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2023-2024 Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Catalog

Associate in Arts to Bachelor of Arts in Religious Studies Pathway


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The two-year program listed below is designed to meet the requirements for an Associate of Arts transfer degree from GTCC and prepare a student for obtaining a Bachelor of Arts in Religion at University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Appalachian State University, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, or Guilford College (there is no Religion major at North Carolina A & T State University).

However, students from GTCC seeking a baccalaureate degree may also transfer to other institutions. These institutions may require different courses within the various areas of General Education. Students interested in transferring to a four-year college or university after GTCC should consult with the institution they will be attending, their faculty advisor, and/or the GTCC Student Success Center.

Upon successful completion of this degree, graduates will be able to:

  • ​Evaluate sources to acquire new information in the field of religion.
  • Analyze academic theories used in the study of Religion.
  • Compare objective and subjective beliefs as they are encountered in the practice of religion.
  • Analyze a primary religious text from a historical perspective.

First Semester


Total Credits: 13


Second Semester


Total Credits: 16


Third Semester


  • Credits: 3 3
  • UGETC Natural Science Elective Credits: 4 4
  • UGETC Humanities/Fine Arts Elective Credits: 3 1
  • UGETC Social/Behavioral Science Elective Credits: 3 2
  • Additional General Education Elective Credits: 3 7

Total Credits: 16


Fourth Semester


  • Credits: 3
  • UGETC Social/Behavioral Science Credits: 3 2
  • UGETC Humanities/Fine Arts Elective Credits: 3 1
  • Additional General Education Elective Credits: 3 7
  • Additional General Education Elective Credits: 3 7

Total Credits: 15


Total credits required for this pathway: 60


Notes:


1 COM 231, ART 111, ART 114, ART 115, ENG 231, ENG 232, ENG 241, ENG 242, MUS 110, MUS 112, PHI 215, PHI 240. If transferring to:

  • Guilford College, take PHI 240, MUS 110, ENG 232

2 ECO 251, ECO 252, HIS 111, HIS 112, HIS 131, HIS 132, POL 120, PSY 150, SOC 210. If transferring to:

  • Guilford College, take ECO 251, ECO 252, SOC 210

3 ASU and UNCC only require two semesters of a foreign language. If transferring to:

  • Guilford College, take PSY 150, CIS 110, POL 120
  • ASU, take two additional UGETC Humanities/Fine Arts courses (see fn. 1)

4 MAT 143, MAT 152, MAT 171 (If taking MAT 143, an extra hour is required for a total of 60 hr. Associates Degree) If transferring to:

  • UNCC requires MAT 171 and MAT 152
  • Guilford College, take MAT 143

5 AST 151, BIO 110, BIO 111 CHM 151, GEL 111, PHY 110 If transferring to:

  • Guilford College, take BIO 110

6 If transferring to Guilford College, take PED 110

7 If transferring to:

  • UNCG, UNCC, or ASU, take REL 110, REL 111, REL 211, REL 212, REL 221
  • Guilford College, take HIS 131, BUS 110, GEL 111, REL 110, REL 211, REL 212
  • UNCC, take MAT 171 or MAT 152 (see fn. 4)

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