Arts & Sciences

Arts & SciencesAssociate in Arts/Associate in Science
Provides the student with the opportunity to complete up
to 60 semester hours of course work that will transfer as
baccalaureate credit to any college in the University of North
Carolina (UNC) system.

Associate in Engineering
Provides the student with the opportunity to complete up
to 60 semester hours of course work that will transfer as
baccalaureate credit to any college in the University of North
Carolina (UNC) system.

The degree plan includes required general education and prerequisite courses that are acceptable to all state funded Bachelor of Engineering programs. Students who follow the degree progression plan will meet the entrance requirements at all of the North Carolina public Bachelor of Science Engineering programs. Associate in Engineering graduates may then apply to any of these programs without taking additional and sometimes duplicative courses. Admission to Engineering programs is highly competitive and admission is not guaranteed.

To be eligible for the transfer of credits under the AE to the Bachelor of Science in Engineering Articulation Agreement, community college graduates must obtain a grade of “C” or better in each course and an overall GPA of at least 2.5 on a 4.0 scale.