Associate in Science
RCC’s Associate in Science program is an excellent degree choice for students who want to pursue a bachelor’s degree in math, science, natural or physical science, or medicine. Areas of study under the AS degree span a wide range of academic interests. Completing an Associate in Science degree can be your first step toward a bachelor’s degree or higher in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math (STEM) field.
- Transfer Institutions
Students earning an Associate in Science degree from RCC have transferred to one of the sixteen University of North Carolina institutions such as
A high school diploma (or equivalent) and satisfactory scores on college placement tests (or equivalent) in English and mathematics are required. If students have deficiencies in English and/or mathematics, RCC offers pre-college courses to prepare students for the Associate in Science curriculum.
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 junior status. Courses may also transfer through bilateral agreements between institutions.
- ASSOCIATE IN Science (AS)
The Associate in Science program is designed for students who wish to transfer to four-year colleges or universities to complete a baccalaureate degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. The program concentrates heavily on the natural sciences and mathematics and is recommended for those who plan to continue a Bachelor of Science degree program.
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