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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.
- North Carolina Agricultural & Technical University (NC A&T) - BS in Kinesiology, Recreation and Sports Management Concentration
- North Carolina Central University (NCCU) - BS in Recreation Administration: Sports Management with Business Minor
- North Carolina State University (NCSU) - BS in Sports Management
- UNC-Chapel Hill (UNC-CH) - BA in Exercise and Sport Science, Sport Administration Concentration
There are many concentrations within this major, and the requirements may vary. Students should print out and save the baccalaureate degree plan (BDP) for their major and intended transfer university.
Jobs associated with these degrees include athletic coach, athletic director, business manager for athletes, coach or scout, event coordinator, public relations manager, sports agent, sports marketer, or with additional graduate study, sports attorney, sports accountant, or professor.
General Education – 45 SHC (“Semester Hours of Credit”)
Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC) Courses (31-32 SHC)
Students who successfully complete this course of study with an AA degree will have satisfied the General Education requirements at every public university in North Carolina as well as the private colleges which are signatories of the 2015 Independent Comprehensive Articulation Agreement. Students who transfer without the protection of the AA or AS degree must complete the General Education core requirements at the receiving institution.
English Composition (6 SHC)
Durham Tech / UGETC Requirement NCAT NCCU NCSU UNCCH 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 NCAT NCCU NCSU UNCCH One course selected from ART 111, 114, 115; COM 231; DRA 111, MUS 110, 112 Any COM 231 COM 231 Any PHI 215 or PHI 240 PHI 240 Any Any Any One course selected from ENG 231, 232, 241, 242 Any ENG 231 or 232 ENG 231 Any Social and Behavioral Sciences (S/BS) (9 SHC)
Select three courses from at least two disciplines
Durham Tech / UGETC Requirement NCAT NCCU NCSU UNCCH One course selected from HIS 111, HIS 112, HIS 131, or HIS 132 HIS 111 or 112 HIS 112 Any Any ECO 251, 252, POL 120; PSY 150, or SOC 210 PSY 150 ECO 251 PSY, SOC, or POL ECO 251 One additional course from above Any ECO 252 ECO 251 ECO 252 Mathematics (3-4 SHC)
Durham Tech / UGETC Requirement NCAT NCCU NCSU UNCCH One Math course selected from MAT 143, 152, 171 MAT 171 MAT 171 MAT 171 Any Natural Science (4 SHC)
Durham Tech / UGETC Requirement NCAT NCCU NCSU UNCCH One Science course selected from AST 151/A, BIO 110, BIO 111, CHM 151, GEL 111, PHY 110/A BIO 110 Any BIO 110 Any
Additional General Education Transfer Hours (13-14 SHC)
Foreign Language (3 SHC)
Durham Tech Gen Ed Requirement NCAT NCCU NCSU UNCCH Foreign Language: Choose from American Sign Language, Arabic, French, German, or Spanish. FL 112 Must be taken with accompanying lab. FL 112 required by Durham Tech FL 112 FL 112 required by Durham Tech FL 211 Second Mathematics Course (3-4 SHC)
Durham Tech Gen Ed Requirement NCAT NCCU NCSU UNCCH 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 172 MAT 152 MAT 152 MAT 152 Second Natural Science Course (4 SHC)
Durham Tech Gen Ed Requirement NCAT NCCU NCSU UNCCH 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 CHM 131/A Any Any Any One Additional Course (3-4 SHC)
Durham Tech Gen Ed Requirement NCAT NCCU NCSU UNCCH One additional course MAT 152 Any HUM 110 Any Any
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 NCAT NCCU NCSU UNCCH 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 NCAT NCCU NCSU UNCCH 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 NCAT NCCU NCSU UNCCH Additional college level course(s) to complete the 15 SHC requirement. PHY 151 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.