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University Transfer Options
Associate in Applied Science (AAS)
Western Governors University (WGU)
Durham Tech has partnered with Western Governors University (WGU) to develop bilateral agreements, for a seamless transition into their baccalaureate programs. For Durham Tech students who complete one of Durham Tech's five Information Technology AAS degrees, Associate in Arts (AA), or Associate in Science (AS) degree, only one additional year of online courses at WGU is needed to complete one of WGU's seven Information Technology Bachelor of Science (BS) degrees.
Suggested university transfer options for Durham Tech Information Technologies AAS programs:
• Software Development AAS to Computer Science, Software Development, Data Analytics
• Web Development AAS to Software Development, Data Analytics, Information Technology
• Network Security AAS to Cybersecurity and Information Assurance
• IT Cloud & Systems Administration AAS to Cloud Computing, Network Operations and Security
• IT Service and Support AAS to Information Technology
View the WGU Transfer Pathway Agreements (pdf) for the complete list of pathways and transferability.
East Carolina University (ECU)
Durham Tech has partnered with Eastern Carolina University (ECU) in the Bachelor of Science in Industrial Technology (BSIT) Transfer Program. Students who have been awarded an Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree with a minimum of a cumulative 2.5 GPA from the list below, may apply for transfer to the BSIT program with a concentration in Information & Computer Technology.
Information Technology AAS degrees, best suited for transfer:
The Associate in Arts (AA)
The Associate in Arts (AA) is intended for students who ultimately wish to complete a baccalaureate arts degree at a four-year college or university. Students in this program develop foundational knowledge particularly business, English, fine arts, foreign languages, history, philosophy, psychology, or sociology.
Note: Students who wish to pursue a degree in Computer Science should choose the Computer Science Course Selection Guide.
Course Selection Guide
This course selection guide shown below has been developed by referencing the 2014 Baccalaureate Degree plans or the student plans for the Bachelor of Arts degrees at the universities listed below.
- NC Central University (NCCU): BS in Information Technology, Information, Communication, and Technology Concentration
- UNC-Charlotte (UNCC): BA in Computer Science, Information Technology Concentration
- Eastern Carolina University (ECU): BS in Information and Computer Technology
- UNC-Greensboro (UNCG): BS in Information Systems and Supply Chain Management, Information Systems Concentration
Students should print out and save the baccalaureate degree plan (BDP) for their major and intended transfer university.
General Education – 45 SHC (“Semester Hours of Credit”)
Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC) Courses (34 SHC)
UGETC courses are courses which are guaranteed to fulfill a general education component at every public university in North Carolina and the private colleges that are signatories to the 2015 Independent Comprehensive Articulation Agreement.
English Composition (6 SHC) Durham Tech / UGETC Requirement NCCU UNCC ECU UNCG ENG 111 Writing & Inquiry ENG 111 ENG 111 ENG 111 ENG 111 ENG 112 Writing/Research in the Disciplines ENG 112 ENG 112 ENG 112 ENG 112 Humanities/Fine Arts (H/FA) (9 SHC)
Select three courses from at least two disciplines
Durham Tech / UGETC Requirement NCCU UNCC ECU UNCG One course selected from ART 111, ART 114, ART115, COM 120, COM 231, DRA 111, MUS 110, MUS 112 COM 231 COM 120 Any COM 231 One course selected from PHI 215 or PHI 240 PHI 240 Any Any Any One course selected from ENG 231, 232, 241,242 ENG 231 Any Any Any Social and Behavioral Sciences (S/BS) (9 SHC)
Select three courses from at least two disciplines
Durham Tech / UGETC Requirement NCCU UNCC ECU UNCG One history course selected from HIS 111, HIS 112, HIS 131, HIS 132 HIS 112 Any HIS 111 Any One course from ECO 251, ECO 252, POL 120, PSY 150, SOC 210 ECO 251 Any ECO 251 ECO 251 One additional course from above list Any Any PSY 150 ECO 252 Mathematics (3-4 SHC) Durham Tech / UGETC Requirement NCCU UNCCH ECU UNCG One Math course selected from MAT 143, 152, 171 MAT 171 MAT 171 MAT 171 MAT 171 Natural Science (4 SHC) Durham Tech / UGETC Requirement NCCU UNCC ECU UNCG One Science course selected from AST 151/A, BIO 110, BIO 111, CHM 151, GEL 111, PHY 110/A Any Any PHY 151 Any
Additional General Education Transfer Hours (13-14 SHC)
Foreign Language (3 SHC) Durham Tech Gen Ed Requirement NCCU UNCC ECU UNCG Foreign Language (3 SHC): Choose from American Sign Language, Arabic, French, German, or Spanish.
FL 112 Must be taken with accompanying lab.
FL 112 FL 112 FL 112 FL 112
At ECU, students must complete 2 semesters of a new language or three semesters of one begun in high school.
Additional Mathematics/Science Course (3-4 SHC) Durham Tech Gen Ed Requirement NCCU UNCC ECU UNCG Choose from MAT 143, MAT 152, MAT 172, or MAT 263. MAT 263 MAT 263 MAT 172 MAT 263
MAT 172 is required as a prerequisite to PHY 151, which is required for ECU.
Additional Natural Science Course(4 SHC) Durham Tech / UGETC Requirement NCCU UNCC ECU UNCG Choose from AST 151/151A, AST 152/152A, BIO 110, BIO 111, BIO 112, BIO 140/140A, CHM 131/A, CHM 132, CHM 151, CHM 152, GEL 111, GEL 230, PHY 110/110A. Any Any PHY 152 Any One Additional Course Durham Tech Gen Ed Requirement NCCU UNCC ECU UNCG One additional course MAT 152 MAT 152 MAT 152 MAT 152
Other Required Hours (15 SHC)
Students should consult with their advisor. The listings here vary, based on the requirements of the selected university and the student’s intended major.
College Transfer Success Course (1 SHC) Durham Tech Requirement NCCU UNCC ECU UNCG ACA 122 (This course should be taken in the student’s first semester.) ACA 122 ACA 122 ACA 122 ACA 122 Foreign Language (4-8 SHC) Durham Tech Requirement NCCU UNCC ECU UNCG FL 111/181, 112/182, 211– to meet FL prerequisites As Needed As Needed As Needed As Needed Additional Major Course(s) Durham Tech Requirement NCCU UNCC ECU UNCG Additional college level course(s) to complete the 15 SHC requirement. ACC 120
Guaranteed Admissions Pathways
Durham Tech has partnered with these universities to develop guaranteed admissions pathways for a seamless transition into their baccalaureate programs for eligible students. Durham Tech university transfer degree (AA, AS, AFA, and AE). Students must apply for acceptance into these programs.