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2022-2023 General Catalog Archived 
2022-2023 General Catalog Archived [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Associate in Arts, A.A.

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Total credit hours: 60

The Associate in Arts (A.A.) program is included in the agreement between North Carolina’s community colleges and its four-year colleges and universities. It is designed to provide students with an opportunity to take the first two years of a four-year program in many majors.

CAA: Designates courses that are part of the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement between the University of North Carolina and the North Carolina Community College System.   

Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the Associate in Arts the student should be able to:

  1. Communicate effectively.
  2. Think critically.
  3. Demonstrate information literacy.
  4. Demonstrate interdependence.

Program Requirements

Admission Requirements

Students must demonstrate English and mathematics “college readiness” levels, via college-level English/math courses or by completion of or waiver credit for specified “transition” or co-requisite courses.

Curriculum Guide

Full-time and part-time schedules are available.

See below for an example of a full time pathway. 

First Fall

First Spring

Second Fall

Second Spring

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