Programs of Study

Coastal Carolina Community College awards associate degrees in arts, fine arts, engineering, and sciences for students who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university after completing a full two-year program of study. Associate degrees in applied sciences, diploma programs, and certificate programs are offered for students who plan to enter the workforce upon graduation. All College programs of study leading to two-year degrees are designed to ensure competence in reading, writing, oral communication, and fundamental mathematical skills. Students entering programs, not prepared to begin study in required college-level courses, must prepare themselves in appropriate developmental courses.

Coastal Carolina Community College offers the following programs of study. The courses listed in each curriculum are required. However, they may not always be taught during the semester indicated. A student should confer with his or her educational academic counselor concerning course schedules. A schedule of courses offered will be published each semester. The College reserves the right to postpone offering a curriculum which has an insufficient number of applicants.

College/University Transfer Programs

For more information about college transfer programs, the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement, and application to a university, visit the College Transfer Information page.

Associate in Arts Degree (A.A.)

The Associate in Arts Degree program prepares students to transfer courses or the degree in its entirety to a four-year senior institution. This program is designed for students who wish to earn a baccalaureate degree in a liberal arts discipline or professional discipline.

Associate in Science Degree (A.S.)

The Associate in Science Degree program prepares students to transfer courses or the degree in its entirety to a four-year senior institution. This program is designed for students who wish to earn a baccalaureate degree in a science-related or math-related discipline.

Associate in Engineering Degree (A.E.)

The Associate in Engineering Degree program prepares students to transfer courses or the degree in its entirety to a four-year senior institution. This program is designed for  students who wish to earn a baccalaureate degree in engineering.

Associate in Fine Arts Degree in Music (A.F.A.)

The Associate in Fine Arts in Music degree shall be granted for a planned program of study consisting of a minimum of 64-65 semester hours of college transfer courses. Within the degree program, the institution shall include opportunities for the achievement of competence in reading, writing, oral communication, fundamental mathematical skills, and basic computer use.

Associate in Fine Arts Degree in Theatre (A.F.A.)

The Associate in Fine Arts in Theatre degree shall be granted for a planned program of study consisting of a minimum of 60 semester hours of college transfer courses. Within the degree program, the institution shall include opportunities for the achievement of competence in reading, writing, oral communication, fundamental mathematical skills, and basic computer use.

Associate in Fine Arts Degree in Visual Arts (A.F.A.)

The Associate in Fine Arts in Visual Arts degree shall be granted for a planned program of study consisting of a minimum of 60 semester hours of college transfer courses. Within the degree program, the institution shall include opportunities for the achievement of competence in reading, writing, oral communication, fundamental mathematical skills, and basic computer use.

Associate in General Education Nursing (A.G.E.)

The Associate in General Education (AGE)-Nursing is designed for students who wish to begin their study toward the Associate in Nursing degree and a Baccalaureate degree in Nursing as based on Blocks 1 through 3 of the Uniform Articulation Agreement.


Associate in Applied Science Degrees, Diplomas, and Certificates

Associate in Applied Science Degrees (A.A.S.)

Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) programs are designed to provide entry-level employment training in technical areas. A.A.S. programs range from 64 to 76 semester credit hours. A full-time student can typically complete one of these programs in two years.

Associate in Applied Science Degree Programs

Curriculum Code Program Title Curriculum Code Program Title
A25100 Accounting A45340B Emergency Medical Science-Bridging*
A35100 Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Technology* A25330 Financial Services
A40100 Architectural Technology* A55240 Fire Protection Technology
A45110 Associate Degree Nursing* A45630 Health and Fitness Science
A25120 Business Administration/Entrepreneurship A25110 Hospitality Management*
A55180 Criminal Justice Technology A25590I Information Technology-Information Systems
A5518C Criminal Justice Technology- Forensic Science A25590P Information Technology-Computer Programming & Development
A55150 Culinary Arts* A25590N Information Technology-Network Management
A45260 Dental Hygiene* A25595W Information Technology-Web Administration & Design
A55220 Early Childhood Education A45420 Medical Laboratory Technology*
A40200 Electronics Engineering Technology* A25310 Medical Office Administration
A55460 Emergency Management A25370 Office Administration
A45340 Emergency Medical Science* A25380 Paralegal Technology

*Specific admission procedures are required for entry into these programs. Many of the limited enrollment programs may have additional admission procedures or deadlines. Contact the Admissions Office for more information.


Diplomas

Diploma programs are designed to provide entry-level employment training. Diploma programs range from 36 to 48 semester credit hours and can usually be completed by a full-time student within one calendar year. Associate degree level courses within a diploma program may also be applied toward an A.A.S. degree program.

Diploma Programs

Curriculum Code Program Title Curriculum Code Program Title
D35100 Air Conditioning, Heating, & Refrigeration Technology* D40200 Electronics Engineering Technology*
D40100 Architectural Technology* D55460 Emergency Management
D60160 Automotive Systems Technology* D55240 Fire Protection Technology
D60130 Collision Repair and Refinishing Technology* D45630 Health and Fitness Science
D55140 Cosmetology* D25110 Hospitality Management*
D55150 Culinary Arts* D25380 Paralegal Technology
D45240 Dental Assisting* D45660 Practical Nursing*
D60460 Diesel and Heavy Equipment Technology* D45740 Surgical Technology*
D55220 Early Childhood Education D50420 Welding Technology*
D35130 Electrical Systems Technology*

*Specific admission procedures are required for entry into these programs. Many of the limited enrollment programs may have additional admission procedures or deadlines. Contact the Admissions Office for more information.


Certificates

Certificate programs are designed to provide short-term focused entry-level employment training. Certificate programs range from 12 to 18 semester credit hours and can usually be completed within one to four semesters. Certificate courses may also be applied toward a related diploma or A.A.S. degree program.

Certificate Programs

Curriculum Code Program Title Curriculum Code Program Title
C40200A Adv. Electronics Applications* C55240A Fire Investigator Level
C40100 Arch Drafting and Design I* C55240D Fire Supervisor
C40100A Arch Drafting and Design II* C45630 Health and Fitness Science
C60160 Auto Systems Technology* C35100C Heating & Cooling Systems*
C60160E Auto Systems Technology-Engine Performance* C60460C Heavy Duty Truck Systems*
C60160P Auto Systems Technology-Powertrain* C25110F Hospitality Food and Beverage Specialist*
C60160U Auto Systems Technology-Undercar* C25110M Hospitality Manager*
C40200 Basic Electronics* C25110 Hospitality Specialist*
C55120 Basic Law Enforcement Training* C25110A Hospitality Supervisor I*
C35100B Basic Refrigeration* C25110B Hospitality Supervisor II*
C25100P Bookkeeper/Payroll Clerk C35100D HVAC Designs and Installation*
C50420C Certified Welder* C55240B Incident Command Level
C60130H Collision Repair Advanced* C25100B Income Tax Preparer
C60130G Collision Repair Intermediate* C35130B Industrial Electrical Systems Tech*
C60130F Collision Repair Introductory* C25590I Information Systems
C60130E Collision Repair and Refinishing Technology* C25380L Litigation Legal Assistant
C50420B Combination Welder* C25380S Legal Secretary
C35100E Comfort Cooling* C55400 Manicuring/Nail Technology*
C35130A Commercial Electrical Systems* C25310B Medical Document Specialist
C40200C Computer Technology* C25310B Medical Insurance and Coding
C25380B Corporate Law Legal Assistant C25310A Medical Transcription
C55160 Cosmetology Instructor* C60460B Med/Heavy Duty Drive Train*
C25370A Customer Service C60460A Med/Heavy Duty Power Train*
C60460 Diesel and Heavy Equipment Tech* C25590N Network Management
C40100B Digital Design C25370 Office Software
C55220A Early Childhood Admin C55150A Professional Culinarian I*
C55220 Early Childhood Education C55150B Professional Culinarian II*
C55460 Emergency Management C55150D Professional Chef*
C55460A EM: Administration C55150C Professional Sous-Chef*
C55460I EM: Infrastructure C25380R Real Property Legal Assistant
C55460M EM: Mitigation and Preparedness C35130 Residential Electrical Systems*
C55460P EM: Planning C35100R Residential Technician*
C55460R EM: Response and Recovery C50420A Structural Welder*
C55240 Fire Protection General Level C25590W Web Administration & Design
C55240C Fire Protection General Level 2

*Specific admission procedures are required for entry into these programs. Many of the limited enrollment programs may have additional admission procedures or deadlines. Contact the Admissions Office for more information.