Associate in Fine Arts

The Associate in Fine Arts - Visual Arts (AFA) degree shall be granted for a planned program of study consisting of a minimum of 60-61 semester hours of credit (SHC) of college transfer courses, with a specialization of visual arts. Within the degree program, the institution shall include opportunities for the achievement of competence in reading, writing, oral communication, fundamental mathematical skills, as well as Art History and multi-dimensional design.

Courses are approved for transfer through the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (CAA).

Histotechnology

This curriculum provides individuals with the knowledge and skills necessary to prepare tissue specimens for microscopic examination using various stains and dyes to identify tissue and cell structures.

Course work emphasizes scientific concepts related to laboratory testing, quality assurance, histology, microscopy, and other related topics.

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.

Welding Technology

The Welding Technology curriculum provides students with a sound understanding of the science, technology, and applications essential for successful employment in the welding and metalworking industry.

Instruction includes consumable and non-consumable electrode welding and cutting processes. Courses may include math, print reading, metal-lurgy, welding inspection, and destructive and non-destructive testing providing the student with industry-standard skills developed through classroom training and practical application.

RIBN (ADN/BSN)

The RIBN Regionally Increasing Baccalaureate Nurses program allows a student to be co-admitted to VGCC and NC A&T State University for 4 years.  During Year 1, the student takes general education courses at VGCC towards the ADN and BSN degrees.  Years 2-3 are when the student is enrolled in the ADN program at VGCC.  The student also takes one online class at NC A&T per semester during Years 1-3.  At the end of Year 3, the student gradautes from the ADN program at VGCC and proceeds to obtain a license as an RN.  Ye

LPN to ADN Transition Program

Our LPN to ADN Transition Program, which is designed for the current LPN to obtain licensure as a Registered Nurse, admits students each Summer.  Students applying to the Transition Program must have 6 months experience as a LPN and must pass a required entrance exam for admission.

The LPN to ADN Transition program is a selective admission program and therefore has it's own admission process in addition to the college application.  Students are advised to apply early! 

Radiography

Mission Statement:

The mission of the Vance-Granville Community College Radiography Program is to provide our students with a comprehensive education in radiography by which to prepare them to enter the radiographic profession as a competent entry-level radiographer.

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