High School Programs

Leading to an Associate in Science College Transfer Pathway (P1042C)

Career & College Promise College Transfer Pathway

The Associate in Science College Transfer Pathway (ASCTP) is designed for high school juniors and seniors who wish to begin study toward the Associate in Science degree and a baccalaureate degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) or technical major. The ASCTP is a structured set of courses included in the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (CAA) between the University of North Carolina Community College System and the State Board of Education and the State Board of Community Colleges.

General Education (34 SHC)

The general education requirement includes study in courses selected from the Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC) component of the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (CAA) (All Universal General Education Transfer Component courses in which the student earns a grade of “C” or better will transfer for equivalency credit up to the distribution limits detailed in the CAA).

Course Section SHC
English Composition (6 SHC) – The following two English composition courses are required.
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry

3

ENG 112 Writing/Research in the Disciplines

3

Humanities/Fine Arts/Communications (9 SHC) – Select two from the following from at least two different disciplines.
COM 231 Public Speaking

3

ART 111 Art Appreciation

3

ART 114 Art History Survey I

3

ART 115 Art History Survey II

3

ENG 231 American Literature I

3

ENG 232 American Literature II

3

ENG 241 British Literature I

3

ENG 242 British Literature II

3

MUS 110 Music Appreciation

3

MUS 112 Introduction to Jazz

3

PHI 215 Philosophical Issues

3

PHI 240 Introduction to Ethics

3

Social/Behavioral Sciences (9 SHC) – Select two courses from following from at least two different disciplines.
ECO 251 Principles of Microeconomics

3

ECO 252 Principles of Macroeconomics

3

HIS 111 World Civilizations I

3

HIS 112 World Civilizations II

3

HIS 131 American History I

3

HIS 132 American History II

3

POL 120 American Government

3

PSY 150 General Psychology

3

SOC 210 Introduction to Sociology

3

Math (8 SHC) – Select two from the following:
MAT 171 Precalculus Algebra

4

MAT 172 Precalculus Trigonometry

4

MAT 263 Brief Calculus

4

MAT 271 Calculus I

4

MAT 272 Calculus II

4

Natural Sciences (8 SHC) – Select eight SHC from the following:
AST 151 & AST 151A General Astronomy I

3

General Astronomy I Lab

1

BIO 110 Principles of Biology

4

BIO 111 & BIO 112 General Biology I

3

General Biology I Lab

1

CHM 151 & CHM 152 General Chemistry

4

General Chemistry II

4

PHY 110 & PHY 110A Conceptual Physics

3

Conceptual Physics Lab

1

PHY 151 & PHY 152 College Physics

3

College Physics Lab

1

PHY 251 & PHY 252 General Physics I

4

General Physics II

1

Total General Education Hours Required 34 SHC

Other Required Hours (1 SHC)
Academic Transition – The following course is required:
ACA 122 College Transfer Success

1

Total Semester Hours Credit (SHC) in Program: 35

High school students in the CCP College Transfer Pathway leading to the Associate in Arts must complete the entire pathway before taking additional courses in the Associates in Arts degree.

 

*Optional General Education Hours (0-8 SHC)

A student may take up to 8 SHC of foreign language courses and accompanying labs, in a single language, 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.

SPA 111 Elementary Spanish I 3 SHC
SPA 112 Elementary Spanish II 3 SHC
FRE 111 Elementary French I 3 SHC
FRE 112 Elementary French II 3 SHC
GER 111 Elementary German I 3 SHC
GER 112 Elementary German II 3 SHC