College Transfer Associate in Science (A.S.) Degree

The Associate in Science (AS) degree is designed for students who plan to transfer to 4-year colleges and universities with in majors Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Medicine, and Engineering. The degree transfers as a block to North Carolina public universities and other institutions which participate in the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (CAA). Electives should be selected based on the intended major. For specific requirements, consult a Transfer Advisor or the catalog of the four-year school to which transfer is intended. Electives must be chosen from transferrable coursework.

College Transfer Associate in Science Degree

Associate in Science - Biological Sciences Pathway (A10400B)

English Composition
Take six credit hours of the following:6.0
Writing and Inquiry
Writing and Research in the Disciplines
Humanities/Fine Arts
Take three credit hours of the following:3.0
Public Speaking
Take three credit hours of the following:3.0
American Literature I
American Literature II
British Literature I
British Literature II
Art Appreciation
Art History Survey I
Art History Survey II
Music Appreciation
Introduction to Jazz
Philosophical Issues
Introduction to Ethics
Social/Behavioral Sciences Core
Take three credit hours of the following:3.0
World Civilizations I
World Civilizations II
American History I
American History II
Take three credit hours of the following:3.0
Principles of Microeconomics
Principles of Macroeconomics
American Government
General Psychology
Introduction to Sociology
Behavioral/Social Science Elective:
Take three credit hours of the following:3.0
General Anthropology
Cultural Anthropology
Comparative Cultures
Survey of Economics
Principles of Microeconomics
Principles of Macroeconomics
World Regional Geography
World Civilizations I
World Civilizations II
American History I
American History II
Introduction to Political Science
American Government
Comparative Government
International Relations
General Psychology
Social Psychology
Developmental Psychology
Abnormal Psychology
Introduction to Sociology
Sociology of the Family
Social Problems
Social Diversity (Math Core)
Mathematics Core
Take eight credit hours of the following:8.0
Precalculus Algebra
Precalculus Trigonometry
Calculus I
Calculus II
Natural Sciences Core
Take eight credit hours of the following BIO courses:8.0
General Biology I
and General Biology II
Take eight credit hours of the following CHM courses:8.0
General Chemistry I
and General Chemistry II
Other Required Hourse:
ACA 122College Transfer Success1.0
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective:
Take three credit hours of the following:3.0
Art Appreciation
Art History Survey I
Art History Survey II
Survey of American Art
Non-Western Art History
Elementary ASL I
Dance Appreciation
Theatre Appreciation
Literature of the Theatre
Oral Interpretation
American Literature I
American Literature II
British Literature I
British Literature II
Western World Literature I
Western World Literature II
Elementary French I
Elementary German I
Critical Thinking
Cultural Studies
Myth in Human Culture
Humanities I
Humanities II
Music Appreciation
Introduction to Jazz
Philosophical Issues
Western Philosophy I
Introduction to Ethics
World Religions
Eastern Religions
Introduction to Old Testament
Introduction to New Testament
Elementary Spanish I
Mathematics/Sciences Electives:
Take eight credit hours of the following:8.0
Statistical Methods I
Brief Calculus
Calculus I
Calculus II
Calculus III
Anatomy and Physiology I
Anatomy and Physiology II
Organic Chemistry I
Organic Chemistry II
Behavioral/Social Sciences Elective:
Take three credit hours of the following:3.0
General Anthropology
Cultural Anthropology
Comparative Cultures
Survey of Economics
Principles of Microeconomics
Principles of Macroeconomics
World Regional Geography
World Civilizations I
World Civilizations II
American History I
American History II
Introduction to Political Science
American Government
Comparative Government
International Relations
General Psychology
Social Psychology
Developmental Psychology
Abnormal Psychology
Introduction to Sociology
Sociology of the Family
Social Problems
Social Diversity
Students in this program may opt to complete ACA 111, ACA 120, or WBL 111 as their 61st credit.
Total Credits60

Associate in Science - Computer Science and Mathematics Pathway (A10400C)

***Note: Prior to registering for ASL 112, ASL 211, or ASL 212, students who have taken an ASL course at another college or university and/or who have had two or more consecutive semesters lapse since taking ASL must take a departmental ASL placement test to ensure proper placement.

Program Requirements

General Education Requirements
English Composition
Take six credit hours of the following:6.0
Writing and Inquiry
Writing and Research in the Disciplines
Humanities/Fine Arts:
Take three credit hours of the following:3.0
American Literature I
American Literature II
British Literature I
British Literature II
Art Appreciation
Art History Survey I
Art History Survey II
Music Appreciation
Introduction to Jazz
Philosophical Issues
Introduction to Ethics
Take three credit hours of the following:3.0
Public Speaking
Social/Behavioral Sciences:
Take three credit hours of the following:3.0
World Civilizations I
World Civilizations II
American History I
American History II
Take three credit hours of the following:3.0
Principles of Microeconomics
Principles of Macroeconomics
American Government
General Psychology
Introduction to Sociology
Take three credit hours of the following:3.0
General Anthropology
Cultural Anthropology
Comparative Cultures
Survey of Economics
Principles of Microeconomics
Principles of Macroeconomics
World Regional Geography
World Civilizations I
World Civilizations II
American History I
American History II
Introduction to Political Science
American Government
Comparative Government
International Relations
General Psychology
Social Psychology
Developmental Psychology
Abnormal Psychology
Introduction to Sociology
Sociology of the Family
Social Problems
Social Diversity
Mathematics Core:
Take eight credit hours of the following:8.0
Precalculus Algebra
Precalculus Trigonometry
Calculus I
Calculus II
Natural Sciences:
Must complete two 2-course lab science sequences. Choose 2 of the following groups from two different disciplines:16.0
General Chemistry I
and General Chemistry II
College Physics I
and College Physics II
General Physics I
and General Physics II
General Biology I
and General Biology II
Other Required Hours:
ACA 122College Transfer Success1.0
Humanities/Fine Arts:
Take three credit hours of the following:3.0
Art Appreciation
Art History Survey I
Art History Survey II
Survey of American Art
Non-Western Art History
Elementary ASL I
Dance Appreciation
Theatre Appreciation
Literature of the Theatre
Oral Interpretation
American Literature I
American Literature II
British Literature I
British Literature II
Western World Literature I
Western World Literature II
Elementary French I
Elementary German I
Cultural Studies
Myth in Human Culture
Humanities I
Humanities II
Music Appreciation
Introduction to Jazz
Philosophical Issues
Western Philosophy I
Introduction to Ethics
World Religions
Eastern Religions
Introduction to Old Testament
Introduction to New Testament
Elementary Spanish I
Information Technology/Mathematics:
Take a minimum of eleven credit hours from the following:11.0
Introduction to Programming and Logic
Computing Fundamentals I
C++ Programming
JAVA Programming
Statistical Methods I
Brief Calculus
Calculus I
Calculus II
Calculus III
Linear Algebra
Differential Equations
Students may opt to complete ACA 111, ACA 120, or WBL 111 as the 61st credit of this program.
Total Credits60

Associate in Science - 49er Next Pathway (A10400N)

UGETC - Universal General Education Transfer Component
English Composition:
Take 6 credit hours of the following:6.0
Writing and Inquiry
Writing and Research in the Disciplines
Humanities/Fine Arts:
Take 3 credit hours of the following:3.0
Public Speaking
Take 3 credit hours of the following:3.0
Art Appreciation
Art History Survey I
Art History Survey II
Music Appreciation
Introduction to Jazz
Philosophical Issues
Introduction to Ethics
Behavioral/Social Sciences Core:
Take 3 credit hours of the following:3.0
World Civilizations I
World Civilizations II
American History I
American History II
Take 3 credit hours of the following:3.0
Principles of Microeconomics
Principles of Macroeconomics
American Government
General Psychology
Introduction to Sociology
Mathematics Core:
Take 8 credit hours of the following:8.0
Precalculus Algebra
Precalculus Trigonometry
Calculus I
Calculus II
Calculus III
Natural Sciences Core:
Take 8 credit hours of the following CHM courses:8.0
General Chemistry I
General Chemistry II
ADDITIONAL GENERAL EDUCATION HOURS
Science Electives:
Take 8 credit hours of the following:8.0
General Biology I
General Biology II
Organic Chemistry I
Organic Chemistry II
Geology
College Physics I
College Physics II
General Physics I
General Physics II
Behavioral/Social Sciences Elective:
Take 3 credit hours of the following:3.0
General Anthropology
Cultural Anthropology
Comparative Cultures
Survey of Economics
Principles of Microeconomics
Principles of Macroeconomics
World Regional Geography
Physical Geography I
World Civilizations I
World Civilizations II
American History I
American History II
Introduction to Political Science
American Government
Comparative Government
International Relations
General Psychology
Social Psychology
Developmental Psychology
Abnormal Psychology
Introduction to Sociology
Sociology of the Family
Social Problems
Social Diversity
OTHER REQUIRED HOURS
Academic Transition:
Take 1 credit hour of the following: Students in this program may opt to take ACA 122 as their 61st credit hour.1.0
College Transfer Success
49er Next Pathway Electives:
Take 14 credit hours of the following:14.0
General Biology I
General Biology II
Organic Chemistry I
Organic Chemistry II
Geology
Historical Geology
Physical Geography I
Statistical Methods I
Calculus I
Calculus II
Calculus III
Differential Equations
College Physics I
College Physics II
General Physics I
General Physics II
Total Credits60

Associate in Science - Physical Science Pathway (A10400P)

General Education Requirements
English Composition
Take six credit hours of the following:6.0
Writing and Inquiry
Writing and Research in the Disciplines
Communications
Take three credit hours of the following:3.0
Public Speaking
Humanities/Fine Arts
Select three credits from the following:3.0
Art Appreciation
Art History Survey I
Art History Survey II
American Literature I
American Literature II
British Literature I
British Literature II
Music Appreciation
Introduction to Jazz
Philosophical Issues
Introduction to Ethics
Behavioral/Social Sciences
Take three credit hours of the following:3.0
World Civilizations I
World Civilizations II
American History I
American History II
Take three credit hours of the following:3.0
Principles of Microeconomics
Principles of Macroeconomics
American Government
General Psychology
Introduction to Sociology
Mathematics Core
Take eight credit hours of the following:8.0
Precalculus Algebra
Precalculus Trigonometry
Calculus I
Calculus II
Sciences Core
Take eight credit hours of the following:8.0
College Physics I
and College Physics II
General Physics I
and General Physics II
Additional General Education Hours
Behavioral/Social Sciences3.0
General Anthropology
Cultural Anthropology
Comparative Cultures
Survey of Economics
Principles of Microeconomics
Principles of Macroeconomics
World Regional Geography
World Civilizations I
World Civilizations II
American History I
American History II
Introduction to Political Science
American Government
Comparative Government
International Relations
General Psychology
Social Psychology
Developmental Psychology
Abnormal Psychology
Introduction to Sociology
Sociology of the Family
Social Problems
Social Diversity
Physical Sciences
Take eight credit hours of the following:8.0
General Chemistry I
and General Chemistry II
Other Required Hours:
Take one credit hour of the following:1.0
College Transfer Success
Mathematics/Sciences Electives
Take eight credit hours of the following:8.0
General Astronomy I
Principles of Biology
Anatomy and Physiology I
Anatomy and Physiology I
Anatomy and Physiology II
Organic Chemistry I
Organic Chemistry II
Geology
Historical Geology
Statistical Methods I
Brief Calculus
Calculus I
Calculus II
Calculus III
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective
Take three credit hours of the following:3.0
Art Appreciation
Art History Survey I
Art History Survey II
Survey of American Art
Non-Western Art History
Elementary ASL I
Dance Appreciation
Theatre Appreciation
Literature of the Theatre
Oral Interpretation
Theatre History I
Theatre History II
American Literature I
American Literature II
British Literature I
British Literature II
Western World Literature I
Western World Literature II
Elementary French I
Elementary German I
Critical Thinking
Cultural Studies
Myth in Human Culture
Humanities I
Humanities II
Music Appreciation
Introduction to Jazz
Philosophical Issues
Western Philosophy I
Introduction to Ethics
World Religions
Eastern Religions
Introduction to Old Testament
Introduction to New Testament
Elementary Spanish I
Behavioral/Social Sciences Elective
Take three credit hours of the following:3.0
General Anthropology
Cultural Anthropology
Comparative Cultures
Survey of Economics
Principles of Microeconomics
Principles of Macroeconomics
World Regional Geography
World Civilizations I
World Civilizations II
American History I
American History II
Introduction to Political Science
American Government
Comparative Government
International Relations
General Psychology
Social Psychology
Developmental Psychology
Abnormal Psychology
Introduction to Sociology
Sociology of the Family
Social Problems
Social Diversity
Students in this program may opt to complete ACA 111, ACA 120, or WBL 111 as their 61st credit.
Total Credits60

Associate in Science in Teacher Preparation (A1040T)

 The Associate in Science in Teacher Preparation is for those individuals with an interest in STEM — science, technology, engineering, and math. The AS in Teacher Preparation includes a Social Diversity course, along with the following education courses: Teaching and Learning for All, Foundations of Education, Literacy Development and Instruction, and Teacher Licensure Preparation. This degree is designed to provide seamless transfer to four-year institutions and aligns with opportunities for teacher licensure.

General Education Requirements
ENG 111Writing and Inquiry3.0
ENG 112Writing and Research in the Disciplines3.0
COM 231Public Speaking3.0
SOC 225Social Diversity3.0
Take 3 credits from the following courses:3.0
Art Appreciation
Art History Survey I
Art History Survey II
Theatre Appreciation
American Literature I
American Literature II
British Literature I
British Literature II
Music Appreciation
Introduction to Jazz
Philosophical Issues
Introduction to Ethics
Take 3 credits from the following courses:3.0
Principles of Microeconomics
Principles of Macroeconomics
World Civilizations I
World Civilizations II
American History I
American History II
American Government
General Psychology
Introduction to Sociology
Take 8 credits from the following courses:8.0
Precalculus Algebra
Precalculus Trigonometry
Brief Calculus
Calculus I
Calculus II
Take one of the following sequences:8.0
General Chemistry I
and General Chemistry II
College Physics I
and College Physics II
General Physics I
and General Physics II
General Astronomy I
and General Astronomy I Lab
and Principles of Biology
General Astronomy I
and General Astronomy I Lab
and Geology
General Astronomy I
and General Astronomy I Lab
and Conceptual Physics
and Conceptual Physics Lab
General Biology I
and General Biology II
Principles of Biology
and Geology
Principles of Biology
and Conceptual Physics
and Conceptual Physics Lab
Geology
and Conceptual Physics
and Conceptual Physics Lab
Take 11 credits from the following courses:11.0
Elementary ASL I
Elementary ASL II
Intermediate ASL I
Intermediate ASL II
General Biology I
General Biology II
General Chemistry I
General Chemistry II
Introduction to Computers
Introduction to Programming and Logic
Principles of Microeconomics
Principles of Macroeconomics
Elementary French I
Elementary French II
Intermediate French I
Intermediate French II
Geology
World Regional Geography
Elementary German I
Elementary German II
Intermediate German I
Intermediate German II
Statistical Methods I
Precalculus Algebra
Precalculus Trigonometry
Brief Calculus
Calculus I
Calculus II
College Physics I
College Physics II
General Physics I
General Physics II
General Psychology
Social Psychology
Developmental Psychology
Abnormal Psychology
Elementary Spanish I
Elementary Spanish II
Intermediate Spanish I
Intermediate Spanish II
Major Requirements
ACA 122College Transfer Success1.0
EDU 187Teaching and Learning for All4.0
EDU 216Foundations of Education3.0
EDU 250Teacher Licensure Preparation3.0
EDU 279Literacy Development and Instruction4.0
Total Credits60