Associate of Science
Purpose: This curriculum is designed for students who plan to transfer to a four-year institution and complete a baccalaureate degree in fields such as anthropology, economics, history, pre-law, political science, psychology, social sciences or sociology.
A Specialization in Education is also offered for students who want to prepare to teach at the elementary or secondary school level.
Admission Requirements: Applicants must meet the requirements for admission to credit-level coursework established by the college.
Developmental Requirements: Students who do not place into college-level English will be required to take developmental courses.
Students who do not demonstrate proficiency in MTE 1 , MTE 2 , MTE 3 , MTE 4 and MTE 5 will be required to take developmental courses.
It is strongly recommended that developmental education requirements be completed as soon as possible.
While a course may satisfy a requirement for a Virginia Western program, it may not fulfill a requirement at a four-year institution. Students who intend to transfer should verify specific program requirements with their four-year institution.