2024-2025 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    Jul 12, 2024  
2024-2025 Catalog and Student Handbook

Associate in Science in Teacher Preparation (A1040T) ASTP

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The Associate in Science 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 the 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 science 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.

Program Curriculum

Class Hours 12 | Lab Hours 10 | Credit Hours 16

Class Hours 15 | Lab Hours 5 | Credit Hours 17

Third Semester (Fall)

Class Hours 11-12 | Lab Hours 5-8 | Credit Hours 14-15

Class Hours 12 | Lab Hours 2-3 | Credit Hours 13

Total Credit Hours 60-61

Additional Curriculum Notes

*Students who have completed Teacher Cadet or Teaching as a Profession courses in high school with a B or better may substitute that course for EDU 187 Teaching and Learning for All.

The natural Science Elective choices are:


Additional Natural Sience Electives:

Humanities/Fine Arts/Communication Elective

Genral Education Electives

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