2020-2021 College Catalog 
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Associate in Science in Teacher Preparation, ASTP

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Program Code: A1040T


The Associate in Science in Teacher Preparation degree shall be granted for a planned program of study consisting of a minimum of 60 semester hours of credit (SHC) of college transfer courses. Within the degree program, the institution shall include opportunities for the achievement of competence in reading, writing, oral communication, fundamental mathematical skills, and the basic computer use.

The Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (CAA) and the Independent Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (ICAA) enablesNorth Carolina community college graduates of two-year associate in science programs who are admitted to constituent institutions of The University of North Carolina and to Signatory Institutions of North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universitiesto transfer with junior status.

Community college graduates must obtain a grade of “C” or better in each course and an overall GPA of at least 2.7 on a 4.0 scale in order to transfer with a junior status. Courses may also transfer through bilateral agreements between institutions

General Education (45 SHC)

Communications (3 SHC)

Social/Behavorial Sciences (3 SHC)

Natural Sciences (8 SHC)

Select 8 SHC from the following course(s):

Other Required General Education Hours (14-15 SHC)

  • Credits: 3
  • An additional 11-12 SHC of courses should be selected from courses classified as general education within the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement. Students should select these courses based on their intended major and transfer university.”

Other Required Hours (15 SHC)

Total Associate in Science - Teacher Preparation Degree: 60-61 Credits**

*Students who have completed Teacher Cadet or Teaching as a Profession courses in in high school with a “B” or better may substitute that course for EDU 187 Teaching and Learning for All. 

**One semester hour of WBL 111 credit may be included in a 61 SHC associate in arts program of study. The transfer of this hour is not guaranteed.    

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