Associate in Arts Degree (A.A.) – 60 Semester Hours

The Associate in Arts (A.A.) Degree program is designed for students who wish to enter fields related to the arts, humanities, or social sciences. Related areas of emphasis include elementary education, secondary education, business education, physical education, recreation, English, foreign languages, business administration, public administration,
geography, history, international studies, law, political science, psychology, counseling, social work, sociology, journalism, speech, and/or theater.

Requirements for specific majors at senior institutions may vary. Therefore, it is the responsibility of students to plan a program of study to meet the requirements of the college to which the student expects to transfer. It is strongly recommended that students consult the college/university to which they plan to transfer to ensure that courses taken at Central Carolina Technical College meet the senior institution’s requirements for the desired four-year degree. Informed academic advisors are available to assist students.

The length of time required to complete a University Transfer Program is dependent upon the number of courses in which the student enrolls each semester. See Statewide Articulation Agreement: Technical College Courses Transferable to Public Senior Institutions in the General Information section of this catalog. For more information, go to

Program Contact:

Natalie Mahaffey

Department Chair, English

(803) 778-7810 ext. 410


Developmental Courses

This program of study requires that all developmental courses be completed prior to graduation. These developmental courses may or may not be prerequisites to courses required in the program. Developmental courses are determined by placement tests taken at the time of admission into the College. The developmental courses are MAT 013 and RWR 032.
These courses do not count for credit in any program of study.


Central Carolina Technical College has been monitoring the weather and based on the Governor declaring a State of Emergency, all CCTC campuses will be closed on Friday, Jan. 21, 2022 due to inclement weather. All campuses will remain on a normal operating schedule for the remainder of today, Thursday, Jan. 20. Further announcements will be available on social media and

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