2015-16 Virginia Western Academic Catalog 
    
    Jun 24, 2022  
2015-16 Virginia Western Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Liberal Arts, A.A.


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Associate of Arts
648

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 on the placement test will be required to take developmental courses.

Students who do not demonstrate proficiency on the placement test in the following mathematical units will be required to complete developmental courses: MTE 1 , MTE 2 , MTE 3 , MTE 4 , and MTE 5 .

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.

First Year


Second Year


Total Minimum Credits for Degree: 60


1 Electives must be chosen from the specific list referenced in the curriculum requirements above.

2 French and Spanish are guaranteed to be offered at the beginning and intermediate level each year. Completion of an intermediate level foreign language sequence is required for graduation.

3 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 the following in year two: 6 credits of Humanities/Fine Arts Electives from List B and 2 additional transfer credits from List B.

4 Electives must be chosen from the specific list referenced in the curriculum requirements above. Veterans with an honorable discharge will be awarded HLT/PED credit based on military service.

* This course has a requisite. Requisites for all courses are listed in the course description section of the catalog.

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