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Make a Smart Choice to Pursue Your Bachelor’s Degree

Blue Ridge Community College is a smart investment in your future. Our College Transfer Programs fulfill the requirements of the first two years at a four-year college or university.

That means you can start your college journey close to home at Blue Ridge, then transfer to a four-year university as a junior — saving you thousands of dollars to earn your bachelor’s degree. Our faculty members teach challenging programs that offer real-life practice and prepare you for the careers of today . . . and tomorrow. Blue Ridge’s smaller class sizes also provide you with a more supportive, engaging learning environment.

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Program Information

Blue Ridge Community College offers six associate degrees to prepare you for transferring to a four-year college or university. Check the links below to review the requirements for these transfer programs. 

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Associate in Science

For students who want to pursue a four-year degree in areas of study such as computer science, mathematics, or the sciences.

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Associate in Arts

For students who want to pursue a four-year degree in one of the liberal arts disciplines or transfer to a school that requires a strong liberal arts background.

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Associate in Engineering

For students who want to pursue a four-year degree in engineering.

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Associate in Science:
Teacher Preparation

For students who want to pursue a four-year degree and teach K-12.

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Associate in Arts:
Teacher Preparation

For students who want to pursue a four-year degree and teach K-12.

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Associate in Fine Arts (Theatre)

For students who want to pursue a four-year degree in theatre.

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Associate in Fine Arts
(Visual Arts)

For students who want to pursue a four-year degree in visual arts.

See how these programs transfer to 4-year universities and colleges by using their Transfer Guides.

Blue Ridge Community College has additional transfer program agreements to assist students with their career goals. Find a full listing on the Transfer Agreements page.

Contact Us

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Henderson County Campus
Sink Building
180 West Campus Drive
Flat Rock, NC 28731
(828) 694-1800

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