Career & Technical Education Pathways

The Career & Technical Education Pathways for High School Connections students includes many certificate programs to help further students education. After graduating high school students will have certificates to go along with any associate degree they may want to obtain.

3D Animation

Students learn the basics of 3D modeling and animation. They are introduced to texturing and motion capture. This certificate prepares students for entry into the game, film, and digital entertainment industries or for further study in commercial digital arts.

3D Animation – C25450H2

Credit obtained in these courses transfers directly into the FTCC Associate Degree in Simulation & Game Development.

Career Paths

Employment Outlook in Cumberland County

SAT, ACT, NC DAP, PLAN, PSAT, Compass or Asset test scores are required.

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Course Schedule

SEM. COURSE NAME FTCC
Credit
H.S UNIT
H-Hon
S- Stand
Concurrent SGD 114 3d Model 3 1 S
SGD 116 Graph Des Tools 3 1 S
SGD 162 SG 3D Animation** 3 1 S
SGD 210 3D Data Capture** 3 1 S

* SAT, ACT, Accuplacer, PLAN, PSAT, Compass or Asset test scores required
** Course prerequisites apply.

Note: This certificate is offered concurrently. These courses are offered at varying times throughout the day/evening and transportation for this program is not guaranteed through the CCS system.

Note: Priority enrollment for these courses will go to students enrolled in the Academy of Information Technology programs at Pine Forest and Gray’s Creek High Schools.

For more details, please view the full program document here.

Course Descriptions

Textbooks

Textbook prices and information are available by logging on to WebAdvisor or by visiting the FTCC Online Bookstore. Students are responsible for purchasing their own textbooks, supplies, and other class materials.

Accounting

The Accounting certificate is designed to provide students with the knowledge and the skills that form the foundation for accounting. Using the “language of business,” accountants assemble, analyze, process and communicate essential information about financial operations.

Accounting Foundations – C25100H1

Credit obtained in these courses transfers directly into the FTCC Associate Degree in Accounting program.

Career Paths

Employment Outlook in Cumberland County

SAT, ACT, NC DAP, PLAN, PSAT, Compass or Asset test scores are required.

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Course Schedule

SEM COURSE NAME DAYS TIMES FTCC
Credit
H.S UNIT
H-Honors
S- Standard
Fall ACC 120+ Prin. Fin. Acc* MW 1:00-2:50 4 1 H
BUS 115+ Bus Law 1* TTH 1:00-2:50 3 1 H
Spring ACC 121+ Prin. Man Acc** MW 1:00-2:50 4 1 H
ACC 129 Indiv Income Tax* TTH 1:00-2:50 3 1 S

+College transfer
*SAT, ACT, Accuplacer, PLAN, PSAT, Compass, or Asset test scores required
**Course prerequisites apply

Note: Priority enrollment for these courses will go to students enrolled in the Academy of Finance program at Douglas Byrd High School.

For more details, please view the full program document here.

Course Descriptions

Textbooks

Textbook prices and information are available by logging on to WebAdvisor or by visiting the FTCC Online Bookstore. Students are responsible for purchasing their own textbooks, supplies, and other class materials.

A/C, Heating & Refrigeration Certificate (Basic)

This certificate program is designed to prepare individuals for entry-level positions in the air conditioning, heating, and refrigeration field. Courses include basic hands-on training in the installation, maintenance, and repair of residential heating and air conditioning equipment.

Basic A/C, Heating and Refrigeration Certificate – C35100H1

Career Paths

Employment Outlook in Cumberland County

Program Requirements

This program does not have any testing requirements.

Course Schedule

SEMESTER COURSE NAME FTCC Credit H.S UNIT
H-Honors
S- Standard
Concurrent AHR 110 Intro to Refrigeration 5 2 S
AHR 112 Heating Technology** 4 1 S
AHR 113 Comfort Cooling 4 1 S
AHR 114 Heat Pump Technology** 4 1 S

**Course Prerequisite required

Note: This certificate is offered concurrently. These courses are offered at varying times throughout the day/evening and transportation for this program is not guaranteed through the CCS system.

For more details, please view the full program document here.

Course Descriptions

Textbooks

Textbook prices and information are available by logging on to WebAdvisor or by visiting the FTCC Online Bookstore. Students are responsible for purchasing their own textbooks, supplies, and other class materials.

Business Foundations

The Business Foundations program is designed to teach students basic business principles. The certificate emphasizes business concepts from an individual, business, and national perspective. Course work includes an introduction to business principles, business law, management, marketing, and economics.

Credit obtained in these courses transfers directly into the FTCC Associate Degree in Business Administration program.

Business Foundations – C25120H1

Career Paths

Employment Outlook in Cumberland County

Program Requirements

SAT, ACT, NC DAP, PLAN, PSAT, Compass or Asset test scores are required.

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Course Schedule

SEMESTER COURSE NAME DAYS TIMES FTCC Credit H.S UNIT
H-Honors
S-Standard
Fall BUS 110 + Introduction to Business MW 1:00-2:50 3 1 H
BUS 115 + Business Law I TTH 1:00-2:50 3 1 H
Spring BUS 137 + Principles of Management MW 1:00-2:50 3 1 H
MKT 120^ Principles of Marketing TTH 1:00-2:50 3 1 S

+College Transfer Courses
^ Articulated Course

For more details, please view the full program document here.

Course Descriptions

Textbooks

Textbook prices and information are available by logging on to WebAdvisor or by visiting the FTCC Online Bookstore. Students are responsible for purchasing their own textbooks, supplies, and other class materials.

Civil Engineering Technology

Students will use basic engineering principles and technical skills to carry out planning, documenting and supervising tasks in sustainable land development and public works and facilities projects. Includes instruction in the communication and computational skills required for materials testing, structural testing, field and laboratory testing, site analysis, estimating, project management, plan preparation, hydraulics, environmental technology, and surveying.

Civil Engineering Technology – C40140H1

Credit obtained in these courses transfers directly into the FTCC Associate Degree in Simulation & Game Development.

Career Paths

Employment Outlook in Cumberland County

This program does not have any testing requirements.

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Course Schedule

SEM. COURSE NAME FTCC
Credit
H.S UNIT
H-Hon
S- Stand
Concurrent CEG 151 CAD for Engineering Tech. 3 1 S
SERV 110 Surveying I 4 1 S
CEG 111 Intro to GIS & GNSS 4 1 S
EGR 115 Intro to Technology 3 1 S

Note: This certificate is offered concurrently. These courses are offered at varying times throughout the day/evening and transportation for this program is not guaranteed through the CCS system.

For more details, please view the full program document here.

Course Descriptions

Textbooks

Textbook prices and information are available by logging on to WebAdvisor or by visiting the FTCC Online Bookstore. Students are responsible for purchasing their own textbooks, supplies, and other class materials.

Collision Repair & Refinishing

 

This program is designed to prepare students for entry-level positions as helpers in the auto body industry. Instruction will include hands-on repairs in areas of non-structural and structural repairs, plastics and adhesives, and refinishing. Credit obtained in these courses may be transferred directly into the Collision Repair and Refinishing diploma curriculum.

Collision Repair & Refinishing – C60130H1

Career Paths

Employment Outlook in Cumberland County

Testing Requirements

PSAT, PLAN, SAT, ACT, etc.

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Course Schedule

SEM. COURSE NAME FTCC
Credit
H.S UNIT
H-Honors
S-Standard
Fall AUB 121^ Non-Structural Damange 1 2 1 S
TRN 110 Intro to Transport Technology 3 1 S
Spring AUB 111 Painting & Refinishing 4 1 S
AUM 112 Mech & Elec Comp 1 3 1 S

^Articulated course
Students must take AUB-131 concurrently to complete the Collision Repair and Refinishing Technology Certificate

For more details, please view the full program document here.

Course Descriptions

Textbooks

Textbook prices and information are available by logging on to WebAdvisor or by visiting the FTCC Online Bookstore. Students are responsible for purchasing their own textbooks, supplies, and other class materials.

Computer-Integrated Machining (Basic)

The Basic Computer-Integrated Machining program is designed to develop fundamental skills in the operation of machine tools including drilling, turning, milling, and grinding. Training in basic measuring, layout, and blueprint reading is also provided. Students will be prepared for employment as entry-level machine operators or machinist apprentices.

Credit obtained in these courses transfers directly into the FTCC Associate Degree in Computer-Integrated Machining program.

Basic Computer-Integrated Machining (Two Year Program) – C50210H1

Career Paths

Employment Outlook in Cumberland County

Program Requirements

This is a two year program. This program does not have any testing requirements.

Course Schedule

SEM. COURSE NAME DAYS TIMES FTCC Credit H.S UNIT
H-Honors
S- Standard
Fall / Spring Year 1 MAC 111 Mach. Technology I M-W 1:00-2:50 6 1 S
MAC 131 Bluep. Read/Mach I TH 1:00-2:50 2 1 S
MAC 151 Mach. Calc. F 1:00-2:50 2 1 S
Year 2 MAC 112 Mach. Technology II Concurrent Concurrent 6 1 S

For more details, please view the full program document here.

Course Descriptions

Textbooks

Textbook prices and information are available by logging on to WebAdvisor or by visiting the FTCC Online Bookstore. Students are responsible for purchasing their own textbooks, supplies, and other class materials.

Computer Technologies

Computer Technologies is designed to provide students with the fundamental skills in the computer field. Cousework will include creating a basic web page and database as well as basic skills in networking, security, and computer operating systems. Students will also learn basic virtualization techniques.

Computer Technologies- C25590H4

Career Paths

Employment Outlook in Cumberland County

Program Requirements

SAT, ACT, NC DAP, PLAN, PSAT, Compass or Asset test scores are required.

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Course Schedule

SEMESTER COURSE NAME DAYS TIMES FTCC Credit H.S UNIT
H-Honors
S-Standard
Fall CTI 110 Web, Pgm,& DB Foundation MW 1:00-2:50 3 1 S
NET 110 Networking Concepts TTH 1:00-2:50 3 1 S
Spring SEC 110 Security Concepts MW 1:00-2:50 3 1 S
NOS 110 Oper. System Con. TTH 1:00-2:50 3 1 S

For more details, please view the full program document here.

Course Descriptions

Textbooks

Textbook prices and information are available by logging on to WebAdvisor or by visiting the FTCC Online Bookstore. Students are responsible for purchasing their own textbooks, supplies, and other class materials.

Construction Technology (Intro)

The Building Construction Technology program is designed to provide students with an introduction to the building construction industry. Course work includes basic construction concepts such as general construction, blueprint reading, and building codes. Graduates should qualify for entry-level jobs in any general construction setting as an on-the-job trainee.

Credit obtained in these courses transfers directly into the FTCC Associate Degree in Building Construction Technology program.

Intro to Building Construction Technology – C35140H1

Career Paths

Employment Outlook in Cumberland County

Program Requirements

This is a two year program. This program does not have any testing requirements.

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Course Schedule

SEM. COURSE NAME DAYS TIMES FTCC
Credit
H.S UNIT
H-Hon.
S-Stand.
Fall CAR 111AA Carpentry I (part one) M-F 1:00-2:50 4 1.5 S
BPR 130 Blueprint Reading Online Online 3 1 S
CMT 120 Codes & Inspections Online Online 3 1 S
Spring CAR 111BB Carpentry I (part two) M-F 1:00-2:50 4 1.5 S
CST 131 OSHA/Safety/Certification Online Online 3 1 S

For more details, please view the full program document here.

Course Descriptions

Textbooks

Textbook prices and information are available by logging on to WebAdvisor or by visiting the FTCC Online Bookstore. Students are responsible for purchasing their own textbooks, supplies, and other class materials.

Criminal Justice Certificates

The Intro to Criminal Justice program is designed to provide knowledge of criminal justice systems and operations. Study will focus on local, state, and federal law enforcement, judicial process, corrections, and security services. The criminal justice system’s role within society will be explored.

Credit obtained in these courses transfers directly into the FTCC Associate Degree in Criminal Justice Technology program.

Intro to Criminal Justice – C55180H1

Career Paths

Employment Outlook in Cumberland County

Program Requirements

SAT, ACT, NC DAP, PLAN, PSAT, Compass or Asset test scores are required.

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Course Schedule

SEM. COURSE NAME DAYS TIMES FTCC Credit H.S UNIT
H-Honors
S-Standard
Fall CJC 111+ Intro to Crim. Justice MW 1:00-2:50 3 1 H
CJC 131 Criminal Law TTH 1:00-2:50 3 1 S
Spring CJC 221 Invest. Principles MW 1:00-2:50 4 1 S
CJC 231 Constitutional Law TTH 1:00-2:50 3 1 S

+College Transfer

For more details, please view the full program document here.

Course Descriptions

Textbooks

Textbook prices and information are available by logging on to WebAdvisor or by visiting the FTCC Online Bookstore. Students are responsible for purchasing their own textbooks, supplies, and other class materials.

 

Demi-Chef

The Demi-Chef program prepares students for entry-level positions in the catering and cold foods display fields. Students will learn basic cookery and cold food preparation concepts and techniques

Credit obtained in these courses transfers directly into the FTCC Associate Degree in Culinary Technology program.

Demi-Chef – C55150H1

Career Paths

Employment Outlook in Cumberland County

Program Requirements

SAT, ACT, NC DAP, PLAN, PSAT, Compass or Asset test scores are required.

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Course Schedule

SEMESTER COURSE NAME DAYS TIMES FTCC Credit H.S UNIT
H-Honors
S-Standard
Fall CUL 110^ Sanitation and Safety F 1:00-2:50 2 1 S
CUL 140 Basic Culinary Skills M-TH 1:00-2:50 5 2 S
Spring CUL 120 Purchasing TH 1:00-2:50 2 1 S
CUL 170 Garde-Manger I** M-W 1:00-2:50 3 1 S

^Articulated course
**Course prerequisites apply

For more details, please view the full program document here.

Course Descriptions

Textbooks

Uniform Required – Approximately $60

Textbook prices and information are available by logging on to WebAdvisor or by visiting the FTCC Online Bookstore. Students are responsible for purchasing their own textbooks, supplies, and other class materials.

Digital Media Basics

Students will learn the basics of digital media. They Will be introduced to graphic tools, multimedia applications, and animation using 2D and 3D digital technology.

Digital Media Basics – C25590H2

Career Paths

Employment Outlook in Cumberland County

Program Requirements

This program does not have any testing requirements.

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Course Schedule

SEM. COURSE NAME DAYS TIMES FTCC
Credit
H.S UNIT
H-Honors
S-Standard
Fall DME 110 Intro to Digital Media MW 1:00-2:50 3 1 S
DME 115 Graphic Design Tools TTH 1:00-2:50 3 1 S
Spring DME 120 Intro to Multi. Apps MW 1:00-2:50 3 1 S
DME 130 Digital Animation I M-W 1:00-2:50 3 1 S

Note: Priority enrollment for these courses will go to students enrolled in the Academy of Information Technology programs at Pine Forest and Gray’s Creek High Schools.

For more details, please view the full program document here.

Course Descriptions

Textbooks

Textbook prices and information are available by logging on to WebAdvisor or by visiting the FTCC Online Bookstore. Students are responsible for purchasing their own textbooks, supplies, and other class materials.

 

Electricity, Motors & Controls, & PLC (Basic)

This evening certificate program is designed to provide training for persons interested in the installation and maintenance of electrical systems found in residential and industrial facilities. Course work, most of which is hands on, will include such topics as DC/AC theory, basic wiring practices, industrial motor controls, and programmable logic controllers. Graduates of this certificate should qualify for a variety of jobs in the electrical field as an on-the-job trainee or apprentice.

Credit obtained in these courses transfers directly into the FTCC Associate Degree in Electrical Systems Technology program.

Basic Electricity, Motors and Controls, and PLC – C35130H1

Career Paths

Employment Outlook in Cumberland County

Program Requirements

This program does not have any testing requirements.

Course Schedule

Note: All Basic Electricity , Motors and Controls and PLC courses are offered concurrently ONLY.

SEMESTER COURSE NAME FTCC Credit H.S UNIT
H-Honors
S- Standard
Concurrent BPR 130 Blueprint Read/Constr 3 1 S
ELC 112 DC/AC Electricity 5 2 S
ELC 229 App. Project 2 1 S
ELC 117 Motors & Controls 4 1 S
ELC 128 Intro to PLC 3 1 S

Note: This certificate is offered concurrently. These courses are offered at varying times throughout the day/evening and transportation for this program is not guaranteed through the CCS system.

For more details, please view the full program document here.

Course Descriptions

Textbooks

Textbook prices and information are available by logging on to WebAdvisor or by visiting the FTCC Online Bookstore. Students are responsible for purchasing their own textbooks, supplies, and other class materials.

Emergency Management

The Emergency Management program provides students with a foundation to build upon within emergency services delivery. This program will prepare students for entry-level knowledge required for employment in the emergency management industry.

Credit obtained in these courses transfers directly into the FTCC Associate Degree in Emergency Management program.

Emergency Management – C55460H1

Career Paths

Employment Outlook in Cumberland County

Program Requirements

This program does not have testing requirements.

Course Schedule

SEMESTER COURSE NAME DAYS TIMES FTCC Credit H.S UNIT
H-Honors
S-Standard
Fall EPT 120 Sociology of Disaster MW 1:00-2:50 3 1 S
EPT 130 Mitig. & Prepare. TTH 1:00-2:50 3 1 S
Spring EPT 210 Response & Recovery MW 1:00-2:50 3 1 S
EPT 220 Terror. & Emerg. Man TTH 1:00-2:50 3 1 S

For more details, please view the full program document here.

Course Descriptions

Textbooks

Textbook prices and information are available by logging on to WebAdvisor or by visiting the FTCC Online Bookstore. Students are responsible for purchasing their own textbooks, supplies, and other class materials.

Emergency Medical Science

The Emergency Medical Science program prepares students with the entry-level skills of an Emergency Medical Technician-Basic (EMT-Basic). Students may be eligible to apply for both the state and national certification exams as an EMT-Basic.

Credit obtained in these courses transfers directly into the FTCC Associate Degree in Emergency Medical Science program.

Emergency Medical Science – C45340H1

Career Paths

Employment Outlook in Cumberland County

Program Requirements

SAT, ACT, NC DAP, PLAN, PSAT, Compass or Asset test scores are required.

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Course Schedule

SEMESTER COURSE NAME DAYS TIMES FTCC Credit H.S UNIT
H-Honors
S-Standard
Fall EMS 110AB EMT Basic (part one)* MWTH 1:00-2:50 4 1.5 S
EMS 140 Rescue Scene Man Online Online 2 1 S
OST 141 Med Term I – Med Office T 1:00-2:50 3 1 S
Spring EMS 110BB EMT Basic (part two)* MWTH 1:00-2:50 4 1.5 S
HSC 120 CPR Online Online 1 1 S
OST 142 Med Term II – Med Off** TTH 1:00-2:50 3 1 S

**Course prerequisites apply

For more details, please view the full program document here.

Course Descriptions

Textbooks

Textbook prices and information are available by logging on to WebAdvisor or by visiting the FTCC Online Bookstore. Students are responsible for purchasing their own textbooks, supplies, and other class materials.

Fire Protection Technology

The Fire Protection Technology program provides an in-depth study of fire protection and prepares students for entry level positions in the fire protection industry.

Credit obtained in these courses transfers directly into the FTCC Associate Degree in Fire Protection Technology program.

Fire Protection Technology – C55240H1

Career Paths

Employment Outlook in Cumberland County

Program Requirements

This program does not have any testing requirements.

Course Schedule

SEMESTER COURSE NAME DAYS TIMES FTCC Credit H.S UNIT
H-Honors
S-Standard
Fall FIP 120 Intro to Fire Protec. MW 1:00-2:50 3 1 S
FIP 124 Fire Prev & Pub Ed TTH 1:00-2:50 3 1 S
Spring FIP 132 Building Const MW 1:00-2:50 3 1 S
FIP 220 Fire Fight. Strat TTH 1:00-2:50 3 1 S

For more details, please view the full program document here.

Course Descriptions

Textbooks

Textbook prices and information are available by logging on to WebAdvisor or by visiting the FTCC Online Bookstore. Students are responsible for purchasing their own textbooks, supplies, and other class materials.

Global Logistics

The Logistics and Distribution Management Foundations certificate prepares individuals for a multitude of career opportunities in distribution, transportation, warehousing, supply chain, and manufacturing organization. Course work includes the movement of goods from the raw materials source(S) through production and ultimately to the consumer.

Global Logistics – C25610H1

Career Paths

Employment Outlook in Cumberland County

Program Requirements

SAT, ACT, NC DAP, PLAN, PSAT, Compass or Asset test scores are required.

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Course Schedule

SEM. COURSE NAME DAYS TIMES FTCC
Credit
H.S UNIT
H-Honors
S-Standard
Fall LOG 110 Intro to Logistics (1st 8 wks) T-TH 1:00-2:50 3 1 S
LOG 125 Transportation Log ** (2nd 8 wks) T-TH 1:00-2:50 3 1 S
Spring LOG 215 Supply Chain Management** MW 1:00-2:50 3 1 S
LOG 211 Distribution Management** TTH 1:00-2:50 3 1 S

** Course prerequisites apply

Note: Priority enrollment for these courses will go to students enrolled in the Academy of Information Technology programs at Pine Forest and Gray’s Creek High Schools.

For more details, please view the full program document here.

Course Descriptions

Textbooks

Textbook prices and information are available by logging on to WebAdvisor or by visiting the FTCC Online Bookstore. Students are responsible for purchasing their own textbooks, supplies, and other class materials.

 

Green Sustainable Architecture

The Green Sustainable Architecture program introduces the concepts and principles related to green site development and architectural design. Students receive instruction in construction document preparation, materials and methods, environmental and structural systems, computer applications, and complete a design project.

Credit obtained in these courses transfers directly into the FTCC Associate Degree in Architectural Technology program.

Green Sustainable Architecture – C40100H1

Career Paths

Employment Outlook in Cumberland County

Program Requirements

This program does not have any testing requirements.

Course Schedule

SEMESTER COURSE NAME DAYS TIMES FTCC Credit H.S UNIT
H-Honors
S-Standard
Fall ARC 111 ^ Intro to Arch. Tech MWF 1:00-2:50 3 1 S
SST 140 Green Building Con TTH 1:00-2:50 3 1 S
Spring ARC 112 Const. Mat. & Meth MWF 1:00-2:50 4 1 S
ARC 114^ Architectural CAD TTH 1:00-2:50 2 1 S

^ Articulated course

For more details, please view the full program document here.

Course Descriptions

Textbooks

Textbook prices and information are available by logging on to WebAdvisor or by visiting the FTCC Online Bookstore. Students are responsible for purchasing their own textbooks, supplies, and other class materials.

Graphic Design Basics

The Graphic Design Basics program prepares students for entry-level positions in the graphic design profession. Students will learn design, advertising, illustration, and digital and multimedia preparation of printed and electronic promotional materials.

Credit obtained in these courses transfers directly into the FTCC Associate Degree in Advertising and Graphic Design program.

Graphic Design Basics – C30100H1

Career Paths

Employment Outlook in Cumberland County

Program Requirements

This program does not have any testing requirements.

Course Schedule

SEM. COURSE NAME DAYS TIMES FTCC Credit H.S UNIT
H-Honors
S-Standard
Fall ART 131 Drawing I M-F 1:00-2:50wb(1st 8 wks) 3 1 h
GRD 141 Graphic Design I M-F 1:00-2:50wb(2nd 8 wks) 3 1 S
Spring GRD 151 Comp Des. Basics M-F 1:00-2:50wb(1st 8 wks) 3 1 S
GRD 152 Comp Des. Tech I M-F 1:00-2:50wb(2nd 8 wks) 3 1 S

For more details, please view the full program document here.

Course Descriptions

Textbooks

Textbook prices and information are available by logging on to WebAdvisor or by visiting the FTCC Online Bookstore. Students are responsible for purchasing their own textbooks, supplies, and other class materials.

Health and Fitness Science

The health and Fitness Science program is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary for employment in the fitness and exercise industry. Students will be trained in exercise science and be able to administer basic fitness tests and health risk appraisals, teach specific exercise and fitness classes, and provide instruction in the proper use of exercise equipment facilities.

Credit obtained in these courses transfers directly into the FTCC Associate Degree in Health and Fitness Science Associate Degree program, provided that all grades earned are a “B” or higher. Courses with a final mark of “C” or lower will not transfer into the Associate Degree program.

Health and Fitness Science- C45630H1

Career Paths

Employment Outlook in Cumberland County

Program Requirements

This program is offered only to Seniors. SAT, ACT, NC DAP, PLAN, PSAT, Compass or Asset test scores are required.

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Course Schedule

SEM. COURSE NAME DAYS TIMES FTCC
Credit
H.S UNIT
H-Honors
S-Standard
Fall PSF 110 Exercise Science MW 1:00-2:50 4 1 S
BIO 168+ Anatomy & Phys. I TTH 2:00-4:50~ 4 1 H
Spring PSF 111 Fitness & Exercise Testing I MW 1:00-2:50 4 1 S
BIO 169+ Anatomy & Phys. II TTH 2:00-4:50~ 4 1 H

~Indicates a class for which students will have to provide their own transportation at least one way.

For more details, please view the full program document here.

Course Descriptions

Textbooks

Textbook prices and information are available by logging on to WebAdvisor or by visiting the FTCC Online Bookstore. Students are responsible for purchasing their own textbooks, supplies, and other class materials.

Horticulture (Basic)

The Basic Horticulture program is designed to give students an introduction to the broad field of horticulture. Emphasis is placed on instruction in turfgrass irrigation, plant materials, basic landscape technique, and plant propagation.

Credit obtained in these courses transfers directly into the FTCC Associate Degree in Horticulture Technology program.

Basic Horticulture – C15240H1

Note: Classes are held at the FTCC Horticulture Education Center at the Cape Fear Botanical Garden. Students must provide their own transportation.

Career Paths

Employment Outlook in Cumberland County

Program Requirements

This program does not have any testing requirements.

Course Schedule

SEM. COURSE NAME DAYS TIMES FTCC Credit H.S UNIT
H-Honors
S-Standard
Fall HOR 160 Plant Materials MW 1:00-3:00 3 1 S
TRF 120 Turfgrass Irrigation TTH 1:00-4:00 4 1 S
Spring LSG 111 Basic Landscape Tech. MW 1:00-3:00 2 1 S
HOR 168 Plant Propagation TTH 1:00-3:00 3 1 S

Note: Priority enrollment for these courses will go to students enrolled in the Academy of Agriculture and Natural Sciences program at Cape Fear High School.

For more details, please view the full program document here.

Course Descriptions

Textbooks

Textbook prices and information are available by logging on to WebAdvisor or by visiting the FTCC Online Bookstore. Students are responsible for purchasing their own textbooks, supplies, and other class materials.

Infant & Toddler Care

The Infant and Toddler Care program prepares students 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 infants and toddlers.

Credit obtained in these courses transfers directly into the FTCC Associate Degree in Early Childhood program.

Infant & Toddler Care – C55290H1

Career Paths

Employment Outlook in Cumberland County

Program Requirements

SAT, ACT, NC DAP, PLAN, PSAT, Compass or Asset test scores are required.

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Course Schedule

SEM. COURSE NAME DAYS TIMES FTCC
Credit
H.S UNIT
H-Hon.
S-Stand.
Fall EDU 119  Intro. to Early Child Edu M-F 1:00-2:50wb ( 1st 6 wks) 4 1 S
EDU 131  Child, Fam., & Com. M-F 1:00-2:50wb (2nd 5 wks) 3 1 S
EDU 144+  Child Development I M-F 1:00-2:50wb (3rd 5 wks) 3 1 H
Spring EDU 153  Health, Safety, and Nut M-F 1:00-2:50wb ( 1st 8 wks) 3 1 S
EDU 234  Inf, Tod, & Twos** M-F 1:00-2:50wb ( 2nd 8 wks) 3 1 S

+College Transfer
** Course prerequisites apply

For more details, please view the full program document here.

Course Descriptions

Textbooks

Textbook prices and information are available by logging on to WebAdvisor or by visiting the FTCC Online Bookstore. Students are responsible for purchasing their own textbooks, supplies, and other class materials.

IT/Wireless Networking Security

The IT/Wireless Networking Security certificate is designed to provide training to individuals interested in having the ability to understand the basics of networking, wireless technology, and related security concepts.

Students will perform hands-on activities such as installing Windows and Linux, implement basic security on the same, and configure/secure wireless access points as well as various networking related activities.

Upon completion of this course students will be prepared to take the Comp TIA Security+ and Network+ industry certification exams. Additionally, students will gain an entry level foundation to implement and secure small office/home office (SOHO) wireless networks.

IT/Wireless Networking Security – C25590H7

Career Paths

Employment Outlook in Cumberland County

Program Requirements

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Course Schedule

SEM. COURSE NAME DAYS TIMES FTCC
Credit
H.S UNIT
H-Hon.
S-Stand.
Fall NOS 110 Operating Systems Concepts 3
NET 110 Networking Concepts 3
Spring SEC 110 Security Concepts 3
NET 175 Wireless Technology 3

 

For more details, please view the full program document here.

Course Descriptions

Textbooks

Textbook prices and information are available by logging on to WebAdvisor or by visiting the FTCC Online Bookstore. Students are responsible for purchasing their own textbooks, supplies, and other class materials.

Manicuring/Nail Technology

The Manicuring/Nail Technology program provides competency-based knowledge, scientific and artistic principles, and hands-on fundamentals associated with the nail technology industry. Graduates of this program should be prepared to take the NC Cosmetology State Board Licensing Exam. Once licensed, graduates should qualify for employment in beauty and nail salons.

Credit obtained in these courses transfers directly into the FTCC Associate Degree in Cosmetology program.

Manicuring/Nail Technology – C55400H1

Career Paths

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Program Requirements

This program does not have any testing requirements.

Course Schedule

SEM. COURSE NAME DAYS TIMES FTCC Credit H.S UNIT
H-Honors
S-Standard
Fall  COS 121 Mani./Nail Tech. I MTWF 1:00-2:50 6 2 S
TH 1:00 4:50~
Spring  COS 222 Mani./Nail Tech.  II MTWF 1:00-2:50 6 2 S
TH 1:00 4:50~

~Indicates a class for which students will have to provide their own transportation at least one way.

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Course Descriptions

Textbooks

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Medical Coding & Billing

The Medical Coding and Billing program prepares students for employment in a medical office or other healthcare related business. Students will learn accurate coding processes and develop skills applicable in the medical coding and billing field.

Credit obtained in these courses transfers directly into the FTCC Associate Degree in Medical Office Administration program.

Medical Coding and Billing – C25310H1

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Program Requirements

This program does not have any testing requirements.

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Course Schedule

SEM. COURSE NAME DAYS TIMES FTCC Credit H.S UNIT
H-Honors
S-Standard
Fall  OST 141^  Med. Term I – Med Off MW (1st 8 wks) 1:00-2:50 3 1 S
 OST142^  Med. Term II – Med Off ** MW (2nd 8 wks) 1:00-2:50 3 1 S
 OST149  Med. Legal Issues TTH  1:00-2:50  3  1 S
Spring  OST148  Med. Cod., Bill & Insur.** MWTH (1st 5 wks) 1:00-2:50 3 1 S
 OST247  Procedure Coding** MW (2nd 10 wks)  1:00-2:50  2  1 S
 OST248  Diagnostic Coding** TTH (2nd 10 wks) 1:00-2:50 2 1 S

^ Articulated course
**Course prerequisites apply

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Course Descriptions

Textbooks

Textbook prices and information are available by logging on to WebAdvisor or by visiting the FTCC Online Bookstore. Students are responsible for purchasing their own textbooks, supplies, and other class materials.

Network Defense

The Network Defense Certificate is designed to introduce students to the basics of networking and security and how to defend your network against attacks. Coursework includes networking and security concepts, Linux operating systems, and network vulnerabilities. Students will learn how to defend and protect network data.

Network Defense – C25590H5

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Program Requirements

This program does not have any testing requirements.

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Course Schedule

SEM. COURSE NAME DAYS TIMES FTCC
Credit
H.S UNIT
H-Honors
S-Standard
Fall CCT 250 Network Vulnerabilities I MW 1:00-2:50 3 1 S
NOS 120 Linux Single User TTH 1:00-2:50 3 1 S
NET 110 Networking Concepts Online Online 3 1 S
Spring CCT 251 Network Vulnerabilities II MW 1:00-2:50 3 1 S
NOS 125 Linus/Unix Scripting TTH 1:00-2:50 3 1 S
SEC 110 Security Concepts Online Online 3 1 S

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Course Descriptions

Textbooks

Textbook prices and information are available by logging on to WebAdvisor or by visiting the FTCC Online Bookstore. Students are responsible for purchasing their own textbooks, supplies, and other class materials.

Nurse Aide

The Nurse Aide program prepares individuals to work under the supervision of licensed health care professionals in performing nursing care and services for persons of all ages. Course work emphasizes personal care, vital signs, communication, nutrition, medical asepsis, catheterization, tracheostomy care, dressing changes, oxygen therapy, and legal scope of practice for Nurse Aides. Graduates of this curriculum may be eligible to be listed on the registry as a Nurse Aide I and Nurse Aide II.

Nurse Aide – C45840H1

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Program Requirements

This program is offered only to Seniors. A CPR certification and immunizations are required. This program does not have any testing requirements.

A mandatory meeting will be held on May 18th, 2016 at 6:00 p.m.

Course Schedule

SEM. COURSE NAME DAYS TIMES FTCC Credit H.S UNIT
H-Honors
S-Standard
Fall NAS 101 Nurse Aide I M-TH (1st 8 wks) 2:00-4:30~ 6 2 S
MT (2nd 8 wks) 2:00-4:30~
TH (2nd Wks) 2:00-8:00~
MED 120 Surv of Med. Term. Online Online 3 1 S
Spring NAS 102 Nurse Aide II** MT 1:00-4:30~ 6 2 S
TTH  1:00-8:00~

**Course prerequisites apply
~Indicates a class for which students will have to provide their own transportation at least one way.

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Course Descriptions

Textbooks

Uniform Required

Textbook prices and information are available by logging on to WebAdvisor or by visiting the FTCC Online Bookstore. Students are responsible for purchasing their own textbooks, supplies, and other class materials.

 

Office Assistant

The Office Assistant certificate program is designed to give individuals the opportunity to acquire basic skills necessary for entry-level employment in today’s modern office. This certificate program covers keyboarding, records management, word processing, and office software applications.

Credit obtained in these courses transfers directly into the FTCC Associate Degree in Office Administration program.

Office Assistant – C25370H1

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Program Requirements

This program does not have any testing requirements.

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Course Schedule

SEM. COURSE NAME DAYS TIMES FTCC
Credit
H.S UNIT
H-Honors
S-Standard
Fall OST 131 Keyboarding MW (1st 8 wks) 1:00-2:50 2 1 S
OST 136^ Word Processing MW (2nd 8wks) 1:00-2:50 3 1 S
OST 164 Text Editing App TTH 1:00-2:50 3 1 S
Spring OST 137 Office Software App MW 1:00-2:50 3 1 S
OST 184 Records Man TTH 1:00-2:50 3 1 S

^ Articulated course
**Course prerequisites apply

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Course Descriptions

Textbooks

Textbook prices and information are available by logging on to WebAdvisor or by visiting the FTCC Online Bookstore. Students are responsible for purchasing their own textbooks, supplies, and other class materials.

Photovoltaic Systems (Intro)

The Intro to Photovoltaic Systems program provides training for persons interested in the installation and maintenance of electrical systems that convert solar energy into electricity with photovoltaic (PV) technologies. Topics include site analysis for system integration, building codes, electrical specifications, PV system components, and array design.

Credit obtained in these courses transfers directly into the FTCC Associate Degree in Electrical Systems Technology program.

Intro to Photovoltaic Systems – C35130H2

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Program Requirements

This program does not have any testing requirements.

Course Schedule

SEM. COURSE NAME DAYS TIMES FTCC Credit H.S UNIT
H-Honors
S-Standard
Fall ELC 118 National Electric Code MW 1:00-2:50 2 1 H
 ELC 220 Photovoltaic Systems Tech TTH 1:00-2:50 3 1 S
Spring ELC 221 Adv. PV Systems Tech** MW 1:00-2:50 3 1 S
ACA 120 Career Assessment (1st 8 Wks) TTH 1:00-2:50 1 1 S
ELC 229 Applications Project Online Online 2 1 S
Concurrent ELC 112 DC/AC Electricity Concurrent Concurrent 5 1 S

** Course prerequisites apply

Note: Priority enrollment for these courses will go to students enrolled in the Academy of Green Technology program at Douglas Byrd High School.

For more details, please view the full program document here.

Course Descriptions

Textbooks

Textbook prices and information are available by logging on to WebAdvisor or by visiting the FTCC Online Bookstore. Students are responsible for purchasing their own textbooks, supplies, and other class materials.

 

Plumbing (Basic)

This certificate program is designed to prepare individuals for entry-level positions in plumbing. Course work includes fundamental practices in plumbing assembly and repair and in basic plumbing codes. Opportunities for employment as plumbing assistants and as parts supply clerks exist throughout the area.

Basic Plumbing – C35300H1

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Program Requirements

This is a two year program. This program does not have any testing requirements.

Course Schedule

SEMESTER COURSE NAME FTCC Credit H.S UNIT
H-Honors
S-Standard
Concurrent PLU 110 Modern Plumbing 9 3 S
BPR 130 Blueprint Reading 3 1 S
PLU 140 Intro to Plumbing Codes 2 1 S
PLU 150 Plumbing Diagrams** 2 1 S

**Course prerequisites apply.

Note: This certificate is offered concurrently. These courses are offered at varying times throughout the day/evening and transportation for this program is not guaranteed through the CCS system.

For more details, please view the full program document here.

Course Descriptions

Textbooks

Textbook prices and information are available by logging on to WebAdvisor or by visiting the FTCC Online Bookstore. Students are responsible for purchasing their own textbooks, supplies, and other class materials.

PYTHON Programming

The PYTHON programming certificate is designed to prepare individuals for employment as programmers in PYTHON through study and applications in computer concepts, logic, and programming procedures using the PYTHON programming language.

Students will solve business computer problems through programming techniques and procedures using the PYTHON language.

Upon completion of this program, a student will have the necessary PYTHON skills for an entry level PYTHON programming position in business, industry, and government organizations.

PYTHON programming – C25590H8

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SAT, ACT, PLAN, or PSAT test scores are required.

Course Schedule

SEMESTER
(16 WKS)
COURSE NAME
Fall CTS 110 Web, Pgm, and DB Foundation
CIS 115 Intro to Prog & Logic
Spring *CSC 121 Python Programming
**CSC 221 Advanced Python Programming

*First eight weeks
**Second eight weeks

For more details, please view the full program document here.

Course Descriptions

Textbooks

Textbook prices and information are available by logging on to WebAdvisor or by visiting the FTCC Online Bookstore. Students are responsible for purchasing their own textbooks, supplies, and other class materials.

Private Investigations/Loss Prevention

The Private Investigations/Loss Prevention Certificate program provides an in-depth study of Private and Corporate Security and Loss Prevention.

Topics include Loss Prevention, Threat Assessment, and High-Risk Event Planning.

This program prepares the student with additional knowledge required for employment as a Private Investigator, Loss Prevention Specialist or Corporate Security Specialist.

Private Investigations/Loss Prevention Certificate – C55180H3

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Textbooks

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Simulation & Game Development Basics

The Simulation and Game Development program introduces students to the skills they would need for entry-level positions in the field. Students will learn about designing simulation, game programming, and 3D modeling.

Credit obtained in these courses transfers directly into the FTCC Associate Degree in Simulation and Game Development program.

Simulation and Game Development Basics – C25450H1

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Program Requirements

This program does not have any testing requirements.

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Course Schedule

SEM. COURSE NAME DAYS TIMES FTCC
Credit
H.S UNIT
H-Honors
S-Standard
Fall SGD 111 Intro. to SGD M-F (1st 8wks) 1:00-2:50 3 1 S
SGD 114 3D Modeling  M-F (2nd 8wks) 1:00-2:50 3 1 S
Spring SGD 112 SGD Design M-F (1st 8wks) 1:00-2:50 3 1 S
SGD 113 SGD Programming  M-F (2nd 8wks) 1:00-2:50 3 1 S

Note: Priority enrollment for these courses will go to students enrolled in the Academy of Information Technology programs at Pine Forest and Gray’s Creek High Schools.

For more details, please view the full program document here

Course Descriptions

Textbooks

Textbook prices and information are available by logging on to WebAdvisor or by visiting the FTCC Online Bookstore. Students are responsible for purchasing their own textbooks, supplies, and other class materials.

Societal Topics

The Criminal Justice Societal Topics Certificate program provides a study of the sociological analysis of deviant and criminal behavior, with the understanding of how the criminal justice system achieves to stop land handle social problems.

Topics include crime and the criminal justice system.

This program prepares the student with additional knowledge required for employment within the criminal justice system.

Societal Topics Certificate – C555180H4

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Course Descriptions

Textbooks

Textbook prices and information are available by logging on to WebAdvisor or by visiting the FTCC Online Bookstore. Students are responsible for purchasing their own textbooks, supplies, and other class materials.

Welding Technology (Basic)

This evening certificate program is designed to give individuals the opportunity to acquire fundamental skills in welding. Course work includes electrode welding and cutting processes and welding symbols and specification. Excellent employment opportunities as entry-level welding apprentices industry, manufacturing and construction exist throughout the region.

Credit obtained in these courses transfers directly into the FTCC Welding Technology Diploma program.

Basic Welding Technology – C50420H1

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Program Requirements

This program does not have any testing requirements.

Course Schedule

Offered concurrently ONLY.

SEMESTER COURSE NAME FTCC Credit H.S UNIT
H-Honors
S-Standard
Concurrent WLD 110 Cutting Processes 2 1 S
WLD 115 SMAW (Stick) Plate 5 2 S
WLD 121 GMAW (MIG) FCAW/Plate 4 1 S
WLD 131 GTAW (TIG) Plate 4 1 S

Note: This certificate is offered concurrently. These courses are offered at varying times throughout the day/evening and transportation for this program is not guaranteed through the CCS system.

For more details, please view the full program document here.

Course Descriptions

Textbooks

Textbook prices and information are available by logging on to WebAdvisor or by visiting the FTCC Online Bookstore. Students are responsible for purchasing their own textbooks, supplies, and other class materials.