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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. 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.

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................... 18 Credits CPT 101 Intro to Computers - 3 credits
-AND-
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................... 8 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.

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................... 18 Credits CPT 101 Intro to Computers - 3 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................... 4 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 USCA.

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: Social and Behavioral Sciences Track

The Associate in Arts: Social and Behavioral Sciences Track provides students with an opportunity to learn a variety of theories, approaches, methodologies and perspectives pertaining to behavioral and sociological concepts. These courses emphasize a multidisciplinary approach to the understanding and study of individuals and groups and the societies and institutions they create.

The degree of Associate of Arts: Social and Behavioral Science Track is intended for students who plan to complete a Bachelor's degree at a transfer institution in a social and behavioral science-related major such as Sociology, Psychology or Social Work.

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
Select Humanities/Fine Arts courses totaling 6 credits from the course list.

Natural Sciences and Mathematics 14 credits MAT 110 College Algebra - 3 credits
MAT 120 Probability and Statistics - 3 credits
Select Physical Science, Natural Science and Mathematics 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................... 18 Credits PSY 201 General Psychology - 3 credits
PSY 203 Human Growth and Development - 3 credits
PSY 208 Human Sexuality - 3 credits
PSY 212 Abnormal Psychology - 3 credits
SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology - 3 credits
SOC 205 Social Problems - 3 credits

Electives................... 8 Credits Select courses totaling 8 credits from:
HUS 101, PSY 210, PSY 220, PSY 231, PSY 235, SOC 102, SOC 210, SOC 220, SOC 230, SOC 235, SOC 240, SPA 101, SPA 102

Total Semester-Hour Credits: 61 Credits


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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