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 will transfer 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

A.S. (A10400B) Bio/Life Sciences Pathway

***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
ENG 111Writing and Inquiry3.0
ENG 112Writing and Research in the Disciplines3.0
Humanities/Fine Arts:3.0
American Literature I
American Literature II
British Literature I
British Literature II
Select one of the following:3.0
Art Appreciation
Art History Survey I
Art History Survey II
Public Speaking
Music Appreciation
Introduction to Jazz
Philosophical Issues
Introduction to Ethics
Social/Behavioral Sciences:
Select one of the following:3.0
World Civilizations I
World Civilizations II
American History I
American History II
Select one of the following:3.0
Principles of Microeconomics
Principles of Macroeconomics
American Government
General Psychology
Introduction to Sociology
Select one 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:
Select two of the following:8.0
Precalculus Algebra
Precalculus Trigonometry
Calculus I
Calculus II
Natural Science:
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:
Select one 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 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

No diplomas offered.

No certificates offered.