Associate in Science A10400

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.

Courses are approved for transfer through the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (CAA). The CAA 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 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.


Take 6 credits from COM-231 ART-111 ART-114 ART-115 ENG-231 ENG-232 ENG-241 ENG-242 MUS-110 MUS-112 PHI-215 PHI-240. Minimum 2 subjects.

Social/Behavioral Sciences

Take 6 credits from ECO-251 ECO-252 HIS-111 HIS-112 HIS-131 HIS-132 POL-120 PSY-150 SOC-210. Minimum 2 subjects.


Take 8 credits from MAT-171 MAT-172 MAT-263 MAT-271 MAT-272.

Natural Sciences

Take 1 group.
Take 8 credits from CHM-151 CHM-152.
Take 8 credits from PHY-151 PHY-152.
Take 8 credits from PHY-251 PHY-252.
Take 8 credits from AST-151 AST-151A BIO-110.
Take 8 credits from AST-151 AST-151A GEL-111.
Take 8 credits from AST-151 AST-151A PHY-110 PHY-110A.
Take 8 credits from BIO-111 BIO-112.
Take 8 credits from BIO-110 GEL-111.
Take 8 credits from BIO-110 PHY-110 PHY-110A.
Take 8 credits from GEL-111 PHY-110 PHY-110A.