University Transfer Options
The Associate in Science (AS)
The Associate in Science (AS) is intended for students who ultimately wish to complete a baccalaureate science degree at a four-year college or university. The AS curriculum courses focus on courses such as biology, chemistry, engineering, geology, mathematics, or physics.
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.
- NC Central University (NCCU): BS in Mathematics
- NC State University (NCSU): BS in Applied Mathematics
- UNC-Chapel Hill (UNC-CH): BS in Mathematics (UNC also offers a BA)
- UNC Greensboro (UNCG): BS in Mathematics (UNCG also offers a BA)
Students should print out and save the baccalaureate degree plan (BDP) for their major and intended transfer university.
Printable Mathematics 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 UNC-CH 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) (6 SHC)
Select two courses from separate disciplines
Durham Tech / UGETC Requirement NCCU NCSU UNC-CH UNCG One course selected from ART 111, 114, 115; COM 231; DRA 111, MUS 110, 112 COM 231 Any Any Any One course selected from ENG 231, 232, 241, 242, PHI 215 or PHI 240 Any Any Any Any Social and Behavioral Sciences (S/BS) (6 SHC)
Select two courses from separate disciplines
Durham Tech / UGETC Requirement NCCU NCSU UNC-CH UNCG One course selected from HIS 111, HIS 112, HIS 131, or HIS 132 HIS 112 HIS 112 HIS 131 HIS 111 or 131 One course selected from ECO 251, ECO 252, POL 120, PSY 150, or SOC 210 Any Any Any Any Mathematics (8 SHC) Durham Tech / UGETC Requirement NCCU NCSU UNC-CH UNCG One Math course selected from MAT 171, 172, 263, 271, 272 MAT 172 MAT 172 MAT 172 MAT 172 Second Course MAT 271 MAT 271 MAT 271 MAT 271 Natural Science (8 SHC)
UNCCH does not require physics for the BA.
Durham Tech / UGETC Requirement NCCU NCSU UNC-CH UNCG One Science course selected from BIO 111 and 112; CHM 151 and 152; PHY 151 and 152 or PHY 251 and PHY 252 PHY 251 PHY 251 PHY 251 Any Second Course in Sequence PHY 252 PHY 252 PHY 252 Any
Additional General Education Transfer Hours (11 SHC)
Foreign Language (3 SHC)
NCSU does not require FL for this major IF two years of FL were successfully completed in high school.
Durham Tech Gen Ed Requirement NCCU NCSU UNC-CH UNCG Foreign Language: Choose from American Sign Language, Arabic, French, German, or Spanish. FL 112 Must be taken with accompanying lab. Foreign Language must be at 112 level or higher for Durham Tech requirements. FL 112 FL 112
Required by Durham Tech
FL 211 FL 212 Additional Mathematics/Science Courses (8 SHC)
UNCCH requires MAT 273 for the BS only.
Durham Tech Gen Ed Requirement NCCU NCSU UNC-CH UNCG First Course MAT 272 MAT 272 MAT 272 MAT 272 Second Course MAT 273 MAT 273 MAT 273 MAT 273
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 UNC-CH 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 UNC-CH UNCG FL 111/181, 112/182 if needed to meet prerequisites As Needed As Needed As Needed As Needed Additional Major Course(s)
UNCG requires CSC 151 for the BS only.
Durham Tech Requirement NCCU NCSU UNC-CH UNCG Additional college level course(s) to complete the 15 SHC requirement. CSC 134
Guaranteed Admissions Pathways
Durham Tech has partnered with several 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.
View more information about Guaranteed Admissions Pathways and the list of universities.