The William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education

The William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education

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100 Friday Center Drive, CB# 1020

(919) 962-1134

Jessica Brinker, Interim Director and Director of Credit Programs

The William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education is the University's arm for extending credit and non-credit instruction to North Carolinians who wish to further their education in non-traditional ways.

Services provided by the Friday Center include:

  • Advising and student services for non-degree undergraduate and graduate students
  • Advising and student services for dual-enrolled high school students
  • Exam proctoring for students enrolled in distance courses

Courses and programs (for-credit) offered by the Friday Center include:

  • Carolina Courses Online, a portfolio of undergraduate, semester-based courses that are offered online in the fall, spring, and summer semesters. Degree-seeking and non-degree students can enroll in Carolina Courses Online.
  • Self-Paced Online, a portfolio of undergraduate, self-paced courses that are offered online. Self-paced courses are for non-degree students only. Enrollment is approved on a rolling basis.
  • Pre-Health Certificate Program, which helps students who have earned an undergraduate degree prepare for advanced study in the health professions.
  • The Correctional Education Program, a partnership with the North Carolina Department of Public Safety, which enables qualified inmates in the North Carolina prison system to take correspondence and on-site courses for credit.

Carolina Courses Online (CCO)

The following courses are offered through the Carolina Courses Online (CCO) program. Not all courses are offered each semester. Check the course listings on the Friday Center Web site for each semester’s offerings.

ARTH 151History of Western Art I H3
ARTH 282Modernism I: Realism, Impressionism, Post-Impressionism3
ARTS 221Color: Theory and Concept3
BUSI 106Financial Accounting CS3
CLAR 245Archaeology of Italy3
CLAS 126Medical Word Formation and Etymology3
COMM 120Introduction to Interpersonal and Organizational Communication H3
COMM 140Introduction to Media History, Theory, and Criticism H3
COMM 142Popular Music3
COMM 170Rhetoric and Public Issues3
COMM 224Introduction to Gender and Communication H3
COMP 110Introduction to Programming H3
DRAM 120Play Analysis H3
ENEC 309Environmental Values and Valuation3
EXSS 175Human Anatomy3
HIST 364History of American Business3
LING 165Exploring the World's Languages3
MUSC 141Survey of Western Music History3
MUSC 145Introduction to Jazz3
PSYC 101General Psychology3
PSYC 245Psychopathology H3
PSYC 250Child Development H3
RELI 103Introduction to the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament Literature H3
RELI 106Introduction to Early Judaism3
RELI 121Introduction to Religion and Culture H3
SOCI 101Sociological Perspectives H3
SOCI 131Social Relations in the Workplace3

Honors version available. An honors course fulfills the same requirements as the nonhonors version of that course. Enrollment and GPA restrictions may apply.