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Randolph Community College Archives and Special Collections

The Archives Collection includes manuscripts, records, publications, photographs, art, and memorabilia related to the history of the institution.

RCC Curriculum Programs History

1962 - Randolph Industrial Education Center Initial Programs

 

  • Automotive Mechanics-Diploma
  • Machine Shop-Diploma
  • Drafting-Diploma
  • Electronics Technology-Diploma
  • Electrical Technology-Diploma
  • Welding-Diploma

1963 - Knitter-Fixer Program - First Satellite Campus - Page Street School, Troy, NC (Phased Out - 1967)

1964

  • Fundamentals Learning Laboratory (High School Equivalency Diploma)
  • Electrical Installation and Maintenance-Diploma
  • Farm Machinery Mechanics-Diploma
  • Mechanical Drafting-Diploma
  • Architectural Drafting-Diploma
  • Practical Nurse Education-Diploma
  • Agricultural Business Technology-Diploma

1965 - First Associate in Applied Science Degrees awarded.  The Industrial Education Center only awarded diplomas and certificates previously.

1965 (October) - Randolph Industrial Education Center becomes Randolph Technical Institute

1966

  • Electronics Engineering Technology
  • Radio and Television Servicing

1967

  • Executive Secretarial Science
  • Interior Design

1968

  • Furniture Design Technology
  • Photography Technology

1969

  • Business Administration
  • Commercial Graphics

1970

  • UNCG Extension Program (Forerunner of College Transfer)

1971

  • Associate in General Education (College Transfer through UNCG partnership)
  • Floral Design and Management

1972

  • Accounting
  • General Office Technology
  • Industrial Mechanics
  • Legal Secretary
  • Mechanical Drafting and Design Technology

1973

  • Executive Secretary

1974

  • Photofinishing Specialist

1977

  • Industrial Machinist-Certificate
  • Industrial Welding-Certificate

1978

  • Teacher Associate
  • Teacher Aide (Diploma)
  • Teacher Aide (Certificate)

1979 - Randolph Technical Institute becomes Randolph Technical College

1979

  • Automotive Body Repair
  • Photography Generalist
  • Photography Technology (Concentrations in Commercial Photography, Photojournalism, and Portrait Studio Management)

1980

  • Developmental Studies

1981

  • Floral Design and Commercial Horticulture
  • Industrial Electrician

1982

  • Associate Degree in Nursing for the LPN
  • Electronic Data Processing-Business
  • Child Care Worker

1983

  • Business Computer Programming

1984 - Randolph Technical College Opens Extension Office in Archdale - Initially offers Continuing Education courses

1985

  • Word Processing (Certificate)
  • Basic Law Enforcement Training (Began as Continuing Education certificate program - 1973)

1986

  • Industrial Electricity
  • Photoelectronics

1987

  • Computer Office Automation Technology
  • Photographic Technology (Concentration in Biomedical Photography)

1988 - Randolph Technical College becomes Randolph Community College

1989

  • Administrative Office Technology
  • College Preparatory Studies (formerly Developmental Studies)
  • Desktop Publishing
  • Floriculture
  • Criminal Justice-Protective Services Technology

1990 - Randolph Community College Opens Archdale Center - Initially Offers Continuing Education Programs

1992

  • Microcomputer Systems Technology
  • Business Administration-Immured Program (Diploma)
  • Real Estate Appraisal (Certificate)

1992 - First curriculum courses offered at Archdale Center

1995

  • Emergency Medical Science
  • Industrial Electrical/Electronics Technician

1997

  • Advertising & Graphic Design (formerly Commercial Graphics)
  • Archaeological & Historical Preservation Technology
  • Associate in Arts (College Transfer)
  • Criminal Justice Technology (formerly Criminal Justice-Protective Services Technology)
  • Emergency Medical Science (Cooperative Program with Guilford Technical Community College)
  • General Occupational Technology
  • Health Care Technology (Certificate)
  • Industrial Maintenance Technology
  • Information Systems
  • Manufacturing Technology:
    • Concentration in Plastics (Cooperative Program with Davidson County Community College)
  • Office Systems Technology
  • Rehabilitation Assistant (Diploma)
  • Speech-Language Pathology Assisting (Cooperative Program with Forsyth Technical Community College)

1998

  • Associate in Arts (College Transfer):
    • Pre-majors offered in Business Administration, Business Education & Marketing Education, English, History, Psychology, Social Science Secondary Education, and Sociology
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Electric Lineman Technology (Collaborative Program with Nash Community College)
  • Fire Protection Technology (Cooperative Program with Guilford Technical Community College)
  • Physical Therapist Assistant (Cooperative Program with Guilford Technical Community College)

1999

  • Business Administration:  Banking & Finance Concentration
  • Information Systems:  Network and Administrative Support Concentration
  • Nursing Assistant (Certificate) for Huskins Students Only
  • Spanish Interpreter Education

2000

  • Historic Preservation Technology

2001

  • Community Spanish Interpreter

2003

  • Early Childhood Education:  Teacher Associate Concentration (Terminated 2008)
  • Radiography

2004

  • Biotechnology (Collaborative Program with Alamance Community College; Terminated 2014)

2005

  • Associate in Arts: Pre-major Business Administration
  • Funeral Service Education (Collaborative Agreement with Fayetteville Technical Community College)
  • Global Logistics (Collaborative Program with Lenoir Community College; Terminated agreement 2012)
  • Industrial Systems Technology

2006

  • Computer Information Technology
  • Networking Technology

2007

  • Associate in Arts:  Pre-major in Business Administration, Accounting, Economics, Finance, and Marketing
  • Associate in General Education
  • Healthcare Management Technology

2008

  • Entrepreneurship
  • University Center of Randolph County:
    • Greensboro College:  Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice       
    • Pfeiffer University:  Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education
    • Salem College:  Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

2009

  • Cosmetology
  • Industrial Engineering Technology
  • Office Administration

2010

  • Associate in Arts:
    • Pre-majors in Criminal Justice, Engineering, English, English Education, Health Education, History, Information Systems, Liberal Studies, Middle Grades Education, Nursing, Physical Education, Political Science, Psychology, Social Science Secondary Education, Social Work, Sociology, Special Education
  • Associate in Science (College Transfer)
  • Associate in Science:  Engineering Pre-Major
  • Medical Office Administration
  • University Center of Randolph County:
    • Pfeiffer University (Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice)

2011

  • Collision Repair and Refinishing Technology (formerly Automotive Body Repair)
  • Computer-Integrated Machining (formerly Machining Technology)
  • Medical Assisting (Moved to Archdale Center)
  • University Center of Randolph County:
    • Pfeiffer University (Master of Science in Special Education)
  • Welding Technology:  Diploma (Moved to Archdale Center)

2012

  • Business Administration: Human Resource Management Concentration
  • Cosmetology Instructor (Certificate)
  • Global Logistics (Moved to Archdale Center)
  • Manicuring/Nail Technology (Certificate)
  • Nursing Assistant
  • University Center of Randolph County: 
    • Carolinas Graduate School of Divinity (Master of Arts in Ministry and Master of Divinity)
    • North Carolina A&T State University (Bachelor of Science Degree in Electronics Technology)
    • Winston-Salem State University (Bachelor of Science in Nursing)

2013

  • Business Administration: Customer Service Concentration
  • Mechatronics Engineering Technology
     

2014 - Randolph Community College Opens Randleman Center

2015

  • Computer Technology Integration: Support Specialist, Network Management Specialist, and Cyber Security Specialist
  • Human Services Technology