Associate in Arts Degree (AA) 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.

Associate in Arts Degree (AA) A10100

Program Requirements

(All Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC) courses will transfer for equivalency credit.)

Universal General Education Transfer Component

A. English Composition (6 SHC)

Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
ENG-111 - Writing and Inquiry 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
ENG-112 - Writing/Research in the Disciplines 3 0 3 fall

B. Humanities/Fine Arts (9 SHC)

Communications (3 SHC)
Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
COM-231 - Public Speaking 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
Humanities/Fine Arts (6 SHC)
Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
ART-111 - Art Appreciation 3 0 3 fall, spring
ART-114 - Art History Survey I 3 0 3 fall
ART-115 - Art History Survey II 3 0 3 spring
ENG-231 - American Literature I 3 0 3 summer
ENG-232 - American Literature II 3 0 3 summer
ENG-241 - British Literature I 3 0 3 summer
ENG-242 - British Literature II 3 0 3 summer
MUS-110 - Music Appreciation 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
MUS-112 - Introduction to Jazz 3 0 3 summer
PHI-215 - Philosophical Issues 3 0 3 fall
PHI-240 - Introduction to Ethics 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer

C. Social/Behavioral Sciences (9 SHC)

Select three courses from at least two different disciplines.

Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
ECO-251 - Prin of Microeconomics 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
ECO-252 - Prin of Macroeconomics 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
HIS-111 - World Civilizations I 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
HIS-112 - World Civilizations II 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
HIS-131 - American History I 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
HIS-132 - American History II 3 0 3 fall, spring
POL-120 - American Government 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
PSY-150 - General Psychology 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
SOC-210 - Introduction to Sociology 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer

D. Natural Sciences (4 SHC)

Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
BIO-111 - General Biology I 3 3 4 fall, spring, summer
CHM-151 - General Chemistry I 3 3 4 fall, summer
GEL-111 - Geology 3 2 4 fall, spring
PHY-110 - Conceptual Physics 3 0 3 spring
and
PHY-110A - Conceptual Physics Lab 0 2 1 spring

E. Mathematics (3-4 SHC)

Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
MAT-143 - Quantitative Literacy 2 2 3 fall, spring, summer
MAT-152 - Statistical Methods I 3 2 4 fall, spring, summer
MAT-171 - Precalculus Algebra 3 2 4 fall, spring, summer

F. Additional General Education (GEN ED) Hours (14 SHC)

Select 14 SHC from the courses listed below classified as general education (GEN ED) or choose from any UGETC courses above within the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement. Students should select these courses based on their intended major and transfer university.

Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
ANT-210 - General Anthropology 3 0 3 fall
ANT-220 - Cultural Anthropology 3 0 3 spring
ART-111 - Art Appreciation 3 0 3 fall, spring
ART-114 - Art History Survey I 3 0 3 fall
ART-115 - Art History Survey II 3 0 3 spring
ASL-111 - Elementary ASL I 3 0 3 fall
ASL-112 - Elementary ASL II 3 0 3 spring
ASL-211 - Intermediate ASL I 3 0 3 fall
ASL-212 - Intermediate ASL II 3 0 3 spring
BIO-111 - General Biology I 3 3 4 fall, spring, summer
BIO-112 - General Biology II 3 3 4 fall, spring, summer
BIO-140 - Environmental Biology 3 0 3 spring
BIO-140A - Environmental Biology Lab 0 3 1 spring
CHM-131 - Introduction to Chemistry 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
CHM-131A - Intro to Chemistry Lab 0 3 1 fall, spring, summer
CHM-132 - Organic and Biochemistry 3 3 4 spring
CHM-151 - General Chemistry I 3 3 4 fall, summer
CIS-110 - Introduction to Computers 2 2 3 fall, spring, summer
CIS-115 - Intro to Prog & Logic 2 3 3 spring
COM-110 - Introduction to Communication 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
COM-120 - Intro Interpersonal Com 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
COM-140 - Intro Intercultural Com 3 0 3 summer
DRA-111 - Theatre Appreciation 3 0 3 summer
ECO-251 - Prin of Microeconomics 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
ECO-252 - Prin of Macroeconomics 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
ENG-114 - Prof Research & Reporting 3 0 3 fall, spring
ENG-231 - American Literature I 3 0 3 summer
ENG-232 - American Literature II 3 0 3 summer
ENG-241 - British Literature I 3 0 3 summer
ENG-242 - British Literature II 3 0 3 summer
ENG-261 - World Literature I 3 0 3 summer
ENG-262 - World Literature II 3 0 3 summer
GEL-111 - Geology 3 2 4 fall, spring
GEO-111 - World Regional Geography 3 0 3 fall
GEO-112 - Cultural Geography 3 0 3 spring
GEO-130 - General Physical Geography 3 0 3 spring
HIS-111 - World Civilizations I 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
HIS-112 - World Civilizations II 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
HIS-131 - American History I 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
HIS-132 - American History II 3 0 3 fall, spring
HUM-110 - Technology and Society 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
HUM-115 - Critical Thinking 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
HUM-160 - Introduction to Film 2 2 3 summer
MAT-143 - Quantitative Literacy 2 2 3 fall, spring, summer
MAT-152 - Statistical Methods I 3 2 4 fall, spring, summer
MAT-171 - Precalculus Algebra 3 2 4 fall, spring, summer
MAT-172 - Precalculus Trigonometry 3 2 4 fall, spring, summer
MAT-263 - Brief Calculus 3 2 4 spring, summer
MAT-271 - Calculus I 3 2 4 fall
MAT-272 - Calculus II 3 2 4 spring
MUS-110 - Music Appreciation 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
MUS-112 - Introduction to Jazz 3 0 3 summer
MUS-210 - History of Rock Music 3 0 3 summer
MUS-211 - History of Country Music 3 0 3 summer
PHI-215 - Philosophical Issues 3 0 3 fall
PHI-230 - Introduction to Logic 3 0 3 spring
PHI-240 - Introduction to Ethics 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
PHY-110 - Conceptual Physics 3 0 3 spring
PHY-110A - Conceptual Physics Lab 0 2 1 spring
PHY-151 - College Physics I 3 2 4 fall, summer
PHY-152 - College Physics II 3 2 4 spring, summer
POL-120 - American Government 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
PSY-150 - General Psychology 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
PSY-239 - Psychology of Personality 3 0 3 spring, summer
PSY-241 - Developmental Psych 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
PSY-281 - Abnormal Psychology 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
REL-110 - World Religions 3 0 3 fall, spring
REL-211 - Intro to Old Testament 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
REL-212 - Intro to New Testament 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
REL-221 - Religion in America 3 0 3 fall, spring
SOC-210 - Introduction to Sociology 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
SOC-213 - Sociology of the Family 3 0 3 fall, spring
SOC-220 - Social Problems 3 0 3 spring
SOC-230 - Race and Ethnic Relations 3 0 3 spring
SOC-240 - Social Psychology 3 0 3 spring
SPA-111 - Elementary Spanish I 3 0 3 fall, summer
SPA-112 - Elementary Spanish II 3 0 3 spring, summer
SPA-211 - Intermediate Spanish I 3 0 3 fall
SPA-212 - Intermediate Spanish II 3 0 3 spring

Academic Transition (1 SHC)

Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
ACA-122 - College Transfer Success 0 2 1 fall, spring, summer

Select an additional 14 SHC from the courses listed below

Classified as pre-major, elective or select from general education (GEN ED) or UGETC courses above that are listed within the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement. Students should select these courses based on their intended major and transfer university.

Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
ACC-120 - Prin of Financial Acct 3 2 4 fall, spring, summer
ACC-121 - Prin of Managerial Acct 3 2 4 fall, spring
ANT-210 - General Anthropology 3 0 3 fall
ANT-220 - Cultural Anthropology 3 0 3 spring
ART-111 - Art Appreciation 3 0 3 fall, spring
ART-113 - Art Methods and Materials 0 6 3 fall, spring
ART-114 - Art History Survey I 3 0 3 fall
ART-115 - Art History Survey II 3 0 3 spring
ART-121 - Two-Dimensional Design 0 6 3 fall
ART-122 - Three-Dimensional Design 0 6 3 spring
ART-130 - Basic Drawing 0 4 2 summer
ART-131 - Drawing I 0 6 3 fall
ART-132 - Drawing II 0 6 3 spring
ART-135 - Figure Drawing I 0 6 3 fall
ART-140 - Basic Painting 0 4 2 fall
ART-171 - Digital Design I 0 6 3 fall
ART-212 - Gallery Assistantship I 0 6 3 fall
ART-214 - Portfolio and Résumé 0 2 1 fall, spring
ART-231 - Printmaking I 0 6 3 spring
ART-232 - Printmaking II 0 6 3 spring
ART-235 - Figure Drawing II 0 6 3 spring
ART-240 - Painting I 0 6 3 fall
ART-241 - Painting II 0 6 3 fall
ART-264 - Digital Photography I 0 6 3 spring
ART-271 - Digital Design II 0 6 3 fall
ART-281 - Sculpture I 0 6 3 spring
ASL-111 - Elementary ASL I 3 0 3 fall
ASL-112 - Elementary ASL II 3 0 3 spring
ASL-181 - ASL Lab I 0 2 1 fall
ASL-182 - ASL Lab II 0 2 1 spring
ASL-211 - Intermediate ASL I 3 0 3 fall
ASL-212 - Intermediate ASL II 3 0 3 spring
ASL-281 - ASL Lab III 0 2 1 fall
ASL-282 - ASL Lab IV 0 2 1 spring
BIO-111 - General Biology I 3 3 4 fall, spring, summer
BIO-112 - General Biology II 3 3 4 fall, spring, summer
BIO-140 - Environmental Biology 3 0 3 spring
BIO-140A - Environmental Biology Lab 0 3 1 spring
BIO-155 - Nutrition 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
BIO-163 - Basic Anatomy and Physiology 4 2 5 fall, spring
BIO-168 - Anatomy and Physiology I 3 3 4 fall, spring, summer
BIO-169 - Anatomy and Physiology II 3 3 4 fall, spring, summer
BIO-175 - General Microbiology 2 2 3 fall, spring, summer
BIO-250 - Genetics 3 3 4 fall, spring, summer
BIO-275 - Microbiology 3 3 4 fall, spring, summer
BIO-280 - Biotechnology 2 3 3 spring
BUS-110 - Introduction to Business 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
BUS-115 - Business Law I 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
BUS-137 - Principles of Management 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
CHM-131 - Introduction to Chemistry 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
CHM-131A - Intro to Chemistry Lab 0 3 1 fall, spring, summer
CHM-132 - Organic and Biochemistry 3 3 4 spring
CHM-151 - General Chemistry I 3 3 4 fall, summer
CIS-110 - Introduction to Computers 2 2 3 fall, spring, summer
CIS-115 - Intro to Prog & Logic 2 3 3 spring
CJC-111 - Intro to Criminal Justice 3 0 3 fall, spring
CJC-121 - Law Enforcement Operations 3 0 3 fall
CJC-141 - Corrections 3 0 3 spring
COM-110 - Introduction to Communication 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
COM-120 - Intro Interpersonal Com 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
COM-140 - Intro Intercultural Com 3 0 3 summer
CSC-151 - Java Programming 2 3 3 spring
DRA-111 - Theatre Appreciation 3 0 3 summer
ECO-251 - Prin of Microeconomics 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
ECO-252 - Prin of Macroeconomics 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
EDU-144 - Child Development I 3 0 3 fall
EDU-145 - Child Development II 3 0 3 fall, spring
EDU-216 - Foundations of Education 3 0 3 fall, summer
EDU-221 - Children with Exceptionalities 3 0 3 fall, spring
ENG-114 - Prof Research & Reporting 3 0 3 fall, spring
ENG-125 - Creative Writing I 3 0 3 summer
ENG-126 - Creative Writing II 3 0 3 summer
ENG-231 - American Literature I 3 0 3 summer
ENG-232 - American Literature II 3 0 3 summer
ENG-241 - British Literature I 3 0 3 summer
ENG-242 - British Literature II 3 0 3 summer
ENG-261 - World Literature I 3 0 3 summer
ENG-262 - World Literature II 3 0 3 summer
ENG-273 - African-American Literature 3 0 3 summer
GEL-111 - Geology 3 2 4 fall, spring
GEO-111 - World Regional Geography 3 0 3 fall
GEO-112 - Cultural Geography 3 0 3 spring
GEO-130 - General Physical Geography 3 0 3 spring
HEA-110 - Personal Health/Wellness 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
HEA-112 - First Aid & CPR 1 2 2 fall, spring
HEA-120 - Community Health 3 0 3 fall, spring
HIS-111 - World Civilizations I 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
HIS-112 - World Civilizations II 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
HIS-131 - American History I 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
HIS-132 - American History II 3 0 3 fall, spring
HIS-221 - African-American History 3 0 3 spring
HIS-226 - The Civil War 3 0 3 spring
HUM-110 - Technology and Society 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
HUM-115 - Critical Thinking 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
HUM-160 - Introduction to Film 2 2 3 summer
HUM-170 - The Holocaust 3 0 3 summer
MAT-143 - Quantitative Literacy 2 2 3 fall, spring, summer
MAT-152 - Statistical Methods I 3 2 4 fall, spring, summer
MAT-171 - Precalculus Algebra 3 2 4 fall, spring, summer
MAT-172 - Precalculus Trigonometry 3 2 4 fall, spring, summer
MAT-263 - Brief Calculus 3 2 4 spring, summer
MAT-271 - Calculus I 3 2 4 fall
MAT-272 - Calculus II 3 2 4 spring
MUS-110 - Music Appreciation 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
MUS-112 - Introduction to Jazz 3 0 3 summer
MUS-210 - History of Rock Music 3 0 3 summer
MUS-211 - History of Country Music 3 0 3 summer
PED-110 - Fit and Well for Life 1 2 2 fall, spring
PED-111 - Physical Fitness I 0 3 1 summer
PED-112 - Physical Fitness II 0 3 1 summer
PED-117 - Weight Training I 0 3 1 fall, spring
PED-118 - Weight Training II 0 3 1 fall, spring
PED-120 - Walking for Fitness 0 3 1 fall, spring
PED-122 - Yoga I 0 2 1 fall, spring, summer
PED-123 - Yoga II 0 2 1 fall, spring, summer
PED-216 - Indoor Cycling 0 3 1 summer
PHI-215 - Philosophical Issues 3 0 3 fall
PHI-230 - Introduction to Logic 3 0 3 spring
PHI-240 - Introduction to Ethics 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
PHS-110 - Survey of Physical Science 3 2 4 fall
PHY-110 - Conceptual Physics 3 0 3 spring
PHY-110A - Conceptual Physics Lab 0 2 1 spring
PHY-151 - College Physics I 3 2 4 fall, summer
PHY-152 - College Physics II 3 2 4 spring, summer
POL-120 - American Government 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
PSY-150 - General Psychology 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
PSY-211 - Psychology of Adjustment 3 0 3 spring, summer
PSY-215 - Positive Psychology 3 0 3 fall, summer
PSY-231 - Forensic Psychology 3 0 3 fall, summer
PSY-239 - Psychology of Personality 3 0 3 spring, summer
PSY-241 - Developmental Psych 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
PSY-243 - Child Psychology 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
PSY-263 - Educational Psychology 3 0 3 fall, spring
PSY-275 - Health Psychology 3 0 3 fall, spring
PSY-281 - Abnormal Psychology 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
REL-110 - World Religions 3 0 3 fall, spring
REL-211 - Intro to Old Testament 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
REL-212 - Intro to New Testament 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
REL-221 - Religion in America 3 0 3 fall, spring
SOC-210 - Introduction to Sociology 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
SOC-213 - Sociology of the Family 3 0 3 fall, spring
SOC-220 - Social Problems 3 0 3 spring
SOC-230 - Race and Ethnic Relations 3 0 3 spring
SOC-234 - Sociology of Gender 3 0 3 spring
SOC-240 - Social Psychology 3 0 3 spring
SPA-111 - Elementary Spanish I 3 0 3 fall, summer
SPA-112 - Elementary Spanish II 3 0 3 spring, summer
SPA-181 - Spanish Lab I 0 2 1 fall, summer
SPA-182 - Spanish Lab II 0 2 1 spring, summer
SPA-211 - Intermediate Spanish I 3 0 3 fall
SPA-212 - Intermediate Spanish II 3 0 3 spring
SPA-281 - Spanish Lab III 0 2 1 fall
SPA-282 - Spanish Lab IV 0 2 1 spring

(Students must meet the receiving university's foreign language and/or health and physical education requirements, if applicable, prior to or after transfer to the senior institution.)

*One semester hour of credit may be included in a 61 SHC associate of arts program of study. The transfer of this hour is not guaranteed.

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION: 60-61*

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