2022-23 Virginia Western Academic Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
    Jun 18, 2024  
2022-23 Virginia Western Academic Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


Liberal Arts, A.A.



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Associate of Arts
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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.

Placement Requirements: Students who do not demonstrate readiness for college-level English will be required to select appropriate EDE 10  or ENG 111 /EDE 11*  coursework in consultation with an advisor.

Students who do not demonstrate readiness for the college-level math will be required to select appropriate MDE coursework in consultation with an advisor.

Program Note:  This program can be completed online.

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  

* This course has a requisite.

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