Academics

Academic programs currently being offered at Tri-County Community College are designed as either Technical or College Transfer. Programs classified as Technical confer an Associate in Applied Science degree. These programs are normally four or five semesters in length. Programs classified as College Transfer confer an Associate in Arts or Associate in Science degree. This program is normally four semesters in length and is designed for individuals who plan to transfer to a senior institution for completion of a four-year degree.

Tri-County Community College, in the name of the North Carolina Community College System, can award the following:
•    Certificate
•    Diploma
•    Associate in Applied Science Degree (A.A.S.)
•    Associate in Arts Degree (A.A.)
•    Associate in Science Degree (A.S.)
•    Associate in General Education (A.G.E.)

If you choose to enter a certificate program, credits earned may be applied toward a degree if you decide to continue your education.