Associate in Arts A10100

The Associate in Arts 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 basic computer use.

Courses are approved for transfer through the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (CAA). The CAA enables North Carolina community college graduates of two-year associate in arts programs who are admitted to constituent institutions of The University of North Carolina 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.

Number of credit hours required for this program: 60

General Education Requirements

English Composition

Take 6 credits from ENG-111 ENG-112.

Humanities/Fine Arts/Co

Take 9 credits from ART-111 ART-114 ART-115 COM-231 ENG-231 ENG-232 ENG-241 ENG-242 MUS-110 MUS-112 PHI-215 PHI-240. Minimum 2 subjects.

Social/Behavioral Sciences

Take 9 credits from ECO-251 ECO-252 HIS-111 HIS-112 HIS-131 HIS-132 POL-120 PSY-150 SOC-210. Minimum 2 subjects.


Take 1 of the following MAT-143 MAT-152 MAT-171. Minimum 3 credits.

Natural Sciences

Take 1 group.
Take 4 credits from AST-111 AST-111A.
Take 4 credits from AST-151 AST-151A.
Take 4 credits from BIO-110.
Take 4 credits from BIO-111.
Take 4 credits from CHM-151.
Take 4 credits from GEL-111.
Take 4 credits from PHY-110 PHY-110A.