Repair program (C60100PF).


Collision Repair and Refinishing Technology - Structural Damage

Curriculum Description

Mobile Equipment Maintenance and Repair
Career Cluster:      Transportation, Distribution and Logistics
Pathway:               Mobile Equipment Maintenance and Repair

Program Major    Collision Repair and Refinishing Technology

Pathway Description

Curriculums in the Mobile Equipment Maintenance and Repair pathway prepare individuals for employment as entry-level transportation service technicians. The program provides an introduction to transportation industry careers and increases student awareness of the diverse technologies associated with this dynamic and challenging field.

Course work may include transportation systems theory, braking systems, climate control, design parameters, drive trains, electrical/electronic systems, engine repair, engine performance, environmental regulations, materials, product finish, safety, steering/suspension, transmission/transaxles, and sustainable transportation, depending on the program major area chosen.

Graduates of this pathway should be prepared to take professional licensure exams, which correspond to certain programs of study, and to enter careers as entry-level technicians in the transportation industry.

Program Major Description

A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to repair, reconstruct and finish automobile bodies, fenders, and external features. Includes instruction in structure analysis, damage repair, non-structural analysis, mechanical and electrical components, plastics and adhesives, painting and refinishing techniques, and damage analysis and estimating. 

The following represents one way in which the certificate can be completed. Students who aren’t able to follow the recommended curriculum model below should consult their academic advisor to be sure that they take courses in the best order for their success.

Certificate

C60130SD
NC CIP: 47.0603
Day and Evening
POS Approved: Fall 2016

Course Course Title HOURS PER WEEK
Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ WBL Credit
Fall Semester
AUB 131 Structural Damage I 2 4 0 4
TRN 110 Intro to Transport Tech 1 2 0 2
TRN 180 Basic Welding for Transp 1 4 0 3
   
    4 10 0 9

Spring Semester
AUB 132 Structural Damage II 2 6 0 4
   
    2 6 0 4

Total Credit Hours: 13

Additional Information

This program was formerly the Autobody Repair program (C60100SD).


Computed Tomography and Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technology - Distance Learning Non-Clinical

Curriculum Description

The Computed Tomography and Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technology curriculum prepares the individual to use specialized equipment to visualize cross-sectional anatomical structures and aid physicians in the demonstration of pathologies and disease processes. Individuals entering this curriculum must be registered or registry-eligible radiologic technologist, radiation therapist, or nuclear medicine technologist.

Course work prepares the technologist to provide patient care and perform studies utilizing imaging equipment, professional communication, and quality assurance in scheduled and emergency procedures through academic and clinical studies.

Graduates may be eligible to sit for the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist Advanced-Level testing in Computed Tomography and/or Magnetic Resonance Imaging examinations. They may find employment in facilities which perform these imaging procedures.

The following represents one way in which the certificate can be completed. Students who aren’t able to follow the recommended curriculum model below should consult their academic advisor to be sure that they take courses in the best order for their success.

Certificate

C45200DL
NC CIP: 51.0999
Online
POS Approved: Fall 2016

Course Course Title HOURS PER WEEK
Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ WBL Credit
Summer Term
CAT 212 CT Sectional-Anatomy 3 0 0 3
CAT 215 CT Procedures 3 0 0 3
   
    6 0 0 6

Fall Semester
CAT 210 CT Physics & Equipment 3 0 0 3
CAT 214 CT Pathology 3 0 0 3
   
    6 0 0 6

Total Credit Hours: 12

Additional Information

This certificate is intended for the technologist currently working in CT who prefers completing his or her educational experience via distance learning. Courses are taught with the understanding the student has a basic understanding of data acquisition, scanning terminology, and sectional anatomy. The student contributes to the learning process through sharing personal experiences from the perspective of a technologist working in CT as it relates to the topics covered.

This certificate does not offer a clinical component. If accepted, the student is responsible for his or her own clinical experience as well as the clinical competency documentation required by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists to establish eligibility for Post- Primary Certification in CT. The program does not assist the student with clinical placement, clinical experience, or clinical instruction. All potential/accepted Distance Learning Non-Clinical students are required to participate in a distance learning screening process and/ or computer skills workshop.


Computed Tomography and Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technology - Traditional Clinical I

Curriculum Description

The Computed Tomography and Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technology curriculum prepares the individual to use specialized equipment to visualize cross-sectional anatomical structures and aid physicians in the demonstration of pathologies and disease processes. Individuals entering this curriculum must be registered or registry-eligible radiologic technologist, radiation therapist, or nuclear medicine technologist.

Course work prepares the technologist to provide patient care and perform studies utilizing imaging equipment, professional communication, and quality assurance in scheduled and emergency procedures through academic and clinical studies.

Graduates may be eligible to sit for the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist Advanced-Level testing in Computed Tomography and/or Magnetic Resonance Imaging examinations. They may find employment in facilities which perform these imaging procedures.

The following represents one way in which the certificate can be completed. Students who aren’t able to follow the recommended curriculum model below should consult their academic advisor to be sure that they take courses in the best order for their success.

Certificate

C45200TA
NC CIP: 51.0999
Day
POS Approved: Fall 2016

Course Course Title HOURS PER WEEK
Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ WBL Credit
Fall Semester
CAT 210 CT Physics & Equipment 3 0 0 3
CAT 210A CT Physics & Equip Lab 0 2 0 1
CAT 212 CT Sectional-Anatomy 3 0 0 3
CAT 215 CT Procedures 3 0 0 3
CAT 226 CT Clinical Practicum 0 0 18 6