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University Partnerships

Randolph Community College collaborates with area four-year colleges and universities to offer courses in particular disciplines, creating an opportunity for students to complete a baccalaureate degree or graduate degree through special partnerships with universities across North Carolina. 

Cabarrus College of Health Sciences

The agreement has been established to maximize students' transfer of credit from Randolph Community College (RCC) toward a Bachelor of Science degree in Imaging at Cabarrus College of Health Sciences. RCC graduates who meet the following criteria will be eligible to enter the program:

  • cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher;
  • either current active registry or registry eligible status with the ARRT;
  • two professional references, with one from a current supervisor or imaging faculty
    member.

Fayetteville State University

This dual degree articulation agreement assures students at Randolph Community College (RCC) that if they complete all courses outlined in the dual degree plan with a grade of C or better, they will receive an associate's degree from RCC and a bachelor's degree from Fayetteville State University (FSU) in the specified discipline.

To qualify for this program, an individual must complete an associate's degree at RCC, submit all application materials to FSU, and meet all requirements for transfer admissions. Upon receipt of the student's transcript, FSU will award transfer credit for all courses included in the dual degree plan in which the student earned a final grade of C or higher. For more information, please contact RCC’s department head for Accounting and Business Administration.

Methodist University

This agreement between Methodist University and Randolph Community College will provide access to the Methodist University Online Programs for RCC students, faculty, and staff. It is intended to provide a seamless transfer of credits to the Online Programs offered by Methodist University. Educational discounts or scholarships may be available.

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University

This agreement has been established to facilitate the transfer of students graduating from Randolph Community College (RCC) with an Associate in Applied Science in Agribusiness Technology to NC A & T into the Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Education (Professional Services) Program or Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Education (Secondary Education) Program. For more information, please contact the RCC Department Head for Agribusiness Technology.

North Carolina Central University

This agreement has been established between Randolph Community College and North Carolina Central University for students who complete the required hours for the Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree in Criminal Justice. Students who complete the AAS degree in Criminal Justice will be awarded transfer credit as outlined in the NCCU Degree Plan for Criminal Justice. For more information, please contact RCC’s department head for Criminal Justice.

North Carolina State University

PackTrac is offered through the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at North Carolina State University. This agreement has been established to offer RCC’s Agribusiness Technology students the option to transfer seamlessly to NCSU after one year to pursue a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Business degree. The Associate in Applied Science degree in Agribusiness Technology at RCC will be awarded through Reverse Transfer upon successful completion of required coursework at NCSU.

Pfeiffer University

This agreement is intended to create a pathway for the seamless transfer of credits upon graduation from Randolph Community College and admission into Pfeiffer University. Pfeiffer University and Randolph Community College recognize and value high-quality educational opportunities for transfer students in the region. A list of programs is available for consideration.

Interested students should contact Maria LeBaron, RCC psychology instructor/Pfeiffer elementary education liaison, at mblebaron@randolph.edu or 336-633-0226; or Dr. Angela H. Kern, Pfeiffer associate professor of elementary education at angie.kern@pfeiffer.edu or 704-463-3173.

University of Mount Olive

The University of Mount Olive Bridge program (UMO Promise) is a partnership between UMO and Randolph Community College. The UMO Promise partnership will enhance educational opportunities and facilitate a seamless transfer of graduates from RCC Associate Degree programs, to UMO Bachelor Degree programs. Specific pathways have been developed for RCC’s Associate in Applied Science Agribusiness Technology. For more information, please see RCC’s Department Head for Agribusiness Technology.

University of North Carolina at Greensboro

The UNCG-RCC "Spartan Passage" partnership expands opportunities for transfer students, regardless of location, to access and complete their baccalaureate degrees in a selection of nearly 60 popular majors including, Business Administration, Biology, Psychology, and Computer Science.

Application for the "Spartan Passage" program has been streamlined to benefit students with a waived application fee for UNCG; access to campus facilities, events, activities, and services, including the UNCG University Library (in-house and online) and the new Leonard J. Kaplan Center for Health and Wellness; as well as academic advising, among other benefits. For more information, visit admissions.uncg.edu/apply/transfer/co-admission-programs

UNCG-RCC Spartan Passage

Have you heard of the Spartan Passage? It's a co-admission partnership with UNCG to help facilitate a more seamless transfer for our AA/AS students. Angie Moore, Student Support Specialist from the Office of Admissions at UNCG, is on the campus of RCC various days each month to provide more information about the program, as well as answer any questions.You can find more information and apply here.

Join the Spartan Passage!

This program assures your seamless transfer to UNC-Greensboro after completing your AA or AS degree at RCC. When you’re admitted to the Spartan Passage, you’ll have access to personalized advising from a UNCG representative plus special perks on UNCG’s campus before you transfer. Click here to schedule a meeting with Angie.

This program-specific agreement has been established to improve access toward completion of a bachelor's degree in Interior Architecture. RCC graduates will be admitted as candidates for the articulation program in Interior Architecture. A maximum of 64 hours of credit can be earned and awarded for transfer from RCC. Students transferring with at least 60 hours will be classified as Junior status. RCC Interior Design graduates with 64 semester hours of credit accepted from RCC will have no more than 63 semester hours of credit remaining for degree completion. Based on a portfolio review, an Interior Design graduate from RCC may be awarded credit for additional hours toward degree completion.

University of North Carolina at Pembroke

This agreement has been established between the University of North Carolina at Pembroke and Randolph Community College for students who complete the required hours for the Associate in Applied Science degree in Criminal Justice. For more information, please contact RCC's department head for Criminal Justice.

This agreement has been established between University of North Carolina at Pembroke (UNCP) and Randolph Community College (RCC) for students who complete the required hours for the Associate in Arts in Teacher Preparation and Associate in Science in Teacher Preparation from RCC to UNCP to complete a major in the Educator Preparation Program. For more information, please contact RCC’s College Transfer Division.

University of North Carolina at Wilmington

Have you heard about the Pathway to Excellence agreement we now have with UNCW?

This program is a partnership between the University of North Carolina at Wilmington (UNCW) and Randolph Community College (RCC). It is a pathway for guaranteed admission to UNCW for students completing an Associate in Arts or Associated in Science with a cumulative GPA of at least a 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale) in transferrable, college-level coursework from RCC. Guaranteed admission to the university does not constitute admission to a professional school or specific program.

Students entering the pathway will be expected to indicate their plan by submitting their letter of intent to UNCW Transfer Admission; 601 South College Road; Wilmington NC 28403-5904 or UNCWTransfer@uncw.edu. Students entering under the agreement who have earned an AA or AS degree meet the requirements of the NC Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (CAA) and will receive a waiver of Foundations and Approaches & Perspective requirements (with the exception of PE, foreign language, and three credits from the Living in Our Diverse Nation or Living in a Global Society).

All students have to do is submit this letter to UNCW, at any point they decide UNCW is the path they would like to take. Then, interested AA/AS students will begin receiving pertinent information which will facilitate a more seamless transfer.

Western Carolina University

This agreement between Randolph Community College (RCC) and Western Carolina University (WSU) allows graduates of the RCC Criminal Justice Technology Program to transfer credit toward a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice degree. Upon transfer to WSU, students from RCC must comply with all applicable academic regulations as listed in the Western Carolina Undergraduate Catalog. For more information, please contact RCC’s department head for Criminal Justice.

North Carolina Community College System

Comprehensive Articulation Agreement

The North Carolina Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (CAA) is a statewide agreement governing the transfer of credits between NC community colleges and NC public universities and has as its objective the smooth transfer of students.

Independent Comprehensive Articulation Agreement

The Independent Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (ICAA) between the North Carolina Community College System (NCCCS) and the Signatory Institutions of North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities (NCICU) is intended to provide smooth transfer for community college students who wish to continue their education at an NCICU Signatory Institution.  The ultimate goal of this agreement is the seamless articulation from the community college to the NCICU institution with minimal loss of credit or repetition of work.  

Uniform Articulation Agreement (Associate in Early Childhood)

The Early Childhood Education Articulation Agreement is a statewide academic progression agreement that will promote educational advancement opportunities for early childhood education (ECE) students matriculating from the North Carolina Community College System to the constituent institutions of the University of North Carolina in order to complete a bachelor’s degree in Birth-Kindergarten teaching licensure program or a bachelor’s degree in a related Early Education non-licensure program.

Uniform Articulation Agreement Psychology and Sociology

The Uniform Articulation Agreement in Psychology and Sociology between the North Carolina Community College System (NCCCS) and the Signatory Institutions of North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities (NCICU) is intended to provide smooth transfer for community college students who wish to continue their education in psychology or sociology at an NCICU Signatory Institution.

This articulation agreement provides a progression degree plan that includes required Associate in Arts and Associate in Science degree plans and pre-major courses that are acceptable to all Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, Bachelor of Science in Psychology, and Bachelor of Arts in Sociology program options. Students who follow the progression degree plan will have 60 hours applied to NCICU Signatory Institutions

Uniform Articulation Agreement RN to BSN Programs
Uniform Articulation Agreement between The University of North Carolina RN to BSN Programs:

The Uniform Articulation Agreement promotes educational advancement opportunities for registered nurses moving between North Carolina Community Colleges and the constituent institutions of The University of North Carolina in order to complete Bachelor of Science in Nursing degrees.

Uniform Articulation Agreement Between North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities RN to BSN Programs
The Uniform Articulation Agreement promotes educational advancement opportunities for registered nurses moving between North Carolina Community Colleges and the signatory campuses of the North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities (NCICU) in order to complete Bachelor of Science in Nursing degrees.

Uniform Articulation Agreement in Teacher Preparation between the University of North Carolina

The Uniform Articulation Agreement in Teacher Preparation between the North Carolina Community College System (NCCCS) and the University of North Carolina (UNC) System is intended to provide smooth transfer for community college students who wish to continue their education in teacher preparation at constituent institutions of the University of North Carolina System.

This articulation agreement describes a progression degree plan that includes required teacher education degree plans and pre-major courses that are acceptable to all state funded teacher education program options. 

Uniform Articulation Agreement in Teacher Preparation between North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities

The Uniform Articulation Agreement in Teacher Preparation between the North Carolina Community College System (NCCCS) and the Signatory Institutions of North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities (NCICU) is intended to provide smooth transfer for community college students who wish to continue their education in teacher preparation at an NCICU Signatory Institution.  

This articulation agreement describes a progression degree plan that includes required teacher education degree plans and pre-major courses that are acceptable to all state funded teacher education program options.