Occupational Education Associate, AAS

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Program Intro

The Occupational Education Associate–A55320 curriculum is designed for individuals skilled and experienced in a trade or technical specialty who would like to receive an associate degree in preparation for teaching or other purposes.

Course work is designed to supplement previous education, training, and/or experience the individual has already attained.

Graduates of the program may find employment as instructors in the field of occupational education.

Curriculum Preview

  • English: 6 Hours
  • Social/Behavioral Sciences: 3 Hours
  • Humanities/Fine Arts: 3 Hours
  • Math/Natural Sciences: 3 Hours
  • Required Courses: 21 Hours
  • Other Major Courses: 35 Hours
  • Other Required: 3 Hours
  • ACA 111- College Student Success
    Introduces the college’s physical, academic, and social environment and promotes the personal development essential for success.


  • ACA 122 – College Transfer Success
    Provides information and strategies necessary to develop clear academic and professional goals beyond the community college experience.

Paying for College

What is financial aid? Financial aid is money that is given or borrowed to help pay for college. It can come from federal, state, local, school and private entities. North Carolina and the federal government award millions of dollars each year to help students pay for college. Don’t forget Scholarships! Scholarships are gifts. They don’t need to be repaid. There are thousands of them, offered by schools, employers, individuals, private companies, nonprofits, communities, religious groups, and professional and social organizations.

Paying for College
Tuition and Fees
Types of Financial Aid

Who to Contact

For more information:
Caroline Murphrey
Tutorial Lab Manager

Science/LAP (Building 027), Room 121
Phone: (252) 527-6223, ext. 972
Fax: (252) 233-6867
Email: cwmurphrey81@lenoircc.edu

For more information:
Dr. Timothy Maddox-Fisher
Associate VP of Instruction

Waller (Building 024), Room 140
Phone: (252) 527-6223, ext. 919
Fax: (252) 233-6889
Email: tdmaddox07@lenoircc.edu

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