Degree, On Campus
The Associate in Science degree is designed for students interested in transferring to a four-year institution and majoring in a STEM subject (science, technology, engineering, and math, including science and math education).
Students who complete the associate’s degree are considered to have fulfilled the institution-wide, lower division requirements of the receiving institution. Graduates of the Associate in Science degree program (60-61 semester hour credits) will be eligible to transfer to all constituent institutions of the University of North Carolina with junior status if admitted into the institution.
Students should select courses based on their intended major and transfer university requirements. The same course cannot be counted in more than one category. Students must meet the receiving institution's foreign language and/or health and P.E. requirements, if applicable, prior to or after transfer. A minimum grade of C is required in all courses counted toward graduation and to ensure course transferability to the University of North Carolina system. Students interested in taking advanced Spanish language courses may also be interested in adding the Spanish Language Certificate to the Associate in Science degree.
Graduates of the Associate in Science program will be able to:
Many Associate in Science courses are also available online.
Students attending Surry Community College for two years instead of going straight to a four-year college or university typically save
On average students who transfer from a community college outperform students who go straight to a four-year school.
Surry gave me what I needed before I moved on to a four-year college...I missed the flexibility of SCC when I transferred. If you’re the type of person who wants to go into a specialized field, you can earn a degree in a short time and get your life going.
SCC Transfer Alumni
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