The Academic Programs Section provides leadership, assistance, and consultation to colleges in the areas of curriculum development, approval, criteria and standards, and competencies for academic and technical curriculum programs. A major function also includes consultation to colleges concerning professional development and faculty/staff training.
Success in today’s global economy may require a two-or four-year degree, a certificate or diploma. Through Career & College Promise (CCP), qualified high-school-age students in North Carolina have the opportunity to pursue these options, tuition free, while they are in high school, allowing them to get a jumpstart on their workplace and college preparation.
Career and College Ready Graduate Alignment Partnership (CCRGAP)
The State Board of Community Colleges (SBCC) in consultation with the State Board of Education(SBOE) is required, Section 10.13 of S.L. 2015-241, to develop a program that introduces the college developmental math, reading, and English curriculum in the high school senior year. High school seniors that are not career and college ready by the end of their junior year, will have opportunities for college remediation prior to high school graduation through cooperation with community college partners.
A sortable list of Colleges and the Code for each.
The Curriculum Procedures Reference Manual is a resource for colleges, which provides them with procedures for performing various Curriculum Management functions. Included in this manual is information about program applications, program terminations, electronic programs of study, course revisions, service areas, etc.
Colleges in the North Carolina Community College System offer more than 275 different certificate, diploma and associate curriculum program titles utilizing criteria set forth in the following curriculum standards. These titles are divided among eleven program areas.
NC Community College System Catalog
The Education Catalog provides information about offered curriculums and is updated monthly after the State Board meeting.
Requests for Proposal (RFPs)
The following Requests for Proposal (RFPs) are solicitations for legislative funding from various grants available. If funding is awarded, the resources will be used for Curriculum Improvement Projects (CIPs) in order to update and revise selected curriculum courses and standards.
Resources for CIS Curriculum Data Managers
Following is a list of recent action items performed by the Academic Programs section of the NCCCS, in response to SBCC (State Board of Community Colleges) and CRC (Curriculum Review Committee) curriculum approvals. College Curriculum Data Managers may use this list as a tool for updating their local libraries, including course changes, programs of study (POS), etc.