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Click on the links below to see important information about VGCC programs and courses.
Academic Course Descriptions
A searchable list of courses taught at VGCC.
VGCC's student information portal. To view course schedules without signing in, click "Prospective Students."
VGCC Associate in Arts
Information about the Associate in Arts degree program. Includes an overview of the program and requirements, course sequence, and program outcomes.
VGCC Associate in Fine Arts
Provides information about the Associate in Fine Arts Degree.
VGCC Associate in Science
Information about the Associate in Science Degree. Includes an overview of the program and requirements, course sequence, and program outcomes.
VGCC Credit Programs
Explore the more than 40 degree, diploma, and certificate programs available at VGCC.
Searching for Colleges
US Department of Education's website where user can find and compare different colleges and universities. Users can search for schools by program, location, size, etc. Users can also compare statistics for schools such as graduation rates, financial aid, student demographics, etc.
College Foundation of North Carolina - College Search
College Foundation of North Carolina's website where user can find and compare different colleges and universities in North Carolina. Users can search for schools by program, location, size, etc. Users can also compare statistics for schools such as graduation rates, financial aid, student demographics, etc.
College Board - College Search Step-by-Step
You Can Find Colleges That Are Right for You. Although there's no magic formula for choosing a college, you can start by asking yourself some questions that help most students find the right fit.
National Center for Education Statistics - College Navigator
A site for researching colleges and the degrees they offer.
Transferring to NC Colleges & Universities
The sites listed below are direct links to information about transferring from community college to several popular public universities in North Carolina.
ECU- CAA Transfer Degree Plans
Lists programs at ECU that have Transfer Degree Plans. Click on the desired program for a link to more information.
ECU- Applying as a Transfer Student
Information for students planning to transfer to ECU. To see course equivalencies between ECU and other colleges and universities (including VGCC) go to "Transfer Resources" and click "Transfer Course Equivalency page."
NC A&T- Transfer Credits
More information on transferring to NC A&T, including details for NC Community College students.
NCCU- CAA Degree Plans
A list of templates for NC Central programs showing what courses NC Community College transfer students should take to get degrees is specific majors from NC Central.
NCCU- Transfer Credits
Details what students from NC Community Colleges need in order to enroll at NC Central University as juniors. Includes a link to the list of courses that transfer.
NCSU Undergraduate Admissions: Transferable Credit
Information on how courses transfer from other colleges to North Carolina State University.
NCSU- Transfer Pathways
Pathways to degrees that were developed in order to identify community college courses that provide pathways leading to associate degree completion, admission into a major, and baccalaureate completion.
UNC- Information for Transfers from NC Community Colleges
Includes recommended pathways for common majors and a link to the Common Curriculum, a list of how courses transfer from the community college system to UNC.
UNC Pembroke- CAA Baccalaureate Plans
View the degree plans for specific majors that transfer from the NC Community College System (including VGCC) to UNC Pembroke.
UNCG- Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Curriculum Plans
Curriculum plans for students planning to transfer to UNCG from any NC Community College.
U.S. Colleges and Universities
Looking for more information about colleges and universities across the country? Try the links below.
College Blue Book
Guide to thousands of 2- and 4-year schools in the U.S. and Canada. Covers the expected listings and detailed descriptions, degree programs offered, scholarships, and occupational education programs.
CFNC.org - College Search
This page gives overview information on such things as admissions, the academics, and the process for transferring to the college/university.
The Other College Guide
Aims to help students find the best-fit schools and covers important topics such as money, loans, and preparing for work. Also highlights information on what to look for (and watch out for) in online programs and for-profit colleges.
The links below will help you learn more about specific college majors and how to choose one.
To learn more about study skills needed for college and beyond, check out the links below.
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