Associate in Science
If you want to pursue a bachelor’s degree in biology, chemistry, physics, medicine, or engineering, or receive training in a professional program that requires strong mathematics and science knowledge, the Central Piedmont Associate in Science transfer degree is for you.
What You Will Learn
The Associate in Science (A.S.) degree ensures you can transfer to a four-year institution having already fulfilled general education and major-specific course requirements, particularly for majors with higher-level mathematics or mathematics-based science programs.
Why Choose Central Piedmont
Due to our Comprehensive Articulation Agreement with the 17 public universities in North Carolina, you can transfer up to 60 general education and major course credits to a UNC institution — meaning you can enter a four-year, public college as a junior. Many students choose this path in order to not incur a lot of student debt. That's because at Central Piedmont, you can save more than $38,000 in tuition over two years, compared to many four-year schools.
With the Career & College Promise dual enrollment transfer pathway, you can graduate from high school having already completed your Associate in Science.
Real World Education
At Central Piedmont, your education goes beyond what you learn in class. We offer numerous opportunities for you to enhance your learning — and to make friends, network, and pursue your passions — through clubs and organizations, sports, events and activities, leadership opportunities, job experience, volunteer experiences, visual and performing arts, and even international experiences.