Professional and Technical
Professional and Technical Programs prepare students for entry-level jobs in paraprofessional fields. With experience, many technicians move into professional and managerial positions.
Associate in Applied Science Degree Programs
Most professional and technical programs are two years in duration and must contain a general education core of 15 credit hours.
The core must include two communication courses and at least one course from each of the following areas: humanities/fine arts, social/behavioral sciences, and natural sciences/mathematics. When certain conditions are met, the following technical programs are available at Brunswick Community College and lead to an Associate in Applied Science degree.
When certain conditions are met, the following professional and technical programs are available at Brunswick Community College and lead to diplomas.
When certain conditions are met, the following professional and technical programs are available at Brunswick Community College and lead to certificates.
Early Childhood Education - Birth-Kindergarten (B-K) Teaching Licensure Transfer Option - Associate Degree (A55220L)The Early Childhood Education curriculum prepares individuals to work with children from birth through eight in diverse learning environments. Students will combine learned theories with practice in actual settings with young children under the supervision ... Learn More
Bilateral Articulation Agreements
Select Professional and Technical Programs at the College have formed bilateral agreements with various public and private four-year institutions for the transferability of entire Associate in Applied Science degrees. These agreements are of great benefit to students within these programs, as they often provide students an opportunity to enter a four-year institution with a junior status.
North Carolina Wesleyan College, The University of Mt. Olive, and UNC Pembroke have agreements to offer four-year degree opportunities to any BCC Professional and Technical Programs graduate.
Additionally, the bilateral agreements limited to specific programs of study at the College are detailed in each applicable program of study’s section in the catalog.
- Accounting With UNC Greensboro
- Aquaculture Technology with UNC Wilmington
- Biotechnology with UNC Greensboro
- Business Administration with UNC Greensboro and Lees McRae College
- Early Childhood Education with UNC Greensboro, UNC Wilmington, and Barton College
- Health and Fitness Science with UNC Pembroke and UNCW
- Health Information Technology with UNC Greensboro; pending approval with UNC Wilmington and East Carolina University
- Information Systems with UNC Greensboro
- Criminal Justice Technology with Lees McRae College, NC Wesleyan, UNC Pembroke, and Fayetteville State University
Transfer Opportunities within the Professional & Technical Programs
While other Professional & Technical Programs are not covered by the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (CAA) or the Independent Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (ICAA) like the Associate in Arts, Associate in Science, and Associate of Engineering programs, all of the College’s Professional and Technical Programs contain Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC) courses, which are guaranteed to transfer to a UNC-system institution, provided that a student makes a “C” or better in the course. (Courses covered under the CAA and ICAA are identified within the course description section of this Catalog.)
The Early Childhood Education Program is also covered under a statewide Transfer Articulation Agreement for students wanting to pursue a Bachelor’s Degree Birth- Kindergarten teaching licensure program or a Bachelor’s Degree in a related Early Education non-licensure program. See the requirements of this Articulation Agreement under the Early Childhood Education Program within this catalog.