The college offers transfer Associate of Science degrees that represent freshman and sophomore requirements for baccalaureate degrees granted by four-year institutions in schools other than Arts and Sciences. The college urges students to confer with the four-year institution to which they plan to transfer and to take the required courses at GPC. The Associate of Science degree is offered in the following areas:Art* Engineering
Biology General Studies
Business Administration Geology
Chemistry Kinesiology and Health
Computer Science Music
Criminal Justice*** Pre-Dentistry/Pre-Medicine/Pre-Pharmacy **
Education (Early Childhood Education [Pre-K - 5th Grade Personal Training
Education (Middle Grades/Special Education/ Health and PE) Psychology
Education (Secondary Education) Sport Management
* Beginning Fall 2012, this program is no longer accepting new students. New students should see the AA in Art, which now incorporates the courses previously offered in the AS Art program.
** This program has been discontinued as of fall 2012. Students who wish to study dentistry or medicine should follow the biology program of study. Student who wish to study pharmacy should follow the chemistry program of study.
*** All students pursuing an Associate of Science in Criminal Justice must comply with each state's criminal background check requirements in order to work in the field. Students unwilling to unable to take and pass a criminal background check should not pursue this degree at GPC.
Health Science Programs
The following Associate of Science degrees constitute the first two years of a four-year Allied Health degree that must be completed at a senior institution:
* This program is not intended for those students who wish to pursue a degree in pre-medicine, pre-dentistry, or pre-pharmacy.
** This degree articulates with Georgia Regents University's Clinical Laboratory Science major.
*** Included in this degree are programs in Nuclear Medicine or Radiation Therapy. Diagnostic Sonography is no longer included in this program.