The CAA provides certain assurances to the transferring student; for example:
• Assures admission to one of the 16 UNC institutions (Transfer Assured Admissions Policy).

• Students with an Associate in Arts and Associate in Science degree from PCC are guaranteed junior status.

Piedmont Community College also has articulation agreements with specific colleges & universities to ensure a seamless transfer experience.

PCC award the following degrees through University Transfer:

Associate in Arts (AA):

Interested in pursuing a four-year degree in one of the liberal arts disciplines or training at a professional schedule that requires a strong liberal arts background? Enroll in this program!

NEW! Associate in Arts in Teacher Preparation:

Is your goal to become a teacher for grades 1-12 in the area of liberal arts (English, social studies, elective programs, etc.)? This program will get you started!

Associate in Fine Arts (AFA) – Visual Arts:

If a four-year degree in the visual arts is in your future, you should begin with this program and save!

Associate in General Education:

Design a plan of study around personal interests or job-related needs in this transfer program.

Associate in Science (AS):

For those interested in computer science, engineering, mathematics, the sciences or professional programs that require strong mathematics and science backgrounds.

NEW! Associate in Science in Teacher Preparation:

Does becoming an elementary, middle, or high school teacher in the area of computer science, engineering, mathematics, or science sound interesting? This is your program!


S. Drake Howell
Administrative Assistant, Arts & Sciences and University Transfer
(336) 322-2206 | L134
Karen H. Sanders
Dean, University Transfer and General Education
(336) 322-2190 | A130