The College Transfer Pathway leading to the Associate in Arts is designed for high school juniors and seniors who wish to begin study toward the Associate in Arts degree and a baccalaureate degree in a non-STEM major. The pathway is a structured set of courses included in the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (CAA) between the University of North Carolina and the North Carolina Community College System.

Program Code: P1012C  See Program Eligibility Information
Each class is worth 1 Honors credit on the high school transcript. College credit indicated below.

For more details, please view the full program document here.

The following courses are included in the Associate in Arts high school pathway at FTCC:

English Composition: ENG-111 Writing & Inquiry (3 credits)
ENG-112* Writing & Research in the Disciplines (3 credits)
Communication: COM-231 Public Speaking (3 credits)
Humanities/Fine Arts: ART-114 Art History Survey 1 (3 credits)
MUS-110 Music Appreciation (3 credits)
Social/Behavioral Sciences: HIS-131 American History I** (3 credits)
HIS-132 American History II**
SOC-210 Introduction to Sociology** (3 credits)
Math: MAT-152 Statistical Methods*** (4 credits)
Natural Sciences: BIO-111 General Biology I (4 credits)^
Academic Transition: ACA-122 College Transfer Success (1 credit)
Optional General Ed Hours: Students may choose to take 2 semesters of the same foreign language
FTCC Offers (choose one): Elementary Spanish: SPA-111 and SPA-112* (3 credits each)
Elementary French: FRE-111 and FRE-112* (3 credits each)
American Sign Language: ASL-111 and ASL-112* (3 credits each)^
Russian: RUS-111 and RUS-112* (3 credits each)^

Total Semester Hours Credit:     33-39

* This course has a pre-requisite course that must be taken first. All classes have testing pre-requisites that must be met prior to enrollment.

** HIS-131 and HIS-132 can be used to satisfy the high school graduation requirement for American History 1 and American History 2. If a student takes AP US History instead, SOC-210 can be used to satisfy their fourth history elective requirement.

*** MAT-152 can be used to satisfy the high school graduation requirement for a fourth higher math, after the completion of Math I, Math II, and Math III at the high school.

^Most of the classes listed above are offered either Monday/Wednesday or Tuesday/Thursday between the hours of 1:00 and 2:50pm and follow the Cumberland County Schools (CCS) calendar for class days and holidays. Transportation will be provided to and from FTCC provided sufficient enrollment at each high school. For more information, please refer to the CCS Course Selection Guide. Classes marked with a “^” are offered concurrently only, which means that they are offered on the regular FTCC calendar of class days and holidays. Concurrent classes do not observe Cumberland County Schools (CCS) holidays and in most cases, transportation is not included.

High school students in the College Transfer Pathway Leading to the Associate in Arts must complete the entire pathway (minimum 33 core hours) before taking additional courses in the Associate in Arts degree program with the exception of mathematics courses beyond MAT 152 in the Associate in Arts.

The College Transfer Pathway leading to the Associate in Engineering is designed for high school juniors and seniors who wish to begin study toward the Associate in Engineering degree and a baccalaureate degree in a STEM or technical major The pathway is a structured set of courses included in the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (CAA) between the University of North Carolina and the North Carolina Community College System.

Program Code: P1052C See Program Eligibility Information
Each class is worth 1 Honors credit on the high school transcript. College credit indicated below.

The following courses are included in the Associate in Engineering high school pathway at FTCC:

English Composition: ENG-111 Writing & Inquiry (3 credits)
ENG-112* Writing & Research in the Disciplines (3 credits)
Humanities/Fine Arts/Comm: PHI-240* Introduction to Ethics (3 credits)
Social/Behavioral Sciences: ECO-251 Principles of Microeconomics (3 credits)^
Math: MAT-271* Calculus I (4 credits)^
MAT-272* Calculus II (4 credits)^
Natural Sciences: CHM-151* General Chemistry I (4 credits)^
CHM-152* General Chemistry II (4 credits)^
Academic Transition: ACA-122 College Transfer Success (1 credit)
Engineering: EGR-150 Introduction to Engineering (2 credits)^
DFT-170 Engineering Graphics (3 credits)^
Optional General Ed Hours: Students may choose to take 2 semesters of the same foreign language
FTCC Offers (choose one): Elementary Spanish: SPA-111 and SPA-112* (3 credits each)
Elementary French: FRE-111 and FRE-112* (3 credits each)
American Sign Language: ASL-111 and ASL-112* (3 credits each)^
Russian: RUS-111 and RUS-112* (3 credits each)^

Total Semester Hours Credit:     34-40

* This course has a pre-requisite course that must be taken first. All classes have testing pre-requisites that must be met prior to enrollment.

^ Some of the classes listed above are offered either Monday/Wednesday or Tuesday/Thursday between the hours of 1:00 and 2:50pm and follow the Cumberland County Schools (CCS) calendar for class days and holidays. Transportation will be provided to and from FTCC provided sufficient enrollment at each high school. For more information, please refer to the CCS Course Selection Guide. Classes marked with a “^” are offered concurrently only, which means that they are offered on the regular FTCC calendar of class days and holidays. Concurrent classes do not observe Cumberland County Schools (CCS) holidays and in most cases, transportation is not included.

High school students in the College Transfer Pathway leading to the Associate in Engineering must complete the entire pathway (minimum 34 core hours) before taking additional courses in the Associate in Engineering degree program.

The College Transfer Pathway Leading to the Associate in Science is designed for high school juniors and seniors who wish to begin study toward the Associate in Science degree and a baccalaureate degree in a STEM or technical major. The pathway is a structured set of courses included in the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (CAA) between the University of North Carolina and the North Carolina Community College System.

Program Code: P1042C See Program Eligibility Information
Each class is worth 1 Honors credit on the high school transcript. College credit indicated below.

For more details, please view the full program document here.

The following courses are included in the Associate in Science high school pathway at FTCC:

English Composition: ENG-111 Writing & Inquiry (3 credits)
ENG-112* Writing & Research in the Disciplines (3 credits)
Communication: COM-231 Public Speaking (3 credits)
Humanities/Fine Arts: PHI-240* Introduction to Ethics (3 credits)
Social/Behavioral Sciences: POL-120 American Government (3 credits)
PSY-150 General Psychology** (3 credits)
Math: MAT-171 Pre-Calculus Algebra*** (4 credits)
MAT-172* Pre-Calculus Trigonometry (4 credits)
Natural Sciences: CHM-151* General Chemistry I (4 credits)^
CHM-152* General Chemistry II (4 credits)^
Academic Transition: ACA-122 College Transfer Success (1 credit)
Optional General Ed Hours: Students may choose to take 2 semesters of the same foreign language
FTCC Offers (choose one): Elementary Spanish: SPA-111 and SPA-112* (3 credits each)
Elementary French: FRE-111 and FRE-112* (3 credits each)
American Sign Language: ASL-111 and ASL-112* (3 credits each)^
Russian: RUS-111 and RUS-112* (3 credits each)^

Total Semester Hours Credit:     35-41

* This course has a pre-requisite course that must be taken first. All classes have testing pre-requisites that must be met prior to enrollment.

** If a student has taken AP US History at their high school, PSY-150 can be used to satisfy their fourth history elective requirement.

*** MAT-171 can be used to satisfy the high school graduation requirement for a fourth higher math, after the completion of Math I, Math II, and Math III at the high school.

^ Most of the classes listed above are offered either Monday/Wednesday or Tuesday/Thursday between the hours of 1:00 and 2:50pm and follow the Cumberland County Schools (CCS) calendar for class days and holidays. Transportation will be provided to and from FTCC provided sufficient enrollment at each high school. For more information, please refer to the CCS Course Selection Guide. Classes marked with a “^” are offered concurrently only, which means that they are offered on the regular FTCC calendar of class days and holidays. Concurrent classes do not observe Cumberland County Schools (CCS) holidays and in most cases, transportation is not included.

High school students in the College Transfer Pathway Leading to the Associate in Science must complete the entire pathway (minimum 33 core hours) before taking additional courses in the Associate in Science degree program with the exception of mathematics courses beyond MAT 171 in the Associate in Science.

FTCC provides transferable associate degrees, university partnerships, and a variety of articulation agreements with four-year institutions.

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