in 1963, Carteret Community College is one of 59 institutions comprising
the N.C. Community College System. Located in Morehead City, N.C., the
college lies on the shores of the beautiful Bogue Sound -- part of the
Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway.
In the early years, the college offered a limited number of vocational
technical courses such as marine diesel, small engine repair, air conditioning
and heating, and electrical. Today, the college features a wide-range
of educational, technical and vocational programs.
With more than 100 courses to choose from, students can pursue programs
leading to a certificate, diploma or associate degree. The courses of
study include: Aquaculture, Basic Law Enforcement, Business Administration,
Construction Trades, Cosmetology, Criminal Justice, Culinary Technology,
Early Childhood Associate/Teacher Associate, Electrical/Electronics, Emergency
Medical/Paramedic, Esthetics, Fine Arts, Firefighter Training, Information
Systems, Interior Design, Internet Technologies, Healthcare Management,
Hotel and Restaurant Management, Marine Propulsion, Office Systems Technology,
Paralegal Technology, Photographic Technology, Therapeutic Massage, Therapeutic
Recreation, Welding, and a wide range of Health Science programs.
The college transfer curriculum is one of the most popular programs, and
enables students to obtain an associate in arts or associate in science
degree and transfer to a four-year institution. Additionally, the college
offers a variety of Corporate and Community Education courses to provide
general education opportunities for upgrading job skills, gaining certification,
and satisfying personal interests. These courses are offered on a continual
basis, and include: several pre-licensing courses, computer applications,
desktop publishing, First Aid/CPR, emergency medical technician certification,
and a variety of Basic Skills courses.
The student body consists of approximately 1,900 curriculum and 4,500
continuing education students, reflecting a rich diversity of age, income,
ethnicity and educational background.
Accredited by the Southern Association Colleges and Schools since 1974,
the college has 130 full-time and 248 part-time employees who provide
quality education, training and support. Using innovative means of instruction
such as telecourses and Internet-based courses, the college is committed
to creating an accessible positive learning environment.
As a central part of the community, the college also works closely with
numerous community agencies such as the Chamber of Commerce, Tourism Development
Board and the Economic Development Council to encourage economic growth
in the area. One of the college's newest programs includes Hotel and Restaurant
Management training to support the area's number one hospitality and tourism
Together with N.C. State University, the college also has the Center
for Marine Sciences and Technology located on CCC property, which has
allowed the college to expand its Associate in Science and Aquaculture
Technology degree programs.
The college also recently completed constructing two new buildings that
will expand the Business Technologies, Health Science and Marine Technology
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