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College Transfer Programs at Rowan-Cabarrus

For the Associate in Arts and the Associate in Science degrees, courses are approved for transfer through the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (CAA) between the North Carolina Community College System and the constituent institutions of The University of North Carolina. For the Associate in Fine Arts in Visual Arts, all of the general education courses (except MAT 140 Survey of Mathematics) are Universal General Education Transfer Courses that are guaranteed to transfer for general education equivalency credit to each of the 16 constituent institutions of The University of North Carolina in the 2014 CAA.

For all three college transfer programs, courses may also transfer to four-year institutions through bilateral agreements between institutions. In addition, students 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 junior status.

The Associate in Arts (AA) degree

Designed for students who want to achieve one or more of the following goals:

  1. Transfer into a four-year Bachelor of Arts (BA) program
  2. Earn an associate’s degree that is focused on Liberal Arts (Humanities, Social Sciences, Math, Sciences)

 Please consult with the AA program chair for additional information.

The Associate in Fine Arts in Visual Arts (AFA) degree

Designed for students who want to achieve one or more of the following goals:

  1. Transfer into a four-year Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) or Bachelor of Arts, Fine Arts (BAFA) program
  2. Earn an associate’s degree that is focused on Visual Arts
  3. Strengthen personal creative work and improve personal portfolio, and/or
  4. Explore a variety of creative techniques, mediums, and disciplines.

Please consult with the AFA program chair for additional information.

The Associate in Science (AS) degree

Designed for students who want to achieve one or more of the following goals:

  1. Transfer into a four-year Bachelor of Science (BS) program
  2. Earn an associate’s degree that is focused more heavily on Math and Science

 Please consult with the AS program chair for additional information.