Welcome and thank you for visiting the Division of Business & Applied Technologies at Vance-Granville Community College. The purpose of the Business & Applied Technologies Division is to provide technical training for students beyond the high school level; to provide the work force with qualified, well-educated graduates; and stay abreast of the latest developments in the work world so that Vance-Granville Community College graduates can enter a work environment already prepared.

With these purposes in mind, the Business & Applied Technologies Division designs programs to meet the needs of three types of students, including (1) students pursuing an Associate in Applied Science Degree and who plan to enter the job market after graduation; (2) students taking specific courses to assist them with their current job or to assist them with career advancement and (3) students seeking the training and skill needed to perform many of the trades that are needed in our society today.

The Business & Applied Technologies Division offers a variety of training opportunities with flexible scheduling and varied instructional methodologies. The Associate of Applied Science Degree is offered in 16 programs. Certificate are offered in 19 programs & there are another 7 Diploma programs offered.

Feel free to browse through the website and see which of these areas may have strong appeal for you. Remember, if you enjoy what you are doing, you'll probably be very good at it, and that usually means success will follow. So, somewhere between Accounting and Welding we hope you find that special field that will lead you to success.

Well-prepared faculty are essential in the overall scheme of the educational profession. The Business & Applied Technologies Division has a highly qualified staff, who are continually taking courses, attending workshops and conferences, obtaining and maintaining certifications as well as reading correspondence in an effort to provide students with updated information available in the job market. Flexible scheduling affords students the opportunity to elect day or evening classes to complete their degree, contingent upon their respective programs and individual needs. We invite you personally to explore our website for additional information regarding the Business & Applied Technologies Division at Vance-Granville Community College. We also encourage you to contact us directly should you desire additional information. The dean's office is located on the Main Campus in Building 7, room 7304 and the division administrative assistant's office is in room 7305. Again, thank you for your interest and we hope you will consider Vance-Granville Community College for your educational needs.

Electrical Systems Technology

The Electrical Systems Technology curriculum is designed to provide training for persons interested in the installation and maintenance of electrical systems found in residential, commercial, and industrial facilities.

Course work, most of which is hands-on, will include such topics as AC/DC theory, basic wiring practices, programmable logic controllers, industrial motor controls, applications of the National Electric Code, and other subjects as local needs require.

Electronics Engineering Technology

Think about the number of high-tech devices you own and use. Computers, cell phones, mp3 players, GPS devices, video game consoles, even the appliances in your kitchen have electronic components controlling them. Someone out there is designing these devices. Someone out there is repairing them. Someone out there is programming them. Someone out there is getting paid to do all these things. That someone could be you.

Electronics Engineering Technology-Certificate

Think about the number of high-tech devices you own and use. Computers, cell phones, mp3 players, GPS devices, video game consoles, even the appliances in your kitchen have electronic components controlling them. Someone out there is designing these devices. Someone out there is repairing them. Someone out there is programming them. Someone out there is getting paid to do all these things. That someone could be you.

Front Line Management

The Business Administration curriculum is designed to introduce students to the various aspects of the free enterprise system. Students will be provided with a fundamental knowledge of business functions, processes, and an understanding of business organizations in today's global economy.

Course work includes business concepts such as accounting, business law, economics, management and marketing. Skills related to the application of these concepts are developed through the study of computer applications, communication, team building, and decision making.

Global Supply Chain

The Global Logistics Technology curriculum prepares individuals for a multitude of career opportunities in distribution, transportation and manu facturing organizations. Classroom instruction, field of study experiences
and practical laboratory applications of logistics management and global technology capabilities are included in the program of study.

Course work includes computer applications, accounting, business law, economics, management, industrial sciences, and international studies. Students will solve different levels of logistics-related problems through

Industrial Wiring

The Electrical Systems Technology curriculum is designed to provide training for persons interested in the installation and maintenance of electrical systems found in residential, commercial, and industrial facilities.

Course work, most of which is hands-on, will include such topics as AC/DC theory, basic wiring practices, programmable logic controllers, industrial motor controls, applications of the National Electric Code, and
other subjects as local needs require.

IT - Business Support Track

The Information Technology (IT) curriculum prepares graduates for employment as designers, testers, support technicians, administrators, developers, or programmers with organizations that use computers to design, process, manage, and communicate information, depending on the technical path selected within this curriculum.

IT - Cisco Networking Certificate

IT -CISCO Networking Certificate
The IT - CISCO Networking Certificate will prepare students for job placement in technical support, help desk, and both network and security administration positions to name a few. Focus is on networking techniques as well as establishing and maintaining secure networks by protecting systems and identifying security threats via the CISCO Academy. The content of this program is designed tohelp prepare students for various certification testings.

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