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Associate in Arts

The Associate in Arts degree prepares the student to transfer to a four-year college or university to study in the areas of fine arts, education, humanities, social sciences or business.

Admission to the Associate in Arts program is open to all students who have met the appropriate prerequisites or have acceptable placement scores. Students must successfully meet all applicable course prerequisites before enrolling in program courses. Students that place into either RWR 032 or MAT 032 must complete the course with a 'C' or better.

General Education................... 35 Credits

Humanities/Fine Arts 15 credits
ENG 101 English Composition I - 3 credits
ENG 102 English Composition II - 3 credits
SPC 205 Public Speaking - 3 credits
-AND-
Select Humanities/Fine Arts courses totaling 6 credits from the course list.

Physical Sciences, Natural Sciences and Mathematics 14 credits
MAT 110 College Algebra - 3 credits

AND Select ONE course from:
MAT 111 College Trigonometry - 3 credits
MAT 120 Probability and Statistics - 3 credits
MAT 122 Finite College Mathematics - 3 credits
-AND-
Select Physical Sciences and/or Natural Sciences courses totaling 8 credits from the course list.

Social/Behavioral Sciences 6 credits
Select Social/Behavioral Sciences courses totaling 6 credits from the course list.

Major Requirement................... 15 Credits Courses totaling 15 credit hours must be selected from those listed on the list of Transferable Courses. However, you should consult with your advisor to select courses that will meet your particular transfer objectives.

Electives................... 11 Credits Courses must be selected from those listed on Transferable Courses. However, you should consult with your advisor to select electives that will meet your particular transfer objectives.

Total Credits Required: 61 Credits
Note: All courses taken toward this degree MUST be selected from the list of college transfer courses on Transferable Courses.

Other courses that are listed on an official articulation agreement may be considered on a case-by-case basis. For clarification on which courses count towards Humanities and Fine Arts, Social and Behavioral Sciences, or Physical and Natural Science credit requirements, please consult the Course Listings.


Associate in Science

The Associate in Science degree prepares a student to transfer to a four-year college or university to study in the areas of natural/physical sciences, mathematics, engineering or business. With the assistance of an academic advisor, a student may plan a program of study to meet the requirements of the college to which the student wishes to transfer using the guidelines below.

Admission to the Associate in Science program is open to all students who have met the appropriate prerequisites or have acceptable placement scores. Students must successfully meet all applicable course prerequisites before enrolling in program courses. Students that place into either RWR 032 or MAT 032 must complete the course with a 'C' or better.

General Education................... 39 Credits

Humanities/Fine Arts 15 credits ENG 101 English Composition I - 3 credits
ENG 102 English Composition II - 3 credits
SPC 205 Public Speaking - 3 credits
-AND-
Select Humanities/Fine Arts courses totaling 6 credits from the course list.

Natural Sciences and Mathematics 18 credits MAT 110 College Algebra - 3 credits
MAT 111 College Trigonometry - 3 credits
MAT 140 Analytical Geometry & Calculus I - 4 credits -AND-
Select Biology courses totaling 8 credits from the course list.

Social/Behavioral Sciences 6 credits Select Social/Behavioral Sciences courses totaling 6 credits from the course list.

Major Requirement................... 15 Credits Select Chemistry or Physics courses totaling 8 credit hours from the course list.
-AND-
Courses totaling 7 credit hours must be selected from those listed on the list of Transferable Courses. However, you should consult with your advisor to select courses that will meet your particular transfer objectives.

Electives................... 7 Credits Courses must be selected from those listed on Transferable Courses. However, you should consult with your advisor to select electives that will meet your particular transfer objectives.

Total Semester-Hour Credits: 61 Credits
Note: All courses taken toward this degree MUST be selected from the list of college transfer courses on Transferable Courses.

Other courses that are listed on an official articulation agreement may be considered on a case-by-case basis. For clarification on which courses count towards Humanities and Fine Arts, Social and Behavioral Sciences, or Physical and Natural Science credit requirements, please consult the Course Listings.


Business Transfer Certificate

The Business Transfer Certificate provides the student with the opportunity to develop the skills necessary to transfer to a four-year business program.

Aiken Technical College has an articulation agreement with the University of South Carolina - Aiken that will allow a student who completes the Business Transfer Certificate to transfer all of the credits earned in the certificate to USC Aiken.

The program display for the Business Transfer Certificate is listed on the Business Programs page.


Engineering Transfer Certificate

The Engineering Transfer Certificate provides the student with the opportunity to develop the skills necessary for transfer to a four-year engineering program.

Aiken Technical College has an articulation agreement with the University of South Carolina that will allow a student who completes the Engineering Transfer Certificate to transfer all of the credits earned in the certificate to USC-Columbia.

The program display for the Engineering Transfer Certificate is listed on the Science & Technology Programs page.


Associate in Arts Early Childhood Education Transfer

The Associate in Arts – Early Childhood Education Transfer Track degree provides ATC transfer students with the first two years (70 hours) of undergraduate credit towards a degree in Early Childhood Education at the University of South Carolina - Aiken. All of the courses listed will transfer to USCA under the ATC-USCA Early Childhood Education articulation agreement. AA-ECE transfer students must maintain a minimum 2.75 GPA and are expected to complete the Praxis Exam before transferring to USCA.

The program display for the Associate in Arts – Early Childhood Education Transfer is listed on the Education Programs page.


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