2014-2015 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]
Congratulations on choosing Guilford Technical Community College (GTCC) as the college where you will continue your path to academic and career success!
Whether your goal is to earn a technical certificate or degree and immediately enter the workplace or earn a two-year degree before transferring to a four-year university, the faculty and staff of GTCC are here to support you in your journey.
This catalog serves to 1) outline an academic pathway for current and future GTCC students, 2) reaffirm our commitment to your academic and professional success, and 3) help you make informed decisions about your education and your future.
Since 1958, GTCC has provided accessible, affordable, and quality programs and services to our community. In the words of Dallas Herring, the founder of the North Carolina Community College System, it is our goal to
“…take the people where they are and carry them as far as they can go…. If they cannot read, then we will simply teach them to read and make them proud of their achievement. If they did not finish high school but have a mind to do it, then we will offer them a high school education at a time and in a place convenient to them and at a price within their reach. If their talent is technical or vocational, then we will simply offer them instruction, whatever the field, however complex or however simple, that will provide them with the knowledge and the skill they can sell in the marketplaces of our State, and thereby contribute to its scientific and industrial growth. If their needs are in the great tradition of liberal education, then we will simply provide them the instruction, extending through two years of standard college work, which will enable them to go to the University or to senior college and on into life in numbers unheard of before in North Carolina. If their needs are for cultural advancement, intellectual growth or civic understanding, then we will simply make available to them the wisdom of the ages and the enlightenment of our times and help them to maturity.”
We are here to nurture your growth and to help you succeed in whatever you want to do. Again, welcome to GTCC!
Guilford Technical Community College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-
4097; Telephone number 404-679-4501) to award Associate Degrees.