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Beaufort County Community College 2023 - 2024 Catalog 
Beaufort County Community College 2023 - 2024 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Associate in Science

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The Associate in Science 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.

Courses are approved for transfer through the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (CAA). The CAA enables North Carolina community college graduates of two-year associate in science programs who are admitted to constituent institutions of The University of North Carolina to 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 2.0 on a 4.0 scale in order to transfer with a junior status. Courses may also transfer through bilateral agreements between institutions.

The Associate in Science degree is the degree appropriate for those students who wish to transfer to senior institutions to become scientists, scientific researchers, engineers, doctors, pharmacists, or any other STEM-related career path.

This program can be completed fully online.

Curriculum Flow Chart

General Education Requirements

English - 6 Credits

Communications, Humanities, And Fine Arts - 6 Credits From at Least 2 Subjects

Mathematics - 8 Credits

Social/Behavioral Sciences - 6 Credits at Least 2 Subjects

Natural Sciences - 8 Credits Taken From One of the Following Groups

General Education Electives - 11 Credits

Electives - 14 Credits

Student Success - 1 Credit

Number of Credit Hours Required for This Program: 60

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