Attend an Information Session and Service Night to Learn More About the Developmental Disabilities Technology Certificate

Developmental Disabilities Technology Certificate with Specialization in Children with Exceptionalities invites you to participate in an Information Session and Service Night on Monday, October 17, from  6:30-8:30 p.m. on the Harris Campus, Building 1, Room 1222, located at 3210 CPCC Harris Campus Drive, 28208.

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Developmental Disabilities Technology Certificate with a Specialization in Children with Exceptionalities (C4538A-C4)

This certificate is designed to provide the student with a concentrated, collaborative course of study in Developmental Disabilities and Early Childhood Education. Coursework provides education, training and support for individuals who work with children with exceptionalities and their families. Students will gain basic knowledge of typical and atypical development, assessment, and integration of children with exceptionalities into the early childhood setting. Students who earn this certificate will have the preparation necessary for employment in schools, childcare centers and at agencies that support children with disabilities from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Major Requirements

Course Name

Credit Hours

DDT 110

Developmental Disabilities


DDT 120

Teaching Developmental Disabled


DDT 220

Program Planning Process


EDU 131

Child, Family, and Community


EDU 188

Issues in Early Child Ed


EDU 288

Advanced Issues/Early Child Ed


Total Credits



Disability Services Information Session on July 20

Disability Services Information Session
July 20;
 1-4 p.m.
Central Campus, Zeiss Building, Room 1106
(formerly the Elizabeth Classroom building)

We are proud to announce that this summer we will be hosting a Disability Services Information Session for both students and parents to learn more about Disability Services at CPCC. This session is aimed at preparing students who are enrolling in the fall semester to help them learn how to request accommodations at CPCC and how to be a successful student at CPCC. Parents are also welcome to attend to learn how they can support their student as they transition into college. By attending you will:

  • Prepare yourself for fall semester
  • Learn the differences between high school and college
  • Learn how to request accommodations in college
  • Learn tips on how to be a successful college student

Interested in attending? Click the link below to RSVP now on our website!

Cosmetology Information Sessions

 Join us for an informational session on a career in cosmetology!cosmetology
Cosmetology Program Information Sessions
Mondays, October 21 and 28 at 10 a.m.
City View Center for Cosmetology, 1609 Alleghany Street

Turn your passion into a profession.  CPCC’s Cosmetology program teaches you the skills you need to be a highly competent professional.  Your dream can become a reality! We have high standards of excellence for our students in our Cosmetology program. Successful students are able to channel their passion for the beauty industry into developing knowledge and skills needed to earn a degree and sit for the North Carolina State Board of Cosmetic Arts Licensing Exam.  Highly skilled and personable professionals are in high demand and have many employment opportunities in beauty salons, department stores, barbershops, hospitals, hotels, spas and resorts.  Entrepreneurial careers include salon ownership, beauty product creation, freelance cosmetic artistry for movie sets and magazine photo shoots. Students may even decide to merge marketing, beauty and fashion career trends.

Information Sessions About Study Abroad Opportunities at CPCC

Information Session – November 27, 2012, at 1 p.m. in OC 305
Program – June 2013, Scholarships Available – Deadline: Dec. 1, 2012

Interested in learning more about how the global economy is developing? Come join us for an information session about our 2013 summer study excursion to Brazil. Brazil is one of the fastest growing economies in the world, currently



ranked sixth in GDP globally.  In recent years it has joined China, India and Russia as one of the leading emerging and influential markets in the global economy.  This has spurred the development of a growing middle class, but broad socio-economic divides still remain in this diverse country.  This two-week excursion will help prepare you for international companies that are increasingly looking for graduates who understand the Brazilian market and are familiar with the culture of Latin America’s largest country.  The trip will include visits to two to three Brazilian cities, visits with local businesses and sightseeing.




Information session – December 6, 2012,  at 11 a.m. in TE 517
Program – March 8-16, 2013, Deadline: Dec. 7, 2012

“A Taste of Paris” is the premiere venture to France to experience French cuisine and learn more about the influence it maintains on today’s world of culinary arts. Join us for an information session about our 2013 spring break study in Paris, France. Discover the food, culture and art in Paris.  This excursion will visit the Louvre, Notre Dame, the Latin Quarter, Eiffel Tower and Versailles.  During free time, participants will visit local markets with amazing French bread, cheese and pastries shops.

Questions about either? Contact the Global Learning Office at 704-330-6167