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GUILFORD TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE

Welcome.........................................................1

Programs of Study..................................6

Life at GTCC..............................................10

Why GTCC?..............................................2

Other Academic Information........8

Campus Locations...................................12

Career Paths at GTCC....................4

e-Learning.......................................................9

After Graduation.....................................13


WELCOME TO GTCC

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Whether you’ve known about us all your life, or you’ve just recently heard of us, we’re glad you’re here. GTCC is a place where you can find your spot, walk new paths and create your future. We know that college is challenging – whether you’re just returning to school from another life venture or you’ve just graduated from high school. We also know that finding the time and the money for school can be tough. At GTCC, we try to make it easier. We have faculty and staff who are willing to help you through the challenges – those who staff Financial Aid, the Counseling Center, the Writing Center, Cooperative Work Experiences, Academic Advising and others. Of course, we don’t want your time at GTCC to be all work. College is also about your experiences as a student, and our active student government works hard to create great student experiences. You’ll also have the chance to make your voice heard through participation in over thirty student clubs and organizations. We’re glad that you’ve chosen to take a look at GTCC, where you can create a successful future.

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GTCC IS AFFORDABLE You can afford an education at GTCC. You shouldn’t hesitate to apply for admission to GTCC because the cost seems more than you can manage. Financial aid is available to those who qualify, and GTCC’s Financial Aid office will be happy to help you identify grants, work-study programs, loans and scholarships for which you may be eligible. Many of our programs also provide “co-op” opportunities where you can work in your field of study for course credit and pay.

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Tuition Rates Visit our website www.gtcc.edu for more information on tuition and fees, refunds, and to get the most current rates. Please note: Current tuition rates are subject to change pending proposed legislation by the North Carolina General Assembly.

WHY GTCC? Answer: GTCC will get you going places! GTCC is an affordable, diverse and highly regarded community college. We are the third largest community college in North Carolina and we offer more than 80 programs of study within our academic curriculum. We have four convenient campuses as well as three aviation centers and two small business centers. GTCC strives for academic excellence, and our graduates are living proof of that! So whether you want to start working toward a bachelor’s degree or learn how to fix an airplane engine – GTCC can help you achieve your dreams.

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Fees & Insurance All students must pay a campus access, parking and security fee (CAPS Fee) each semester. Students enrolled in a course with shop/ lab or clinic hours will have to pay a shop/lab/clinic fee. This fee varies by academic program. Also some programs require Malpractice Insurance. There are also fees associated with applying for a certificate, applying for graduation and obtaining official copies of your transcripts. Photo by Norris Greenlee


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FINANCIAL AID AVAILABLE • Federal Pell Grants • Federal Student Loans (Stafford and PLUS) • Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants • Federal Work Study Programs • North Carolina Community College Grant • North Carolina Education Lottery Scholarships • Veterans’ Educational Benefits

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VOTED BEST COLLEGE OF THE TRIAD* *SOURCE YES WEEKLY! MAY 21, 2014 EDITION

VOTED BEST COLLEGE OF SOUTHERN TRIAD*

*SOURCE HIGH POINT ENTERPRISE, JULY 31, 2014 EDITION *SOURCE HIGH POINT ENTERPRISE, JULY 30, 2015 EDITION

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STATE-OF-THE-ART FACILITIES ONE OF THE FASTEST GROWING COMMUNITY COLLEGES IN THE NATION VERY ACTIVE, DIVERSE STUDENT BODY

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CAREER PATHS AT GTCC At GTCC, there is something for everyone! GTCC offers over 80 programs of study! Earn an associate degree, diploma or certificate and get started on a new career path! GTCC has several different career path programs that will help get you started on your journey. Pick the one that best suits your career goals and dreams. We offer: • • • • • • • • •

Business College Transfer Construction Creative Engineering Health Industrial Transportation Public Service

Many career path programs are offered online!

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GTCC offers non-credit courses in professional development, personal enrichment, job training, career development, and basic adult education. Classes are available in subjects such as arts and crafts, cooking, computer technology, project management, sewing, and small business. More information about these courses can be found in the Live & Learn catalog which is published every semester. The latest catalog for the semester can be found at www.gtcc.edu/CE.

So whether you are taking a class just for fun, brushing up on computer skills, or seeking to earn an accredited Associate Degree, GTCC is here to help you achieve your goals.

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PROGRAMS OF STUDY ASSOCIATE DEGREE PROGRAMS Accounting Advertising and Graphic Design Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Technology Architectural Technology Associate of General Education Automotive Systems Technology – General Option – Ford / GM Option* Aviation Electronics/Avionics Technology* Aviation Management & Career Pilot Technology* Aviation Systems Technology* Biotechnology Business Administration – Human Resources Management Option Civil Engineering College Transfer – Associate of Arts, General Studies – Associate of Fine Arts, Drama – Associate of Science, General Studies – Associate of Engineering – Associate of Science (Engineering) GTCC / N.C. A&T Agreement Collision Repair and Refinishing Technology* Computer Information Technology Computer Integrated Machining Computer Programming 6 |www.gtcc.edu

Computer Technology Integration – Database Management Emphasis – Mobile Device Development Emphasis – Web Emphasis Construction Management Technology Cosmetology* Criminal Justice Technology – Corrections Track – Homeland Security Track – Law Enforcement Track Culinary Arts Cyber Crime Technology Dental Hygiene* Early Childhood Education Electrical Systems Technology Electronics Engineering Technology – Telecommunications & Network Engineering Option – Wireless Option Emergency Management Emergency Medical Science* Emergency Medical Science Bridging Program Entertainment Technologies – Recording Engineering Option – Concert Sound and Lighting Option – Music Business Fire Protection Technology General Occupational Technology Geomatics Technology

Global Logistics and Distribution Management Healthcare Management Technology Hospitality Management Human Services Technology – Mental Health Concentration – Substance Abuse Concentration Industrial Systems Technology Information Systems Security Manufacturing Technology Mechanical Engineering Technology Mechatronics Engineering Technology Medical Assisting* Medical Office Administration Networking Technology Nursing – Associate Degree Nursing* Office Administration Paralegal Technology Pharmacy Technology* Physical Therapist Assistant* Radiography* Simulation and Game Development Surgical Technology* Turfgrass Management Technology

*Denotes a limited enrollment program. Please see an advisor for more information.


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DIPLOMA PROGRAMS Accounting Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Technology Carpentry Collision Repair and Refinishing Technology Computer Integrated Machining Construction Management Technology Cosmetology* Culinary Arts Dental Assisting*

Diesel & Heavy Equipment Technology Early Childhood Education Electronics Engineering Technology Manufacturing Technology Nursing – Practical Nursing* Pharmacy Technology Surgical Technology Turfgrass Management Technology Welding Technology

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CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS Accounting Cosmetology* Advertising and Graphic Design Criminal Justice Technology – Photography – Homeland Security Track – Criminal Justice Foundations Architectural Technology – CAD / BIM Culinary Arts Automotive Systems Technology Diesel & Heavy Equipment – General Option Technology – Ford / GM Electrical* Early Childhood Education – Ford / GM Chassis* – Early Childhood Administration – Alternative Transport Technology* – Early Childhood School Age Aviation Management & – Early Childhood Infant-Toddler Career Pilot Technology Electrical Systems Technology – Aviation Management Option* – Photovoltaic Solar Installation – Career Pilot Option* Emergency Management Aviation Systems Technology – Airframe and Powerplant* Fire Protection Technology – Airframe Rating Option* Geomatics Technology – Powerplant Rating Option* Global Logistics and Distribution Basic Law Enforcement Training* Management Business Administration – Supply Chain Management – Human Resources Management Human Services Technology Collision Repair and – Mental Health Refinishing Technology – Substance Abuse Treatment Computer Information Technology Medical Office Administration – Basic – Medical Office Administration – Operating Systems – Medical Office Billing & Coding – Virtualization Administration – Hospital Billing and Coding – Electronic Medical Records Computer Integrated Machining Networking Technology – Basic Conventional Machining – Network Routing – Intermediate Conventional Office Administration Machining – Software Applications – CNC Setup Plumbing – CNC Operator Turfgrass Management Technology Computer Programming – Landscape Design – Visual Basic Programming – Landscape Maintenance – JAVA Programming – Sports Turf Maintenance – C++ Programming – Turfgrass Management – C# Programming Welding Technology –.NET Programming Computer Technology Integration – Computer Technology – Mobile Programming – Web Development – Internet Marketing (pending *Denotes a limited enrollment program. approval) Please see an advisor for more information. | 7

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ADULT EDUCATION If you did not finish high school, GTCC offers classes in Basic Skills that can get you on your way to a high school diploma and into one of our degree programs. In addition to classes in Adult Basic Education, GTCC also offers compensatory education for those with learning disabilities as well as English for speakers of other languages. To find out what direction you should go, we encourage you to speak to a counselor on any campus. The Basic Skills programs are located on the High Point and Greensboro campuses with many off-site class locations throughout Guilford County.

PRE-CURRICULUM EDUCATION If you are worried about how to write a paper or if it has been awhile since you did word problems that use “x” and “y,” don’t worry! Our pre-curriculum education division is prepared to give you the foundation you need to begin your college career. We offer pre-curriculum classes in math, reading and English – all of which can boost your abilities and self-esteem as well as give you a fresh new start towards your academic goals.

CAREER & COLLEGE PROMISE INITIATIVE If you are a high school junior or senior, you may be eligible for the Career and College Promise Initiative programs at GTCC! The Career and College Promise program is designed to provide seamless dual enrollment educational opportunities for those who meet eligibility requirements in order to accelerate completion of college certificates, diplomas and associate degrees that lead to college transfer or provide entrylevel job skills. Please see your high school counselor today to find out if you are eligible and to see what programs may be the best fit for you! 8 |www.gtcc.edu


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eLEARNING GTCC is available to you 24/7, anywhere, anytime through our online eLearning programs. More than ten associate degree programs are offered completely online. There are many diploma and certificates available online as well. So what is your excuse? eLearning makes it easy to obtain your degree from the convenience of your own home, on your time and on your schedule.

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ONLINE PROGRAMS

Certificates Certificates C++ Certificate C# Programming Certificate Computer Information Technology Basic Certificate Computer Technology Integration Certificate Computer Information Technology Operating Systems Certificate Early Childhood Education Certificate Electronic Medical Records Certificate Hospital Billing and Coding Certificate HR Management Concentration Certificate JAVA Programming Certificate Medical Office Billing and Coding Certificate .NET Programming Certificate Network Routing Certificate Office Administration Receptionist Certificate Software Applications Certificate* Visual Basic Programming Certificate Web Development Certificate http://edegree.gtcc.edu/

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Associate Degrees

Associate Degrees - College Transfer General Studies (Associate of Arts)

Associate Degrees - Non-Transfer

Business Administration Business Administration -- HR Management Computer Information Technology Computer Technology Integration - Web Emphasis Computer Programming Criminal Justice Technology (all Tracks) General Education (non-transferable) Healthcare Management Technology * Medical Office Administration* Networking Technology Office Administration* Simulation and Game Development *Programs noted with * require Microsoft certification exams, which must be taken at a Certiport testing center. You can find this information at www.certiport.com. http://edegree.gtcc.edu/

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Did you know... the average age of curriculum students is 28?

LIFE AT GTCC! Into sports? Did you know that GTCC has a winning athletic program? We currently offer Women’s Volleyball, Men’s and Women’s Basketball, and Men’s Baseball. GTCC is looking to expand its athletic program, and more teams may be added soon. In the meantime, grab your friends and come out to a game and support the Titans!

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College is about more than just textbooks and grades; it’s about becoming Photo by April Wright independent and growing as an individual. That is why GTCC has a very active Student Life. With more than 30 clubs, four beautiful campuses, five specalized centers, a student government association, collegiate athletics and many activities and events scheduled throughout the year, there are plenty of ways that you can become involved, make friends and have fun outside of the classroom. In addition, GTCC is located right in the heart of everything! As part of the Piedmont Triad, we are accessible to all the great things that High Point, Greensboro and Winston-Salem have to offer. Whether your want to catch a baseball game at NewBridge Bank Park, experience the Shops at Friendly Center, watch a movie at the Palladium, explore historical museums, catch a hip-hop concert at the Coliseum, take a walk at City Lake Park, or jump in the car for a road trip, the Triad’s centralized location makes it easy for you to do all the things you love and discover new interests as well. We are just a few hours from the Smoky Mountains, the sandy white beaches of the east coast and the metropolitan areas of Charlotte and Raleigh/Durham.


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Keys to having a complete college experience #1 - Visit the Student Life Office! #2 - Get involved! Join a club or participate in the Student Government Association.

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Did you know... our students consist of a ratio of 57% female to 43% male?

#3 - Check your Titan Cruiser e-mail often for details about upcoming events. #4 - Catch a volleyball, basketball or baseball game and cheer on the Titans! #5 - Check out area attractions, restaurants, malls and museums. #6 - Just have fun and be yourself!

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APPLY NOW! This is the easiest assignment you will ever have at GTCC. Step #1 - Visit Getting Started at success.gtcc.edu Step #2 - Research your career path at success.gtcc.edu Step #3 - Apply for Admission Step #4 - Apply for Financial Aid and Scholarships Step #5 - Submit Official Transcripts Step #6 - Satisfy Placement Requirements Step #7 - Activate Titan Account Step #8 - Complete Pre-Orientation

Step #9 - Complete Orientation Step #10 - Register for Classes Step #11 - Pay for Classes Step #12 - Get your student ID Step #13 - Purchase books and supplies Step #14 - Get parking pass Step #15 - Go to class!

VISIT US! With four conveniently located campuses, three specialized aviation centers, and two small business centers, please stop by to take a tour and meet our faculty and staff.

Jamestown Campus

Greensboro Campus

High Point Campus

Small Business Center

T. H. Davis Aviation Center

Aviation Center II

601 East Main Street | Jamestown

1451 South Elm Eugene Street | Greensboro 1634 North Main Street | Chamber | High Point

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3505 E. Wendover Avenue | Greensboro

260 North Regional Road | Greensboro

901 South Main Street | High Point

819 Radar Road | Greensboro

Cameron Campus

7908 Leabourne Rd | Colfax

Aviation Center III

1053 Old Stage Coach Trail Greensboro

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AFTER GRADUATION Don’t forget about us! We know you will be excited to move on to new opportunities and begin your future, but we want you to come back and visit. We have a very active Alumni Association. We also offer a variety of courses through our continuing education program. So if you need to brush up on some computer skills or if you just want to learn how to paint for fun – GTCC will be here waiting for you with open arms, welcoming you back to your alma mater. And if you ever need advice on how to start a small business, please visit the GTCC Small Business Center in Greensboro. The Small Business Center in Greensboro and High Point will get you and your business off the ground in no time and they will help you steer clear of many of the roadblocks facing small business owners today. GTCC is about more than just being a number or just being there for a two-year degree. GTCC is about life-long learning and creating opportunities that will enhance your future, help you attain your goals and reach your dreams. For more information on the GTCC Alumni Association, contact the GTCC Foundation at (336) 334-4822 ext. 50264. | 13

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Guilford Technical Community College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097; Telephone number (404-679-4501) to award Associate Degrees.

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