Course Catalog

2020-21 Catalog

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2020-2021 Catalog Cover





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Updated February 4, 2021.



2019-20 Catalog

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Catalog 2019-2020





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Updated July 11, 2019.



2018-19 Catalog

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Catalog 2018-2019





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Updated March 7, 2019.



Looking for the curriculum semester breakouts? Find them online in the Academic Programs.

College Information - General information, accreditation, welcome, campus locations, calendar, phone directory, admissions, fees and refunds, financial aid, academic policies, student services, College policies, Economic and Workforce Development/Continuing Education, and the A-B Tech Foundation.

Course Descriptions - Alphabetically listed courses according to three-letter abbreviations.

General Education for AAS Degrees

Catalog Archives

The following college catalogs are currently available online in PDF format:

To obtain information from older print editions of the Catalog from A-B Tech’s Locke Library, please see the Don C. Locke Library Archives.

Catalog changes: The official and most current version of the Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College catalog is posted on the College website at Course Catalog. Neither the online version nor the print version of the catalog should be considered a contract between Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College and the student. Adjustments in program or course content, sequence, schedule, and faculty may be made as necessary. A minimum enrollment may be required to offer a course or continue a program. Charges for tuition and fees are subject to change. The College Calendar dates or events may change because of inclement weather or for other reasons.

Academic Divisions and Their Programs of Study

A variety of programs in health care, child care, and public service. The division offers Associate in Applied Science degree, diploma, and certificate levels.

A full spectrum of English composition, communication, and literature; humanities and fine arts; social and behavioral sciences; natural sciences; chemistry and physics; mathematics; and related elective components.

Technical postsecondary education in the academic departments of Administrative/Medical Systems Technology, Business Administration, Business Computer Technologies, Culinary Arts and Hospitality, Networking Technologies, and Spa Therapies and Operations.

An appropriate mix of theory and hands-on applications. The diploma programs spend time working under industrial shop conditions. Modern facilities include well-equipped laboratories and shops to support the goals of the programs.

The Division of Emergency Services includes the following professional programs: Basic Law Enforcement, Criminal Justice Technology, Emergency Medical Science, and Fire Protection Technology.