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Study at Piedmont Community College

Piedmont Community College, also known as PCC, is located in Roxboro, North Carolina, United States. This campus is called the Person County Campus. The college was founded in the year 1970 and known as Person Technical Institute. PCC falls under the North Carolina Community College System. The college also has another campus located in Yanceyville. Students of PCC are offered associate degrees, diploma, and certificates in over 35 academic programs including human services technology, business administration, cosmetology, computer programming, and welding technology.

Students of Piedmont Community College participate in the many student clubs and organizations available at the school. Some of the clubs and organizations are Phi Beta Lambda, Phi Theta Kappa, Student Government Association, Cosmetology Club, Student Nursing Association, and Criminal Justice Club.

Profile of Piedmont Community College

Piedmont Community College is located in Roxboro, NC (a rural site not far from an urban area). The school is a public institution. The highest degree level offered by Piedmont Community College is the Associate's degree.

Course Topics

The range of program offerings available from the school is especially impressive compared to its number of students. Piedmont Community College is known for its programs in family and social work, construction trades, and production trades.

Piedmont Community College Selectivity

The school is an open-admission school.

Faculty

Piedmont Community College maintains a faculty/student ratio (full-time) which is better than most colleges.

Student Enrolment

The school had 2, 575 enrolled students in 2007. A large number of students at Piedmont Community College are 40 years old or older.

The school reports its educational mission is:

"The mission of Piedmont Community College, a public two-year institution that provides diverse educational opportunities in a learner-centered environment, is to serve the citizens of Person and Caswell counties by improving the quality of life by providing life long learning opportunities and acting as a catalyst for economic development. "

Piedmont Community College Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Construction Trades136carpentry, property management, electrician, power transmission
Business and Management75business management, accounting, electronic commerce
Family and Social Work60foodservice management, child care management
Security and Law Enforcement59criminal justice and safety
Production Trades52welding
Engineering Technician46electromechanical instrument tech, industrial tech, mechanical engineering tech
Mechanics and Repair46gunsmith, HVAC
Nursing and Emergency Medicine40nursing assistant, registered nursing, pre-nursing
Liberal Arts38liberal arts and sciences, general studies, liberal arts and humanities
office and Administration35office management
Medical Support and Technology31phlebotomy
Medical administration22medical office management
Landscaping and Horticulture14applied horticulture
Computer Science and Engineering12information technology, computer networking, computer applications programming
Photography and Commercial Art6cinematography
Beauty and Cosmetology5cosmetology
Media3animation and special effects
Therapy and Counselling2clinical social work
Education and Teaching1elementary school teaching
Medicine1health professions

Contact: Piedmont Community College

Piedmont Community College

1715 College Dr

Roxboro, NC 27573

http://www.piedmontcc.edu

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