2018-19 Virginia Western Academic Catalog 
    Jun 01, 2023  
2018-19 Virginia Western Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

General Studies, A.S.

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Associate of Science

Purpose: This curriculum is designed to satisfy the general education component of a baccalaureate degree for students who intend to transfer to a four-year institution.

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: 61

1 Veterans with an honorable discharge will be awarded HLT/PED credit based on military service.

2 At least one semester of math must be completed for the degree. If only one semester of math is taken, an elective must be selected from the list of Social Science electives: Social Science 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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