Phillips (Building 3), room 126
919-536-7200, ext. 8004
Business, Accounting, Management, and Marketing
University Transfer Options
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.
Course Selection Guide
This course selection guide shown below has been developed by referencing the Baccalaureate Degree plans or the student plans for the Bachelor of Arts degrees at the universities listed below. Note that many other colleges and universities also offer Bachelor of Arts degrees in Business.
- North Carolina Central University (NCCU)
- NC State University (NCSU)
- UNC-Greensboro (UNC-G)
- UNC-Chapel Hill (UNC)
Students should print out and save the baccalaureate degree plan (BDP) for their major and intended transfer university.
Printable Business, Acccounting, Management, and Marketing Course Selection Guide (PDF)
General Education – 45 SHC (“Semester Hours of Credit”)
Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC) Courses (31-32 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 NCSU UNCCH 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 NCSU UNCCH UNCG One course selected from ART 111, 114, 115; COM 231; DRA 111, MUS 110, 112 COM 231 ART 115 Any COM 231 PHI 215 or PHI 240 Any PHI 240 Any Any One course selected from ENG 231, 232, 241, 242 Any Any Any Any Social and Behavioral Sciences (S/BS) (9 SHC)
Select three courses from at least two disciplines
Durham Tech / UGETC Requirement NCCU NCSU UNCCH UNCG One course selected from HIS 111, HIS 112, HIS 131, or HIS 132 HIS 112 HIS 131 Any Any ECO 251, 252, POL 120; PSY 150, or SOC 210 ECO 251 ECO 251 ECO 251 ECO 251 One additional course from above ECO 252 ECO 252 ECO 252 ECO 252 Mathematics (3-4 SHC)
Durham Tech / UGETC Requirement NCCU NCSU UNCCH UNCG One Math course selected from MAT 143, 152, 171 MAT 171 MAT 171 MAT 172 MAT 171 Natural Science (4 SHC)
Durham Tech / UGETC Requirement NCCU NCSU UNCCH UNCG One Science course selected from AST 151/A, BIO 110, BIO 111, CHM 151, GEL 111, PHY 110/A Any BIO 110 Any Any
Additional General Education Transfer Hours (13-14 SHC)
Foreign Language (3 SHC)
Durham Tech Gen Ed Requirement NCCU NCSU UNCCH UNCG Choose from American Sign Language, Arabic, French, German, or Spanish FL 112 FL 211 FL 211 FL 112 Second Mathematics Course (3-4 SHC)
Durham Tech Gen Ed Requirement NCCU NCSU UNCCH UNCG Choose from MAT 143, MAT 152, MAT 171, MAT 172, or MAT 263. Note: There are prerequisites for these courses that must be met. MAT 263 MAT 263 MAT 263 MAT 263 Second Natural Science Course (4 SHC)
Durham Tech Gen Ed Requirement NCCU NCSU UNCCH UNCG Choose from AST 151/151A, AST 152/152A, BIO 110, BIO 111, 112, BIO 140/140A, CHM 131/A, CHM 132, CHM 151, CHM 152, GEL 111, GEL 230, PHY 110/110A Any GEL 111 Any Any One Additional Course (3-4 SHC)
Durham Tech Gen Ed Requirement NCCU NCSU UNCCH UNCG One additional course MAT 152 MAT 152 MAT 152 MAT 152
Other Required Hours (15 SHC)
Students should consult their advisor. The listings 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 NCSU UNCCH UNCG ACA 122 (This course should be taken in the student’s first semester.) ACA 122 ACA 122 ACA 122 ACA 122 Foreign Language (0-8 SHC)
Durham Tech Requirement NCCU NCSU UNCCH UNCG FL 111/181, 112/182 if needed to meet prerequisites As Needed As Needed As Needed As Needed Additional Major Course(s)
Durham Tech Requirement NCCU NCSU UNCCH UNCG Additional college level course(s) to complete the 15 SHC requirement.
ACC 120 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 who complete a Durham Tech university transfer degree (AA, AS, AFA, and AE). Students must apply for acceptance into these programs.
- Carolina Student Transfer Excellence Program (C-STEP)
- NC State Community College Collaboration (C3)
- North Carolina A&T Aggie Plus
- East Carolina University Pirate Promise
- University of North Carolina at Wilmington Pathways to Excellence
Business Administration Associate in Applied Science (AAS) Degree
The Business Administration curriculum is designed to introduce students to the various aspects of the free enterprise system. Students will be provided with a fundamental knowledge of business functions, processes, and an understanding of business organizations in today's global economy.
Learn more about the Business Administration AAS degree program.
College and University Partnerships
Durham Tech has partnered with the universities listed below to develop a bilateral agreement, a seamless transition into their baccalaureate programs.
- Guilford College: Associate in Arts (AA) to Business Administration BS
- NC Wesleyan University: Business Administration AAS to NC Wesleyan Business Administration BS
- NC Central University: Business Administration AAS to NC Central Business Administration, Management BBS
- UNC Greensboro: Business Administration AAS to UNC-Greensboro BS
- Western Governors University: Associate in Arts (AA), or Associate in Science (AS) to several business programs at WGU.