2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    Feb 27, 2024  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Associate in Science, AS (A10400)

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The Associate in Science degree shall be granted for a planned program of study consisting of a minimum of 60 semester hours of credit (SHC) of college transfer courses. Within the degree program, the institution shall include opportunities for the achievement of competence in reading, writing, oral communication, fundamental mathematical skills, and the basic computer use.

The Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (CAA) and the Independent Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (ICAA) enables North Carolina community college graduates of two-year associate in science programs who are admitted to constituent institutions of The University of North Carolina and to Signatory Institutions of North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities to transfer with junior status.

Community college graduates must obtain a grade of “C” or better in each course and an overall GPA of at least 2.0 on a 4.0 scale in order to transfer with a junior status. Courses may also transfer through bilateral agreements between institutions. 

General Education Courses

Total: 45 Credit Hours

Other Required Courses

Total: 15 Credit Hours

Total Credits for AA Degree: 60

*Recommended Courses:


Take 6 credits (minimum two subjects):

Social/Behavioral Sciences:

Take 6 credits (minimum two subjects):


Take 8 credits:

Natural Sciences:

Take One Group:

Group 1:

Group 2:

Group 3:

Group 4:

Group 5:

CAA Degree Plan:

Take 14 credits:

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