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Public Service Technologies

Barbering
Credential: Diploma in Barbering
D55110

The Barbering curriculum is designed to provide competency-based knowledge, scientific/artistic principles, and hands-on fundamentals associated with the barbering industry. The curriculum also provides a simulated environment that enables students to develop manipulative skills. Coursework includes instruction in all phases of professional barbering, hair design, chemical processes, skin care, nail care, multi-cultural practices, business / computer principles, product knowledge, and other selected topics. Graduates should qualify to sit for the State Board of Examiners. Upon successfully passing the State Board exam, graduates will be issued a license. Employment is available in barbershops and related businesses.

Course Requirements for Barbering Diploma

A. General Education (6 SHC)

C-L-SHC
ENG 102 Applied Communication II 3-0-3
Social/Behavioral Science Elective 3-0-3

B. Required Major Core Courses (32 SHC)

C-L-SHC
BAR 111 Barbering Concepts I 4-0-4
BAR 112 Barbering Clinic I 0-24-8
BAR 113 Barbering Concepts II 4-0-4
BAR 114 Barbering Clinic II 0-24-8
BAR 115 Barbering Concepts III 4-0-4
BAR 116 Barbering Clinic III 0-12-4

C. Other Major Hours Required for Graduation (9 SHC)

C-L-SHC
BAR 117 Barbering Concepts IV 2-0-2
BAR 118 Clinic IV 0-21-7

Total Semester Hours Credit Required for Graduation: 47

Semester Curriculum for Barbering Diploma

1st Semester (Fall)

C-L-SHC
BAR 111 Barbering Concepts I 4-0-4
BAR 112 Barbering Clinic I 0-24-8
4-24-12

2nd Semester (Spring)

C-L-SHC
BAR 113 Barbering Concepts II 4-0-4
BAR 114 Barbering Clinic II 0-24-8
4-24-12

3rd Semester (Summer)

C-L-SHC
BAR 115 Barbering Concepts III 4-0-4
BAR 116 Barbering Clinic III 0-12-4
4-12-8

4th Semester (Fall)

C-L-SHC
BAR 117 Barbering Concepts IV 2-0-2
BAR 118 Barbering Clinic IV 0-21-7
ENG 102 Applied Communication II 3-0-3
Social/Behavioral Science Elective 3-0-3
8-21-15

Total Semester Hours Credit: 47

Barbering
Credential: Certificate in Barbering
C55110

The Barbering curriculum is designed to provide competency-based knowledge, scientific/artistic principles, and hands-on fundamentals associated with the barbering industry. The curriculum also provides a simulated environment that enables students to develop manipulative skills. Coursework includes instruction in all phases of professional barbering, hair design, chemical processes, skin care, nail care, multi-cultural practices, business/computer principles, product knowledge, and other selected topics. Graduates should qualify to sit for the State Board of Examiners. Upon successfully passing the State Board exam, graduates will be issued a license. Employment is available in barbershops and related businesses.

Course Requirements for Barbering Certificate

A. Required Major Core Courses (32 SHC)

C-L-SHC
BAR 111 Barbering Concepts I 4-0-4
BAR 112 Barbering Clinic I 0-24-8
BAR 113 Barbering Concepts II 4-0-4
BAR 114 Barbering Clinic II 0-24-8
BAR 115 Barbering Concepts III 4-0-4
BAR 116 Barbering Clinic III 0-12-4

B. Other Major Hours Required for Graduation (9 SHC)

C-L-SHC
BAR 117 Barbering Concepts IV 2-0-2
BAR 118 Barbering Clinic IV 0-21-7

Total Semester Hours Credit Required for Graduation: 41

Semester Curriculum for Barbering Certificate

1st Semester (Fall)

C-L-SHC
BAR 111 Barbering Concepts I 4-0-4
BAR 112 Barbering Clinic I 0-24-8
BAR 117 Barbering Concepts IV 2-0-2
BAR 118A Barbering Clinic IV 0-9-3
6-33-17

2nd Semester (Spring)

C-L-SHC
BAR 113 Barbering Concepts II 4-0-4
BAR 114 Barbering Clinic II 0-24-8
BAR 118B Barbering Clinic IV 0-12-4
4-36-16

3rd Semester (Summer)

C-L-SHC
BAR 115 Barbering Concepts III 4-0-4
BAR 116 Barbering Clinic III 0-12-4
4-12-8

Total Semester Hours Credit: 41

Basic Law Enforcement Training
Credential: Certificate in Basic Law Enforcement Training
C55120

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. Units of instruction include legal units, patrol duties unit, law enforcement communication units, investigation units, practical application units, and Sheriff specific units. After successful completion of 624 training hours to include the North Carolina Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Examination, graduates receive a curriculum certificate and are eligible to become certified law enforcement officers in the state of North Carolina.

  • Entrance Standards: See General Admission Standards.
  • Program Specific Entrance Standards:
    1. Must be a U.S. citizen at least 20 years of age.
    2. Must be a high school graduate or GED Equivalent.
    3. Must have a N.C. Driver's License (include driving history).
    4. Must complete a physical examination to require full participation in physical training.
    5. Must submit criminal histories from every county student has resided in since becoming an adult (must have no felony convictions and no more than 4 Class B misdemeanor convictions).
    6. Must wear required uniform.
  • Academic Standards: See General Academic Standards.
  • Program Length: 16 weeks (Day) or 7 months (Evening)
  • Career Pathway Option: Certificate in Basic Law Enforcement Training
  • Program Sites: Chatham Campus - Evening Program; Harnett Campus - Evening Program; Lee Campus - Day Program

Course Requirements for Basic Law Enforcement Training Certificate

A. Required Major Core Courses (19 SHC)

C-L-SHC
CJC 100 Basic Law Enforcement Trn 9-30-19

Total Semester Hours Credit Required for Graduation: 19

Semester Curriculum for Basic Law Enforcement Training Certificate

1st Semester (Fall)

C-L-SHC
CJC 100 Basic Law Enforcement Trn 9-30-19
9-30-19

Total Semester Hours Credit: 19

Cosmetology
Credential: Diploma in Cosmetology
D55140

The Cosmetology curriculum is designed to provide competency-based knowledge, scientific/artistic principles, and hands-on fundamentals associated with the cosmetology industry. The curriculum provides a simulated salon environment that enables students to develop manipulative skills. Coursework includes instruction in all phases of professional imaging, hair design, chemical processes, skin care, nail care, multi-cultural practices, business/computer principles, product knowledge, and other selected topics.

Graduates should qualify to sit for the State Board of Cosmetic Arts examination. Upon successfully passing the State Board exam, graduates will be issued a license. Employment is available in beauty salons and as skin/nail specialists, platform artists, and related businesses.

  • Entrance Standards: See General Admission Standards.
  • Academic Standards: See General Academic Standards.
  • Program Length: 4 semesters
  • Career Pathway Option: Diploma in Cosmetology
  • Program Sites: Dunn Campus - Day Program; Harnett Campus - Day Program, Evening Program; Lee Campus - Day Program, Evening Program

Course Requirements for Cosmetology Diploma

A. General Education (6 SHC)

C-L-SHC
Social/Behavioral Science Elective 3-0-3

Communications Elective (Select 3 SHC)

C-L-SHC
ENG 115 Oral Communication 3-0-3
COM 110 Introduction to Communication 3-0-3
COM 120 Intro Interpersonal Communication 3-0-3
COM 140 Intro Intercultural Communication 3-0-3
COM 231 Public Speaking 3-0-3

B. Required Major Core Courses (34 SHC)

C-L-SHC
COS 111 Cosmetology Concepts I 4-0-4
COS 112 Salon I 0-24-8
COS 113 Cosmetology Concepts II 4-0-4
COS 114 Salon II 0-24-8
COS 115 Cosmetology Concepts III 4-0-4
COS 116 Salon III 0-12-4
COS 117 Cosmetology Concepts IV 2-0-2
OR
COS 223 Contemp Hair Coloring 1-3-2

C. Other Major Hours Required for Graduation (7 SHC)

C-L-SHC
COS 118 Salon IV 0-21-7

Total Semester Hours Credit Required for Graduation: 47

Semester Curriculum for Cosmetology Diploma

1st Semester (Fall)

C-L-SHC
COS 111 Cosmetology Concepts I 4-0-4
COS 112 Salon I 0-24-8
4-24-12

2nd Semester (Spring)

C-L-SHC
COS 113 Cosmetology Concepts II 4-0-4
COS 114 Salon II 0-24-8
4-24-12

3rd Semester (Summer)

C-L-SHC
COS 115 Cosmetology Concepts III 4-0-4
COS 116 Salon III 0-12-4
4-12-8

4th Semester (Fall)

C-L-SHC
COS 117 Cosmetology Concepts IV 2-0-2
OR
COS 223 Contemp hair Coloring 1-3-2
COS 118 Salon IV 0-21-7
Communication Elective 3-0-3
Social/Behavioral Science Elective 3-0-3
8-21-15

Total Semester Hours Credit: 47

Cosmetology
Credential: Certificate in Cosmetology
C55140

The Cosmetology curriculum is designed to provide competency-based knowledge, scientific/artistic principles, and hands-on fundamentals associated with the cosmetology industry. The curriculum provides a simulated salon environment that enables students to develop manipulative skills. Coursework includes instruction in all phases of professional imaging, hair design, chemical processes, skin care, nail care, multi-cultural practices, business/computer principles, product knowledge, and other selected topics.

Graduates should qualify to sit for the State Board of Cosmetic Arts examination. Upon successfully passing the State Board exam, graduates will be issued a license. Employment is available in beauty salons and as skin/nail specialists, platform artists, and related businesses.

  • Entrance Standards: See General Admission Standards.
  • Academic Standards: See General Academic Standards.
  • Program Length: 4 semesters
  • Career Pathway Option: Certificate in Cosmetology
  • Program Sites: Dunn Campus - Day Program; Harnett Campus - Day Program, Evening Program; Lee Campus - Day Program, Evening Program

Course Requirements for Cosmetology Certificate

A. Required Major Core Courses (32 SHC)

C-L-SHC
COS 111 Cosmetology Concepts I 4-0-4
COS 112 Salon I 0-24-8
COS 113 Cosmetology Concepts II 4-0-4
COS 114 Salon II 0-24-8
COS 115 Cosmetology Concepts III 4-0-4
COS 116 Salon III 0-12-4
COS 117 Cosmetology Concepts IV 2-0-2

B. Other Major Hours Required for Graduation (2 SHC)

C-L-SHC
COS 223 Contemporary Hair Color 1-3-2

Total Semester Hours Credit Required for Graduation: 34

Semester Curriculum for Cosmetology Certificate

1st Semester (Fall)

C-L-SHC
COS 111 Cosmetology Concepts I 4-0-4
COS 112 Salon I 0-24-8
4-24-12

2nd Semester (Spring)

C-L-SHC
COS 113 Cosmetology Concepts II 4-0-4
COS 114 Salon II 0-24-8
4-24-12

3rd Semester (Summer)

C-L-SHC
COS 115 Cosmetology Concepts III 4-0-4
COS 116 Salon III 0-12-4
4-12-8

4th Semester (Fall)

C-L-SHC
COS 117 Cosmetology Concepts IV 2-0-2
COS 223 Contemporary Hair Color 1-3-2
3-3-4

Total Semester Hours Credit: 34

Cosmetology Instructor
Credential: Certificate in Cosmetology Instructor
C55160

The Cosmetology Instructor curriculum provides a course of study for learning the skills needed to teach the theory and practice of cosmetology as required by the North Carolina Board of Cosmetic Arts. Coursework includes requirements for becoming an instructor, introduction to teaching theory, methods and aids, practice teaching, and development of evaluation instruments. Graduates of the program may be employed as cosmetology instructors in public or private education and business.

  • Entrance Standards: See General Admission Standards.
  • Program Specific Entrance Standards: Student must possess a current North Carolina State Board of Cosmetic Art Examiners Cosmetologist License.
  • Academic Standards: See General Academic Standards.
  • Program Length: 2 semesters
  • Career Pathway Option: Certificate in Cosmetology Instructor
  • Program Site: Lee Campus - Day Program

Course Requirements for Cosmetology Instructor Certificate

A. Required Major Core Courses (24 SHC)

C-L-SHC
COS 271 Instructor Concepts I 5-0-5
COS 272 Instructor Practicum I 0-21-7
COS 273 Instructor Concepts II 5-0-5
COS 274 Instructor Practicum II 0-21-7

Total Semester Hours Credit Required for Graduation: 24

Semester Curriculum for Cosmetology Instructor Certificate

1st Semester (Fall)

C-L-SHC
COS 271 Instructor Concepts I 5-0-5
COS 272 Instructor Practicum I 0-21-7
5-21-12

2nd Semester (Spring)

C-L-SHC
COS 273 Instructor Concepts II 5-0-5
COS 274 Instructor Practicum II 0-21-7
5-21-12

Total Semester Hours Credit: 24

Criminal Justice Technology
Credential: Associate in Applied Science Degree in Criminal Justice Technology
A55180

The Criminal Justice Technology curriculum is designed to provide knowledge of criminal justice systems and operations. Study will focus on local, state, and federal law enforcement, judicial processes, corrections, and security services. The criminal justice system's role within society will be explored. Emphasis is on criminal justice systems, criminology, juvenile justice, criminal and constitutional law, investigative principles, ethics, and community relations. Additional study may include issues and concepts of government, counseling, communication, computers, and technology. Employment opportunities exist in a variety of local, state, and federal law enforcement, corrections, and security fields. Examples of employment include police officer, deputy sheriff, county detention officer, state trooper, intensive probation/parole surveillance officer, correctional officer, and loss prevention specialist.

  • Entrance Standards: See General Admission Standards.
  • Program Specific Entrance Standards: All prospective students are advised that the North Carolina Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission does set minimum standards for employment for law enforcement officers, corrections officers, youth services officers, and probation and parole officers. Some of the minimum standards currently used by criminal justice system agencies are age, citizenship, health and physical fitness, education, drug testing, background screening, and freedom from felony and/or serious misdemeanor convictions. Applicants seeking admission should review their backgrounds to determine if they are likely to qualify for employment in the criminal justice field. Students who have concerns are encouraged to contact the Criminal Justice Department or Student Development Services.
  • Academic Standards: See General Academic Standards.
  • Program Length: 5 semesters
  • Career Pathway Option: Associate in Applied Science Degree in Criminal Justice Technology
  • Program Sites: Harnett Campus - Day Program; Lee Campus - Day Program, Evening Program; Distance Education

Course Requirements for Criminal Justice Technology Degree (Day)

A. General Education Courses (16 SHC)

C-L-SHC
ENG 111 Expository Writing 3-0-3
ENG 111A Expository Writing Lab 0-2-1
ENG 115 Oral Communication 3-0-3
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3-0-3
MAT 140 Survey of Mathematics 3-0-3
Social/Behavioral Science Elective 3-0-3

B. Required Major Core Courses (22 SHC)

C-L-SHC
CJC 111 Intro to Criminal Justice 3-0-3
CJC 112 Criminology 3-0-3
CJC 113 Juvenile Justice 3-0-3
CJC 131 Criminal Law 3-0-3
CJC 212 Ethics & Comm Relations 3-0-3
CJC 221 Investigative Principles 3-2-4
CJC 231 Constitutional Law 3-0-3

C. Other Major Hours Required for Graduation (28/29 SHC)

C-L-SHC
CIS 110 Introduction to Computers 2-2-3
OR
CIS 111 Basic PC Literacy 1-2-2

Major Elective Course Listing (Select a minimum of 26 SHC):

C-L-SHC
CJC 120 Interviews/Interrogations 1-2-2
CJC 121 Law Enforcement Operations 3-0-3
CJC 122 Community Policing 3-0-3
CJC 132 Court Procedure & Evidence 3-0-3
CJC 141 Corrections 3-0-3
CJC 151 Intro to Loss Prevention 3-0-3
CJC 160 Terrorism: Underlying Issues 3-0-3
CJC 213 Substance Abuse 3-0-3
CJC 215 Organization & Administration 3-0-3
CJC 225 Crisis Intervention 3-0-3

Total Semester Hours Credit Required for Graduation: 66

Semester Curriculum for Criminal Justice Technology Degree (Day)

1st Semester (Fall)

C-L-SHC
CJC 111 Intro to Criminal Justice 3-0-3
CJC 112 Criminology 3-0-3
CJC 160 Terrorism: Underlying Issues 3-0-3
CJC 231 Constitutional Law 3-0-3
Social/Behavioral Science Elective 3-0-3
15-0-15

2nd Semester (Spring)

C-L-SHC
CJC 121 Law Enforcement Operations 3-0-3
CJC 131 Criminal Law 3-0-3
CJC 221 Investigative Principles 3-2-4
*CIS 111 Basic PC Literacy 1-2-2
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3-0-3
13-4-15

3rd Semester (Summer)

C-L-SHC
CJC 151 Intro to Loss Prevention 3-0-3
CJC 225 Crisis Intervention 3-0-3
6-0-6

4th Semester (Fall)

C-L-SHC
CJC 113 Juvenile Justice 3-0-3
CJC 122 Community Policing 3-0-3
CJC 132 Court Procedure & Evidence 3-0-3
CJC 141 Corrections 3-0-3
ENG 111 Expository Writing 3-0-3
ENG 111A Expository Writing Lab 0-2-1
15-2-16

5th Semester (Spring)

C-L-SHC
CJC 120 Interviews/Interrogation 1-2-2
CJC 212 Ethics & Comm Relations 3-0-3
CJC 213 Substance Abuse 3-0-3
ENG 115 Oral Communication 3-0-3
**MAT 115 Mathematical Models 2-2-3
12-4-14

Total Semester Hours Credit: 66/67

Semester Curriculum for Criminal Justice Technology Degree (Evening)

1st Semester (Fall)

C-L-SHC
CJC 131 Criminal Law 3-0-3
CJC 213 Substance Abuse 3-0-3
6-0-6

2nd Semester (Spring)

C-L-SHC
CJC 111 Intro to Criminal Justice 3-0-3
CJC 112 Criminology 3-0-3
ENG 111 Expository Writing 3-0-3
ENG 111A Expository Writing Lab 0-2-1
9-2-10

3rd Semester (Summer)

C-L-SHC
*CIS 111 Basic PC Literacy 1-2-2
Social/Behavioral Science Elective 3-0-3
4-2-5

4th Semester (Fall)

C-L-SHC
CJC 121 Law Enforcement Operations 3-0-3
CJC 132 Court Procedure & Evidence 3-0-3
CJC 212 Ethics & Comm Relations 3-0-3
ENG 115 Oral Communication 3-0-3
12-0-12

5th Semester (Spring)

C-L-SHC
CJC 113 Juvenile Justice 3-0-3
CJC 160 Terrorism: Underlying Issues 3-0-3
CJC 231 Constitutional Law 3-0-3
9-0-9

6th Semester (Summer)

C-L-SHC
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3-0-3
**MAT 115 Mathematical Models 2-2-3
5-2-6

7th Semester (Fall)

C-L-SHC
CJC 120 Interviews/Interrogation 1-2-2
CJC 122 Community Policing 3-0-3
CJC 221 Investigative Principles 3-2-4
7-4-9

8th Semester (Spring)

C-L-SHC
CJC 141 Corrections 3-0-3
CJC 151 Intro to Loss Prevention 3-0-3
CJC 225 Crisis Intervention 3-0-3
9-0-9

NOTE: Students who have completed BLET 2000 (in the year 2000 or later) and who enroll in the Criminal Justice Technology Degree program will receive credit for the following courses:

C-L-SHC
CJC 120 Interviews/Interrogations
CJC 131 Criminal Law
CJC 132 Court Procedure & Evidence
CJC 221 Investigative Principles
CJC 225 Crisis Intervention
CJC 231 Constitutional Law

NOTE: CJC 111, CJC 121, and CJC 141 are university transferable.

*Student may substitute CIS 110 (transferable).

**Student may substitute MAT 140 (transferable).

Total Semester Hours Credit: 66/67

Criminal Justice Technology
Credential: Associate in Applied Science Degree in Criminal Justice Technology-Latent Evidence
A5518A

The Latent Evidence curriculum is designed to provide knowledge of latent evidence systems and operations. Study will focus on local, state, and federal law enforcement, evidence processing, and procedures. Students will learn both theory and hands-on analysis of latent evidence. They will learn fingerprint classifications, identification, and various chemical developments of latent prints. Students will also record, cast, and recognize footwear and tire-tracks; and process various types of crime scenes. Issues and concepts of communications and the use of computers and computer assisted design programs in crime scene technology will be discussed.

Graduates should qualify for employment in a variety of criminal justice organizations, especially in local, state, and federal law enforcement, along with correctional agencies.

  • Entrance Standards: See General Admission Standards.
  • Program Specific Entrance Standards: All prospective students are advised that the North Carolina Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission sets minimum standards for employment for law enforcement officers, corrections officers, youth services officers, and probation and parole officers. Some of the minimum standards currently used by criminal justice system agencies are age, citizenship, health and physical fitness, education, drug testing, background screening, and freedom from felony and/or serious misdemeanor convictions.

    Applicants seeking admission should review their backgrounds to determine if they are likely to qualify for employment in the criminal justice field. Students who have concerns are encouraged to contact the Criminal Justice Department or Student Development Services.
  • Academic Standards: See General Academic Standards.
  • Program Length: 5 semesters
  • Career Pathway Option: Associate in Applied Science Degree in Criminal Justice Technology - Latent Evidence
  • Program Site: Lee Campus - Day Program

Course Requirments for Criminal Justice Technology - Latent Evidence Associate Degree

A. General Education Courses (17 SHC)

C-L-SHC
ENG 111 Expository Writing 3-0-3
ENG 111A Expository Writing Lab 0-2-1
ENG 115 Oral Communications 3-0-3
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3-0-3
*Mat 140 Survey of Mathematics 3-0-3
Social/Behavioral Science Elective 3-0-3

B. Required Major Core Courses (22 SHC)

C-L-SHC
CJC 111 Intro to Criminal Justice 3-0-3
CJC 112 Criminology 3-0-3
CJC 113 Juvenile Justice 3-0-3
CJC 131 Criminal Law 3-0-3
CJC 212 Ethics & Comm Relations 3-0-3
CJC 221 Investigative Principles 3-2-4
CJC 231 Constitutional Law 3-0-3

C. Other Major Hours Required for Graduation (2/3 SHC)

C-L-SHC
CIS 110 Introduction to Computers 2-2-3
OR
CIS 111 Basic PC Literacy 1-2-2

Major Elective Course Listing (30 SHC):

C-L-SHC
CJC 114 Investigative Photography 1-2-2
CJC 144 Crime Scene Processing 2-3-3
CJC 146 Trace Evidence 2-3-3
CJC 222 Criminalistics 3-0-3
CJC 244 Footwear & Tire Imprints 2-3-3
CJC 245 Friction Ridge Analysis 2-3-3
CJC 246 Advanced Friction Ridge Analysis 2-3-3
CJC 250 Forensic Biology I 1-2-2
CJC 251 Forensic Chemistry I 3-2-4
CJC 252 Forensic Chemistry II 3-2-4

Total Semester Hours Credit Required for Graduation: 71/72

Semester Curriculum for Criminal Justice Technology - Latent Evidence Degree

1st Semester (Fall)

C-L-SHC
CJC 111 Intro to Criminal Justice 3-0-3
CJC 112 Criminology 3-0-3
CJC 222 Criminalistics 3-0-3
CJC 231 Constitutional Law 3-0-3
Social/Behavioral Science Elective 3-0-3
15-0-15

2nd Semester (Spring)

C-L-SHC
**CIS 111 Basic PC Literacy 1-2-2
CJC 131 Criminal Law 3-0-3
CJC 146 Trace Evidence 2-3-3
CJC 221 Investigative Principles 3-2-4
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3-0-3
12-7-15

3rd Semester (Summer)

C-L-SHC
CJC 244 Footwear & Tire Imprints 2-3-3
CJC 245 Friction Ridge Analysis 2-3-3
4-6-6

4th Semester (Fall)

C-L-SHC
CJC 113 Juvenile Justice 3-0-3
CJC 144 Crime Scene Processing 2-3-3
CJC 246 Advanced Friction Ridge Analysis 2-3-3
CJC 251 Forensic Chemistry I 3-2-4
ENG 111 Expository Writing 3-0-3
ENG 111A Expository Writing Lab 0-2-1
13-13-17

5th Semester (Spring)

C-L-SHC
CJC 114 Investigative Photography 1-2-2
CJC 212 Ethics & Comm Relations 3-0-3
CJC 250 Forensic Biology I 1-2-2
CJC 252 Forensic Chemistry II 3-2-4
ENG 115 Oral Communication 3-0-3
*MAT 140 Survey of Mathematics 3-0-3
14-6-17

*Students may substitute BIO 110(transferable).

**Students may substitute CIS 110(transferable).

NOTE: Students who have completed BLET (in the year 2000 or later) and who enroll in the Criminal Justice Technology Degree program will receive credit for the following courses:

CJC 131 Criminal Law
CJC 221 Investigative Principles
CJC 231 Constitutional Law

NOTE: CJC 111 is university transferable.

Total Semester Hours Credit: 71/72

Early Childhood Associate
Credential: Associate in Applied Science Degree in Early Childhood Associate
A55220

The Early Childhood Associate curriculum prepares individuals to work with all children from infancy through 8 years of age in diverse learning environments. Students will combine learned theories with practice in actual settings with young children under the supervision of qualified teachers. Coursework includes childhood growth and development of all young children, physical/nutritional needs of children, care and guidance of children, and communication skills with parents and children. Students will foster the cognitive/language, physical/motor, social/emotional, and creative development of young children.

Graduates are prepared to plan and implement developmentally appropriate programs in early childhood settings. Employment opportunities include child development and child care programs, preschools, public and private schools, recreational centers, Head Start programs, and school age programs.

  • Entrance Standards: See General Admission Standards.
  • Academic Standards: See General Academic Standards.
  • Program Length: 5 semesters
  • Career Pathway Option: Associate in Applied Science Degree in Early Childhood Associate
  • Program Sites: Chatham Campus - Selected Day and Evening Courses; Harnett Campus - Selected Day and Evening Courses; Lee Campus - Day Program (1st and 2nd Year), Selected Evening Courses

Course Requirements for Early Childhood Associate Degree

A. General Education Courses (16 SHC)

C-L-SHC
ENG 111 Expository Writing 3-0-3
ENG 111A Expository Writing Lab 0-2-1
ENG 114 Professional Research and Reporting 3-0-3
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3-0-3
*MAT 140 Survey of Mathematics 3-0-3
Social/Behavioral Science Elective 3-0-3

B. Required Major Core Courses (32 SHC)

C-L-SHC
COE 111 Co-op Work Experience I 0-10-1
EDU 119 Intro to Early Childhood Educ 4-0-4
EDU 131 Children, Family, & Community 3-0-3
EDU 144 Child Development I 3-0-3
EDU 145 Child Development II 3-0-3
EDU 146 Child Guidance 3-0-3
EDU 151 Creative Activities 3-0-3
EDU 153 Health, Safety, and Nutrition 3-0-3
EDU 221 Children with Exceptionalities 3-0-3
EDU 271 Educational Technology 2-2-3
EDU 280 Language & Literacy Exp. 3-0-3

C. Other Required Major Hours Required for Graduation (23 SHC)

C-L-SHC
CIS 111 Basic PC Literacy 1-2-2
COE 115 Work Exp. Seminar I 1-0-1
COE 121 Co-op Work Experience II 0-10-1
COE 125 Work Exp. Seminar II 1-0-1
EDU 234 Infants, Toddlers, & Twos 3-0-3
EDU 235 School-Age Dev and Programs 2-0-2
EDU 252 Math and Sci Activities 3-0-3
EDU 254 Music and Movement for Children 1-2-2
EDU 259 Curriculum Planning 3-0-3

Early Childhood Options:

C-L-SHC
EDU 241 Adult-Child Relations 2-0-2
EDU 287 Leadership Early Childhood Education 3-0-3
OR
EDU 261 Early Childhood Admin I 3-0-3
EDU 262 Early Childhood Admin II 3-0-3

Total Semester Hours Credit Required for Graduation: 71

Semester Curriculum for Early Childhood Associate Degree

1st Semester (Fall)

C-L-SHC
CIS 111 Basic PC Literacy 1-2-2
EDU 119 Intro to Early Childhood Educ 4-0-4
EDU 144 Child Development I 3-0-3
EDU 241 Adult-Child Relations 2-0-2
EDU 271 Educational Technology 2-2-3
Social/Behavioral Science Elective 3-0-3
15-4-17

2nd Semester (Spring)

C-L-SHC
EDU 145 Child Development II 3-0-3
EDU 146 Child Guidance 3-0-3
EDU 151 Creative Activities 3-0-3
EDU 153 Health, Safety, and Nutrition 3-0-3
ENG 111 Expository Writing 3-0-3
ENG 111A Expository Writing Lab 0-2-1
15-2-16

3rd Semester (Summer)

C-L-SHC
EDU 131 Children, Family, & Community 3-0-3
EDU 235 School-Age Dev and Programs 2-0-2
EDU 254 Music and Movement for Children 1-2-2
6-2-7

4th Semester (Fall)

C-L-SHC
COE 111 Co-op Work Experience I 0-10-1
COE 115 Work Exp. Seminar I 1-0-1
EDU 221 Children with Exceptionalities 3-0-3
EDU 252 Math and Sci Activities 3-0-3
EDU 280 Language & Literacy Exp. 3-0-3
*MAT 140 Survey of Mathematics 3-0-3
13-10-14

5th Semester (Spring)

C-L-SHC
COE 121 Co-op Work Experience II 0-10-1
COE 125 Work Exp. Seminar II 1-0-1
EDU 234 Infants, Toddlers, & Twos 3-0-3
EDU 259 Curriculum Planning 3-0-3
EDU 287 Leadership Early Childhood Education 3-0-3
ENG 114 Professional Research and Reporting 3-0-3
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3-0-3
16-10-17

*Student may substitute MAT 115 or PHY 121 (nontransferable).

Total Semester Hours Credit: 71

Early Childhood Associate
Credential: Child Care Worker Diploma
D55220

This diploma program prepares individuals to work as assistants in day care centers, nursery schools, and a variety of other learning environments. Students will combine learned theories with practice in actual settings with young children under the supervision of qualified teachers. Coursework includes childhood growth and development, care and guidance of children, communication skills with parents and children, and creative development activities for children. Credits earned may be transferred toward an Associate in Applied Science Degree in Early Childhood Associate provided the student meets the entrance requirements for the degree program.

  • Entrance Standards: See General Admission Standards.
  • Academic Standards: See General Academic Standards.
  • Program Length: 4 semesters
  • Career Pathway Options: Associate in Applied Science Degree in Early Childhood Associate (Higher entrance standards required); Child Care Worker Diploma
  • Program Sites: Chatham Campus - Selected Day and Evening Courses; Harnett Campus - Selected Day and Evening Courses; Lee Campus - Selected Day and Evening Courses

Course Requirements for Child Care Worker Diploma

A. General Education Courses (7 SHC)

C-L-SHC
ENG 111 Expository Writing 3-0-3
ENG 111A Expository Writing Lab 0-2-1
Social/Behavioral Science Elective 3-0-3

B. Required Major Core Courses (26 SHC)

C-L-SHC
COE 111 Co-op Work Experience I 0-10-1
EDU 119 Intro to Early Childhood Educ 4-0-4
EDU 131 Children, Family, & Community 3-0-3
EDU 144 Child Development I 3-0-3
EDU 145 Child Development II 3-0-3
EDU 146 Child Guidance 3-0-3
EDU 151 Creative Activities 3-0-3
EDU 153 Health, Safety, and Nutrition 3-0-3
EDU 221 Children with Exceptionalities 3-0-3

C. Other Major Hours Required for Graduation(8 SHC)

C-L-SHC
CIS 111 Basic PC Literacy 1-2-2
COE 115 Work Exp. Seminar I 1-0-1
EDU 235 School-Age Dev and Programs 2-0-2
EDU 252 Math and Sci Activities 3-0-3

Total Semester Hours Credit Required for Graduation: 41

Semester Curriculum for Child Care Worker Diploma

1st Semester (Fall)

C-L-SHC
CIS 111 Basic PC Literacy 1-2-2
EDU 119 Intro to Early Childhood Educ 4-0-4
EDU 144 Child Development I 3-0-3
Social/Behavioral Science Elective 3-0-3
11-2-12

2nd Semester (Spring)

C-L-SHC
EDU 145 Child Development II 3-0-3
EDU 146 Child Guidance 3-0-3
EDU 151 Creative Activities 3-0-3
EDU 153 Health, Safety, and Nutrition 3-0-3
ENG 111 Expository Writing 3-0-3
ENG 111A Expository Writing Lab 0-2-1
15-2-16

3rd Semester (Summer)

C-L-SHC
EDU 131 Children, Family, & Community 3-0-3
EDU 235 School-Age Dev and Programs 2-0-2
5-0-5

4th Semester (Fall)

C-L-SHC
COE 111 Co-op Work Experience I 0-10-1
COE 115 Work Exp. Seminar I 1-0-1
EDU 221 Children with Exceptionalities 3-0-3
EDU 252 Math and Sci Activities 3-0-3
7-10-8

Total Semester Hours Credit: 41

Early Childhood Associate
Credential: Child Care Worker Certificate
C55220

This certificate program is designed for individuals entering the field of early childhood education as well as those already employed in the field who desire to improve their job knowledge and skills. Specific emphases include an introduction to child development, creative and learning activities, safety, and family and community support. Credits earned in this program may be transferred toward an Associate in Applied Science Degree in Early Childhood Associate and/or a Diploma in Child Care Worker provided the student meets the entrance requirements for that degree or diploma program.

  • Entrance Standards: See General Admission Standards.
  • Academic Standards: See General Academic Standards.
  • Program Length: 2 semesters
  • Career Pathway Options: Associate in Applied Science Degree in Early Childhood Associate (Higher entrance standards required); Child Care Worker Diploma (Higher entrance standards required); Child Care Worker Certificate
  • Program Sites:Lee Campus - Harnett Campus - Selected Day and Evening Courses; Chatham Campus - Selected Day and Evening Courses; Selected Day and Evening Courses

Course Requirements for Child Care Worker Certificate

A. Required Major Core Courses (9 SHC)

C-L-SHC
EDU 144 Child Development I 3-0-3
EDU 146 Child Guidance 3-0-3
EDU 153 Health, Safety, and Nutrition 3-0-3

B. Elective Course Listing (Select a minimum of 8/9 SHC)

C-L-SHC
EDU 145 Child Development II 3-0-3
EDU 151 Creative Activities 3-0-3
EDU 234 Infants, Toddlers, & Twos 3-0-3
EDU 235 School-Age Dev and Programs 2-0-2
EDU 241 Adult-Child Relations 2-0-2
EDU 252 Math and Sci Activities 3-0-3
EDU 254 Music and Movement for Children 1-2-2
EDU 280 Language & Literacy Exp. 3-0-3

Total Semester Hours Credit Required for Graduation: 17

Semester Curriculum for Child Care Worker Certificate

1st Semester (Fall)

C-L-SHC
EDU 144 Child Development I 3-0-3
Elective 2/3-0-2/3
Elective 3-0-3
8/9-0-8/9

2nd Semester (Spring)

C-L-SHC
EDU 146 Child Guidance 3-0-3
EDU 153 Health, Safety, and Nutrition 3-0-3
Elective 3-0-3
9-0-9

Total Semester Hours Credit: 17/18

Early Childhood Associate
Credential: Infant/Toddler Care Certificate
C55290

This certificate program prepares individuals to work with children from infancy to three years of age in diverse learning environments. Students will combine learned theories, competency-based knowledge, and practice in actual settings with young children under the supervision of qualified teachers. Credits earned in this program may be transferred toward an Associate in Applied Science Degree in Early Childhood Associate and/or a Diploma in Child Care Worker provided the student meets the entrance requirements for that degree or diploma program.

  • Entrance Standards: See General Admission Standards.
  • Academic Standards: See General Academic Standards.
  • Program Length: 2 semesters
  • Career Pathway Options: Associate in Applied Science Degree in Early Childhood Associate (Higher entrance standards required); Child Care Worker Diploma (Higher entrance standards required); Infant/Toddler Care Certificate
  • Program Sites: Chatham Campus - Selected Day and Evening Courses; Harnett Campus - Selected Day and Evening Courses; Lee Campus - Selected Day and Evening Courses

Course Requirements for Infant/Toddler Care Certificate

A. Required Major Core Courses (16 SHC)

C-L-SHC
EDU 119 Intro to Early Childhood Educ 4-0-4
EDU 131 Child, Family, & Community 3-0-3
EDU 144 Child Development I 3-0-3
EDU 153 Health, Safety and Nutrition 3-0-3
EDU 234 Infant, Toddlers, & Twos 3-0-3

Total Semester Hours Credit Required for Graduation: 16

Early Childhood Associate/Teacher Associate Concentration
Credential: Associate in Applied Science Degree in Early Childhood Associate/Teacher Associate
A5522B

Teacher Associate is a concentration under the curriculum title of Early Childhood Associate. This curriculum prepares individuals to work with all children from infancy through 8 years of age in diverse learning environments. Students will combine learned theories with practice in actual settings with young children under the supervision of qualified teachers. Coursework includes childhood growth and development, physical/nutritional needs of children, care and guidance of children, and communication skills with parents and children. Students will foster the cognitive/language, physical/motor, social/emotional, and creative development of young children.

Graduates are prepared to plan and implement developmentally appropriate programs in early childhood settings. Employment opportunities include child development and child care programs, preschools, public and private schools, recreational centers, Head Start Programs, and school-age programs.

  • Entrance Standards: See General Admission Standards.
  • Academic Standards: See General Academic Standards.
  • Program Length: 5 semesters
  • Career Pathway Option: Associate in Applied Science Degree in Early Childhood Associate/Teacher Associate
  • Program Sites: Chatham Campus - Selected Evening Courses; Harnett Campus - Selected Day and Evening Courses; Lee Campus - Day Program (1st and 2nd Year), Selected Evening Courses

Course Requirements for Early Childhood Associate/Teacher Associate Degree

A. General Education Courses (16 SHC)

C-L-SHC
ENG 111 Expository Writing 3-0-3
ENG 111A Expository Writing Lab 0-2-1
ENG 114 Professional Research and Reporting 3-0-3
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3-0-3
*MAT 140 Survey of Mathematics 3-0-3
Social/Behavioral Science Elective 3-0-3

B. Required Major Core Courses (32 SHC)

C-L-SHC
COE 111 Co-op Work Experience I 0-10-1
EDU 119 Intro to Early Childhood Educ 4-0-4
EDU 131 Children, Family, & Community 3-0-3
EDU 144 Child Development I 3-0-3
EDU 145 Child Development II 3-0-3
EDU 146 Child Guidance 3-0-3
EDU 151 Creative Activities 3-0-3
EDU 153 Health, Safety, and Nutrition 3-0-3
EDU 221 Children with Exceptionalities 3-0-3
EDU 271 Educational Technology 2-2-3
EDU 280 Language & Literacy Exp. 3-0-3

Concentration Courses (12 SHC):

C-L-SHC
COE 121 Co-op Work Experience II 0-10-1
EDU 118 Teach Assoc Prin and Prac 3-0-3
EDU 186 Reading & Writing Methods 3-0-3
EDU 235 School-Age Dev and Programs 2-0-2
EDU 275 Effective Teacher Training 2-0-2
EDU 285 Internship Exp School Age 1-0-1

C. Other Major Hours Required for Graduation(13 SHC)

C-L-SHC
CIS 111 Basic PC Literacy 1-2-2
COE 115 Work Exp. Seminar I 1-0-1
EDU 241 Adult-Child Relations 2-0-2
EDU 252 Math and Sci Activities 3-0-3
EDU 254 Music and Movement for Children 1-2-2
EDU 259 Curriculum Planning 3-0-3

Total Semester Hours Credit Required for Graduation: 73

Semester Curriculum for Early Childhood Associate/Teacher Associate Degree

1st Semester (Fall)

C-L-SHC
CIS 111 Basic PC Literacy 1-2-2
EDU 119 Intro to Early Childhood Educ 4-0-4
EDU 144 Child Development I 3-0-3
EDU 241 Adult-Child Relations 2-0-2
EDU 271 Educational Technology 2-2-3
Social/Behaviorial Science Elective 3-0-3
15-4-17

2nd Semester (Spring)

C-L-SHC
EDU 145 Child Development II 3-0-3
EDU 146 Child Guidance 3-0-3
EDU 151 Creative Activities 3-0-3
EDU 153 Health, Safety, and Nutrition 3-0-3
ENG 111 Expository Writing 3-0-3
ENG 111A Expository Writing Lab 0-2-1
15-2-16

3rd Semester (Summer)

C-L-SHC
EDU 131 Children, Family, & Community 3-0-3
EDU 235 School-Age Dev and Programs 2-0-2
EDU 254 Music and Movement for Children 1-2-2
6-2-7

4th Semester (Fall)

C-L-SHC
COE 111 Co-op Work Experience I 0-10-1
COE 115 Work Exp. Seminar I 1-0-1
EDU 118 Teach Assoc Prin and Prac 3-0-3
EDU 221 Children with Exceptionalities 3-0-3
EDU 252 Math and Sci Activities 3-0-3
EDU 280 Language & Literacy Exp. 3-0-3
*MAT 140 Survey of Mathematics 3-0-3
16-10-17

5th Semester (Spring)

C-L-SHC
COE 121 Co-op Work Experience II 0-10-1
EDU 186 Reading & Writing Methods 3-0-3
EDU 259 Curriculum Planning 3-0-3
EDU 275 Effective Teacher Training 2-0-2
EDU 285 Internship Exp School Age 1-0-1
ENG 114 Professional Research and Reporting 3-0-3
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3-0-3
15-10-16

*Student may substitute MAT 115 or PHY 121 (nontransferable).

Total Semester Hours Credit: 73

Esthetics
Credential: Certificate in Esthetics
C55230

The Esthetics curriculum is designed to provide competency-based knowledge, scientific/artistic principles, and hands-on fundamentals associated with the esthetics industry. The curriculum provides a simulated salon environment that enables students to develop manipulative skills. Coursework includes instruction in all phases of professional esthetics technology, business/human relations, product knowledge, and other related topics by a certified Esthetician. Graduates are trained in a variety of competencies including: facials, hair removal, massage therapy, exfoliation, microderm abrasion, hot wax treatments, and customized skin care programs.

Graduates should be prepared to take the North Carolina Cosmetology State Board Licensing Exam and upon passing be licensed and qualified for employment in beauty and cosmetic/skin care salons, as platform artists, in dermatological clinics, and in related businesses.

  • Entrance Standards: See General Admission Standards.
  • Academic Standards: See General Academic Standards.
  • Program Length: 2 semesters
  • Career Pathway Option: Certificate in Esthetics
  • Program Sites: Harnett Campus - Day Program; Lee Campus - Day Program, Evening Program

Course Requirements for Esthetics Certificate

A. Required Major Core Courses (16 SHC)

C-L-SHC
COS 119 Esthetics Concepts I 2-0-2
COS 120 Esthetics Salon I 0-18-6
COS 125 Esthetics Concepts II 2-0-2
COS 126 Esthetics Salon II 0-18-6

Total Semester Hours Credit Required for Graduation: 16

Semester Curriculum for Esthetics Certificate

1st Semester

C-L-SHC
COS 119 Esthetics Concepts I 2-0-2
COS 120 Esthetics Salon I 0-18-6
2-18-8

2nd Semester

C-L-SHC
COS 125 Esthetics Concepts II 2-0-2
COS 126 Esthetics Salon II 0-18-6
2-18-8

Total Semester Hours Credit: 16

Esthetics Instructor
Credential: Certificate in Esthetics Instructor
C55270

The Esthetics Instructor curriculum provides a course of study for learning the skills needed to teach the theory and practice of esthetics as required by the North Carolina Board of Cosmetic Arts. Coursework includes requirements for becoming an instructor, introduction to teaching theory, methods and aids, practice teaching, and development of evaluation instruments. Graduates of the program may be employed as esthetics instructors in public or private education and business.

Course Requirements for Esthetics Instructor Certificate

A. Required Major Core Courses (22 SHC)

C-L-SHC
COS 253 Esthetics Instr Concepts I 6-15-11
COS 254 Esthetics Instr Concepts II 6-15-11

Total Semester Hours Credit Required for Graduation: 22

Semester Curriculum for Esthetics Instructor Certificate

1st Semester (Fall)

C-L-SHC
COS 253 Esthetics Instr Concepts I 6-15-11
6-15-11

2nd Semester (Spring)

C-L-SHC
COS 254 Esthetics Instr Concepts II 6-15-11
6-15-11

Total Semester Hours Credit: 22

Library and Information Technology
Credential: Associate in Applied Science Degree in Library and Information Technology
A55310

The Library and Information Technology curriculum is designed to prepare graduates for employment with organizations that use technology to process, manage, and communicate information. The objective is the development of generalists and specialists in the management of electronic library resources.

Students will complete courses designed to develop proficiency in the use of electronic resources for information retrieval, inventory control, information cataloging and classification, program development and promotion, circulation systems, audiovisual operations, hardware/software use and maintenance, problem solving, and telecommunications.

Graduates should qualify for employment in a variety of positions in library, media, learning resources, information, or instructional materials centers or in any other organization engaged in library-related activities.

  • Entrance Standards: See General Admission Standards.
  • Academic Standards: See General Academic Standards.
  • Program Length: 5 semesters
  • Career Pathway Option: Associate in Applied Science Degree in Library and Information Technology
  • Program Sites:This program is offered through Distance Education and/or a combination of traditional classroom instruction and Distance Education.

Course Requirements for Library and Information Technology Degree

A. General Education Courses (16 SHC)

C-L-SHC
ENG 111 Expository Writing 3-0-3
ENG 111A Expository Writing Lab 0-2-1
ENG 114 Professional Research and Reporting 3-0-3
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3-0-3
*MAT 140 Survey of Mathematics 3-0-3
Social/Behavioral Science Elective 3-0-3

B. Required Major Core Courses (28 SHC)

C-L-SHC
CIS 110 Introduction to Computers 2-2-3
COE 111 Co-op Work Experience I 0-10-1
LIB 110 Introduction to Libraries 3-0-3
LIB 111 Lib. Info. Resources/Svcs 2-2-3
LIB 112 Library Coll. Dev./Acq. 2-2-3
LIB 113 Lib. Cataloging & Classification 2-2-3
LIB 114 Lib. Public Serv. Oper. 2-2-3
LIB 210 Electronic Lib. Databases 2-2-3
LIB 211 Library Program Develop 3-0-3
WEB 110 Internet/Web Fundamentals 2-2-3

C. Other Major Hours Required for Graduation (23/24 SHC)

C-L-SHC
CTS 130 Spreadsheet 2-2-3
CTS 135 Integrated Software Introduction 2-4-4
DBA 110 Database Concepts 2-3-3
NOS 111 Operating System - DOS 2-2-3
NET 115 Telecommunication Fundamentals 1-2-2
OST 184 Records Management 2-2-3
Major Elective 3/4-0-3/4

Library Elective (3 SHC):

C-L-SHC
LIB 212 Lib. Services/Spec. Needs 3-0-3
LIB 214 Lib. Services/Children 3-0-3

Major Elective Course Listing (Select 3/4 SHC):

C-L-SHC
ACC 120 Principles of Financial Accounting 3-2-4
BUS 137 Principles of Management 3-0-3
BUS 151 People Skills 3-0-3
COM 110 Introduction to Communication 3-0-3
EDU 131 Child, Family, & Community 3-0-3
LIB 212 Lib. Services/Spec. Needs 3-0-3
LIB 213 Cataloging Nonprint Mat. 2-2-3
LIB 214 Lib. Services/Children 3-0-3
MKT 120 Principles of Marketing 3-0-3

Total Semester Hours Credit Required for Graduation: 68

Semester Curriculum for Library and Information Technology Degree

1st Semester (Fall)

C-L-SHC
CIS 110 Introduction to Computers 2-2-3
ENG 111 Expository Writing 3-0-3
ENG 111A Expository Writing Lab 0-2-1
LIB 110 Introduction to Libraries 3-0-3
LIB 111 Lib. Info. Resources/Svcs 2-2-3
LIB 113 Lib. Cataloging & Classification 2-2-3
12-8-16

2nd Semester (Spring)

C-L-SHC
LIB 112 Library Coll. Dev./Acq. 2-2-3
LIB 114 Lib. Public Serv. Oper. 2-2-3
Major Elective 3/4-0-3/4
Social/Behavioral Science Elective 3-0-3
WEB 110 Internet/Web Fundamentals 2-2-3
12/13-6-15/16

3rd Semester (Summer)

C-L-SHC
COE 111 Co-op Work Experience I 0-10-1
0-10-1

4th Semester (Fall)

C-L-SHC
CTS 135 Integrated Software Introduction 2-4-4
DBA 110 Database Concepts 2-3-3
NOS 111 Operating System - DOS 2-2-3
LIB 211 Library Program Develop 3-0-3
LIB 214 Lib. Services/Children 3-0-3
*MAT 140 Survey of Mathematics 3-0-3
15-9-19

5th Semester (Spring)

C-L-SHC
CTS 130 Spreadsheet 2-2-3
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3-0-3
ENG 114 Professional Research and Reporting 3-0-3
LIB 210 Electronic Lib. Databases 2-2-3
NET 115 Telecommunication Fundamentals 1-2-2
OST 184 Records Management 2-2-3
13-8-17

* Students may substitute MAT 115 (nontransferable).

Total Semester Hours Credit: 68

Library and Information Technology
Credential: Diploma in Library and Information Technology
D55310

The diploma in Library and Information Technology curriculum is designed to prepare graduates for employment with organizations that use technology to process, manage, and communicate information. Students will complete courses designed to develop proficiency in the use of electronic resources for records management, information resources and services, acquisition and collection management, cataloging and classifying, and public service.

All credits earned in this diploma program will transfer into the Associate in Applied Science Degree in Library and Information Technology provided the student meets the higher entrance standards.

  • Entrance Standards: See General Admission Standards.
  • Academic Standards: See General Academic Standards.
  • Program Length: 3 semesters
  • Career Pathway Option: Associate in Applied Science Degree in Library and Information Technology
  • Program Sites: This program is offered through Distance Education and/or a combination of traditional classroom instruction and Distance Education.

Course Requirements for the Library and Information Technology Diploma

A. General Education Courses (7 SHC)

C-L-SHC
ENG 111 Expository Writing 3-0-3
ENG 111A Expository Writing Lab 0-2-1
Social/Behavioral Science Elective 3-0-3

B. Required Major Core Courses (22 SHC)

C-L-SHC
CIS 110 Introduction to Computers 2-2-3
COE 111 Co-op Work Experience I 0-10-1
LIB 110 Introduction to Libraries 3-0-3
LIB 111 Lib. Info. Resources/Svcs 2-2-3
LIB 112 Library Coll. Dev./Acq. 2-2-3
LIB 113 Lib. Cataloging & Classification 2-2-3
LIB 114 Lib. Public Serv. Oper. 2-2-3
WEB 110 Internet/Web Fundamentals 2-2-3

C. Other Major Hours Required for Graduation (8 SHC)

Library Elective (Select 3 SHC):

C-L-SHC
LIB 212 Lib. Services/Spec. Needs 3-0-3
LIB 214 Lib. Services/Children 3-0-3
NET 115 Telecommunication Fundamentals 1-2-2
OST 184 Records Management 2-2-3

Total Semester Hours Credit Required for Graduation: 37

Semester Curriculum for Library and Information Technology Diploma

1st Semester (Fall)

C-L-SHC
CIS 110 Introduction to Computers 2-2-3
LIB 110 Introduction to Libraries 3-0-3
LIB 111 Lib. Info. Resources/Svcs 2-2-3
LIB 113 Lib. Cataloging & Classification 2-2-3
LIB 212 Lib. Services/Spec. Needs 3-0-3
OR
LIB 214 Lib. Services/Children 3-0-3
OST 184 Records Management 2-2-3
14-8-18

2nd Semester (Spring)

C-L-SHC
ENG 111 Expository Writing 3-0-3
ENG 111A Expository Writing Lab 0-2-1
LIB 112 Library Coll. Dev./Acq. 2-2-3
LIB 114 Lib. Public Serv. Oper. 2-2-3
NET 115 Telecommunication Fundamentals 1-2-2
Social/Behavioral Science Elective 3-0-3
WEB 110 Internet/Web Fundamentals 2-2-3
13-10-18

3rd Semester (Summer)

C-L-SHC
COE 111 Co-op Work Experience I 0-10-1
0-10-1

Total Semester Hours Credit: 37

Library and Information Technology
Credential: Certificate in Library Cataloging
C55310C0

This certificate program is designed for individuals interested in developing technology skills in the location and provision of information. Upon completion, students should be able to select and create MARC records, search OCLC, apply Anglo-American cataloging rules, and maintain authority files. Credits in this certificate program may be transferred toward an Associate in Applied Science Degree in Library and Information Technology, and/or Diploma in Library and Information Technology, and/or other Library and Information Technology certificates.

  • Entrance Standards: See General Admission Standards.
  • Academic Standards: See General Academic Standards. (No placement testing is required for this certificate program.)
  • Program Length: Variable
  • Career Pathway Option: Associate in Applied Science Degree in Library and Information Technology (Higher entrance standards required.)
  • Program Site: Distance Education

Course Requirements for Library Cataloging Certificate

A. Required Major Core Courses (12 SHC)

C-L-SHC
LIB 112 Library Coll. Dev./Acq. 2-2-3
LIB 113 Lib. Cataloging & Classification 2-2-3
LIB 213 Cataloging Nonprint Mat. 2-2-3
WEB 110 Internet/Web Fundamentals 2-2-3

Total Semester Hours Credit Required for Graduation: 12

Library and Information Technology
Credential: Certificate in Library Programs
C55310L0

The certificate is designed for individuals interested in developing skills in the planning, presentation, and evaluation of programs in libraries. The objective is to develop specialists in providing inclusive programs of global interest that meet community needs and interests. Students gain skills in assessing community needs and interests; locating, evaluating, and acquiring program resources; presenting inclusive programs that incorporate AV equipment; engaging community participation; and program evaluation. Credits in this certificate program may be transferred toward an Associate in Applied Science Degree in Library and Information Technology, and/or Diploma in Library and Information Technology, and/or other Library and Information Technology certificates.

  • Entrance Standards: See General Admission Standards.
  • Academic Standards: See General Academic Standards. (No placement testing is required for this certificate program.)
  • Program Length: Variable
  • Career Pathway Option: Associate in Applied Science Degree in Library and Information Technology (Higher entrance standards required.)
  • Program Site: Distance Education

A. Required Major Core Courses (12 SHC)

C-L-SHC
LIB 211 Library Program Develop 3-0-3
LIB 212 Lib. Services/Spec. Needs 3-0-3
LIB 214 Lib. Services/Children 3-0-3
WEB 110 Internet/Web Fundamentals 2-2-3

Total Semester Hours Credit Required for Graduation: 12

Library and Information Technology
Credential: Certificate in Library Public Services
C55310P0

This certificate is designed for individuals interested in entering the library field, as well as those already employed in the field who desire to improve their job knowledge and skills through a selection of library survey courses. Specific emphases include a survey of libraries, information resources, using communication skills, and understanding circulation systems and basic acquisitions activities. Credits earned in this program may be transferred toward an Associate in Applied Science Degree in Library and Information Technology, and/or a Diploma in Library and Information Technology, and/or other Library and Information Technology certificates.

  • Entrance Standards: See General Admission Standards.
  • Academic Standards: See General Academic Standards. (No placement testing is required for this certificate program.)
  • Program Length: Variable
  • Career Pathway Option: Associate in Applied Science Degree in Library and Information Technology (Higher entrance standards required.)
  • Program Site: Distance Education

Course Requirements for Library Public Services Certificate

A. Required Major Core Courses (12 SHC)

C-L-SHC
LIB 111 Lib. Info. Resources/Svcs 2-2-3
LIB 114 Lib. Public Serv. Oper. 2-2-3
LIB 210 Electronic Lib. Databases 2-2-3
WEB 110 Internet/Web Fundamentals 2-2-3

Total Semester Hours Credit Required for Graduation: 12

Library and Information Technology
Credential: Certificate in Library Technical Services
C55310T0

This certificate is designed for individuals interested in developing technical services skills for employment with organizations that use technology to process, manage, and communicate information. The objective is to develop specialists in managing electronic library resources. Students gain skills in acquiring and managing library collections and cataloging and classifying materials. Credits earned in this program may be transferred toward an Associate in Applied Science Degree in Library and Information Technology, and/or a Diploma in Library and Information Technology, and/or other Library and Information Technology certificates.

  • Entrance Standards: See General Admission Standards.
  • Academic Standards: See General Academic Standards. (No placement testing is required for this certificate program.)
  • Program Length: Variable
  • Career Pathway Option: Associate in Applied Science Degree in Library and Information Technology (Higher entrance standards required.)
  • Program Site: Distance Education

Course Requirements for Library Technical Services Certificate

A. Required Major Core Courses (18 SHC)

C-L-SHC
LIB 111 Lib. Info. Resources/Svcs. 2-2-3
LIB 112 Library Coll. Dev./Acq. 2-2-3
LIB 113 Lib. Cataloging & Classification 2-2-3
LIB 210 Electronic Lib. Databases 2-2-3
LIB 213 Cataloging Nonprint Mat. 2-2-3
WEB 110 Internet/Web Fundamentals 2-2-3

Total Semester Hours Credit Required for Graduation: 18

Library and Information Technology
Credential: Certificate in Library Basics
C55310G0

This certificate is designed for individuals interested in entering the library field, as well as those already employed in the field who desire to improve their job knowledge and skills through a selection of library survey courses. Emphasis will include a survey of libraries, information resources, using communication skills, and understanding circulation systems and basic acquisitions activities. Credits earned in this program may be transferred toward an Associate in Applied Science Degree in Library and Information Technology, and/or a Diploma in Library and Information Technology, and/or other Library and Information Technology certificates.

  • Entrance Standards: See General Admission Standards.
  • Academic Standards: See General Academic Standards.
  • Program Length: 2 semesters
  • Career Pathway Option: Associate in Applied Science Degree in Library and Information Technology (Higher entrance standards required.)
  • Program Site: Distance Education

Course Requirements for Library Basics Certificate

A. Required Major Core Courses (12 (SHC)

C-L-SHC
LIB 110 Introduction to Libraries 3-0-3
LIB 111 Lib. Info. Resources/Svcs 2-2-3
LIB 112 Library Coll. Dev./Acq. 2-2-3
LIB 114 Lib. Public Serv. Oper. 2-2-3

Total Semester Hours Credit Required for Graduation: 12