2018-19 Virginia Western Academic Catalog 
    Jun 15, 2024  
2018-19 Virginia Western Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Liberal Arts, A.A.

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Associate of Arts

Purpose: This curriculum is designed for students who plan to transfer to a four-year institution to complete a baccalaureate degree in English, foreign language, humanities, journalism, liberal arts, philosophy, pre-law, or speech/drama.

A specialization is also available in fine arts.

Program Objectives: To prepare students for transfer to a four-year college or university.

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.

Total Minimum Credits for Degree: 60

1 Students who have completed at least two years of a high school foreign language with at least a “B” average may take the intermediate level foreign language sequence in the first year. Students who complete the intermediate language sequence in the first year are required to take 8 credits from the following elective list in year two: Humanities/Fine Arts ELE  

SDV 108  will satisfy the SDV 101 requirement. SDV 108 is for developmental English students.

* This course has a requisite.

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