This program is not eligible for federal or state financial aid.
Purpose: The General Education Certificate is designed for students who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university following their studies at Virginia Western. The General Education Certificate provides students with evidence that they have made significant progress toward completing an associate’s degree, which gives them a competitive advantage in transferring to a four-year institution.
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.