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Business Technologies

Business Administration Degree
Credential: Associate in Applied Science Degree in Business Administration
A25120P0

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.

Coursework 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.

  • Entrance Standards: See General Admission Standards.
  • Academic Standards: See General Academic Standards.
  • Program Length: 4 semesters
  • Career Pathway Option: Associate in Applied Science Degree in Business Administration
  • Program Site: Harnett Correctional Institution - Day Program

Course Requirements for Business Administration 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 & Reporting 3-0-3
*HUM 115 Critical Thinking 3-0-3
**MAT 140 Survey of Mathematics 3-0-3
PSY 150 General Psychology 3-0-3

B. Required Major Core Courses (19 SHC)

C-L-SHC
ACC 120 Principles of Financial Accounting 3-2-4
BUS 115 Business Law I 3-0-3
BUS 137 Principles of Management 3-0-3
***CIS 110 Introduction to Computers 2-2-3
MKT 120 Principles of Marketing 3-0-3

Economics: Select one courese (3 SHC):

C-L-SHC
ECO 151 Survey of Economics 3-0-3
ECO 251 Prin of Microeconomics 3-0-3
ECO 252 Prin of Macroeconomics 3-0-3

C. Other Major Hours Required for Graduation (36 SHC)

C-L-SHC
ACC 121 Principles of Managerial Accounting 3-2-4
BUS 110 Introduction to Business 3-0-3
BUS 125 Personal Finance 3-0-3
BUS 153 Human Resource Management 3-0-3
BUS 225 Business Finance 2-2-3
BUS 240 Business Ethics 3-0-3
BUS 255 Org Behavior in Business 3-0-3
BUS 260 Business Communications 3-0-3
MKT 223 Customer Service 3-0-3
Major Electives 8-0-8

Major Elective Course Listing (Select a minimum of 8 SHC hours):

C-L-SHC
ACC 122 Principles of Financial Accounting II 3-0-3
ACC 129 Individual Income Taxes 2-2-3
ACC 140 Payroll Accounting 1-2-2
BUS 116 Business Law II 3-0-3
BUS 151 People Skills 3-0-3
BUS 280 REAL Small Business 4-0-4
INT 110 International Business 3-0-3
OST 131 Keyboarding 1-2-2
OST 137 Office Software Applications 2-2-3

Total Semester Hours Credit Required for Graduation: 71

Semester Curriculum for Business Administration Degree

1st Semester (Fall)

C-L-SHC
ACC 120 Principles of Financial Accounting 3-2-4
BUS 110 Introduction to Business 3-0-3
BUS 125 Personal Finance 3-0-3
**CIS 110 Introduction to Computers 2-2-3
ENG 111 Expository Writing 3-0-3
ENG 111A Expository Writing Lab 0-2-1
13/14-6-16/17

2nd Semester (Spring)

C-L-SHC
ACC 121 Principles of Managerial Accounting 3-2-4
BUS 137 Principles of Management 3-0-3
*ECO 151 Survey of Economics 3-0-3
ENG 114 Professional Research & Reporting 3-0-3
***HUM 115 Critical Thinking 3-0-3
MKT 120 Principles of Marketing 3-0-3
18-2-19

3rd Semester (Fall)

C-L-SHC
BUS 115 Business Law I 3-0-3
BUS 153 Human Resource Management 3-0-3
BUS 225 Business Finance 2-2-3
****MAT 140 Survey of Mathematics 3-0-3
PSY 150 General Psychology 3-0-3
Major Electives 3-0-3
17-2-18

4th Semester (Spring)

C-L-SHC
BUS 240 Business Ethics 3-0-3
BUS 255 Org Behavior in Business 3-0-3
BUS 260 Business Communications 3-0-3
MKT 223 Customer Service 3-0-3
Major Electives 6-0-6
18-0-18

*Student may substitute ECO 251 or 252.
**Student may substitute CIS 111 (nontransferable).
***Student may substitute any approved Humanities/Fine Arts Elective.
****Student may substitute MAT 115 (nontransferable).

Total Semester Hours Credit: 71

Construction Technologies

Carpentry
Credential: Diploma in Carpentry
D35180P0

The carpentry curriculum is designed to train students to construct residential structures using standard building materials and hand and power tools. Carpentry skills and a general knowledge of residential construction will also be taught. Coursework includes footings and foundations, framing, interior and exterior trim, cabinetry, blueprint reading, residential planning and estimating, and other related topics. Students will develop skills through hands-on participation. Graduates should qualify for employment in the residential building construction field as rough carpenters, framing carpenters, roofers, maintenance carpenters, and other related job titles.

Course Requirements for Carpentry Diploma

A. General Education Courses (6 SHC)

C-L-SHC
ENG 102 Applied Communication II 3-0-3
MAT 101 Applied Math I 2-2-3

B. Required Major Core Courses (29 SHC)

C-L-SHC
BPR 130 Blueprint Reading/Construction 1-2-2
CAR 110 Introduction to Carpentry 2-0-2
CAR 111 Carpentry I 3-15-8
CAR 112 Carpentry II 3-15-8
CAR 113 Carpentry III 3-9-6
CAR 115 Residential Planning/Estimating 3-0-3

C. Other Major Hours Required for Graduation (11 SHC)

C-L-SHC
CAB 111 Cabinetmaking I 4-9-7
CAR 114 Residential Building Codes 3-0-3
ISC 110 Workplace Safety 1-0-1

Total Semester Hours Credit Required for Graduation: 46

Semester Curriculum for Carpentry Diploma

1st Semester (Fall)

C-L-SHC
BPR 130 Blueprint Reading/Construction 1-2-2
CAR 110 Introduction to Carpentry 2-0-2
CAR 111 Carpentry I 3-15-8
CAR 114 Residential Building Codes 3-0-3
ISC 110 Workplace Safety 1-0-1
MAT 101 Applied Math I 2-2-3
12-19-19

2nd Semester (Spring)

C-L-SHC
CAB 111 Cabinetmaking I 4-9-7
CAR 113 Carpentry III 3-9-6
CAR 115 Residential Planning/Estimating 3-0-3
ENG 102 Applied Communication II 3-0-3
13-18-19

3rd Semester (Summer)

C-L-SHC
CAR 112 Carpentry II 3-15-8
3-15-8

Total Semester Hours Credit: 46

Electrical/Electronics Technology
Credential: Diploma in Electrical/Electronics Technology
D35220P0

The Electrical/Electronics Technology curriculum is designed to provide training for persons interested in the installation and maintenance of electrical/electronic systems found in residential, commercial, and industrial facilities. Training, most of which is hands-on, will include such topics as AC/DC theory, basic wiring practices, digital electronics, programmable logic controllers, industrial motor controls, the National Electric Code, and other subjects as local needs require. Graduates should qualify for a variety of jobs in the electrical/electronics field as an on-the-job trainee or apprentice assisting in the layout, installation, and maintenance of electrical/electronic systems.

Course Requirements for Electrical/Electronics Technology Diploma

A. General Education Courses (6 SHC)

C-L-SHC
ENG 102 Applied Communication II 3-0-3
MAT 101 Applied Math I 2-2-3

B. Required Major Core Courses (13 SHC)

C-L-SHC
ELC 112 DC/AC Electricity 3-6-5
ELC 113 Basic Wiring 2-6-4
ELC 117 Motors and Controls 2-6-4

C. Other Major Hours Required for Graduation (18 SHC)

C-L-SHC
ELC 114 Basic Wiring II 2-6-4
ELC 118 National Electrical Code 1-2-2
ELC 119 NEC Calculations 1-2-2
ELC 121 Electrical Estimation 1-2-2
ELC 125 Diagrams and Schematics 1-2-2
ELC 126 Electrical Computations 2-2-3
ELC 132 Electrical Drawings 1-3-2
ISC 110 Workplace Safety 1-0-1

Total Semester Hours Credit Required for Graduation: 37

Semester Curriculum for Electrical/Electronics Technology Diploma

1st Semester (Fall)

C-L-SHC
ELC 112 DC/AC Electricity 3-6-5
ELC 113 Basic Wiring 2-6-4
ELC 118 National Electrical Code 1-2-2
ELC 125 Diagrams and Schematics 1-2-2
ELC 126 Electrical Computations 2-2-3
ISC 110 Workplace Safety 1-0-1
MAT 101 Applied Math I 2-2-3
12-20-20

2nd Semester (Spring)

C-L-SHC
ELC 114 Basic Wiring II 2-6-4
ELC 117 Motors and Controls 2-6-4
ELC 119 NEC Calculations 1-2-2
ELC 121 Electrical Estimation 1-2-2
ELC 132 Electrical Drawings 1-3-2
ENG 102 Applied Communication II 3-0-3
10-19-17

Total Semester Hours Credit: 37

Masonry
Credential: Diploma in Masonry
D35280P0

The Masonry curriculum is designed to prepare individuals to work in the construction industry as masons. Masonry courses provide principles and fundamentals of masonry and experiences necessary to produce quality construction using safe, practical, and reliable work habits. Coursework includes basic mathematics, blueprint reading, and methods used in laying out masonry jobs for residential, commercial, and industrial construction. Upon completion, students will be able to read blueprints, estimate structures, construct footings and walks, and lay masonry units. Upon completion, students will be issued a diploma. Graduates should qualify for employment in the masonry industry as apprentices or masons.

Course Requirements for Masonry Diploma

A. General Education Courses (6 SHC)

C-L-SHC
ENG 102 Applied Communication II 3-0-3
MAT 101 Applied Math I 2-2-3

B. Required Major Core Courses (30 SHC)

C-L-SHC
BPR 130 Blueprint Reading/Construction 1-2-2
MAS 110 Masonry I 5-15-10
MAS 120 Masonry II 5-15-10
MAS 130 Masonry III 6-6-8

C. Other Major Hours Required for Graduation (1 SHC)

C-L-SHC
ISC 110 Workplace Safety 1-0-1

Total Semester Hours Credit Required for Graduation: 37

Semester Curriculum for Masonry Diploma

1st Semester (Fall)

C-L-SHC
BPR 130 Blueprint Reading/Construction 1-2-2
ISC 110 Workplace Safety 1-0-1
MAS 110 Masonry 5-15-10
MAT 101 Applied Math I 2-2-3
9-19-16

2nd Semester (Spring)

C-L-SHC
ENG 102 Applied Communication II 3-0-3
MAS 120 Masonry II 5-15-10
MAS 130 Masonry III 6-6-8
14-21-21

Total Semester Hours Credit: 37

Industrial Technologies

Electronic Engineering Technology
Credential: Diploma in Electronic Engineering Technology
D50120P0

The Electronic Engineering Technology curriculum prepares individuals to become technicians who design, build, install, test, troubleshoot, repair, and modify developmental and production electronic components, equipment, and systems such as industrial/computer controls, manufacturing systems, communication systems, and power electronic systems.

A broad-based core of courses, including basic electricity, solid-state fundamentals, digital concepts, and microprocessors ensures the student will develop the skills necessary to perform entry-level tasks. Emphasis is placed on developing the student's ability to analyze and troubleshoot electronic systems.

Graduates should qualify for employment as engineering assistants or electronic technicians with job titles such as electronics engineering technician, field service technician, instrumentation technician, maintenance technician, electronic tester, electronic systems integrator, bench technician, and production control technician.

Course Requirements for Electronic Engineering Technology Diploma

A. General Education Courses (6 SHC)

C-L-SHC
ENG 102 Applied Communication II 3-0-3
MAT 101 Applied Math I 2-2-3

B. Required Major Core Courses (16 SHC)

C-L-SHC
CET 111 Computer Upgrade/Repair I 2-3-3
ELC 131 DC/AC Circuit Analysis 4-3-5
ELN 131 Semiconductor Applications 3-3-4
ELN 133 Digital Electronics 3-3-4

C. Other Major Hours Required for Graduation (18 SHC)

C-L-SHC
CET 211 Computer Upgrade/Repair II 2-3-3
CET 222 Computer Architecture 2-0-2
CSC 133 C Programming 2-3-3
ELN 232 Intro to Microprocessors 3-3-4
ELN 246 Cert Elect Tech Prep 3-0-3
NET 110 Networking Concepts 2-2-3

Total Semester Hours Credit Required for Graduation: 40

Semester Curriculum for Electronic Engineering Technology Diploma

1st Semester (Fall)?

C-L-SHC
CET 111 Computer Upgrade/Repair I 2-3-3
CET 222 Computer Architecture 2-0-2
CSC 133 C Programming 2-3-3
ELC 131 DC/AC Circuit Analysis 4-3-5
ELN 133 Digital Electronics 3-3-4
MAT 101 Fundamentals of Mathematics 2-2-3
15-14-20

2nd Semester (Spring)

C-L-SHC
CET 211 Computer Upgrade/Repair II 2-3-3
ELN 131 Semiconductor Applications 3-3-4
ELN 232 Intro to Microprocessors 3-3-4
ELN 246 Cert Elect Tech Prep 3-0-3
ENG 102 Applied Communication II 3-0-3
NET 110 Networking Concepts 2-2-3
16-11-20

Total Semester Hours Credit: 40

Welding Technology
Credential: Diploma in Welding Technology
D50420P0

The Welding Technology curriculum provides students with a sound understanding of the science, technology, and applications essential for successful employment in the welding and metal industry. Instruction includes consumable and non-consumable electrode welding and cutting processes. Courses in math, blueprint reading, metallurgy, welding inspection, and destructive and non-destructive testing provides the student with industry-standard skills developed through classroom training and practical application.

Successful graduates of the Welding Technology curriculum will be employed as entry-level technicians in welding and metalworking industries. Career opportunities also exist in construction, manufacturing, fabrication, sales, quality control, supervision, and welding-related self-employment.

Course Requirements for Welding Technology Diploma

A. General Education Courses (6 SHC)

C-L-SHC
ENG 102 Applied Communication II 3-0-3
MAT 101 Applied Math I 2-2-3

B. Required Major Core Courses (18 SHC)

C-L-SHC
WLD 110 Cutting Processes 1-3-2
WLD 115 SMAW (Stick) Plate 2-9-5
WLD 121 GMAW (MIG) FCAW Plate 2-6-4
WLD 131 GTAW (TIG) Plate 2-6-4
WLD 141 Symbols and Specifications 2-2-3

C. Other Major Hours Required for Graduation (11 SHC)

C-L-SHC
WLD 116 SMAW (Stick) Plate/Pipe 1-9-4
WLD 151 Fabrication I 2-6-4
WLD 262 Inspection and Testing 2-2-3

D. Other Required Hours (1 SHC)

C-L-SHC
ISC 110 Workplace Safety 1-0-1

Total Semester Hours Credit Required for Graduation: 36

Semester Curriculum for Welding Technology Diploma

1st Semester (Fall)

C-L-SHC
ISC 110 Workplace Safety 1-0-1
MAT 101 Applied Math I 2-2-3
WLD 110 Cutting Processes 1-3-2
WLD 115 SMAW (Stick) Plate 2-9-5
WLD 116 SMAW (Stick) Plate/Pipe 1-9-4
WLD 141 Symbols and Specifications 2-2-3
9-25-18

2nd Semester (Spring)

C-L-SHC
ENG 102 Applied Communication II 3-0-3
WLD 121 GMAW (MIG) FCAW Plate 2-6-4
WLD 131 GTAW (TIG) Plate 2-6-4
WLD 151 Fabrication I 2-6-4
WLD 262 Inspection and Testing 2-2-3
11-20-18

Total Semester Hours Credit: 36

Public Service Technologies

Barbering
Credential: Certificate in Barbering
C55110P0

The Barbering Curriculum is designed to provide competency- based knowledge, scientific/artistic principles, and hands-on fundamentals associated with the barber industry. The curriculum also provides a simulated environment that enables students to develop manipulative skills.

Coursework includes instruction in all phase 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 Conccepts 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

Foodservice Technology

Credential: Diploma in Foodservice Technology
D55250PO
Certificate in Foodservice Technology
C55250P0

The Foodservice Technology curriculum is designed to introduce students to the foodservice industry and prepare them for entry-level positions. Courses include sanitation and safety, basic and advanced foodservice skills, baking, menu planning, and cost control. Graduates should qualify for employment as line cooks, prep cooks, or bakers in foodservice settings.

  • Entrance Standards: See General Admission Standards.
  • Academic Standards: See General Academic Standards.
  • Program Length: 2 semesters
  • Career Pathway Options: Diploma in Foodservice Technology; Certificate in Foodservice Technology
  • Program Site: Harnett Correctional Institution - Day Program

Course Requirements for Foodservice Technology Diploma

A. General Education Courses (6 SHC)

C-L-SHC
ENG 102 Applied Communication II 3-0-3
MAT 101 Applied Mathematics 2-2-3

B. Required Major Core Courses (17 SHC)

C-L-SHC
FST 100 Introduction to Foodservice 3-0-3
FST 101 Introduction to Baking 1-4-3
FST 102 Basic Foodservice Skills 4-8-8
FST 103 Safety and Sanitation 2-2-3

C. Other Major Hours Required for Graduation (18 SHC)

C-L-SHC
CIS 111 Basic PC Literacy 1-2-2
FST 105 Menu Planning 4-2-5
FST 106 Advanced Foodservice Skills 2-6-5
FST 107 Advanced Baking 1-4-3
FST 108 Cost Control 2-2-3

Total Semester Hours Credit Required for Graduation: 41

Semester Curriculum for Foodservice Technology Diploma

1st Semester (Fall)

C-L-SHC
FST 100 Introduction to Foodservice 3-0-3
FST 101 Introduction to Baking 1-4-3
FST 102 Basic Foodservice Skills 4-8-8
FST 103 Safety and Sanitation 2-2-3
*MAT 101 Applied Mathematics I 2-2-3
12-16-20

* Not required for certificate student.

Student may exit with a certificate.

2nd Semester (Spring)

C-L-SHC
CIS 111 Basic PC Literacy 1-2-2
ENG 102 Applied Communication II 3-0-3
FST 105 Menu Planning 4-2-5
FST 106 Advanced Foodservice Skills 2-6-5
FST 107 Advanced Baking 1-4-3
FST 108 Cost Control 2-2-3
13-16-21

Total Semester Hours Credit: 41

Transport Systems Technologies

Automotive Systems Technology
Credential: Certificate in Automotive Repair Technology
C60160P0

This curriculum prepares individuals for employment as automotive service technicians. It provides an introduction to automotive careers and enhances the studentŐs awareness of having to meet the challenges of this fast and ever-changing field. Classroom and lab experiences integrate technical and academic coursework. Emphasis is placed on theory, servicing, and operation of electrical systems, engine performance, and engine repair. Upon completion of this curriculum, students should be prepared for ASE certification and be ready for full-time employment in dealerships and repair shops in the automotive service industry.

Course Requirements for Automotive Repair Technology Certificate

A. Required Major Core Courses (11 SHC)

C-L-SHC
AUT 110 Intro to Auto Technology 2-2-3
AUT 116 Engine Repair 2-3-3
AUT 161 Basic Auto Electricity 4-3-5

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

C-L-SHC
AUT 181 Engine Performance 1 2-3-3
AUT 183 Engine Performance 2 2-6-4

Total Semester Hours Credit Required for Graduation: 18

Semester Curriculum for Automotive Repair Technology Certificate

1st Semester (Fall)

C-L-SHC
AUT 110 Intro to Auto Technology 2-2-3
AUT 116 Engine Repair 2-3-3
AUT 161 Basic Auto Electricity 4-3-5
AUT 181 Engine Performance 1 2-3-3
AUT 183 Engine Performance 2 2-6-4
12-17-18

Total Semester Hours Credit: 18

Small Engine and Equipment Repair
Credential: Certificate in Small Engine and Equipment Repair
C60280P0

The Small Engine and Equipment Repair curriculum is designed to prepare individuals with the knowledge and skills needed to service, troubleshoot, and repair small engine-powered equipment. Shop experience is used to provide the skills to service, repair, or rebuild small engines. Students will be able to disassemble, repair, reassemble, and test small engines and equipment, to include the carburetor, electrical, transmissions, transaxles, and belt/pulley/chain drive systems. The coursework includes safety practices, wiring diagrams, mechanical schematics, and the use of technical manuals.

Graduates should qualify for employment as small engine mechanics at small engine service and repair or rental shops, outdoor power equipment dealers, recreational vehicle dealers, and landscaping and grounds maintenance service centers. Other employment may be available in the agriculture and construction industry.

  • Entrance Standards: See General Admission Standards.
  • Academic Standards: See General Academic Standards.
  • Program Length: 1 semester
  • Career Pathway Option: Certificate in Small Engine and Equipment Repair
  • Program Site: Harnett Correctional Institution - Day Program

Course Requirements for Small Engine and Equipment Repair Certificate

A. Required Major Core Courses (14 SHC)

C-L-SHC
PME 101 Small Engine Repair I 1-15-6
PME 103 Small Engine Carburetion 1-9-4
PME 106 Small Engine Transmissions 2-6-4

Total Semester Hours Credit Required for Graduation: 14

Semester Curriculum for Small Engine and Equipment Repair Certificate

1st Semester (Fall)

C-L-SHC
PME 101 Small Engine Repair I 1-15-6
PME 103 Small Engine Carburetion 1-9-4
PME 106 Small Engine Transmissions 2-6-4
4-30-14

Total Semester Hours Credit: 14