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Associate in Arts Teacher Preparation


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Associates in Arts Teacher Preparation

Do you want to earn a four-year degree towards a teaching path? Our invested faculty, small classes, and hands-on guidance at HCC will help you reach your goals. For students looking to transfer to a four-year institution following their time here at Haywood Community College, our Associate in Arts-Teacher Prep degree provides a solid, well-rounded foundation in the arts and sciences areas before transferring to your next higher education institution. This transfer degree was established specifically for students looking for a liberal arts discipline with a strong liberal arts background looking to become a teacher.

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Highlights of the Program

  • Focus areas include: reading, writing, communication, math, and computers
  • Comprehensive Articulation Agreements are in place with colleges and universities in Western North Carolina and beyond.
  • Our degree graduates can transfer into a college or university at a junior status.

Degrees / Certificates

  • Associate in Arts Degree – Teacher Prep

Transfer Opportunities

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The Uniform Articulation Agreement allows HCC students the opportunity to transfer to numerous colleges and universities. Review the schools we have agreements in place with, and the program specifics. 

Transfer Information


Class Schedules


HCC offers a variety of class times to fit your busy schedule. Different class options are available based on your graduation year. You can view available classes and then meet with your advisor to get registered.

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For more information contact:

Farrah Rodriguez
  • Farrah Rodriguez
  • Success Coach

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