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July 21, 2015
Announcing Two New Evening Programs that can be completed in 7 semesters or less
WELDON, N.C. – The Evening Associate in Arts degree and the Associate in Applied Science in Criminal Justice Technology are designed for students who desire to complete their coursework in a short period of time and allows them to enroll in the programs at a time that is more convenient. Students will earn 9-10 credit hours each semester, including the summer session. These programs take into account the busy schedules of adults.

The Evening Associate in Arts degree is designed to students who desire to complete their general education course work toward their bachelorís degree and whose schedule does not allow them to enroll in a college transfer program due to scheduling conflicts. The Associate in Arts degree is a 60 Ė 61 semester hour program designed for students who want to pursue a bachelorís degree in one of the liberal arts disciplines: Accounting, business administration, art, criminal justice, elementary education, English, history, nursing, political science, psychology, social work, sociology and many others-or training at a professional school that requires a strong liberal arts background.

The Evening Associate in Applied Science Criminal Justice Technology degree is designed to provide knowledge of criminal justice systems and operations. Study will focus on local, state, and federal law enforcement, judicial processes, corrections, and security services. The criminal justice systemís role within society will be explored. This program is a 64-credit program.

Employment opportunities exist in a variety of local, state, and federal law enforcement, corrections, and security fields. Examples include police officer, deputy sheriff, county detention officer, state trooper, intensive probation/parole surveillance officer, correctional officer, and loss prevention specialist. Classes are typically scheduled between 4 p.m. and 9 p.m. on two-three evenings during the week. Classes for both programs are offered in a combination of seated, online and hybrid delivery methods, giving students an opportunity to earn all credits while working. A minimum of a 2.0 GPA is required for graduation. Financial aid is available to students who are eligible. Prospective students must complete the Free application for federal student aid (FAFSA).

Program Registration
  • Application - The application for admissions can be obtained from the Admissions Office, printed out from your computer, or you may fill out an online application through the College Foundation of North Carolina (CFNC). The application form must be submitted to the Admissions Office with sufficient information to determine residency.
  • Transcript(s) - Prospective students are responsible for having an official high school transcript forwarded directly to the Admissions Officer. Students who have earned a GED should submit a copy of their GED scores. Students who have attended other colleges or universities are responsible for having a transcript from each institution attended submitted to the Admissions Officer.
  • Placement Test - The placement test is administered to students prior to their first semester registration. The purpose of the placement test is to appropriately enroll students in the proper reading, writing, numerical skills, and elementary algebra courses based on their prior academic preparations. Some students may qualify for multiple measures entrance if you have a earned a 2.6 GPA within the last 5 years and meet the 4 math requirements. The Admission Office will assist with determining your placement.

  • For More Information:
    Associate in Arts
    Contact Calvin Stansbury at (252) 536-6381 or cstansbury797@halifaxcc.edu
    dmissions Office at 252-536-7224

    Associate in Applied Science in Criminal Justice Technology
    Contact Clara Faison at( 252) 536-5425 or cfaison296@halifaxcc.edu
    Admissions Office at 252-536-7224
    Halifax Community College's Mission
    Halifax Community College strives to meet the diverse needs of our community by providing high-quality, accessible and affordable education and services for a rapidly changing and globally competitive marketplace.
    Primary Media Contact: Public Information Officer (vacant), 252-538-4319

    Secondary Media Contact: Dr. Dianne Rhoades, Vice President of Institutional Advancement, Halifax Community College and Executive Director of the Halifax Community College Foundation Inc., dbarnes-rhoades128@halifaxcc.edu, 252-536-7239