Program of Study

Associate in Arts - Career and College Promise

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The Associate in Arts College Transfer Pathway (AACTP) is designed for high school juniors and seniors who wish to begin study toward the Associate in Arts degree and a baccalaureate degree in a non-STEM major. The AACTP is a structured set of courses included in the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (CAA) between the University of North Carolina and the North Carolina Community College System.

Associate in Arts - Career & College Promise
Pending NCCCS Approval

ENGLISH/COMPOSITION
6 credit hours required:
Prefix Number Title Class Lab Clinical Credit
ENG 111 Writing & Inquiry 3 0 0 3
ENG 112 Writing/Research in the Disciplines 3 0 0 3
HUMANITIES/FINE ARTS/COMMUNICATIONS
Select 6 credit hours from at least two different disciplines:
ART 111 Art Appreciation 3 0 0 3
ART 114 Art History Survey I 3 3 0 3
ART 115 Art History Survey II 3 0 0 3
ENG 231 American Literature I 3 0 0 3
ENG 232 American Literature II 3 0 0 3
MUS 110 Music Appreciation 3 0 0 3
PHI 215 Philosophical Issues 3 0 0 3
PHI 240 Introduction to Ethics 3 0 0 3
Communications
3 credit hours required:
COM 231 Public Speaking 3 0 0 3
SOCIAL/BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES 
Select 9 credit hours from at least two different disciplines:
ECO 251 Principles of Microeconomics 3 0 0 3
ECO 252 Principles of Macroeconomics 3 0 0 3
HIS 111 World Civilizations I 3 0 0 3
HIS 112 World Civilizations II 3 0 0 3
HIS 131 American History I 3 0 0 3
HIS 132 American History II 3 0 0 3
POL 120 American Government 3 0 0 3
PSY 150 General Psychology 3 0 0 3
SOC 210 Introduction to Sociology 3 0 0 3
NATURAL SCIENCES 
Select 4 credit hours from the following:
BIO 110* Principles of Biology 3 3 0 4
BIO 111* General Biology I 3 3 0 4
CHM 151 General Chemistry I 3 3 0 4
PHY 110 Conceptual Physics  and 3 0 0 3
PHY 110A Conceptual Physics Lab 0 2 0 1
*students may not take both BIO 110 and BIO 111
Mathematics 
Select one course from the following:
MAT 143 Quantitative Literacy 2 2 0 3
MAT 152 Statistical Methods I 3 2 0 4
MAT 171 Precalculus Algebra 3 2 0 4
OTHER REQUIRED HOURS:
ACA 122    College Transfer Success 1 0 0 1
OPTIONAL GENERAL EDUCATION HOURS (0-6shc)*
Beginning in spring 2015, a student may take up to 6 SHC of foreign language courses designated as General Education in the CAA as a part of this pathway. These courses are not a part of the Universal General Education Transfer Component. Students who complete these courses with a grade of "C" or better will receive transfer credit. The receiving university will determine whether the courses will count as general education, pre-major, or elective credit.
  Total Semester Hour Credits: 32-39*  
 
High school students in the Associate in Arts C&CP College Transfer Pathway must complete the entire pathway before taking additional courses in the Associate in Arts degree.
 

 

Program ID: 

P1012C

Total Credits (Min): 

32

Total Credits (Max): 

39

Eligible for Financial Aid: 

Yes

Offered Online: 

Yes