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College and University Transfer

Plus (click or tap to expand) + Associate in Arts (A10100)

The Associate in Arts degree is designed for students who plan to transfer to pursue a four-year degree in one of the liberal arts disciplines or training at a professional school that requires a strong liberal arts background. It is very important to speak with your advisor before registering for classes. The college and university in which you intend to transfer will have specific courses you should take.

Cat ID Course Hours Prerequisite
Required Course
ACA 122 College Transfer Success 1 None
Composition
ENG 111 Writing & Inquiry 3 DRE 098
ENG 112 Writing & Research in the Disciplines 3 ENG 111
Humanities & Fine Arts: Select 3 courses from 2 different areas below
ART 111 Art Appreciation 3 DRE 097
ENG 231 American Literature I 3 ENG 112, 113, or 114
ENG 232 American Literature II 3 ENG 112, 113, or 114
ENG 241 British Literature I 3 ENG 112, 113, or 114
ENG 242 British Literature II 3 ENG 112, 113, or 114
MUS 110 Music Appreciation 3 DRE 097
PHI 215 Philosophical Issues 3 ENG 111
There are several other online courses that fulfill this requirement. Please speak with your advisor and search by course.
Social/Behavioral Sciences: Select 3 courses from 2 different areas below.
ECO 251 Principles of Microeconomics 3 DRE 097 & DMA 050
ECO 252 Principles of Macroeconomics 3 DRE 097 & DMA 050
HIS 111 World Civilizations I 3 DRE 097
HIS 112 World Civilizations II 3 DRE 097
HIS 131 American History I 3 DRE 097
HIS 132 American History II 3 DRE 097
POL 120 American Government 3 DRE 097
PSY 150 General Psychology 3 DRE 097
SOC 210 Introduction to Sociology 3 DRE 097
There are several other online courses that fulfill this requirement. Please speak with your advisor and search by course.
Mathematics: Select one course from the following list.
MAT 143 Quantative literacy 3 DRE 098 & DMA 050
MAT 152 Statistical Methods I 4 DRE 098 & DMA 050
MAT 171 Precalculus Algebra 4 DMA 080 or MAT 121
MAT 172 Precalculus Trigonometry 4 MAT 171
Natural Sciences: Select 2 courses below.
BIO 111 General Biology I 4 DRE 097
BIO 112 General Biology II 4 BIO 111
CHM 151 General Chemistry I 4 DRE 097 & DMA 080
CHM 152 General Chemistry II 4 CHM 151

Plus (click or tap to expand) + Associate in Science (A10400)

The Associate in Science degree is designed for students who plan to transfer to pursue a four-year degree in areas of study such as computer science, engineering. mathematics, the sciences or professional programs that require strong mathematics and science backgrounds. It is very important to speak with your advisor before registering for classes. The college and university in which you intend to transfer will have specific courses you should take.

Cat ID Course Hours Prerequisite
Required Course
ACA 122 College Transfer Success 1 None
Composition
ENG 111 Writing & Inquiry 3 DRE 098
ENG 112 Writing & Research in the Disciplines 3 ENG 111
Humanities & Fine Arts: Select 2 courses from 2 different areas below
ART 111 Art Appreciation 3 DRE 097
ENG 231 American Literature I 3 ENG 112, 113, or 114
ENG 232 American Literature II 3 ENG 112, 113, or 114
ENG 241 British Literature I 3 ENG 112, 113, or 114
ENG 242 British Literature II 3 ENG 112, 113, or 114
MUS 110 Music Appreciation 3 DRE 097
PHI 215 Philosophical Issues 3 ENG 111
Social/Behavioral Sciences: Select 2 courses from 2 different areas below.
ECO 251 Principles of Microeconomics 3 DRE 097 & DMA 050
ECO 252 Principles of Macroeconomics 3 DRE 097 & DMA 050
HIS 111 World Civilizations I 3 DRE 097
HIS 112 World Civilizations II 3 DRE 097
HIS 131 American History I 3 DRE 097
HIS 132 American History II 3 DRE 097
POL 120 American Government 3 DRE 097
PSY 150 General Psychology 3 DRE 097
SOC 210 Introduction to Sociology 3 DRE 097
Mathematics
MAT 171 Precalculus Algebra 4 MAT 121
MAT 172 Precalculus Trigonometry 4 MAT 171
Natural Sciences: Select 2 courses below.
BIO 111 General Biology I 4 DRE 097
BIO 112 General Biology II 4 BIO 111
CHM 151 General Chemistry I 4 DRE 097 & DMA 080
CHM 152 General Chemistry II 4 CHM 151

Plus (click or tap to expand) + Special Credit (T90990C) -Transfer Course

A North Carolina community college student who satisfactorily completes, with a grade of “C” or better, courses identified in the University General Education Transfer Component (UGETC) will receive credit applied toward the university’s lower-division general education course requirement.

Click here to see a list of our Special Credit courses.

Business Technologies

Plus (click or tap to expand) + Accounting (A25100)

Cat ID Course Hours Prerequisite
Fall Semester
ACA 122 College Transfer Success 1 None
ACC 120 Principles of Financial Accounting 4 DMA 020 & DRE 097
BUS 110 Introduction to Business 3 DRE 097
CIS 110 Introduction to Computers 3 None
ENG 111 Writing & Inquiry 3 DRE 098
MAT 143 Quantitative Literacy 3 DRE 098 & DMA 050
Spring Semester
ACC 110 Ten Key Skills 1
ACC 121 Principles of Managerial Accounting 4 ACC 120
ACC 180 Practices in Bookkeeping 3 ACC 120
BUS 115 Business Law I 3 DRE 097
COM 110 Introduction to Communication 3 DRE 097
HUM 115 Critical Thinking 3 MAT 121
Summer Semester
ACC 140 Payroll Accounting 2 ACC 120
ACC 150 Accounting Software Applications 2 ACC 120
CTS 130 Spreadsheet I 3 CIS 110
Fall Semester
ACC 131 Federal Income Taxes 3 DRE 097
ACC 220 Intermediate Accounting I 4 ACC 120
ACC 225 Cost Accounting 3 ACC 121
BUS 137 Principles of Management 3 BUS 110
ECO 251 Principles of Microeconomics 3 DRE 097 & DMA 050
Spring Semester
ACC 240 Govt. & Not-for-Profit Accounting 3 ACC 121
OR
ACC 269 Auditing & Assurance Services 3 ACC 220
BUS 238 Integrated Management 3 ACC 120, BUS 137 & ECO 251 or 252
ENG 114 Professional Research & Reporting 3 ENG 111
PSY 150 General Psychology 3 DRE 097
Accounting Elective 3 Course Dependent

Plus (click or tap to expand) + Business Administration Degree (A25120)

The Business Administration curriculum is designed to introduce students to the various aspects of the free enterprise system and the global economy. Business students will follow a course of study that provides instruction in accounting, economics, finance, management, marketing, international business and business law.

This degree is completely online for those students who begin their degree starting in Fall 2016.

After completion, graduates will have the fundamental skills and knowledge to compete successfully in many business environments and to make a positive contribution to their local communities.

Cat ID Course Hours Prerequisite
Fall Semester
ACA 122 College Transfer Success 1 None
BUS 110 Introduction to Business 3 DRE 097
BUS 151 People Skills 3 DRE 097
CIS 110 Introduction to Computers 3 None
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry 3 DRE 098
MAT 143 Quantitative Literacy 3 DRE 098 & DMA 050
Spring Semester
ACC 120 Principles of Financial Accounting 4 DMA 020 & DRE 097
BUS 115 Business Law I 3 DRE 097
COM 110 Introduction to Communication 3 DRE 097
ENG 114 Professional Research & Reporting 3 ENG 111
INT 110 International Business 3 DRE 097
Summer
CTS 130 Spreadsheet I 3 CIS 110
HUM 115 Critical Thinking 3 ENG 111 Corequisite
MKT 123 Fundamentals of Selling 3 DRE 097
Fall Semester
ACC 121 Principles of Managerial Accounting 4 ACC 120
BUS 137 Principles of Management 3 BUS 110
BUS 225 Business Finance 3 ACC 120
ECO 251 Principles of Microeconomics 3 DRE 097 & DMA 050
MKT 120 Principles of Marketing 3 DRE 097
Spring Semester
ACC 131 Federal Income Taxes 3 DRE 097
BUS 238 Integrated Management 3 ACC 120, BUS 137 and ECO 251 or ECO 252
BUS 240 Business Ethics 3 BUS 110
ECO 252 Principles of Macroeconomics 3 DRE 097 & DMA 050
Business Elective: ETR 210 or LOG 110 3 Course Dependent

Early Childhood Education

Plus (click or tap to expand) + Early Childhood Degree (A55220)

Cat ID Course Hours Prerequisite
1st Semester (Fall)
ACA 122 College Transfer Success 1 None
EDU 119 Intro to Early Child Education 4 None
EDU 131 Child, Family, & Communication 3 None
EDU 144 Child Development I 3 None
EDU 146 Child Guidance 3 None
ENG 111 Writing & Inquiry 3 DRE 098
Total 17
Student is Eligible for Early Childhood Certificate after completing the above EDU courses
2nd Semester (Spring)
Natural Science/Math Elective 3-4
EDU 145 Child Development II 3 None
EDU 151 Creative Activities 3 None
EDU 153 Health, Safety & Nutrition 3 None
EDU 184 Early Child Intro Practicum 2 EDU 119
EDU 234 Infants, Toddlers, & Twos 3 EDU 119
Total 17-18
3rd Semester (Summer)
ENG 114 Professional Research & Reporting 3 ENG 111
COM 110 Other Major Requirement 3 DRE 097
or
CIS 110 Other Major Requirement 3 None
Total 6
4th Semester (Fall 2017)
EDU 221 Children with Exceptionalities 3 EDU 144 & 145
EDU 259 Curriculum Planning 3 EDU 119
EDU 271 Educational Technology 3 None
EDU 280 Language & Literacy Experiences 3 None
EDU 261 Early Childhood Admin I 3 EDU 144 & 145
Total 15
5th Semester (Spring 2018)
Social/Behavioral Sciences Elective 3
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3
EDU 284 Early Childhood Capstone 4 EDU 144, EDU 145, EDU 146
Choose 1:
EDU 282 Early Childhood Literature 3 EDU 119
EDU 262 Early Childhood Admin II 3 EDU 119
Total 13
Total Credit Hours Needed For Graduation 68-69

Public and Safety Services

Plus (click or tap to expand) + 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, communications, computers, and technology.

Cat ID Course Hours Prerequisite
Fall Semester
ACA 122 College Transfer Success 1 None
CJC 121 Law Enforcement Operations 3 None
CJC 131 Criminal Law 3 None
CJC 213 Substance Abuse 3 None
ENG 111 Writing & Inquiry 3 DRE 098
COM 110 Intro to Communications 3 DRE 097
OR
COM 231 Public Speaking 3 DRE 097
Spring Semester
ENG 114 Professional Research & Reporting 3 ENG 111
CJC 111 Intro to Criminal Justice 3 None
CJC 132 Court Procedure & Evidence 3 None
CJC 141 Corrections 3 None
CJC 231 Constitutional Law 3 None
Summer Semester
CIS 110 Introduction to Computers 3 None
CJC 112 Criminology 3 None
SOC/BEH Social Behavior Science Elect 3
Fall Semester
MAT 143 Quantitative Literacy 3 DRE 098 & DMA 050
CJC 212 Ethics & Community Relations 3 None
CJC 215 Organization & Administration 3 None
OR
CJC 225 Crisis Intervention 3 None
CJC 222 Criminalistics 3 None
OR
CJC 241 Community-Based Corrections 3 None
HUM/FA Humanities/Fine Arts Elect 3 Course Dependent
Spring Semester
CJC 122 Community Policing 3 None
CJC 120 Interview/Interrogations 2 None
OR 3
CJC 214 Victimology 3 None
CJC 221 Investigative Principles 4 None
CJC 113 Juvenile Justice 3 None
SPA 120 Spanish for the Workplace 2 None

Plus (click or tap to expand) + Emergency Management (A55460)

This program will provide students with a foundation of technical and professional knowledge necessary to deliver emergency services in local, state and federal government agencies, as well as the private sector. Study involves both management and technical aspects of law enforcement, fire protection, emergency medical services, emergency planning and emergency management.

Cat ID Course Hours Prerequisite
Fall Semester
ACA 122 College Transfer Success 1 None
CIS 110 Introduction to Computers 3 None
ENG 111 Writing & Inquiry 3 DRE 098
EPT 130 Mitigation & Preparedness 3 None
EPT 140 Emergency Management 3 None
EPT 150 Incident Management 3 None
Spring Semester
EPT 120 Sociology of Disaster 3 None
EPT 210 Response & Recovery 3 None
ENG 114 Professional Research & Reporting 3 ENG 111
FIP 124 Fire Prevention & Public Education 3 None
FIP 176 or FIP 220 Hazardous Material Operation or Firefighting Strategies & Tactics 4 or 3 None
Summer Semester
FIP 120 Introduction to Fire Protection 3 None
FIP 240 Fire Service Supervision 3 None
Fall Semester
BUS 110 Introduction to Business 3 None
EPT 275 Emergency Operations Center Management 3 None
FIP 132 Building Construction 3 None
FIP 152 Fire Protection Law 3 None
MAT 143 or MAT 171 Quantitative Literacy or Precalculus Algebra 3 or 4 None
Social/Behavioral Sciences Elective 3 Course Dependent
Spring Semester
COM 110 or COM 231 Introduction to Communication or Public Speaking 3 DRE 097
EPT 220 Terrorism & Emergency Management 3 None
FIP 228 Local Government Finance 3 None
HEA 110 Personal Health & Wellness 3 None
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3 Course Dependent

Computer Information Technologies

Plus (click or tap to expand) + Information Technology: Healthcare Informatics (A25590F)

Cat ID Course Hours Prerequisite
1st Semester (Fall)
ACA 122 College Transfer Success 1 None
MAT143 Quantitative Literacy 3 DMA 050 and DRE 098
CIS 110 Introduction to Computers 3 None
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry 3 DRE 098
HMT 110 Intro to Healthcare Mgt 3 None
CTI 110 Web, Pgm & DB Foundation 3 None
Total 16
2nd Semester (Spring)
CTI 120 Network & Sec Foundation 3 None
HBI 110 Issues and Trends in HBI 3 None
HBI 113 Survey of Med Insurance 3 None
NOS 130 Windows Single User 3 None
COM 110 Introduction to Communication 3 DRE 097
Total 15
3rd Semester (Summer)
HUM 115 Critical Thinking 3 Co-req ENG 111
PSY 150 General Psychology 3 DRE 097
DBA 110 Database Concepts 3 None
Total 9
4th Semester (Fall 2017)
CTS 115 Info Sys Business Concept 3 None
DBA 115 Database Applications 3 DBA 110
CTS 120 Hardware / Software Support 3 None
HBI 250 Data Management & Utilization 3 DBA 110
OST 141 Medical Terms I – Med Office 3 None
OST 149 Medical Legal Issues 3 None
Total 18
5th Semester (Spring 2018)
CTS 220 Adv Hard/Software Support 3 CTS 120
OST 142 Medical Terms II – Med Office 3 OST 141
CTI 150 Mobile Computing Devices 3 NOS 130
NOS 230 Windows Admin I 3 NOS 130
CTI 141 Cloud & Storage Concepts 3 NOS 130
WBL 111 Work Based Learning I 1 Instructor Permission
Total 16
Total Credit Hours Needed For Graduation 74

Plus (click or tap to expand) + Information Technology: Information Systems (A25590A)

​Below is a listing of the new Information Systems Degree being offered at Nash Community College

Cat ID Course Hours Prerequisite
1st Semester (Fall)
ACA 122 College Transfer Success 1 None
MAT143 Quantitative Literacy 3 DMA 050 and DRE 098
CIS 110 Introduction to Computers 3 None
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry 3 DRE 098
CTS 115 Info Sys Business Concept 3 None
CTI 110 Web, Pgm & DB Foundation 3 None
Total 16
2nd Semester (Spring)
CTI 120 Network & Sec Foundation 3 None
NOS 120 Linux/UNIX Single User 3 None
NOS 130 Windows Single User 3 None
CSC 151 Java Programming 3 CTI 110
WEB 140 Web Development Tools 3 None
Total 15
3rd Semester (Summer)
HUM 115 Critical Thinking 3 Co-req ENG 111
PSY 150 General Psychology 3 DRE 097
DBA 110 Database Concepts 3 None
Total 9
4th Semester (Fall 2017)
COM 110 Introduction to Communication 3 DRE 097
DBA 115 Database Applications 3 DBA 110
CTS 120 Hardware / Software Support 3 None
NOS 230 Windows Admin I 3 NOS 130
CTI 141 Cloud & Storage Concepts 3 NOS 130
Total 15
5th Semester (Spring 2018)
CTS 287 Emerging Technologies 3 DRE 097
CTI 150 Mobile Computing Devices 3 NOS 130
CTS 220 Adv Hard/Software Support 3 CTS 120
CTS 289 System Support Project 3 CTI 110, CTI 120, CTS 115 & InstructorPermission
PSY 150 General Psychology 3 DRE 097
WBL 111 Work Based Learning I 1 Instructor Permission
Total 16
Total Credit Hours Needed For Graduation 71

Plus (click or tap to expand) + Information Technology: Network Management (A25590B)

Cat ID Course Hours Prerequisite
1st Semester (Fall)
ACA 122 College Transfer Success 1 None
MAT143 Quantitative Literacy 3 DMA 050 and DRE 098
CTI 120 Network & Sec Foundation 3 None
NET 125 Introduction to Networks 3 None
CTI 110 Web, Pgm & DB Foundation 3 None
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry 3 DRE 098
Total 16
2nd Semester (Spring)
CTS 115 Info Sys Business Concept 3 None
NET126 Routing Basics 3 NET 125
NOS 120 Linux/UNIX Single User 3 None
NOS 130 Windows Single User 3 None
COM 110 Introduction to Communication 3 DRE 097
Total 15
3rd Semester (Summer)
DBA 110 Database Concepts 3 None
HUM 115 Critical Thinking 3 Co-req ENG 111
PSY 150 General Psychology 3 DRE 097
Total 9
4th Semester (Fall 2017)
CTS 120 Hardware/Software Support 3 None
CTI 287 Emerging Technology 3 NOS 130
NET 225 Routing and Switching I 3 NET 126
NOS 230 Windows Admin I 3 NOS 130
CTI 175 Intro to Wireless Technology 3 CTI 120
Total 15
5th Semester (Spring 2018)
CTS 220 Adv Hard/Software Support 3 CTS 120
CTS 287 Emerging Technology 3 DRE 097
NET 226 Routing and Switching II 3 NET 225
CTI 240 Virtualization Admin I 3 NOS 130
CTS 289 System Support Project 3 CTI 110, CTI 120, CTS 115 & Instructor Permission
WBL 111 Work Based Learning I 1 Instructor Permission
Total 16
Total Credit Hours Needed For Graduation 71

Plus (click or tap to expand) + Information Technology: Systems Security (A25590C)

Cat ID Course Hours Prerequisite
1st Semester (Fall)
ACA 122 College Transfer Success 1 None
MAT143 Quantitative Literacy 3 DMA 050 and DRE 098
CTI 120 Network & Sec Foundation 3 None
NET 125 Introduction to Networks 3 None
CTI 110 Web, Pgm & DB Foundation 3 None
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry 3 DRE 098
Total 16
2nd Semester (Spring)
SEC 110 Security Concepts 3 None
NET126 Routing Basics 3 NET 125
NOS 120 Linux/UNIX Single User 3 None
NOS 130 Windows Single User 3 None
COM 110 Introduction to Communication 3 DRE 097
Total 15
3rd Semester (Summer)
DBA 110 Database Concepts 3 None
HUM 115 Critical Thinking 3 Co-req ENG 111
PSY 150 General Psychology 3 DRE 097
Total 9
4th Semester (Fall 2017)
SEC 150 Secure Communications 3 SEC 110
CTS 115 Info Sys Business Concept 3 None
CTS 120 Hardware/Software Support 3 None
CTI 141 Cloud & Storage Concepts 3 NOS 130
NOS 230 Windows Admin I 3 NOS 130
CTI 175 Intro to Wireless Technology 3 CTI 120
Total 18
5th Semester (Spring 2018)
SEC 210 Intrusion Detection 3 SEC 110
SEC 180 Info Assurance Principles 3 SEC 110
CTS 287 Emerging Technology 3 DRE 097
CTI 240 Virtualization Admin I 3 NOS 130
CTS 289 System Support Project 3 CTI 110, CTI 120, CTS 115 & Instructor Permission
WBL 111 Work Based Learning I 1 Instructor Permission
Total 16
Total Credit Hours Needed For Graduation 74

Plus (click or tap to expand) + Information Technology: Web Design and Administration (A25590D)

Cat ID Course Hours Prerequisite
1st Semester (Fall)
ACA 122 College Transfer Success 1 None
CIS 110 Introduction to Computers 3 None
CTI 120 Network & Sec Foundation 3 None
CTI 110 Web, Pgm & DB Foundation 3 None
MAT143 Quantitative Literacy 3 DMA 050 and DRE 098
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry 3 DRE 098
Total 16
2nd Semester (Spring)
NOS 120 Linux/UNIX Single User 3 None
NOS 130 Windows Single User 3 None
WEB 140 Web Development Tools 3 None
WEB 210 Web Design 3 None
CSC 151 Java Programming 3 CTI 110
Total 15
3rd Semester (Summer)
DBA 110 Database Concepts 3 None
COM 110 Intro. to Communication 3 DRE 097
PSY 150 General Psychology 3 DRE 097
Total 9
4th Semester (Fall 2017)
DBA 115 Database Applications 3 DBA 110
HUM 115 Critical Thinking 3 Co-req ENG 111
WEB 111 Intro to Web Graphics 3 None
WEB 115 Web Markup & Scripting 3 WEB 210
WEB 125 Mobile Web Design 3 WEB 210
Total 15
5th Semester (Spring 2018)
CTS 115 Info Sys Business Concepts 3 None
CTI 141 Cloud & Storage Concepts 3 NOS 130
WEB 250 Database Driven Websites 3 WEB 115 & DBA 115
WEB 151 Mobile Application Dev I 3 WEB 210
CTS 289 System Support Project 3 CTI 110, CTI 120, CTS 115 & Instructor Permission
WBL 111 Work Based Learning I 1 Instructor Permission
Total 16
Total Credit Hours Needed For Graduation 71

Engineering and Manufacturing

Plus (click or tap to expand) + Architectural Technology (A40100)

The Architectural Technology curriculum is designed to prepare individuals to assist architects, engineers and construction professionals, in developing plans and related documentation for residential and commercial construction projects. Students will be trained to sketch, to draft, to design, to model, and to render buildings using AutoCAD, Revit, and 3dsMax. In addition, students should gain a fundamental understanding of site planning and specification writing.

Individuals who complete the program should be well prepared for successful employment in architectural and engineering offices or for continued study by transfer to universities offering bachelor’s degrees in related fields.

Cat ID Course Hours Prerequisite
Fall Semester
ACA 122 College Transfer Success 1 None
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry 3 DRE 098
ARC 114 Architectural CAD 3 None
ARC 111 Introduction to Architectural Technology 3 ARC 114 Corequisite
ARC 112 Construction Materials and Methods 4 None
MAT 121 Algebra/Trigonometry I 3 DMA 060
OR
MAT 171 Precalculus Algebra 4 DMA 080 or MAT 121
Spring Semester
ARC 113 Residential Architectural Technology 3 ARC 111, ARC 112 Corequisite
ARC 114A Architectural CAD Lab 1 ARC 114 Corequisite
ARC 220 Advanced Architect CAD 2 ARC 114
ARC 230 Environmental Systems 4 ARC 111 and MAT 121 or 171
ENG 114 Professional Research and Reporting 3 ENG 111
MAT 122 Algebra/Trigonometry II 3 MAT 121
OR
MAT 172 Precalculus Trigonometry 4 MAT 171
Summer Semester
HUM/FA Humanities or Fine Arts Elective 3 Course Dependent
SOC/BEH Social or Behavioral Elective 3 Course Dependent
COM 110 Introduction to Communication 3 RED 090 & DRE 096
OR
COM 231 Public Speaking 3 RED 090 & DRE 096
Fall Semester
ARC 211 Light Construction Technology 3 ARC 111, ARC 112 Corequisite
ARC 212 Commercial Construction Technology 3 ARC 111, ARC 112 Corequisite
ARC 240 Site Planning 3 ARC 111 or LAR 111
PHY 131 Physics-Mechanics 4 MAT 121 or 171
ARC 131 Building Codes 3 ARC 112 or CAR 111
Spring Semester
ARC 213 Design Project 4 ARC 111, 112, 114
ARC 231 Architectural Presentations 4 ARC 111
EGR 250 Statics/Strength of Materials 5 MAT 121 or 171
ARC 132 Specifications and Contracts 2 ARC 112
SST 140 Green Building and Design Concepts 3 None

Human Services Technologies

Plus (click or tap to expand) + Human Services Technology (A45380)

Cat ID Course Hours Prerequisite
Fall Semester
ACA 122 College Transfer Success 1 None
ENG 111 Writing & Inquiry 4 DRE 098
MAT 143 Quantitative Literacy 3 DRE 098 & DMA 050
HSE 110 Introduction to Human Services 3 None
CIS 110 Introduction to Computers 3 None
PSY 150 General Psychology 3 DRE 097
Spring Semester
HSE 123 Interviewing Techniques 3 None
HSE 210 Human Services Issues 3 None
SAB 110 Substance Abuse Overview 3 None
SOC 210 Introduction to Sociology 3 DRE 097
SWK 113 Working with Diversity 3 DRE 097
Communications Elective 3 DRE 097
Fall Semester
HSE 112 Group Process I 3 None
HSE 125 Counseling 4 PSY 150
HSE 225 Crisis Intervention 3 None
HSE 220 Case Management 3 HSE 110 & PSY 150
SOC 213 Sociology of the Family 3 DRE 097
SWK 110 Introduction to Social Work 3 DRE 097
Spring Semester
Health/Science Elective 3 or 4
GRO 120 Gerontology 3 None
PSY 241 Developmental Psychology 3 PSY 150
PSY 281 Abnormal Psychology 3 PSY 150
Humanities Elective 3 Course Dependent

Diploma Programs

Engineering and Manufacturing

Plus (click or tap to expand) + Architectural Technology (D40100)

Cat ID Course Hours Prerequisite
Fall Semester
ARC 111 Intro. to Arch. Technology 3 ARC 114 Corequisite
ARC 112 Constr. Materials and Methods 4 None
ARC 114 Architectural CAD 2 None
ARC 114A Architectural CAD Lab 1 ARC 114
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry 3 DRE 098
MAT 121 Algebra/Trigonometry I 3 DMA 060
OR
MAT 171 Precalculus Algebra 4 DMA 080 or MAT 121
Spring Semester
ARC 113 Residential Architectural Technology 3 ARC 111, ARC 112 Corequisite
ARC 132 Specifications and Contracts 2 ARC 112
ARC 220 Advanced Architectural CAD 2 ARC 114
ARC 230 Environmental Systems 4 ARC 111 and MAT 121 or 171
OR
ARC 231 Arch. Presentations 4 ARC 111
MAT 122 Algebra/Trigonomoetry II 3 MAT 121
OR
MAT 172 Precalculus Trigonometry 4 MAT 171
SST 140 Green Bldg & Design Concepts 3 None
Fall Semester
ARC 211 Light Constr. Technology 3 ARC 111, ARC 112 Corequisite
ARC 240 Site Planning 3 ARC 111

Business Technologies

Plus (click or tap to expand) + Accounting Diploma (D25100)

Cat ID Course Hours Prerequisite
Fall Semester
ACC 120 Principles of Financial Accounting 4 DMA 010, DMA 020, DRE 097)
BUS 110 Introduction to Business 3 DRE 097
BUS 115 Business Law I 3 DRE 097
CIS 110 Introduction to Computers 3 None
COM 110 Introduction to Communication 3 DRE 097)
Total 16
Spring Semester
ACC 110 Ten-Key Skills 1 None
ACC 121 Principles of Managerial Accounting 4 ACC 120
ACC 131 Federal Income Taxes 3 DRE 097
ACC 180 Practices in Bookkeeping 4 ACC 120
CTS 130 Spreadsheet I 3 CIS 110
ENG 101 Applied Communications I 3 None
OR
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry 3 DRE 098; ACA 115
Total 17
Summer Semester
ACC 140 Payroll Accounting 2 ACC 120
ACC 150 Accounting Software Applications 2 ACC 120
Total 4

Certificate Programs

Early Childhood Education Certificates

Plus (click or tap to expand) + Early Childhood Administration Certificate (C55220G)

Cat ID Course Hours Prerequisite
EDU 119 Intro to Early Child Educ 4 None
EDU 131 Child, Family, & Commun 3 None
EDU 146 Child Guidance 3 None
EDU 261 Early Childhood Admin I 3 None
EDU 262 Early Childhood Admin II 3 EDU 261

Plus (click or tap to expand) + Early Childhood Certificate (C55220)

Cat ID Course Hours Prerequisite
EDU 119 Intro to Early Child Educ 4 None
EDU 131 Child, Family, & Commun 3 None
EDU 146 Child Guidance 3 None
EDU 259 Curriculum Planning 3 EDU 119
EDU 282 Early Childhood Lit 3 None

Plus (click or tap to expand) + Infant Toddler Certificate (C55220H)

Cat ID Course Hours Prerequisite
EDU 119 Intro to Early Child Educ 4 None
EDU 131 Child, Family, & Commun 3 None
EDU 146 Child Guidance 3 None
EDU 234 Infants, Toddlers, & Twos 3 EDU 119

Plus (click or tap to expand) + Intentional Teacher Certificate (C55220J)

Cat ID Course Hours Prerequisite
EDU 151 Creative Activities 3 None
EDU 153 Health, Safety and Nutrition 3 None
EDU 259 Curriculum Planning 3 EDU 119
EDU 280 Language and Literacy Experiences 3 None

Plus (click or tap to expand) + School-Age Certificate (C55220I)

Cat ID Course Hours Prerequisite
EDU 119 Intro to Early Child Educ 4 None
EDU 131 Child, Family, & Commun 3 None
EDU 145 Child Development II 3 None
EDU 146 Child Guidance 3 None
EDU 282 Early Childhood Lit 3 None

Plus (click or tap to expand) + Special Education Certificate (C55220A)

Cat ID Course Hours Prerequisite
EDU 144 Child Development I 3 None
EDU 145 Child Development II 3 None
EDU 221 Children with Exceptionalities 3 EDU 144, EDU 145
EDU 222 Learners with Behavior Disorders 3 EDU 144, EDU 145
EDU 248 Developmental Delays 3 EDU 144, EDU 145

Plus (click or tap to expand) + Teacher Associate Certificate (C55220B)

Cat ID Course Hours Prerequisite
EDU 131 Child, Family and Community 3 None
EDU 145 Child Development II 3 None
EDU 146 Child Guidance 3 None
EDU 222 Learners with Behavior Disorders 3 EDU 144, EDU 145
EDU 271 Educational Technology 3 None

Computer Information Technology Certificates

Plus (click or tap to expand) + Cybersecurity Certificate (C25590CA)

Cat ID Course Hours Prerequisite
1st Semester (Fall)
CTI 120 Network & Sec Foundation 3 None
SEC 110 Security Concepts 3 None
Total 6
2nd Semester (Spring)
SEC 150 Secure Communications 3 SEC 110
SEC 210 Intrusion Detection 3 SEC 110
SEC 180 Info Assurance Principles 3 SEC 110
Total 9
Total Credit Hours Needed For Graduation 15

Plus (click or tap to expand) + Healthcare Informatics Certificate (C25590FA)

Cat ID Course Hours Prerequisite
1st Semester (Fall)
HMT 110 Intro to Healthcare Mgt 3 None
DBA 110 Database Concepts 3 None
CTI 120 Network & Sec Foundation 3 None
Total 9
2nd Semester (Spring)
HBI 110 Issues and Trends in HBI 3 None
NOS 130 Windows Single User 3 None
DBA 115 Database Applications 3 DBA 110
Total 9
Total Credit Hours Needed For Graduation 18

Plus (click or tap to expand) + Helpdesk Support Certificate (C25590AB)

Cat ID Course Hours Prerequisite
1st Semester (Fall)
CTI 120 Network & Sec Foundation 3 None
CTS 120 Hardware/Software Support 3 None
NOS 130 Windows Single User 3 None
Total 9
2nd Semester (Spring)
CTS 220 Adv Hard/Software Support 3 CTS 120
NOS 230 Windows Admin I 3 NOS 130
CTI 150 Mobile Computing Devices 3 NOS 130
or
CTI 141 Cloud & Storage Concepts 3 NOS 130
Total 9
Total Credit Hours Needed For Graduation 18

Plus (click or tap to expand) + Medical Coding & Billing - C25310B

Cat ID Course Hours Prerequisite
Course and Hour Requirements
OST 141 Med Terms I – Med Office 3 None
OST 142 Med Terms II – Med Office 3 OST 141
OST 148 Med Coding Billing and Insurance 3 None
OST 149 Med Legal Issues 3 None
OST 247 Procedure Coding 2 OST 142
OST 248 Diagnostic Coding 2 OST 142
Total 16
Total Credit Hours Needed For Graduation 12

Plus (click or tap to expand) + Medical Office Administration Certificate (C25310A)

Cat ID Course Hours Prerequisite
Course and Hour Requirements
OST 141 Med Terms I – Med Office 3 None
OST 142 Med Terms II – Med Office 3 OST 141
OST 148 Med Coding Billing and Insurance 3 None
OST 241 Med Ofc Transciption I 2 OST 142 and OST 244
OST 243 Medical Office Simulation 3 OST 148
OST 244 Med Document Production 2 OST 134 and OST 164
Total 16
Total Credit Hours Needed For Graduation 12

Plus (click or tap to expand) + Network Administration Certificate (C25590BB)

Cat ID Course Hours Prerequisite
Course and Hour Requirements
NET 125 Introduction to Networks 3 None
NET 126 Routing Basics 3 NET 125
NET 225 Routing and Switching I 3 NET 126
NET 226 Routing and Switching II 3 NET 225
Total 12
Total Credit Hours Needed For Graduation 12

Plus (click or tap to expand) + Network Technician Certificate (C25590BA)

Cat ID Course Hours Prerequisite
1st Semester (Fall)
CTI 120 Network & Sec Foundation 3 None
NET 125 Introduction to Networks 3 None
NOS 130 Windows Single User 3 None
Total 9
2nd Semester (Spring)
NET 126 Routing Basics 3 NET 125
NOS 230 Windows Admin I 3 NOS 130
CTI 175 Wireless Technology 3 CTI 120
Total 9
Total Credit Hours Needed For Graduation 18

Plus (click or tap to expand) + Office Administration Certificate (C25370A)

Cat ID Course Hours Prerequisite
1st Semester (Fall)
OST 132 Keyboard Skill Building 2 OST 080
OST 136 Word Processing 3 OST 080
Total 5
2nd Semester (Spring)
CIS 110 Intro. to Computers 3 None
OST 134 Text Entry and Formatting 3 OST 136
OST 164 Text Editing Applications 3 ENG 090 or DRE 098
Total 9
3rd Semester (Fall 2017)
OST 184 Records Management 3 DBA 110
Total 3
Total Credit Hours Needed For Graduation 17

Plus (click or tap to expand) + Software Applications Certificate (C25590AA)

Cat ID Course Hours Prerequisite
1st Semester (Fall)
CIS 110 Introduction to Computers 3 None
CTI 110 Web, Pgm & DB Foundation 3 None
CTI 120 Network & Sec Foundation 3 None
Total 9
2nd Semester (Spring)
DBA 110 Database Concepts 3 None
CTS 130 Spreadsheets 3 None
Total 6
Total Credit Hours Needed For Graduation 15

Plus (click or tap to expand) + Virtualization and Cloud Computing Certificate (C25590BC)

Cat ID Course Hours Prerequisite
1st Semester (Fall)
CTI 120 Network & Sec Foundation 3 None
NOS 130 Windows Single User 3 None
Total 6
2nd Semester (Spring)
NOS 230 Windows Admin I 3 NOS 130
CTI 140 Cloud & Storage Concepts 3 NOS 130
CTI 240 Virtualization Admin I 3 NOS 130
Total 9
Total Credit Hours Needed For Graduation 15

Plus (click or tap to expand) + Website Design Certificate (C25590DA)

Cat ID Course Hours Prerequisite
1st Semester (Fall)
CTI 110 Web, Pgm & DB Foundation 3 None
WEB 111 Intro to Web Graphics 3 None
Total 6
2nd Semester (Spring)
WEB 140 Web Development Tools 3 None
WEB 210 Web Design 3 CTI 110
Total 6
3rd Semester (Fall)
WEB 115 Web Markup & Scripting 3 WEB 210
Total 3
Total Credit Hours Needed For Graduation 15

Business Technologies

Plus (click or tap to expand) + Business Administration Certificate (C25120)

Cat ID Course Hours Prerequisite
Fall Semester
BUS 110 Introduction to Business 3 DRE 097
BUS 151 People Skills 3 DRE 097
Spring Semester
BUS 137 Principles of Management 3 BUS 110
BUS 240 Business Ethics 3 BUS 110

Plus (click or tap to expand) + Business of Brewing Certificate (C15250A)

The Business of Brewing Certificate introduces the management of beverages consumed in the brewing, distillation and fermentation industry and provides an understanding of the planning and resources required to market brewed or distilled products. Topics include trends; service, procurement, storage, knowledge and control of fermented/distilled beverages. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a basic proficiency of the marketing principles and practices for craft beverages, an understanding of the laws and regulations that influence the industry and an understanding of responsible alcohol service.

Cat ID Course Hours Prerequisite
Fall Semester
BUS 110 Introduction to Business 3 DRE 097
HRM 225 Beverage Management 3 None
ETR 210 Introduction to Entrepreneurship 3 DRE 097
Spring Semester
BDF 215 Legal Issues - Fermentation 3 None
BDF 261 Beverage Marketing and Sales 3 None

Plus (click or tap to expand) + Event Planning Certificate (C25110E)

The Event Planning Certificate introduces concepts related to the planning and operation of the event industry including conventions, trade shows, professional meetings, and foodservice events. Students will learn to develop themes that support event objectives and are suitable to the character and purpose of the event and its audience. It will also introduce to the student the scope and responsibilities of the industry, and the multidimensional nature of an event experience. Emphasis is placed on methods of marketing, selling, organizing, and producing conventions, events, and trade shows that will increase financial and environmental value. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of management principles for multi-function and multi-day conferences and events.

Cat ID Course Hours Prerequisite
Certificate can be obtained in one semester
HRM 210 Meeting and Event Planning 3 None
HRM 245 HR Mgmt - Hospitality 3 None
HRM 140 Legal Issues - Hospitality 3 None
HRM 225 Beverage Management 3 None
HRM 240 Marketing for Hospitality 3 None

Plus (click or tap to expand) + Lodging Management Certificate (C25110A)

The program introduces the fundamental concepts, skills, and knowledge involved in lodging operations in a completely on-line format. It has been designed to give people new or currently working in the industry a broad background of all pertinent management issues associated with lodging operations. Emphasis is placed on front office procedures, hotel law, marketing and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a basic understanding of current front office operating systems and their importance to the success of the lodging establishment, including efficient and courteous guest services.

Below is the recommended sequence for this certificate:

Cat ID Course Hours Prerequisite
Certificate can be obtained in one semester
HRM 110 Intro to Hospitality and Tourism 3 None
HRM 245 HR Management - Hospitality 3 None
HRM 120 Front Office Procedures 3 None
HRM 240 Marketing for Hospitality 3 None
HRM 140 Legal Issues - Hospitality 3 None

Engineering and Manufacturing

Plus (click or tap to expand) + Architectural Technology Certificate (C40100A)

Cat ID Course Hours Prerequisite
Fall Semester
ARC 111 Intro. to Arch. Technology 3 ARC 114
ARC 112 Constr. Materials and Methods 4 None
ARC 114 Architectural CAD 2 None
ARC 114A Architectural CAD Lab 1 ARC 114 Corequisite
Spring Semester
ARC 220 Adv. Architectural CAD 2 ARC 114

Public and Safety Services

Plus (click or tap to expand) + Criminal Justice Certificate (C55180A)

Cat ID Course Hours Prerequisite
CJC 111 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3 None
CJC 112 Criminolgy 3 None
CJC 121 Law Enforcement Operations 3 None
CJC 231 Constitutional Law 3 DRE 097
Total 12

Plus (click or tap to expand) + Emergency Management – Business Concentration (C55460D)

Cat ID Course Hours Prerequisite
BUS 110 Introduction to Business 3 DRE 097
CIS 110 Introduction to Computers 3 None
EPT 140 Emergency Management 3 None
FIP 240 Fire Service Supervision 3 None
Total 12

Plus (click or tap to expand) + Emergency Management – EM and Fire Basics (C55460B)

Cat ID Course Hours Prerequisite
EPT 120 Sociology of Disaster 3 None
EPT 140 Emergency Management 3 None
FIP 120 Introduction to Fire Protection 3 None
FIP 124 Fire Protection & Public Education 3 None
Total 12

Plus (click or tap to expand) + Emergency Management – EM Essentials (C55460A)

Cat ID Course Hours Prerequisite
EPT 120 Sociology of Disaster 3 None
EPT 130 Mitigation & Preparedness 3 None
EPT 140 Emergency Management 3 None
EPT 150 Incident Management 3 None
Total 12

Plus (click or tap to expand) + Emergency Management – Fire Management Concentration (C55460C)

Cat ID Course Hours Prerequisite
EPT 140 Emergency Managemenr 3 None
FIP 120 Introduction to Fire Protection 3 None
FIP 124 Fire Protection & Public Education 3 None
FIP 176 Hazardous Material Operation 4 None
or
FIP 220 Fire Fighting Strategies 3 None
Total 12-13

Human Services Technologies

Plus (click or tap to expand) + Case Management Certificate (C45380)

Cat ID Course Hours Prerequisite
1st Semester (Fall)
HSE 110 Introduction to Human Services 3 None
HSE 123 Interviewing Techniques 3 None
PSY 150 General Psychology 3 DRE 097
Total 9
2nd Semester (Spring)
HSE 125 Counseling 3 PSY 150
HSE 220 Case Management 3 HSE 110, PSY 150
Total 6
Total Credit Hours Needed For Graduation 15