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.

IT - Diploma

IT - Diploma (D25590D)

The IT Diploma offers several courses from the IT  2-year AAS degree and is offered as a Career and College Promise (CCP) Pathway for eligible high school students. Course work includes development of a student's ability to communicate and solve technical issues at a basic level in the areas of support services, interactive media, network systems, programming and software development, and other emerging technologies based on the selected area of study.

IT - Simulation & Game Design Fundamentals Certificate

The Simulation & Game Design Fundamentals Certificate is also offered as a Career and College Promise (CCP) Pathway for eligible high school students. Course work includes an introduction to simulation and game development. Beyond the introduction the certificate focuses on design, 3D modeling, and programming while using the various graphics design tools available. This certificate should prepare students for an entry level positions for designing simulation projects and gaming projects.

 

 

IT - Software Specialist

The Software Specialist Certificate is also offered as a Career and College Promise (CCP) Pathway for eligible high school students. Course work includes development of a student's ability to communicate and solve technical issues at a basic level in the areas of support services, interactive media, network systems, programming and software development, and other emerging technologies based on the selected area of study.

IT - Web Design & 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.

Mechatronics Engineering Technology

This curriculum is designed to prepare students through the study and application of principles from mathematics, natural sciences, and technology and applied processes.

Course work will prepare students to use basic engineering principles and technical skills in developing and testing automated, servomechanical, and other electromechanical systems. The program includes instruction in prototype testing, manufacturing and operational testing, systems analysis and maintenance procedures.

Medical Office Administration - Coding Specialist

This curriculum prepares individuals for employment in medical and other health-care related offices.


Course work will include medical terminology; information systems; office management; medical coding, billing and insurance; legal and ethical issues; and formatting and word processing. Students will learn administrative and support functions and develop skills applicable in medical environments.

Medical Office Administration - General

This curriculum prepares individuals for employment in medical and other health-care related offices.

Course work will include medical terminology; information systems; office management; medical coding, billing and insurance; legal and ethical issues; and formatting and word processing. Students will learn administrative and support functions and develop skills applicable in medical environments.

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