If your plan is to get your BA or BS from a four-year school, spending your first two years at Forsyth Tech offers many advantages:
- Small classes and approachable instructors mean you won't get lost in the crowd.
- Low tuition means you won't leave school burdened with debt.
- A flexible schedule of day, evening and online classes allows you to work if you need to while taking the classes you need.
- College-transfer courses are offered at several locations — Main Campus, the Mazie S. Woodruff Center, the Grady P. Swisher Center in Kernersville, the Northwest Forsyth Center in King, and the Stokes County Center in Danbury.
- Under the North Carolina Comprehensive Articulation Agreement, Forsyth Tech credits are guaranteed to transfer to any of the North Carolina University system schools and many private colleges.
College Transfer Programs
Forsyth tech offers both Associate in Arts and Associate in Science degrees, as well as a number of pre-majors in both categories. The courses required to earn a general AA or AS degree will prepare you to transfer to a four-year school as a junior, while the courses required for a pre-major AA or AS degree will prepare you to transfer to a four-year school with the intent of pursing that particular field of study.
- Pre-Major Business Administration
- Pre-Major Criminal Justice
- Pre-Major English
- Pre-Major History
- Pre-Major Nursing
- Pre-Major Physical Education
- Pre-Major Psychology
- Pre-Major Social Work
- Pre-Major Sociology
- Pre-Major Biology and Biology Education
- Pre-Major Chemistry and Chemistry Education
- Pre-Major Engineering
- Pre-Major Mathematics
- Pre-Major Mathematics Education
Meeting Minimum Course Requirements for Admission to the UNC System
The University of North Carolina system has established Minimum Course Requirements (MCR) to enter any UNC system school. A downloadable list of these requirements is available here. If you do not complete the MCR during high school, Forsyth Tech offers you three options to meet them and qualify to enter a UNC institution:
- Graduate with an AA or AS degree.
- Complete the 44-hour general education transfer core as described in the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement .
- Complete six semester hours each of English, math, science, social science, and foreign language with a grade of “C” or better in each course.
If you have any questions about your admissibility to the UNC institution(s) you are considering, contact the admission office of the school(s) directly.
Comprehensive Articulation Agreement and Bilateral Agreements
Forsyth Tech Associate in Arts and Associate in Science degrees will transfer to any University of North Carolina school and many private universities thanks to a Comprehensive Articulation Agreement between the North Carolina Community College System and these universities. Some two-year technical programs also transfer to some universities through special "bilateral" agreements. A complete list of Forsyth Tech bilateral agreements is available here.
Note: Nursing, Business Administration and Engineering can be taken through the technical divisions (Allied Health, Business and Information, Engineering) for immediate employment or through the Arts & Sciences Division for immediate transfer to a senior institution. Courses differ for the two types of programs, technical or transfer. See a counselor or advisor if you have questions about the type of program for you.
If you any questions regarding the Forsyth Tech College Transfer program, please contact:
Tim Groome, 336.734.7240, firstname.lastname@example.org
Masonne Sawyer, 336.734.7343, email@example.com
Local 4-Year Colleges with Education, Business and Nursing Programs
- Winston-Salem State University
- University of North Carolina at Greensboro
- Salem College
- North Carolina A&T
- Greensboro College
- High Point University
- Guilford College
- College Transfer Handbook
- The University of North Carolina System
- College Foundation of North Carolina Transfer Guide
- North Carolina College Transfer Guide for Community College Transfer Students
- Financial Aid Information
- Tuition and Fees at UNC System Schools
- North Carolina Comprehensive Articulation Agreement