CFCC 2023-2024 Catalog & Student Handbook 
    Jul 17, 2024  
CFCC 2023-2024 Catalog & Student Handbook

Associate in Arts in Teacher Preparation (A1010T)

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The Associate in Arts in Teacher Preparation degree shall be granted for a planned program of study consisting of a minimum of 60 semester hours of credit (SHC) of college transfer courses. Within the degree program, the institution shall include opportunities for the achievement of competence in reading, writing, oral communication, fundamental mathematical skills, and basic computer use.

The Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (CAA) and the Independent Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (ICAA) enables North Carolina community college graduates of two-year associate in arts programs who are admitted to constituent institutions of The University of North Carolina and to Signatory Institutions of North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities to transfer with junior status.

Community college graduates must obtain a grade of “C” or better in each course and an overall GPA of at least 2.7 on a 4.0 scale in order to transfer with a junior status. Courses may also transfer through bilateral agreements between institutions.


English Composition

Take 6 credits:


Take 3 credits:

Other Required General Education Hours


Other Required General Education

Take 3 credits:

Other Required Hours

Required Course: Academic Transition

Take 1 credit:

Total Semester Hours Credits: 60-61

Optional General Education Hours

A student may take up to 8 SHC of foreign language courses, in a single language, designated as General Education in the CAA as a part of this pathway. These courses are not a part of the Universal General Education Transfer Component. Students who complete these courses with a grade of “C” or better will receive transfer credit. The receiving university will determine whether the courses will count as general education, pre-major, or elective credit.

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