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Academic Information and Program Descriptions

Specific information provided on ways Fleer Center Adult students can further their education at Salem College.

Salem has developed a flexible, student-centered adult education program offering a comprehensive curriculum in a stimulating environment. Whether you are interested in advancing or changing your career, enhancing your knowledge, preparing for graduate school, or enriching your life, you can fulfill your goals through the Fleer Center at Salem College. We offer you a unique way of learning and many ways to get involved.

Special Adult Students
Women and men, 23 and over, who are taking courses for academic credit but are not pursuing a degree. This category is appropriate for students preparing to enter degree programs, college graduates, and teachers preparing for certification.

Auditors
Registration as an auditor permits a student to enroll in a course without working for a grade or credit.

Special Courses for the Community
 Salem College provides a place to engage in the exchange of ideas, a place to learn the how-to’s of life, a place to join with others in the adventure of learning. A wide variety of courses are offered for adults and kids alike.

Degree Requirements
Degree requirements are the same as those for traditional-age students with the exception of physical education and the Salem Signature. See the Official Salem College Course Catalog for details. View a list of degrees offered at Salem

Faculty 
The Salem faculty are known not only as excellent teachers but as mentors and friends. Professors at Salem understand the demands adults must meet in addition to course work, and they support and encourage Fleer Center students through relationships that go beyond the classroom.

Salem's professors welcome the varied perspectives that adults bring to class discussions as a result of their life experience, and they structure their courses to relate to the mixed-age/multi-cultural classroom.

While teaching is their first priority, Salem faculty are full-time scholars who keep abreast of the latest research and developments in their disciplines. Ninety-two percent hold the Ph.D or highest degree in their field

North Carolina Community Colleges Transfer Equivalency List

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    Items in this PDF are subject to change over time. This document is not to be considered an indefinite or final guarantee of transferability.