Changes/Addendums

July 31, 2017

Humanities Electives for A.A.S. Students

  1. Note the updated list below of Humanities/Fine Arts Electives eligible to meet graduation requirements for A.A.S. students.
    • ART 111 Art Appreciation
    • DRA 111 Theatre Appreciation
    • ENG 125 Creative Writing
    • ENG 231 American Literature I
    • ENG 232 American Literature II
    • ENG 233 Major American Writers
    • ENG 243 Major English Writers
    • ENG 261 World Literature I
    • ENG 262 World Literature II
    • ENG 273 African‐American Literature
    • HUM 110 Technology and Society
    • HUM 115 Critical Thinking
    • HUM 120 Cultural Studies
    • HUM 122 Southern Culture
    • HUM 150 American Women's Studies
    • HUM 160 Introduction to Film
    • HUM 220 Human Values & Meaning
    • MUS 110 Music Appreciation
    • MUS 112 Introduction to Jazz
    • PHI 210 History of Philosophy
    • PHI 230 Introduction to Logic
    • PHI 240 Introduction to Ethics
    • REL 110 World Religions
    • REL 211 Introduction to Old Testament
    • REL 212 Introduction to New Testament

February 15, 2017

Content change on page 9, Accreditations.

  1. Accreditations, CCCC Catalog, page 136:
    • The Barbering program is approved by the North Carolina State Barbering Board.
    • The Basic Law Enforcement Training program is accredited by the North Carolina Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission.
    • The Cosmetology program is approved by the North Carolina State Board of Cosmetic Arts.
    • The Dental Assisting program is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation.
    • The Dental Hygiene program is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation.
    • The Computer-Integrated Machining with an emphasis in Tool, Die, and Mold Making program is accredited by the National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS). NIMS is the nation's only ANSI accredited developer of precision manufacturing skill standards and competency assessments. NIMS certifies individual skills against standards and accredits programs that meet its quality requirements.
    • The Medical Assisting Diploma program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education programs and the American Association of Medical Assistants.
    • The Nursing Education program is accredited by the North Carolina Board of Nursing.
    • The Polysomnography program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs.
    • The Radio Broadcasting program is approved by the Federal Communications Commission.
    • The Real Estate program is approved by the North Carolina Real Estate Commission.
    • The Veterinary Medical Technology program is accredited by the Committee on Veterinary Technician Educational Activities (CVTEA) of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA)

February 13, 2017

Content update. The Associate in Engineering Degree (AE) received SACSCOC approval in September, 2016.

December 6, 2016

Content change on page 9, Accreditations. Current copy, "The Machining Technology program is accredited by the National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS)."

  1. Accreditations, CCCC Catalog:

    The Computer-Integrated Machining with an emphasis in Tool, Die, and Mold Making program is accredited by the National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS).

December 6, 2016

There was an error in the program id of "Small Engine and Equipment Repair Credential: Certificate in Small Engine and Equipment Repair" on page 148. The number "C60280P" needs to be "C60280P0".

  1. Program ID, CCCC Catalog:
    Small Engine and Equipment Repair Credential: Certificate in Small Engine and Equipment Repair C60280P0

October 25, 2016

Additions to the Program Admissions Standards, some program-specific standards were mistakenly excluded from the Catalog.

  1. Accelerated Associate in Arts, CCCC Catalog:
    Accelerated Associate in Arts
    1. Complete CCCC Accelerate application process, including the following items:
      1. Essay
      2. Interview
      3. Online referral by high school guidance counselor and/or CCW Advisor.
    2. Admitted to CCCC as a full-time student.
    3. Meet one of the following eligibility requirements:
      1. Minimum of 2.6 unweighted High School GPA, four high school math courses, and graduated high school within the past 5 years
        OR
      2. CCCC will evaluate subject-area ACT or SAT scores to determine if student is college ready in math and English using the following scores:
        1. English: ACT Reading 22 or ACT English 18, SAT Writing 500 or SAT Critical Reading 500
        2. Math: ACT Math 22, SAT Math 500
    4. Evidence of strong high school attendance record.
    5. Student and parent/guardian must complete the pledge form with commitment for student to receive room/board (ie: live at home) for the entirety of the program.
    6. Willingness and ability to attend classes on CCCC's Chatham Main Campus.
  2. Basic Law Enforcement Training, CCCC Catalog:
    Program Specific Entrance Standards:
    1. Must be 20 years of age prior to full admission (persons less than 20 years of age must receive permission from the N.C. Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission).
    2. Must have a physical examination (on state forms provided by CCCC) within one year of entrance date. The College does not schedule or pay for the exam.
    3. Must be able to participate in a required program of physical activity and pass a state mandated obstacle course prior to course completion.
    4. Must have no felony convictions previously or class B misdemeanors within the past 5 years.
    5. 10th grade reading level as determined by the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE)
  3. Cosmetology Instructor Certificate, CCCC Catalog:
    Program Specific Entrance Standards:
    1. Students are accepted into this program based on date of application.
    2. Students must have a current North Carolina license in Cosmetology.
  4. Esthetics Instructor Certificate, CCCC Catalog:
    Program Specific Entrance Standards:
    1. Students are accepted into this program based on date of application.
    2. Students must have a current North Carolina license in Esthetics.
  5. Barbering Program, CCCC Catalog:
    Program Specific Entrance Standards:
    1. Must process student permit at least 10 days prior to the first day of class.
  6. Motorcycle Mechanics, CCCC Catalog:
    Program Specific Entrance Standards:
    1. Must have all admission requirements and developmental education courses complete to be officially admitted.

October 3, 2016

Content addition, Definition of a Credit Hour

  1. Definition of a Credit Hour:
    Definition of a Credit Hour

    According to CCCC policy, the College follows the requirements of the North Carolina State Board of Community Colleges in awarding curriculum credit hours for instruction. The amount of credit hours awarded for each course is determined by the North Carolina Community College System and listed in the Combined Course Library available on the System’s webpage.

    Following is the NCCCS convention for awarding credit hours from course hours:

    • For every 16 classroom hours, one semester (credit) hour is awarded.
    • For every 32 hours of "experiential laboratory work," one semester (credit) hour is awarded.
    • For every 48 hours of "faculty directed laboratory work" one semester (credit) hour is awarded.
    • For every 48 clinical hours, one semester (credit) hour is awarded.
    • For every 160 work experience hours, one semester (credit) hour is awarded.

    All Programs of Study meet the NCCCS requirement set forth in Statewide Curriculum Standards. Following are the number of credit hours required for associate degree, diploma, and certificate programs:

    AAS Diploma Certificate
    Minimum General Education Hours 15 6 0
    Minimum Major Hours 49 30 12
    Other Required Hours 0-7 0-4 0-1
    *Total Semester Hours Credit (SHC) 64-76 36-48 12-18

    *Any CCCC credential that contains a total number of credit hours that falls outside of the defined range are exceptions approved by the NCCCS and show accurately in the required state curriculum standards.

September 9, 2016

This change was a misrepresentation in the 2016-2017 Catalog.

  1. FERPA directory information includes "address", this should be "county of residence", Student Rights, Responsibilities, and Judicial Procedures, II. Student Rights, section D., Page 32, CCCC Catalog:

    D. The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 provides safeguards regarding the confidentiality of and access to student records, and this Act will be adhered to by the college. Students and former students have the right to review their official records and to request a hearing if they challenge the contents of these records. Only directory information will be released without the written consent of the student. Directory information includes name, county of residence, academic major, enrollment periods, hours earned, degrees awarded, and awards received. However, a student may request in writing to the vice president of student services that directory information be withheld. The college will not sell mail address lists of any current students, previous students, or graduates.

June 29, 2016

A more complete and consistent list of non-discrimination categories. "... race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex and sexual orientation, gender, family status, disability status, Veteran status, or any health or genetic information."

  1. CCCC is an Equal Opportunity College, Page 7, CCCC catalog:
    CCCC is an Equal Opportunity College

    Central Carolina Community College serves the public without regard to Central Carolina Community College, in cooperation with the Student Government Association, attempts to enrich the academic and social growth of the student with a wide range of student activities. Students are encouraged to participate in as many activities as time permits. Membership in all student organizations shall be open to all students without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex and sexual orientation, gender, family status, disability status, Veteran status, or any health or genetic information.

  2. General Information, Page 11, CCCC catalog:
    General Information

    All students are admitted to the College without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex and sexual orientation, gender, family status, disability status, Veteran status, or any health or genetic information. Admission policies are in accordance with 1D SBCCC 400.2. To be admitted to a curriculum program, applicants must have a high school diploma or a high school equivalency. Exceptions to admissions policies may be determined after a conference between the applicant and the Vice President of Student Services or his or her designee.

  3. Student Activities, Page 41, CCCC catalog:
    Student Activities

    Central Carolina Community College, in cooperation with the Student Government Association, attempts to enrich the academic and social growth of the student with a wide range of student activities. Students are encouraged to participate in as many activities as time permits. Membership in all student organizations shall be open to all students without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex and sexual orientation, gender, family status, disability status, Veteran status, or any health or genetic information.