The Associate in Arts degree is designed for students who wish to transfer to a university to earn a Bachelor of Arts (or Bachelor of Science, depending upon the university) degree in one of the following fields of study: accounting, anthropology, architecture, business administration, communication, economics, education, English language and literature, finance, foreign languages, geography, linguistics, history, humanities, interdisciplinary studies, journalism, library science, marketing, philosophy, political science, psychology, religion, and social sciences, and visual and performing arts.
Associate in Arts Curriculum Standard
Students who are undecided about their major field of study should complete one of the following degree or diploma requirements before they transfer to a UNC System university:
Associate in Arts Pre-Major Agreements
Students who wish to transfer to one of the sixteen universities in the UNC System and earn a Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in one of the following fields of study should open the appropriate link below and follow the requirements of the specific Associate in Arts Articulation Agreements:
For a list of Bachelor of Arts majors offered at each of the sixteen branches of the University of North Carolina System, please go to the following website: UNC Academic Degree Programs.
Are you interested in a career that may require graduate school?
Students who are interested in a career in dentistry, law, medicine, theology or ministry, optometry, pharmacy, physical therapy, or veterinary medicine are usually required or at least strongly encouraged to earn a bachelor's degree before applying to one of these graduate or professional degree programs. For more information on the educational requirements for one of these careers, students should read Preparation for Graduate School