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What will transfer to UNC institutions?

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The North Carolina Community College Common Course Library lists courses that have been approved for transfer to the constituent institutions of The University of North Carolina. Transferring students must have earned a grade of “C” or better in a course in order to get transfer credit for the course.

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How do the UNC Minimum Course Requirements (MCR) apply to transfer students?

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Transfer students will be considered to have satisfied the UNC Minimum Course Requirements (MCR) in effect at the time of their graduation from high school if they have: received the A.A., the A.S, the A.F.A, the baccalaureate or any higher degree, or completed the 44-hour CAA General Education Core, or completed at least six semester hours

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Is admission to a UNC institution guaranteed?

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Yes, the CAA includes a Transfer Assured Admissions Policy (TAAP), which assures admission to at least one of the 16 UNC institutions with the following stipulations: Admission is not assured to a specific campus or specific program or major. Students must have graduated from a NC community college with an A.A. or A.S. degree. Students must

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Is it necessary to finish the associate’s degree before transferring to a university?

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Completing the associate’s degree before transferring is not necessary, but it is advisable. Students should talk with an admissions representative of the institution they are interested in attending to determine if they meet its admission requirements.

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Is it necessary to finish the general education core before transferring to a university?

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Completing the general education core before transferring is not necessary but advisable. Students who do not complete the general education core as stated in the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement will have to complete the specific general education requirements of the college or university to which they transfer.

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What is the General Education Core?

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The general education core is a set of 44-semester hours (S.H.) of courses which when completed will meet the freshman/sophomore general education requirements at all UNC institutions. The core specifically includes the following for the A.A. degree: English Composition 6 Semester Hours Humanities/Fine Arts 12 Semester Hours Social/Behavioral Sciences 12 Semester Hours Mathematics 6 Semester Hours

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What’s the difference between Associate in Arts (A.A.) and Associate in Science (A.S.)?

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The A.A. degree is designed for students who want to pursue a four-year degree in one of the liberal arts disciplines or at a professional school that requires a strong liberal arts background. The mathematics and science requirements for the A.A. degree are usually fewer than for an A.S. degree. The A.S. degree is designed for

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What makes up a bachelor’s degree?

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A bachelor’s degree consists of three parts. The first is “general education,” which consists of courses in English composition, humanities/fine arts, social/behavioral sciences and natural sciences/ mathematics designed to give the student a broad academic foundation. General education classes are typically taken during the freshman and sophomore years. The second part of a bachelor’s degree is

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What is a bachelor’s degree?

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A bachelor’s degree is a four-year degree granted by a college or university. Typically, the community college student does two of the four years of work at his or her community college and transfers that work to the senior-level institution where he or she completes the last two years of work. Agreements that govern the transfer

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