START WITH USStarting your college career at a community college can save you money and future debt. South Piedmont is here to offer you the support you need to complete your two-year degree.
FINISH WITH WINGATEOnce you have your two-year degree, you can transfer to Wingate University where they will help you continue on your way to a bachelor’s degree.
THE COSTBeginning Fall 2019, students who are admitted into Wingate University and hold an associate’s degree from SPCC may have their tuition capped at $2,500 per year or less. ‘Or less’ means it might not cost $2,500 if you qualify for other financial aid. This offer is also extended to any graduate holding an associate’s degree from SPCC – not just recent graduates. To learn more about the SPCC Gateway Scholarship and how to earn your associate’s degree at South Piedmont Community College, complete the contact form below or contact Laura Grego, Advising. Click here to view the flyer.
AAS Degree in Early Childhood Education/Practitioner Pathway to Bachelor of Liberal Studies in Education Studies/Language and Literacy Concentration (K-6). Per the agreement, students with an associate degree will be able to transfer 59 semester credit hours from South Piedmont to Wingate and take 61 more at the University to earn their BLS. To receive credit for their general education requirements, they will have to have earned at least a C in each class and have a GPA of 2.0 or higher. Once they achieve their bachelor’s degree, students can pursue their master of arts in teaching to become licensed elementary school educators.
Psychology AA/AS to BA/BS. These articulation agreements would allow students with an associate’s degree in psychology to transfer 60 to 62 credit hours from South Piedmont to Wingate and take 64 to 68 more to earn their bachelor’s degree. One of Wingate’s most popular and versatile majors, psychology attracts students interested in conflict resolution, research and analytical skills, and the opportunity to help others.
This allows students who make at least a B on honors courses at South Piedmont and have a GPA of 3.4 or higher to apply up to 6 credit hours toward Wingate University honors requirements. They must take at least 10 hours of honors credit at Wingate to qualify for the University Honors distinction at graduation.