The University Transfer program is designed to give students the typical general education courses that are required for completion of a Bachelor’s degree. Alamance Community College offers the Associate of Arts (AA) and Associate of Science (AS) degrees as well as the Transfer Core Diplomas for Arts and Science. The AA and AS degree programs and Transfer Core Diplomas are ideally suited for students who intend to transfer to a College or University upon completion of their program at Alamance Community College.
The Associate in Arts degree and Transfer Core Diploma in Arts are designed for students who want to pursue a four-year degree in one of the liberal arts disciplines or at a school that requires a strong liberal arts background. The mathematics and science requirements for the Arts degree and diploma are usually fewer than for an Associate of Science degree or Transfer Core Diploma. Some typical Bachelor’s degree programs that would fall under the Arts program would include: Accounting, Business Administration, Art, Criminal Justice, Elementary Education, English, History, Nursing, Political Science, Psychology, Social Work, Sociology and many others.
The Associate in Science degree and Transfer Core Diploma are designed for students who want to pursue a four-year degree in areas of study such as computer science, mathematics, natural sciences or professional programs that require strong mathematics and science backgrounds. Some typical Bachelor’s degree programs that would fall under the Science program would include: Agriculture, Animal Science, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Forestry, Mathematics, Pharmaceutical Science, Physics, Pre-Dental, Pre-Medical, Pre-Pharmacy and others.