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Associate of Arts and Sciences Transfer Degree

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Effective Fall 2013

Purpose
The Associate of Arts and Sciences Transfer Degree program is designed for persons who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a baccalaureate degree. By selecting appropriate electives, students should be able to complete the lower division requirements for a variety of baccalaureate majors. Examples of majors to which this program may prepare students for transferring are:

  • Liberal Arts
  • Science
  • Social or Behavioral Sciences
  • Teacher Prep/Education

In order to be assured that courses transfer to meet lower division requirements at the specific institution the student plans to transfer to and the major anticipated, students should consult their academic advisor to schedule their courses. Students are also encouraged to investigate guaranteed admission agreements (GAA), available for many colleges and universities in Virginia, contact their selected college’s admissions office, and consult their selected college’s transfer guide if one is available. Counselors and academic advisors can assist with locating these resources.

Admission Requirements
In addition to the admission requirements established for the college, entry into this program requires proficiency in English and mathematics. Students whose placement test scores indicate a need for further preparation, will be placed in the appropriate developmental courses in English and mathematics. Although developmental course credits do not apply toward the degree, these courses prepare students for collegiate level work. Students required to take two or more developmental courses will need additional semesters to complete the degree.

Program Requirement
This curriculum should provide sufficient flexibility to meet lower division requirements for a variety of majors at many colleges and universities, and should allow students to succeed in transferring to obtain a baccalaureate degree. It is extremely important for students to work closely with their academic advisors to assure a successful transfer.

AA&S Transfer First Semester Curriculum
# Title Lecture Lab Credit
ENG 111 College Composition I 3 0 3
HIS Approved Transfer History 3 0 3
MTH Approved Transfer Mathematics 3 0 3
Approved Transfer Science1 3 3 4
SDV 100 College Success Skills 1 0 1
Approved Transfer Social Science3 3 0 3
Semester Total 16 3 17
AA&S Transfer Second Semester Curriculum
# Title Lecture Lab Credit
ENG 112 College Composition II 3 0 3
HIS Approved Transfer History 3 0 3
MTH Approved Transfer Mathematics 3 0 3
Approved Transfer Science1 3 3 4
Approved Transfer Humanities / Fine Arts2 3 0 3
Semester Total 15 3 16
AA&S Transfer Third Semester Curriculum
# Title Lecture Lab Credit
ITE 119 Information Literacy 3 0 3
ENG Approved 200 level American or English Literature or Advanced Composition Course5 3 0 3
Approved Transfer Elective4 3 0 3
Approved Transfer Elective4 3 0 3
Approved Transfer Elective4 3 0 3
Semester Total 15 0 15
AA&S Transfer Fourth Semester Curriculum
# Title Lecture Lab Credit
Approved Transfer Humanities / Fine Arts2 3 0 3
Approved Transfer Social Science3 3 0 3
Approved Transfer Elective4 3 0 3
Approved Transfer Elective4 3 0 3
HLT/PED Health / Physical Education Elective 0 2 1
Semester Total 12 2 13

Total Minimum Credits: 61

1 Typical courses include BIO, CHM, PHY, GOL

2 Typical courses include HUM, MUS, ART, PHI, REL, ENG (Lit)

3 Typical courses include ECO, GEO, HIS, PLS, PSY, SOC

4 In selecting courses, students should seek the advice of a counselor or academic advisor in order to assure that courses taken are consistent with transfer or career goals.

5 Courses typically courses used to fulfill this requirement: ENG 241, ENG 242, ENG 210, or other courses approved by an academic advisor.

This page was last modified on July 21, 2014. If you are looking for previous catalog information, please reference the 2008-2010 Catalog, 2010-2012 Catalog, or 2013-2014 Catalog.


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