Associate of Arts in Teacher Prep CCP Pathway

The CCP College Transfer Pathway is a part of the Associate of Arts in Teacher Preparation Degree and is designed for high school juniors and seniors who wish to take courses toward a baccalaureate degree in Education in a non-STEM subject area. Students may earn up to 48 credit hours towards a 60 credit hour Associate of Arts In Teacher Preparation Degree.

The mission of the A-B Tech Early Childhood Education Department is to provide the knowledge base and skills necessary for our students to inspire nurture and empower young children, and their families through progressive teaching, bold innovation, and supportive collaboration, therefore providing the best educational experience possible. When the entire degree is successfully completed it transfers to all UNC system schools and many private colleges in North Carolina to fulfill all General Education requirements, leading to Junior level status at the college or university.

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General Education Courses

 Course Prefix/NumCourse Title 
English CompositionThe following two English composition courses are required (6 SHC)
ENG-111Writing and Inquiry3SHC
ENG-112Writing/Research in the Disciplines3SHC
Communication and HumanitiesSelect three courses from the following (9 SHC) from at least two different disciplines.
ART-111Art Appreciation3SHC
ART-114Art History Survey I3SHC
ART-115Art History Survey II3SHC
COM-120Intro to Interpersonal Communication3SHC
COM-231Public Speaking3SHC
ENG-231American Literature I3SHC
ENG-232American Literature II3SHC
ENG-241British Literature I3SHC
ENG-242British Literature II3SHC
MUS-110Music Appreciation3SHC
MUS-112Introduction to Jazz3SHC
PHI-215Philosophical Issues3SHC
PHI-240Introduction to Ethics3SHC
Social Behavioral SciencesSelect two courses from the following (6 SHC) from at least two different disciplines.
ECO-251Principles of Microeconomics3SHC
ECO-252Principles of Macroeconomics3SHC
HIS-111World Civilizations I3SHC
HIS-112World Civilizations II3SHC
HIS-131American History I3SHC
HIS-132American History II3SHC
POL-120American Government3SHC
PSY-150General Psychology3SHC
SOC-210Introduction to Sociology3SHC
MathSelect one course from the following (3-4 SHC)
Note: Students may take additional math courses beyond MAT-171 without completing the entire pathway.
MAT-143Quantitative Literacy3SHC
MAT-152Statistical Methods I4SHC
MAT-171Pre-calculus Algebra4SHC
Natural ScienceSelect 4 SHC from the following
BIO-110Principles of Biology4SHC
BIO-111General Biology4SHC
CHM-151General Chemistry I4SHC
PHY-110/110AConceptual Physics and Lab4SHC
Other Required Hours (1 SHC)
Academic TransitionThe following course is required to complete the pathway
ACA-122College Transfer Success1SHC
EDU-187Teaching and Learning for All4SHC
EDU-216Foundations of Education3SHC
SOC-225Social Diversity3SHC
Optional General Education HoursForeign Language
A student may take up to 8 SHC of Foreign Language courses and accompanying labs, in a single language.
FRE-111Elementary French I3SHC
FRE-112Elementary French II3SHC
SPA-111Elementary Spanish I3SHC
SPA-112Elementary Spanish II3SHC
Total SHC for Program 32-41


Please note: 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.


Estimated Costs

Textbooks:costs vary, typically $50-300 per course
Consumable Fees:costs vary, typically $10-30