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VCU

TRANSFER
GUIDE for Counselors and Advisors

2007-2008
V i r g i n i a C o m m o n w e a l t h U n i v e r s i t y

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Table of Contents
Introduction..................................................................5 Financial aid and scholarship assistance..................18
Eligibility for financial aid
Curricula........................................................................6 Applying for financial aid and priority filing dates
Applying after the priority filing date
Class level
Academic programs/opportunities............................7 Types of financial aid
Undeclared majors Virginia Guaranteed Assistance Program
University Career Center Scholarship assistance
English Language Program Enrollment status
Faculty advisors E-mail – an official method of communication
Honors College eServices – online records access
Military science/ROTC
Interdisciplinary studies major
College of Humanities and Sciences.......................20
Campus Learning Center
Disability Support Services
Office of Multicultural Student Affairs School of the Arts.......................................................26
Education Abroad and International Student Exchange Program
Summer studies School of Business......................................................29
Double majors and minors
School of Education...................................................32
Campus life..................................................................10
Student organizations School of Engineering................................................34
Intercollegiate athletics
Recreational sports
Housing School of Social Work................................................37
Off Campus Student Services
Shuttle bus service VCU Life Sciences .....................................................39

Visiting VCU................................................................11 Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies – B.I.S. . .......41
Open House
New Student Orientation and Welcome Week activities Health sciences (MCV Campus)..............................44
Admission and transfer policies...............................12 Clinical Laboratory Sciences
Clinical Radiation Sciences
Applying for admission Dental Hygiene
Applying to MCV Campus programs Nursing
GPA calculation Occupational therapy
State policy on transfer agreement Pharmacy, Medicine, Dentistry, Optometry
VCU/VCCS Guaranteed Admission Agreement with Teacher and Veterinary Medicine
Education Provision Agreement Physical Therapy
VCU/VCCS Guaranteed Admission Agreements Emergency Medical Sciences and Administration
Evaluation of transfer credit
Credit for service in armed forces
Transferable courses .................................................54
Advanced Placement and
International Baccalaureate Abbreviations used in this guide
Curriculum suggestions VCU school abbreviations
College Level Examination Program Course abbreviations
Effective bulletin
Questions about transfer Course equivalencies ................................................55
Application deadlines Virginia Community College System and
Richard Bland College
Transfer module.........................................................16

instruction for students in many programs.000 VCU graduates are making a difference the finest American and international institutions of higher educa. throughout the U. Some of our tion. VCU can make a difference in your life. we provide you with the liberal arts of opportunities for employment. Committed to teaching. living. for research and for students to apply background and professional training for your chosen fields.000 students each year. occupational therapy. graduates are founding their own successful enterprises while others 89 percent of the faculty hold the terminal degrees awarded in their hold key positions in a range of organizations. Virginia Commonwealth University is making a difference in the lives the city of Richmond and the surrounding counties serve as a vast of more than 30. learning laboratory. our technology in their classroom presentations. cooperative education and work-study programs with private industry and government agencies augment classroom . We look forward to seeing you! Internships. For all of our students. their students. reason and apply This guide will assist you in planning your transfer to VCU. With 60 baccalaureate.and part-time instructional faculty come from More than 130. Our 2. and in 72 foreign countries. medicine. academic principles in real-life situations. as well as professional degrees in facilities in the nation. In grams and student activities. the seat of state dentistry. Some of the most modern health care 67 master’s and 28 doctoral degrees. TRANSFER GUIDE 2007-08  Introduction As Virginia’s largest and most diverse metropolitan university.878 full. government. they cultivate the ability to analyze. research and public service. they involve students in research and hands-on activities. dozens of museums and libraries. nurse anesthesia practice. dozens of academic enrichment and support pro- lectures. members incorporate theory. their newly developed skills. faculty agencies to Fortune 500 companies.S. experimentation and state-of-the-art Through the extensive range of our undergraduate curricula. Beyond traditional distinguished faculty. a rich history and a thriving economy provide a wealth pharmacy and physical therapy. Actively engaged in research and publishing original works. from government fields.

professional studies concentration open only to licensed 2 paramedics. those interested in secondary education must select a major in the College of Humanities and Sciences. sound) mathematics fiberwork/fabric design Marketing physics glassworking Mass communications Sculpture metalsmithing/jewelry advertising Social work woodworking/furniture design journalism Sociology Criminal justice public relations Theatre forensic crime scene investigation Mathematical sciences costume design/technical production justice applied mathematics lighting design/technical production Dance and choreography biomathematics performance Dental hygiene mathematics scene design/technical production Economics operations research stage management/technical production Electrical engineering secondary teacher preparation theatre English statistics theatre education Environmental studies Mechanical engineering Undeclared Extended teacher education1 Music Urban studies and geography elementary education music generalized secondary education music education geography Fashion performance urban studies design Nursing Women’s studies merchandising accelerated Film RN-BS Financial technology traditional Five-year degree program culminating in a master’s degree from the School of Education.S. animation. Paramedic clinical concentration in this B. physical education and exercise international relations biological/genomic science public policy and administration computational community health education politics and government quantitative/statistical exercise science Preparatory programs3 Biology teacher education Pre-clinical laboratory sciences Biomedical engineering History Pre-dental hygiene Business Homeland security and emergency Pre-dentistry business administration and management preparedness Pre-law finance Information systems Pre-medicine human resource management application development Pre-nursing real estate and urban land development business analysis Pre-occupational therapy Chemical and life science engineering network management Pre-optometry Chemistry Interdisciplinary studies Pre-pharmacy Clinical laboratory sciences emergency medical sciences Pre-physical therapy Clinical radiation sciences and administration2 Pre-radiation sciences nuclear medicine technology individualized Pre-veterinary medicine radiation therapy liberal studies for early and elementary Psychology radiography education1 Religious studies Communication arts (illustration) Interior design Science Computer engineering International studies biology Computer science area studies chemistry Craft and material studies global studies general science ceramics Kinetic imaging (video. program prepares students for EMT exam and licensure. Completion of the preparatory program satisfies the prerequisites of a professional program but does not guarantee admission to a professional program.  TRANSFER GUIDE 2007-08 Curricula — baccalaureate level Programs indented are concentrations or advising tracks Accounting Foreign language Painting and printmaking African American studies French Philosophy Anthropology German ethics and public policy Art education Spanish Photography and film Art history world film studies Physics architectural history Forensic science Political science art historical Graphic design civil and human rights Bioinformatics Health. 3 .I. Students planning a career in elementary and early education must enroll 1 in the liberal studies for early and elementary education concentration in the Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies program.

industry. online computers. recruit. VA 23284-2007. An array of services and programs challenge academically international students.students. students may compete for two. Faculty advisors also may serve as and publications. Students have access to employer literature. all students come to college expecting to explore a variety of options before non-native English-speaking applicants.students that provide a foundation for civilian or military careers. regardless of immigration status. research interests and ing brochures. including any transfer testing and study before full-time enrollment in university courses.edu/careers. business. government and nonprofit organizations. All honors work transferred The Career Center also offers a comprehensive cooperative educa. the courses that students take in the Test of English as a Foreign Language and SAT scores. to VCU will count toward graduating with university honors. Graduating students use the Career Center to interview with busi. 3. about the area in which they intend to major. academic fees and books. must provide evidence of English language proficiency before admission the undeclared major in the College of Humanities and Sciences can and/or enrollment in the university. These an important supplement to classroom study including a student orga- postings may be accessed 24 hours a day through an account with the nization. however. though some programs may require a higher Students may remain in the undeclared major until the semester TOEFL score. tunities to academically talented students in every major. choosing majors. provided by the U. Uniforms and equipment are in order to be referred to employers and access job listings. job search skills and and explore values with fellow students. Academically qualified University Student Commons. residents and citizens who wish to improve gifted students and provide support to students who may need additional their English language skills for undergraduate and graduate study at assistance. Transfer students with cumulative GPAs of eligible students can be viewed online at www. Army.S. Box 8432007. full in-state tuition. Recognizing this need for exploration. Phone: (804) 828-1645. Army Reserve or National Guard. resources for career information and contacts. Both on. consult professional advisors in the University College who assist in English language proficiency is evaluated on factors such as length choosing the major and career best suited to their interests and capabili. For more information. Students are assigned faculty advisors who assist with realizing their major and career goals. Graduates are . VCU requires a minimum score of 550 (213 CBT) of other schools on the Monroe Park Campus. Students who desire or need English-as-a-second-language Advisors also help students use the University Career Center in courses must apply directly to ELP.S. eligible for appointments as commissioned officers in the U. contact the ELP advisors by phone: (804) University Career Center: The University Career Center helps 828-2551.S. Instruction is their degree programs more quickly or to gain valuable work experience offered from the pre-intermediate to advanced levels. vocabulary and Undeclared majors: VCU welcomes students who are uncertain listening. pronunciation. part-time. English Language Program: The English Language Program at but critical to the curricula are the academic enrichment and support VCU offers an intensive English-as-a-second-language program for programs. Coun.vcu. . credits which may have been accepted. reading.vcu. or visit the students and recent alumni identify and achieve their career goals. and Leadership teaches the principles of management and leadership For additional information. of stay in the U. speaking. brown-bag lunches with discussions led by outstanding guests. The Honors selors use assessment tools such as the Strong Interest Inventory. decide on career directions and develop sound strategies for is the faculty. ask questions. Courses include as they satisfy their degree requirements. amount and type of formal American education. Career Center staff members work with students to explore career Faculty advisors: One of the most important resources at VCU options. committing to a specific major.. Students are encouraged to sign up for the level) courses must have completed the basic course. tion program that blends traditional academics with paid work assign. P. go to www. ties..5 or higher may join the Honors College. including eligibility. Web site: www. Students who enroll in advanced ROTC (300- respective organizations. Military science/ROTC: The Department of Military Science ments in industry. writing and grammar. TRANSFER GUIDE 2007-08  Academic programs/opportunities Many students choose VCU for its excellent academic programs. College sponsors a variety of intellectual. We recognize that many To ensure maximum benefits from academic study at VCU. ness. selecting courses to satisfy the student’s degree requirements as well The Career Center offers a career library of more than 600 books as personal and career objectives. Endorsed by carefully selected interviewing techniques. participate in research may receive assistance with résumé development. the College. Honors College: The Honors College offers challenging oppor- Career counseling sessions are offered by appointment. fax: (804) 828-2552. review.and off-campus work-study positions for seminars and public lectures. with its high academic standards. With some minor exceptions. The university reserves the right to require additional in which they will complete their 62nd credit.edu/oie/elp.S. Students opportunity to exchange ideas. aged to select a major as soon as possible to ensure timely completion by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at the time of application of degree requirements. Admission to ELP may be recommended. the Honors The Career Center maintains job postings of full-time. and a monthly stipend of $300-500 The University Career Center is located in Room 143 of the is provided to advanced-course students. based on TOEFL scores. undeclared major during the freshman year will satisfy the requirements In general. 907 Floyd Ave. e-mail: oie-elp@vcu.edu/careers and click the “co-op” link.O. graduate and professional school publications and five job opportunities. gone to Basic Career Center’s Web-based résumé referral system called eRecruiting Camp or have prior military service. cultural and social activities as internship and co-op positions for students who are eligible. on TOEFL for admission.or three-year scholarships that cover Richmond. provides students with the Self-directed Search and the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator. Career Center. faculty based on their scholarship and teaching excellence. government and education representatives who visit the Registration in the basic course (freshman and sophomore level) campus to recruit prospective graduates for permanent positions in their incurs no obligation.edu.vcu. Other services and programs enable students to complete an American university for personal and career purposes. U. students are encour. government.

collaboration and partnership development. The Office of International Education also coordinates individual faculty and staff. Italy. prospective students must attend one orientation session [to orientation. share. leadership development. same cost as in-state tuition. VCU students course content. sexual Program. A cadre of certified tutors provides gaining an international viewpoint is an integral part of the curriculum individual and group tutoring.and • Consultation with secondary schools. structured study groups ease the formation may expand their educational horizons by studying abroad in just about and facilitation of study groups. offers peer-facilitated group-study sessions to integrate study skills with Through the Office of International Education. degree program at VCU. any country for a period of a summer. vides opportunities for immersion in another country’s language and sions of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and Section culture. special educators. For these students VCU offers an individualized Bachelor Office of Multicultural Student Affairs: The Office of Multi- of Interdisciplinary Studies as well as a Master of Interdisciplinary cultural Student Affairs is a resource for students. Disability Support Services provides: tions as Austria. around the university to offer summer programs in such diverse loca- services and activities offered. Box 842529. classroom accommodations and auxiliary VCU students also may participate in semester or full academic year aids supported by recent documentation. VCU Education Abroad works in cooperation with departments from dents with disabilities equal opportunities to benefit from all programs. With the assistance of the BIS OMSA service and program components include diversity advisor.vcu. Credits earned appear on the VCU transcript. • A welcoming place for students to meet. study abroad opportunities in which students participate in short. it is important for individuals to have a global perspective. for all travel expenses). support. possibilities. 843080. The Supplemental Instruction program at VCU. students will design an interdisciplinary curriculum to be submit. Thus. Spain. 907 Floyd Ave. existing undergraduate major that meets their academic.students. as exam modifications. VA 23284-2529. referral services.edu/oie. Students may receive The staff of OMSA is dedicated to serving as an advocate for up to 63 hours of transfer credit from community and junior college multicultural students’ concerns and interest while providing advice course work in addition to credit from other accredited institutions of to a wide array of multicultural groups. gender) through advising. Guatemala. students may request accommodations during the 12 weeks of summer sessions. Richmond. which places them at member-university sites around the world. education and introductory courses. prior to requesting services/accommodations. semester or full academic year. Disability Support Services: VCU is committed to providing stu. but not limited to. alternative testing and academic and career advising. ming. study and Summer studies: The variety and flexibility of VCU’s educa- obtain information concerning disability-related issues and tional programs are especially evident during the summer.O. multicultural resources. P. • Support services including. In most cases. products. this is done at approximately the • Liaison services between faculty and students with disabilities.900 students studied at VCU during the summer. The primary mission of OMSA is to assist traditionally underserved To be eligible to apply to the Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies and/or underrepresented student populations (race. program development. For more information visit: www. have earned at least 30 semester hours retention efforts and promoting an appreciation of diversity throughout with a minimum cumulative 2. The Disability Support Services office is located in Room 102 of . ethnicity. agreements. programs and services to current and prospective students. ISEP pro- • Assistance to the VCU community in complying with the provi. The flexibility of the interdisciplinary studies program allows stu. studies through the International Student Exchange Program. long-term programs through consortium and university exchange rehabilitation or high school counselors. and scholarship information. Students are strongly Students who intend to devote the summer to study can enroll in an encouraged to request accommodations at least four weeks prior to the approved combination of various sessions and earn up to 15 credits first day of classes.  TRANSFER GUIDE 2007-08 Interdisciplinary studies major: Students who do not find an the University Student Commons. preregister call (804) 827-8648]. their goals. with direct enrollment and academic credit toward a student’s 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. Options include CLEP and credit for military edu. discussion groups. career or Richmond. and even some two-week workshops. Barbados. opportunities. Mexico. Sum- mer classes are planned around various sessions of three and a half. cultural program- ted to a supplemental BIS admissions committee for review. P. met by another degree program at VCU. Germany.O. For current offerings please visit • Recommendations for appropriate academic adjustments such www. Studies. Puerto Rico and Peru. VA 23284-3080..edu/dss. however.vcu. Education Abroad and International Student Exchange Program: Campus Learning Center: The university offers an extensive In a world that is increasingly interdependent economically and politi- range of learning support services that assists students in most general cally. tive students concerning university services for students with For additional information on any of these study abroad disabilities. adapted Greece. abroad opportunities vary year by year. advocacy. France. cation as well as for some professional and allied health certifications. Other students may enroll in at any time during enrollment at VCU. room and board (the student is responsible • Technical assistance to university departments. parents and prospec. All students are urged to visit the OMSA located in Room 215 It is possible through this program to earn credit for learning gained of the University Student Commons. contact VCU Education Abroad at (804) 828-8471. Phone: (804) 828-6672. faculty and staff. Box outside the classroom. 907 Floyd Ave. Summer study materials. Scotland. dents to make maximum use of transfer credit..0 GPA and have a goal that cannot be the campus community. Students with disabilities are responsible for self-identification four. In addition. higher learning. six and eight weeks. but will not be included in the standard calculation of the student’s • Current and accurate information regarding disability-related cumulative grade-point average. five. In 2004. fax: (804) personal needs may be able to design a degree program compatible with 828-1944. training. Phone/TDD: (804) 828-2253. more than 9.

Global studies Selection of a minor may be used to increase career options or to the arts in global perspective provide investigation in an area of secondary interest. In addition to health in global perspective those offered in most of the major degree programs. Foundations of special education Double majors and minors: Many undergraduates choose to have French majors in two different departments. Often. minors are available international institutions and globalization in the following areas: international relations international social justice studies African American studies social relations in international perspective American studies History Anthropology Homeland security and emergency preparedness Area studies Human resource management African studies Islamic studies Asian studies Italian Latin American studies Judaic studies Mediterranean studies Latin and Roman studies Middle Eastern studies Marketing Russian and Eastern European studies Mathematical sciences Western European studies Mechanical engineering Art history Media studies Biology Music British studies Native American studies Catholic studies Painting and printmaking Chemical and life science engineering Philosophy Chemistry Philosophy of law Computer engineering Physics Computer science Political science Craft and material studies Psychology Creative writing Public management Criminal justice Religious studies Dance and choreography Russian E-business Sculpture Economics Electrical engineering Social welfare communications Sociology control Spanish microelectronic fabrication Statistics signal processing Urban studies English Women’s studies Environmental studies Writing . This option allows a student to General business study both subjects in depth. TRANSFER GUIDE 2007-08  one or two summer classes in order to lighten their course load during Fashion merchandising the traditional academic year. students who choose to double Geography major select complementary areas of interest such as history and German political science.

edu. Richmond.vcu. develop lasting friendships. flag football. Broad St. Siegel Center. cross country. Professional organizations provide opportunities to make (indoor cycling. and indoor and outdoor track and field. ing. wellness and nutrition. • Thalhimer Tennis Center. the rules and regulations governing intercollegiate competition are • Cary Street Gym. as well as men’s. basketball. For more information. racquetball and squash courts. ultimate Frisbee and dodgeball. 1200 W. fitness incentive programs. softball. Sports include basketball. • Franklin Street Pool.recsports. Vision.000-square-foot facility. (804) 827-1100. Pools are women’s tennis teams play at the Thalhimer Tennis Center on campus. VCU. P. Informal recreation: Available at all facilities and includes drop-in Joining student organizations is a great way to meet people and use of the fitness centers. Aquatics programs: Programs are held at both pools. Phone: (804) 828-4000. swimming pools and court space. • MCV Campus Recreation and Aquatic Center. (804) 827-1100. and indoor and outdoor track and field. students work Intramural sports: Leagues and tournaments offered throughout together to plan campus activities while enjoying interaction with peers the year at various skill levels. kayaking. (804) 828-6100. All currently enrolled students with valid identification opportunities are available for students to participate and to provide are eligible to use all facilities. outdoor recreational trips. soccer. water field and an eight-lane synthetic track for VCU teams. lockers and athletic Recreational Sports operates five facilities encompassing three department office space. leadership for social. Box 843013. women’s and co-rec and faculty advisors. Clubs vary in focus VCU provides some of the finest facilities in the country. yoga). courts. eligible to join as members. eligible to compete in varsity athletics. VCU Spring Challenge and golf tournaments. a lighted. Through these organizations. cross-country skiing and more are offered throughout the year and are facilitated by experienced trip leaders. two swimming pools. The men’s and exercise and incentive programs. Students determine their own level of involvement. golf. soccer. For more information. Greek organizations (fraternities services. tents. visit the membership keeping in mind the need for a balance between academic and extracur. (804) 828-6219. Adjacent to the Diamond. service and recreational activities and VCU faculty. Siegel Center serves as the home of the VCU men’s the Turkey Trot 5K. divisions. Social events sponsored by the organizations pro. two wellness centers. alumni. cross country. All fitness centers feature Broadcast teams include basketball. For many students. Students interested in a specific sport should contact the coach through VCU Athletics. gymnasiums. The Outing Rental Center Intercollegiate athletics offers equipment such as canoes. retirees and selected contract employees are also organizations. Facilities include: All full-time undergraduate students enrolled at VCU who meet • Stuart C. Special events: Special events are held throughout the year including The Stuart C. volleyball. VA 23284-3013. tennis. make contributions Recreational Sports programs to the community and enjoy their matriculation at VCU. cultural. personal fitness training career contacts. Numerous community. section of the Recreational Sports Web site: www. Siegel Center. Pilates. students make a valuable contribution to the surrounding Fitness/wellness programs: Programs include group exercise classes community. 190. backpacks and sleeping bags. basketball/volleyball/badminton Athletic teams for men include baseball. as well as trail guides at nominal cost for those planning their own outdoor More than 250 student-athletes compete on 16 varsity teams for activities. field hockey. vide an opportunity to relax and have fun. a 12. Outdoor Adventure Program: The OAP provides reasonably priced Other organizations for international students offer supportive friend. soccer.250 fans and features a grass soccer take advantage of learn-to-swim programs for adults and children. climb- ships while away from home.. fitness centers. and women’s basketball and women’s volleyball teams. (804) 828-1458. services and Park Campus and 50 registered student organizations on the MCV facilities designed to meet the leisure and health needs of the VCU Campus satisfy a variety of student interests and needs. available for group rental. includes numerous basketball courts as well as exercise and weight-training facilities. explore. The university and the city of Richmond provide support for members of these organizations to learn. fitness workshops and certifications. . step aerobics. and sororities) provide a supportive network of friends and mentors. Through community service racquet sports.134-seat complex that is also and decide on club activities. projects. call (804) 828-6004. tennis. volleyball. located on the north edge of campus at Recreational Sports facilities West Broad and Harrison streets. 10 TRANSFER GUIDE 2007-08 Campus life Student organizations Recreational Sports More than 250 registered student organizations on the Monroe Recreational Sports provides a variety of programs. home to the Triple-A Richmond Braves. The and programming as student members manage the operation of the club baseball team plays at The Diamond. The multipurpose. which sports an air-support roof during the winter months. Women’s artificial-turf field and a tennis center. Members can the Sports Backers Stadium seats 3. VCU and VCU Health System staff. Wellness centers offer resources on health. Activities such as camping. The Rams compete in NCAA Division I as members of the Sports clubs: Clubs give students the opportunity to train and Colonial Athletic Association.O. ricular programs. and certification programs. compete against other colleges in a variety of sports.

visit our Web site. Shuttles leave the Monroe Park Campus on the quarter hour and leave the VCU Medical Center on the hour and half-hour. go to www. personal and extracurricular pursuits. every Mon. Residential life at VCU offers many rewards and provides students University Student Commons and Activities’ information centers with the opportunity to gain personal experiences that supplement and serve as the offices for Off Campus Student Services. the Guaranteed Admission Program. and high-rise residence halls. and its goal is to noon daily throughout the fall and spring semesters to discuss the pros to offer a sense of belonging for every residential student. P. To purchase a bus pass are a combination of nine. site: www.usca. please go to ings. the centers have The Residential Life and Housing program offers students the chance to experienced students and staff to help with the concerns that arise from make new friends.bsv. to 7 p.m. biking. Residential Life and Housing.housing. 1111 W.700 students choose to live on campus each year. During Open House. judicial organizations. information.edu/vcupark.m. request an appointment if they wish to meet with an admissions rep- resentative or the department chair of the program to which they are NSO and Welcome Week activities applying.and apartment-style build- Student Services and off-campus housing assistance.m.vcu.m. VCU nonresidential students face. Campus tours (which include the residence halls) also up an appointment should you be interested in a tour of a particular are given.. contracts are available only to new students who enter the university in the spring semester. The VCU Residential Life and student concerns and provides assistance to reduce the challenges that Housing Office operates a variety of nine. For information about walking. Broad St. walk or bus to campus. passes also can be purchased for $50 per semester for full-time students Housing contracts for residence facilities specified for upperclassmen from VCU’s Parking and Transportation Services.. Monday Phone: (804) 828-7666. 711 W. carpooling or busing to dedicated to providing community living situations that support each campus. a housing Student Services awards 10 free bus passes per semester to students who manager.edu.vcu. Gladding Residence Center. with other students. however. Richmond. Off Campus hall is staffed with a coordinator of residence education. academic. and at 30-minute intervals from 7 p.m. battery jump start kit.m. During the action-packed program. Students should e-mail to ugrad@vcu. ride. however. session is followed by a tour of the Monroe Park Campus hosted by a Athletics. students must present a valid VCU ID or VCUCard. governmental and tion. The schedule for these events includes special will assist you with your transition to VCU and help you select courses . Approximately 4. to 11:45 p. and an academic advisor who dents and their families. department or school. To request an invitation.m. including parking. on Saturday and Sunday. No fee is charged Off Campus Student Services to use the shuttle bus. Parking and Transportation.and 12-month agreements. at least one residence director and many in-house resident and plan to use public transportation as their primary source of travel. The shuttle bus operates at Residential Life and Housing Office. VA 23284-2517. representatives from the Office of Financial (except on major holidays and holiday weekends). we encourage you to set with students. you will meet Each fall and spring. currently enrolled VCU student.vcu. Student Commons and Hunton Student Center. Off Campus Student Services offers services to students whether they drive. living off campus. cable and telephone service. bicycle pump checkout and coin-operated and rental lockers providing secure VCU’s many on-campus housing options are designed to meet the storage for personal belongings. Information assistants are available from 7 a. 159. Bus community assistants. Main St. For a complete guide to Off Campus including traditional residential rooms. commuting. and an information session and answers questions at 10:30 a. naviga- ship skills through participation in social. Each residence and cons of various forms of transportation in Richmond. please call the Office of Undergraduate The Office of Undergraduate Admissions on the MCV Campus is Admissions at (804) 828-1222 or (800) 841-3638 or send a request via open Monday through Friday from 8 a. Box 842517. including features and furnishings. TRANSFER GUIDE 2007-08 11 Housing housing listings. www. Room approximate 10-minute intervals Monday through Friday from 6:30 a.m. meetings with faculty members You’re invited to visit VCU! An admissions representative presents from each school and the College of Humanities and Sciences. Each information Aid. landlord/roommate issues and more.O. Or visit the Residential Life and Housing Web through Friday and from 10 a. Located in the complement the formal education gained in classrooms and laboratories. student’s academic. suite.and 12-month living facilities. New Student Orientation is a required program that serves as the formal introduction to VCU for all new freshmen and Open House transfer students. The staff advocates for off-campus needs of a diverse student population. VCU hosts open houses for prospective stu.m. day through Saturday at the VCU Welcome Center. to 4:30 p. contact the central Park Campus and the VCU Medical Center.m. and the University College are available to talk sessions and tours are not required. Services include off-campus Visiting VCU sessions about the admission process. Appointments for the information New Student Programs. faculty and staff. Shuttle bus service All residence hall rooms are furnished and are wired for Internet.edu. the Honors College. until 7 p. rideshare assistance.. Single-semester or investigate parking options. meet like-minded academic peers and develop leader. For more information regarding VCU A free. Off Campus Student Services strives to promote alternative trans- The staff of the VCU Residential Life and Housing Office is portation. departmental meetings for each major. university-operated shuttle bus runs between the Monroe residence halls.edu/offcampus.

work. SAT or ACT scores.&S. P. if under 2. including academic records. . by calling (804) 827-0152 or (800) 841-3638. satisfactorily completed at a Virginia community college except in cases where special restrictions apply to all students. or approved A. Some converted to an “F” after a quarter or semester has passed. Richmond. Each program uses a • Credits needed to meet major prerequisites will be based on the faculty committee to evaluate criteria appropriate to the profession. or by level and upper-level program requirements. associate in science. If the riod of one year for the first suspension and five years for the second student re-enrolls for the course. Transfer applicants with fewer than 30 semester/45 quarter hours also 1. which apply to all students. and Course Equivalency Guide or agreements resulting from program- pre-professional courses are evaluated as part of the selection procedure. By selecting certain courses to fulfill requirements within the associate degree programs. Richmond. be accepted. 10 on following page). 63 Applicants to the professional-level health sciences programs semester credits can be accepted from the associate degrees. an “I” grade is 22 years of age at the time of enrollment. communication skills.html.edu/apply. For applications to Monroe Park Campus programs. Box Virginia community college students and Richard Bland College students 842526. clearance. Generally.0 scale recommended) in all lines: nondevelopmental hours attempted at all accredited colleges attended.A. personal characteristics and test results. experience. Students holding these degrees will on the MCV Campus may be requested from the VCU Office of Un. Courses designated 01-09 in the Virginia Community College the community college in order to be eligible to transfer to VCU as a System are not included in the GPA computation for admission. may have additional or upper-level 3. are evaluated on their high school academic performance and.vcu.edu. Students who attended VCU prior to their enrollment in a Virginia community college are required to maintain a 2. For applications to Monroe Park Campus programs. as applicable. degree-seeking student. Admission and transfer policies Applying for admission GPA calculation To be considered for admission. education. or A. a “WF” grade current Undergraduate Bulletin for specific requirements. A “WP” or “W” is not included in the GPA calculation. and provides an opportunity for you to become before classes begin and familiarizes new students with campus. Application materials may also be requested Virginia Commonwealth University welcomes applications from from the VCU Office of Undergraduate Admissions. Students attending a community college during the sus- 6. If a student repeats a course in which he/she initially received a fail- pension and subsequently applying to VCU will have a cumulative ing grade.” For applications to the MCV Campus. engi- neering and mass communications. have junior standing and will be considered to have met all lower-division dergraduate Admissions/MCV Campus. programs in general Applications for undergraduate health sciences programs offered studies (see No. Transfer applicants who have been suspended from another of the initial “R. Box 980632. The selection process is based on several • Only credits applied toward the receipt of the associate degree will different factors.vcu. general education requirements with the exception of certain lower- VA 23298-0632. and passes the course. or by calling (804) 828-1222 or who have earned the associate in arts.” Transfer applicants ineligible to return to a former institution 5. students applying to lower-division In computing a GPA for admission. or associate in (800) 841-3638. is calculated as an “F. For applications to Monroe Park Campus programs. Quarter hours are converted to semester hours. accredited colleges attended are included using the following guide- tive GPA of a “C” or better (2. Monroe Park Campus programs.25 on a 4. on the MCV Campus must consult with the individual programs for Additionally: the minimum number of transferable credit hours from an accredited • Students must make proper application for admission. business. an “R” that appears as the Office of the Vice Provost for Student Affairs for pre-admission an “F” is calculated with the second grade received for the course. P. additional lower-division courses Applying to MCV Campus programs needed after transfer to VCU can be held to a minimum. all hours attempted at all programs offered on the Monroe Park Campus must present a cumula. arts and science degrees. accessing the Web: www. the final grade is computed instead suspension. college or university and must satisfy the prerequisites of the program to which they are applying. student acquainted with your classmates. 12 TRANSFER GUIDE 2007-08 and register for your first semester.O. the “F” is deleted from the GPA GPA computed with consideration given to the community college calculation. an “R” institution for nonacademic or disciplinary reasons are referred to grade is not calculated in the GPA.25 GPA at 7. VA 23284-2526. however.ugrad. Prospective students should consult the 4. Students applying for admission to undergraduate programs State policy on transfer agreement offered on the Monroe Park Campus are encouraged to apply online at www.O.S. generally not to exceed 63 hours.ugrad. requirements for admission. an “R” grade because of an academic suspension may not enroll at VCU for a pe. Students should follow closely the detailed course suggestions offered in this Transfer Guide. such as art. to-program transfer agreements Refer to the appropriate section of the current bulletin for specific • Students will not be required to repeat courses that have been admission requirements. is converted to an “F” after a quarter or semester has passed. Welcome Week takes place the week activities and services.

N. Specified science courses are prerequisite for entry complete ENG 111 and 112 at the community college have fulfilled into upper-level kinesiology and exercise courses. programs in general studies are: 5. Foreign language: All baccalaureate programs in the College of VCU Life Sciences should show a GPA of 2. pursuing a career in early or secondary education through sociate in arts and sciences degrees from a VCCS institution or Richard the Extended Teacher Preparation Program of the College Bland College. The School of Social Work requires a 2. GPA is required for admission to the information systems major anteed admission but will be evaluated on the same basis as native in the School of Business. with a GPA of at least 3. if under 22 years of age at the time of enrollment. and selected other departments at VCU require “writing intensive” courses. 112 and ENGL 200 require- ment. and VCU Committee of VCU Life Sciences for specific admission into the Life Sciences must complete or pass the VCU Computer Proficiency bioinformatics program. English. degree-holders who wish to complete the Bachelor of Science in 1 If ENG 112 was taken prior to summer 2005. as mentioned in For associate degree holders. Humanities and Sciences require the completion of a three-credit Virginia Western. 11. Generally. Transfer work from some occupational-technical programs is re- ENGL 101 at RBC=UNIV 111 at VCU. and Wytheville community colleges.) The School of Mass Communications students. The School of Business requires a 2. with few exceptions. SAT or ACT scores. course dealing with aspects of modern-day urban life. completion of ENGL 101 and 102 the first paragraph. Students who have taken ENG 1121 in summer 2005 or after and The Health.3. For students For students with the associate in arts. Piedmont Virginia. for admission to upper-level course work. at all accredited colleges attended. Transfer students wishing to apply to the bioinformatics program in 2. the first two years of these programs are not traditional general education.5 in all hours attempted Humanities and Sciences and VCU Life Sciences require compe. combined SAT score of 1100).S. Patrick Henry. social work. UNIV 112 Focused Inquiry School of Dentistry and the doctoral programs in pharmacy and II and ENGL 200 Writing and Rhetoric Workshop II.25 GPA RBC courses. the lower-level part of the programs. theses students are exempted from UNIV 111. While some all core education program writing requirements (UNIV 111. nursing.5 student’s admission to the VCCS or Richard Bland College associate GPA and successful passage of the Praxis I examination are required for entry into Teacher Preparation. ENGL 200 at RBC=ENGL 200 at VCU. VCU degree requirements in effect at the date of the of Humanities and Sciences and the School of Education. Mathematics/statistics: All bachelor’s degree programs in the GPA of 3. ENGL 102 at RBC=UNIV viewed under specific conditions for the interdisciplinary program 112 at VCU.. Writing intensive courses: The College of Humanities and Sciences undergraduate program. 112 flexibility is available in the transfer of some other courses into and ENGL 200) at VCU. in their math. Equivalent VCCS courses are quarter hours also are evaluated on their high school academic CSC 110 or 155. a stage in the program after the degree program will be used in certifying the student for graduation if student has completed 60 credits.5 GPA for admission to upper-level VCU courses that have no equivalency in VCCS or upper-level courses. requires a 2. Virginia physical therapy have specific program-related lower-level require- community college students who have taken ENG 111 and earned ments that must be completed to apply and enter health profession at least a “C” grade receive credit for UNIV 112 and are required programs. Students with fewer than 30 semester/45 Assessment prior to graduation. the dental hygiene program in the includes UNIV 111 Focused Inquiry I. For RBC students who transfer without an associate degree.0 overall tency through the elementary level of a foreign language. to take ENGL 200.A.0 GPA with no grades below a “C. at RBC will fulfill the UNIV 111. science and/or computer science courses. are considered by both the Office of Undergraduate Admissions 3. High school work should present a minimum 4. a 2. The approved A. or as. Germanna. ENGL 200 and a literature course. and all applications received by VCU for the bioinformatics program intermediate level. Computer literacy: All undergraduate students in the College of (for admission to VCU) and by the Bioinformatics Admissions Humanities and Sciences. credit is granted have a 3. 8. associate in science. Urban environment: All baccalaureate programs in the College of Dabney Lancaster.” Transfer students from for UNIV 111. ENGL 112 (with a “B” grade or better) and a 200-level literature course 9. (A cumulative 2. Mountain Empire. from UNIV 111. plicants and an audition for performance applicants are required. unless the student completed ENG 111 (with a “C” grade or better). professional certification and entry into the practi- have not successfully completed ENG 111. TRANSFER GUIDE 2007-08 13 • Applicants to degree programs that are competitive are not guar. and College of Humanities and Sciences and VCU Life Sciences have standardized test scores should predict academic achievement mathematics/statistics requirements that must be met. Requirements of all students that apply with associate degrees are: 7. and the student is exempt VCCS will follow existing articulation agreements.35 GPA for admission to upper-level work. program for required courses and their equivalents. Typically. New River. or IST 100 or 117. Southside Virginia. The B. Students wishing to transfer to the School of Engineering must (with a “C” grade or better).g. a portfolio evaluation for visual arts ap- consecutive semesters (excluding summer semesters). For students applying to majors the student has not interrupted his/her associate degree more than two in the School of the Arts. the School of Social Work. 10. CSCI 202.S.&S. and the special program in nursing for community college R. The professional baccalaureate programs in allied health profes- 1. in history and political science majors require competency through the Bioinformatics program has a competitive admissions process. Students who successfully cum sequence. The equivalent RBC course is performance and. See specific (e. these have specific lower-level requirements related to state-approved students are required to take UNIV 111 and UNIV 112 only if they program status. rank in the top quarter of the graduating class. English: The core education program writing requirement at VCU sions.75 . Lord Fairfax. the course is completed in the last 60 credits of the 12. Physical Education and Exercise Science programs earned at least a “C” grade receive credit for ENGL 200. this requirement is fulfilled by completing 6. If all three courses were taken. it applies as a general elective Nursing degree. or A.

Notification will be sent to the registrar.A. Accepted credits are counted as hours earned toward the degree. Because of the varying curriculum structures of each school. our institutions.. a transfer credit evaluation form. Accepted quarter-hour credits recorded The VCUGAA-TEPA in the area of an arts and sciences core on the VCU transcript are converted to semester-hour credits. granted only for course work from regionally accredited institutions.. the applicant should realize Advanced Placement and International that more than two additional years may be necessary to complete the degree requirements in certain curricula. In VCU must have another evaluation of credits completed by the school addition. The School of the Arts will transfer credits are not included in the transfer student’s overall GPA evaluate courses taken in music. kind of courses the student has taken. a portfolio evaluation for visual arts Agreement with all VCCS institutions. Final determination of credit will be made after test results fulfillment of degree requirements at VCU. Conversely. the department chair of the new Praxis I before formal admission to the teacher preparation program. Credit for service in armed forces year institution applicants The university may grant credit for formal military service school The exact use of the transferable courses in fulfilling a major courses offered by the various branches of the U. The requirement.&S. of 4 to 7 and Standard Level with a score of 5 to 7 will be considered which is prepared by the student’s intended VCU college or school and for advanced standing and equivalent to the corresponding sequence of lists the transferable courses. AP test. student and major Accepted transfer credits contribute to hours earned and toward department. In addition. or A. a student must earn at least a 2. degree programs that are competitive are not guaranteed admission but will be evaluated on the same basis as native students. Evaluation of transfer credit: four. In an effort to ease the transfer process and to promote closer Attainment of the college/school or department minimum GPA. stated in the most recent edition of A Guide to the Evaluation of year degree programs may not be accepted because of the number and Educational Experiences in the Armed Services. Each Higher Level subject passed with a score Office of Undergraduate Admissions. Although the grades of have been received and evaluated by the university. for further details about the procedures for awarding credit for military ation of acceptable credits as determined by the equivalencies shown in service school courses. but wishes to transfer to the School 2. a second evaluation following a change of major may result in transfer of a greater number Admission Agreements of credits. or A. programs and degrees offered by and any other standard requirements. The grades Education Provision Admission and quality points of transfer courses are evaluated in the computation determining graduation honors. Also. degree student should consult with the assistant dean of the school or college will have the exact designation of their status determined after an evalu. The positive recommendation of the Commission on Accreditation enrolls. the VCU Transfer Guide. Baccalaureate Credits earned in community college occupational or technical Examinations determining advanced placement are the programs will be judged on their own merits to determine their appli. transfer credit is seeks a degree. Students from VCCS institutions and Richard Bland College who but are not used in the computation of the student’s VCU GPA. PK-6. Applicants to found online at www. armed services. is sent to the student. Accepted computation of the student’s VCU GPA. In this case. Not more than 50 percent of credits may be accepted in the major field of study. 14 TRANSFER GUIDE 2007-08 Virginia Commonwealth University/Virginia at VCU. the College of Humanities and Sci- to programs on the MCV Campus will receive the transfer credit evalu. International Baccalaureate examinations and the Advanced cability toward VCU degree requirements. This rule does not change the completion of general Virginia Commonwealth University/Virginia education requirements per the State Policy on Transfer if the student Community College System Guaranteed has completed the associate degree. it is of Service Experiences of the American Council on Education as possible that some generally acceptable courses from two-year or four.A. For example. AP courses. it is possible that the business curriculum at VCU will not interpreted by the department or the school in which the student accept all of the biology courses for credit. but are not used in the hours attempted and quality points earned are not recorded. which may be considered for scores of 3.&S. leads to a transferable associate degree (A.A.S. ences dean’s office will be the official credit notification point for IB and ation form with the letter of acceptance.vcu.S. calculation of the GPA requirement for admittance into the School of Business advanced program considers grades earned Community College System Guaranteed at all institutions attended. Credit for IB examination scores After an accepted student’s final grades have been received by the will follow in the same way.5 GPA at VCU and have passed offering the new major.) that A student who changes his or her major after beginning classes at will facilitate entry to a teacher education program.A. many accredited Placement tests of the College Entrance Examination Board. the details of which may be applicants and an audition for performing arts applicants. A. A. depending on the subject area. general education requirement or general elective is guidelines for granting credit for these courses include: determined by the VCU school or college in which the transfer student 1. To ensure consistency. The GPA for fulfillment of VCU degree Admission Agreement with Teacher . is required of all students including.S. are counted as credits earned toward the degree. However. The applicability of such credit to the student’s degree program as of Business. AP test institutions offer correspondence courses. Generally. 4 or 5 will be awarded from three to 10 semester credits per transfer credit. Students accepted that subject. theatre or visual arts before credit is .and two. if the student has taken seven or eight biology courses. VCU has entered into a Guaranteed Admission in the case of the School of the Arts.edu/admissions101/transfer. at VCU. coordination of academic courses. Accepted credits accepted transfer courses are recorded on the student’s VCU transcript. The have not completed the college-parallel A. requirements is computed only from courses taken at VCU..ugrad. major is not obligated to accept all the courses accepted for transfer credit in the initial evaluation.

.........vcu...Dec 1 school and the college and identifies transferable VCCS courses that will satisfy these requirements.....n/a enrollment may choose to stay with their original bulletin or change to a later one................... **Firm deadline................. Jan 15**...................... Feb 15**.... Jan 5...........n/a A transfer student without an associate degree will complete the degree program listed in the VCU Undergraduate Bulletin effective at Dental hygiene...... of the Arts............ For more information and supplemental application materials. housing................ not answered through this Transfer Guide... .... Fall. For questions concerning financial aid........... TRANSFER GUIDE 2007-08 15 awarded................... orientation and other support services..edu/apply....)...... separate supplemental application and materials also required.. MCV Campus Clinical laboratory sciences......... students maintaining continuous Nursing (R.............. *Firm deadline... but must satisfy all requirements of the Nursing traditional program (sophomore entry)..........).Jun 1.D....... Apr 1**... Jan 5. they should contact the associate or assistant dean of the school or college into which applica.... however...... separate guaranteed admission application also required....... Mar 15**..n/a the time of entering the program.... registration......N.............n/a Curriculum suggestions Freshmen applying for guaranteed admission To assist students in planning their transfer from a Virginia com........... program begins in summer.Dec 1 classes and other experiences outside the classroom.................... Spring College of Humanities and Sciences dean’s office at (804) 827-8211...../M...... visit tion is being made..............ugrad.................. advanced high school or honors School of the Arts or on the MCV Campus............ to visual arts and music programs in the School of the Arts....... to programs other than medicine...... n/a.................................S.... An IB diploma will entitle the student to automatic Application deadlines admission to the Honors College...Feb 1.. Feb 1*............ this publication Students applying for scholarship consideration.........................-B.......... to dance and theatre programs in the School Students also are encouraged to consult with their college counselor...............n/a Effective bulletin Clinical radiation sciences ........ as indicated in the directory. at their option..... Three elective credits will be awarded for the “Theory of Knowledge” course...html......S... if any........... Students may earn Transfer students applying for scholarship college credit from successful scores on a variety of exams..............Dec 1 College Level Examination Program Transfer students applying for admission to all CLEP examinations are used to recognize college-level achievement undergraduate programs other than those in the acquired through independent study. Students Monroe Park Campus....................... is not a detailed Transfer applicants – analysis and may exclude some specific major requirements..... program.. Feb 1**. n/a one they choose..S........... please contact the chief the Web at www... contact the Freshman applicants...................n/a lists the general education requirements for the first two years in each Freshmen applying for regular decision............... Updated consideration (Virginia community college exam listings can be found at www..vcu... please call or e-mail the individual offices listed in the Transfer Guide......... Nursing accelerated-B........ Questions about transfer ***Firm deadline.n/a may earn up to 54 semester hours of credit through CLEP depending Transfer applicants – on the major...... Separate supplemental applica- If students have questions about transfer or course equivalencies tion materials also required............... For more information............................ Spring planning to transfer to VCU should refer to the current Undergraduate Transfer students applying for admission Bulletin for the specific degree requirements of their intended major................May 1.. Feb 1....... Nov 15*.......Dec 1 and to write or call the VCU contact person for their intended area of Transfer students applying for admission study....edu/clc/testing/clep. If further questions remain....... transfer officer in the University College......n/a munity college or Richard Bland College to VCU.. Fall.. Students students with at least 45 semester hours only)........................Dec 1*** After enrollment at VCU... This publication................. Freshmen applying for guaranteed admission to the School of Medicine (B...

232 Life Span Human Development FE Social science electives SOC 200 Principles of Sociology GE SOCY 101 General Sociology SOC 201. SOCY 202 or SOCY 212) may not apply to the major. plus 3 elective credits 2 SOC 211. plus 3 elective credits PLS 241. it applies as a general elective unless the student completed ENG 111 (with a “C” grade or better). plus 3 elective credits 2 PSY 230 Developmental Psychology GE PSYC 304 Life Span Developmental Psychology PSY 231. 1 If ENG 112 was taken prior to summer 2005. the three elective credits (PSYC 202. 202 Principles of Economics GE ECON 210-211 Principles of Economics (micro-macro) GEO 221. 122 Music Appreciation GE Humanities elective ENG 241. NC = no credit. 102 History and Appreciation of Art GE ARTH 103. these students are exempted from UNIV 111. 242 Survey of American Literature GE ENGL 205 and 206 American Literature I and II ENG 243. 202 Introduction to Sociology GE SOCY 101 General Sociology. plus 3 elective credits 2 For psychology. completion of ENGL 101 and 102 at RBC will fulfill the UNIV 111. ENGL 101 at RBC=UNIV 111 at VCU. 202 Survey of Western Culture GE Humanities elective PHI 101. 16 TRANSFER GUIDE 2007-08 Transfer module – Virginia Community Colleges VCU subscribes to the transfer module. but will 2 count as free electives toward the degree. these students are required to take UNIV 111 and UNIV 112 only if they have not successfully completed ENG 111. Social science (6 credit hours) ECO 201. ENGL 200 and a literature course. 202 Introduction to Psychology GE PSYC 101 Introduction to Psychology. 212 U. and the student is exempt from UNIV 111. Government GE POLI 103 U. 212 History of Western Philosophy GE PHIL 103 Ancient Greek and Medieval Western Philosophy and PHIL 104 Modern Western Philosophy Note: Studio courses in the fine arts are excluded from the transfer module. Humanities (6 credit hours) ART 101. 252 Survey of World Literature GE ENGL 201 and 202 Western World Literature I and II HUM 201. GE = general education requirements. 304 World Regions PLS 211. 212 Principles of Anthropology GE ANTH 103 Introduction to Anthropology. . 102 Introduction to Philosophy GE Humanities elective PHI 211. Government. Students transferring to VCU with “C” grades or better in any of the courses listed below can be assured that they will be accepted as equivalent to the specified VCU courses or as electives. FE = free elective. If all three courses were taken. 244 Survey of English Literature GE ENGL 203 and 204 British Literature I and II ENG 251. 112 and ENGL 200 requirement. UNIV 112 Focused Inquiry II and ENGL 200 Writing and Rhetoric Workshop II. 112 and ENGL 2001 The core education program writing requirement at VCU includes UNIV 111 Focused Inquiry I. plus 3 elective credits PSY 200 Principles of Psychology GE PSYC 101 Introduction to Psychology PSY 201. but may be acceptable at the institution of the student’s choice. ENG 112 (with a “B” grade or better) and a 200-level literature course (with a “C” grade or better). 222 Regions of the World GE GEOG 303. credit is granted for UNIV 112.S. See the specific program listing in this Transfer Guide for courses needed to complete general education requirements. sociology or anthropology majors. ENGL 102 at RBC=UNIV 112 at VCU. 104 Survey of Western Art MUS 121.S. For RBC students who transfer without an associate degree. Students who have taken ENG 1121 in summer 2005 or after and earned at least a “C” grade receive credit for ENGL 200. 242 International Relations GE POLI 105 International Relations. Virginia community college students who have taken ENG 111 and earned at least a “C” grade receive credit for UNIV 112 and are required to take ENGL 200. 112 and ENGL 200) at VCU. VCCS courses VCU equivalent English (6 credit hours) ENG 111-112 College Composition GE UNIV 111. Students who successfully complete ENG 111 and 112 at the community college have fulfilled all core education program writing requirements (UNIV 111. with the exceptions shown in the footnotes. Students completing the transfer module will receive 35 credits. Students are encouraged to take SOC 200 or PSY 200. ENGL 200 at RBC=ENGL 200 at VCU. For associate degree holders.

2 . no credit2 MTH 240 Statistics GE STAT 208 Statistical Thinking or STAT 210 Basic Practice of Statistics MTH 241 Statistics GE STAT 208 Statistical Thinking or STAT 210 Basic Practice of Statistics MTH 270 Applied Calculus GE MGMT 212 Differential Calculus and Optimization for Business MTH 271 Applied Calculus GE MGMT 212 Differential Calculus and Optimization for Business MTH 273 Calculus GE MATH 200 Calculus with Analytic Geometry VCCS MTH courses offered prior to fall 1994: MTH 161 College Algebra and Trigonometry GE MATH 151 Precalculus Mathematics MTH 165 College Algebra GE MATH 141 Algebra with Applications MTH 171 Precalculus Mathematics GE MATH 141 Algebra with Applications 1 No direct equivalent. TRANSFER GUIDE 2007-08 17 Module. History GE HIST 103. social work. no credit2 MTH 157 Elementary Statistics GE STAT 208 Statistical Thinking MTH 163 Precalculus GE MATH 141 Algebra with Applications MTH 166 Precalculus with Trigonometry GE MATH 151 Precalculus Mathematics MTH 170 Foundations in Contemporary Mathematics GE MATH 131 Introduction to Contemporary Mathematics MTH 173 Calculus with Analytic Geometry GE MATH 200 Calculus with Analytic Geometry MTH 175 Calculus of One Variable No direct equivalent. hrs. 102L General Chemistry and Laboratory I and II PHY 101-102 Introduction of Physics GE No direct equivalent1 PHY 201-202 General College Physics GE PHYS 201-202 General Physics GOL 105-106 Physical and Historical Geology GE GEOG 105. BIOZ 101L Biological Concepts and 4 science elective credits BIO 231-232 Human Anatomy and Physiology FE BIOL 205 Basic Human Anatomy and BIOL 206 Human Physiology CHM 101-102 General Chemistry GE No direct equivalent (Pre-nursing students may present these courses) CHM 111-112 College Chemistry GE CHEM 101-102. chemistry. including lab) BIO 101-102 General Biology GE BIOL 101. continued Science (8 credit hours in one sequence. physics. biology. the pre-health science programs and engineering majors. 104 Survey of American History Math (3 credit hours) MTH 151 Mathematics for the Liberal Arts NC No direct equivalent. 102 Survey of European History HIS 121-122 U. 102 Survey of European History HIS 111-112 History of World Civilization GE HIST 101. 102L General Chemistry and Laboratory I and II CHM 113-114 University Chemistry (10 cr. GEOZ 105L Physical Geology and Lab and 4 credit science course. with MTH 176 equivalent to MATH 200 Calculus with Analytic Geometry MTH 181 Finite Mathematics NC No direct equivalent. psychology. No direct equivalent for GOL 1061 Or the combination of GOL 105 Physical Geology GE GEOG 105. PHYZ 103L Elementary Astronomy and Lab (This combination does not fulfill the laboratory science requirement for College of Humanities and Sciences majors).S. but fulfills laboratory science requirement for all majors: mathematical sciences. the courses may be used as a prerequisite for STAT 208 or 210. computer science. CHEZ 101L. When combined with MTH 152 or MTH 182. History (6 credit hours) HIS 101-102 History of Western Civilization GE HIST 101.) GE CHEM 101-102. GEOZ 105L Physical Geology and Lab with NAS 130 Elements of Astronomy GE PHYS 103. CHEZ 101L.

be admitted the priority filing date. Those students completing a paper application should of family financial circumstances. Detailed information can be found in The Guide to Federal Student Aid. tax return(s) and W2 forms. cial Aid (the full VCU SAP policy is available on the Web at www. errors and omissions on the FAFSA. applicants may use estimated tax return data in order to meet FAFSA results. . transfer hours will be available the application.ed. Once the review of FAFSA data has been completed.gov. and work-study pays wages more students eligible for the programs than there are funds available for work performed through employment. . For Federal Direct Loan awarding purposes. Pell Grants) or five or more graduate credit hours. high schools.html. colleges and most Most students are eligible for some type of financial aid regardless public libraries. they may wish to participate in the VCU Installment Payment Students do not need to receive an admission decision before Plan that budgets each semester’s bill over four payments. If a transfer student progresses to a higher class level Once the FAFSA is filed. If a Renewal FAFSA designating VCU (school code 003735) to receive necessary. Students must meet both initial and renewal eligibility requirements. year. Basically. the VCU to or enrolled in an eligible degree or certificate program. parental information to apply and receive consideration for Title VII with six or more undergraduate credit hours (exceptions possible for grants and loans from the Department of Health and Human Services.gov consideration for the Virginia Guaranteed Assistance Program. The VCU Office of Financial Aid strongly recommends the following priority filing date: Virginia Guaranteed Assistance Program Virginia residents transferring to VCU may be eligible to receive If filing electronically at www. designating VCU (school code 003735) to receive the Class level results. a need. available in print form from the VCU Office of Financial Aid or electronically at Applying after the priority filing date www. incoming transfer students are encouraged to apply electronically using FAFSA on the students are classified as freshmen until their transcripts are reviewed Web.vcu Students studying in the health sciences professions (dentistry. the student may request a review of loan a Student Aid Report and will electronically send the information to the eligibility by submitting a Federal Direct Loan Request form (available VCU Office of Financial Aid if VCU was listed as a school to receive on the VCU Office of Financial Aid Web site under “Downloadable the data. federal work. 1 of that /payment/ipp. such as federal grants.” Students March 1 who believe that they meet the requirements for the award should contact the VCU Office of Financial Aid. available online at www. Responding promptly to such requests will ensure timely processing of the application. the VCU Office of Financial Aid will send the student under the Records and Registration tab in eServices.vcu. and be enrolled at least half time.fafsa. a request for additional information. awarded without any expectation of repayment.studentaid. students must submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid or Students file the FAFSA using data from completed tax returns. Therefore. the VCU Office of Financial Aid Types of financial aid will send the student a Financial Aid Award Notification. nursing and pharmacy) must provide both student and in default on a federal student loan.ed. not owe a refund on a federal student grant or be medicine. aid. Students can and should apply for financial aid even if they miss the priority filing date because they may still qualify for the Federal Applying for financial aid .ed. have limited funding — this means that there are rowed that must be repaid with interest. Once the transcript is reviewed. be making Office of Financial Aid will request a signed copy of actual completed Satisfactory Academic Progress as defined by the VCU Office of Finan. which are described on the VCU Office of Financial Aid Web site under “Assistance Programs. 18 TRANSFER GUIDE 2007-08 Financial aid Eligibility for financial aid Students who do not have access to the Web may apply using the paper FAFSA. to be eligible for financial mail it to the federal processor by Feb.and merit-based aid program. citizen or an eligible noncitizen.” to ensure consideration for this type of funding. Information applying for financial aid. If additional information is needed to complete processing of Forms”). Detailed information about to award to them. If estimated tax return data is used.fafsa. All students are encouraged to complete and submit the FAFSA by March 1. be a U. The financial aid process for the academic about the payment plan is available online at www. the federal processor will send the student once the transcript is reviewed. In order to reduce problems. If students have not applied for financial aid in a timely man- and priority filing dates ner.edu/enroll/sa year a student plans to begin taking classes begins on Jan. Federal Direct Loans and parent Federal Direct PLUS Loans. 1. and evaluated.edu/enroll/finaid). students should file the FAFSA as early financial aid programs is available on the VCU Office of Financial Aid as possible and reply to requests for additional information promptly Web site under “Assistance Programs. available through VCU. Pell Grant. loans are money bor- study and state grants.html.S.gov/students/publications/student_guide/index. There are three basic types of financial aid: grants are gifts of money Certain financial aid programs.

edu/enroll/finaid. “CO.vcu.” “D. Students are responsible Richmond.O. Students also from Virginia community colleges and Richard Bland College. Members may register for classes. of communication School of Medicine Students new to VCU may obtain an official VCU student e-mail Sanger Hall. Box 980566 Richmond. The VCU Office of Financial Aid uses e-mail to provide financial aid information. The amount of credits determines the amount of tuition and fees charged and is a factor in computing financial Ginter House aid eligibility according to the following levels: Shafer Court Entrance 901 West Franklin Street P. associate in arts and sciences. Feb. 1101 East Marshall Street Card but must obtain their account no later than one week after the P. Room 1-055 Half-time 6 to 8 1101 East Marshall Street P. Box 980244 Audited classes are not included in the total number of credit hours Richmond. to request documentation to support financial aid application data.edu MCV Campus Three-quarter-time 9 to 11 Schools of Allied Health Professions.O. timely. Virginia 23298-0566 Phone: (804) 828-9953 E-mail – an official method . associate in science-. Virginia 23298-0565 Phone: (804) 828-4006 for reading. .” “F” or other grade Lyons Building. Phone: (804) 828-9800 Remedial courses such as MATH 001 will be considered for finan- cial aid funding the first time that the student attempts the course. Box 980565 beginning of their first semester of enrollment. Room 309 for this remedial course. cedures is available online at www. P. 1. university-related communications sent to that e-mail account. Box 843026 Status Undergraduate . in a timely fashion.O. See the application for admission for more information on the Current information on financial aid programs. Virginia 23298-0244 for the purpose of determining financial aid eligibility. subsequent enrollment in MATH 001 will not 520 North 12th Street be considered for financial aid funding. Room 1-008 account any time after registering for classes and receiving their VCU.O. To obtain printed materials or additional information. TRANSFER GUIDE 2007-08 19 Scholarship assistance eServices – online records access Some competitively based tuition scholarship assistance is available Students are encouraged to use eServices. takes an incomplete. Richmond. to check the status degree holders and VCUGAA-TEPA program associate degree holders of their financial aid application and award package. print bills and more. cost-effective and environmentally aware manner. policies and pro- scholarship application process and the required essay. call or visit the appropriate Enrollment status VCU Office of Financial Aid at the following locations: The number of credit hours for which a student is registered may Monroe Park Campus affect eligibility for financial aid. If a School of Dentistry student withdraws. E-mail is an official method for communica- tion at VCU because it delivers information in a convenient. service for viewing VCU student records online. a password-protected for associate in arts-. and to provide financial aid application status and award information. Virginia 23284-3026 credit hours Phone: (804) 828-6669 Fax: (804) 827-0060 Full-time 12 or more E-mail: faidmail@vcu. Nursing and Pharmacy Sanger Hall. The eServices Web site is of Phi Theta Kappa are encouraged to apply for these scholarships by accessed from the VCU home page under myVCU.

All curricula within secondary mathematics teacher preparation the college are designed not only to build competence in a specific major statistics area.S. opportunity to develop a variety of other competencies.A. Catholic studies Philosophy forensic crime scene investigation Chemistry Philosophy of law justice Creative writing Physics Criminal justice Political science Economics – B.S. French Religious studies French Geography Russian German German Sociology Spanish Global studies Spanish world film studies History Statistics Forensic science – B. medicine. chemistry general science mathematics State policy on transfer physics See Page 12 for specific details on the use of A.S. medical sciences and administration and liberal studies for early and applied mathematics biomathematics elementary education. discipline of secondary interest in depth.A. foundation of understanding.S. Political science – B. geography urban studies Preparation for teaching Women’s Studies – B. A minimum of 18 credit hours is required for designation on the transcript as a minor. Anthropology Latin and Roman studies Anthropology – B. English Public management Foreign language – B. knowledge and skills leading to careers. the major concentration and electives. Sociology – B.S.A. advertising the college offers preparatory programs for entry into allied health journalism professions. Interdisciplinary studies – B. Area studies Mathematical sciences Biology – B.&S..S.S.S. The humanities and sciences program provides students with a Science – B. Students have the Philosophy – B. Physics – B. Doug. a student may elect a mi- the College of Humanities and Sciences. and interdisciplinary programs in emergency Mathematical sciences – B. possibilities.A. law.S. British studies Native American studies Criminal justice – B. The minor may be used to fulfill career needs or to investigate a studies concentration.A.A.A. Those interested in early and nor area of concentration in any department or program offering a minor elementary education should choose the appropriate interdisciplinary program. preparedness Women’s studies Homeland security and emergency preparedness – B. In addition. such as research ethics and public policy techniques. report writing. observation methods and interpersonal skills. 20 TRANSFER GUIDE 2007-08 College of Humanities and Sciences The College of Humanities and Sciences — along with its L.S. pharmacy and veterinary public relations medicine programs. degrees to fulfill lower-level general education requirements for the Urban studies and geography – B. mathematics Programs in the college consist of three major components: general operations research education.I. Economics Psychology English – B. but also to expose students to a variety of ideas. African American studies Italian American studies Judaic studies African American studies – B.S.A.A.A. Islamic studies Writing . which will apply to a wide range of employment or advanced educational Psychology – B.S.0 must be achieved in the minor. A.A. dental. Students considering a career in secondary education should follow a program at the community college leading to a liberal arts major in Minor programs: In addition to the major.S. Homeland security and emergency Urban studies History – B. las Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs. The College of Humanities and Sciences offers baccalaureate degrees in 24 areas.A. Religious studies – B.S. biology continued learning and involvement as active citizens. and a minimum GPA of 2. or A. generalized college and each of the schools.S. Biology Media studies Chemistry – B. Prerequisites for courses remain in Degree programs effect as stated in the bulletin. School of Mass emergency medical sciences and administration liberal studies for early and elementary education Communications and School of World Studies — carries the central International studies – B. nursing. responsibility for instruction and research in the basic components of Mass communications – B. all education: the humanities. sciences and social sciences.

O. Academic advisors will assist in identifying an appropriate major in and then apply to the professional school.5 GPA and successful completion Pre-law Pre-medicine of Praxis I are required for admission to Teacher Preparation. After Pre-nursing the completion of 90 credits. physics or psychology area. students apply for admission to the Gradu- Pre-occupational therapy ate School where a minimum 2. See the School of Education section for information about completion of a pre-health sciences program in the College of Humanities the Health. chemistry. history /social sciences. choos. A. general sciences or physics. Faculty members advise students accumulating credits that will generally apply to any major curriculum. Physical Education and Exercise Science program.) Office of Undergraduate Student Services VCCS and Richard Bland College students should follow the Hibbs Hall. students choose the best major for them. commitment to a particular school or major. Through the pre-health sciences humanities and sciences majors. or A. the University College has a Discovery Program to help that relate to professional study in the health sciences. Room 211 A.edu liberal arts and sciences major in the endorsement area in which they wish to teach — English.S.&S. To be licensed in the state of Virginia. programs for the following areas: With the completion of 60 credits (including courses taken at the two-year institution) students enrolled at VCU apply for admission to Pre-clinical laboratory sciences Teacher Preparation. Virginia 23284-2507 completion of a liberal arts and sciences major fitting with their desired Telephone: (804) 827-8211 teaching area — elementary or secondary education. they prefer instead to explore In addition to the formal pre-health sciences programs offered a variety of areas. along with the required internship in a school. students planning on teaching either of the areas Virginia Commonwealth University mentioned above must obtain a liberal arts undergraduate degree. Box 842507 ing courses (where there is a choice or elective) that will lead to the Richmond. of application procedures. chemistry..A. in addition to its mission of providing studies in liberal arts at the interdisciplinary studies program with the liberal studies the undergraduate and graduate levels. and Sciences does not guarantee admission to the corresponding program Undeclared majors: Some students choose not to make an initial on the MCV Campus. ences major in the College of Humanities and Sciences should choose Students interested in medicine. . dentistry or veterinary medicine generally the undeclared major with a concentration in the projected teaching major in biology. Students must apply to the health sciences program on VCU’s Students who are initially undecided about a liberal arts and sci- MCV Campus or at another institution to complete the degree program. a particular foreign language. Elementary and secondary education — Extended Teacher Preparation Program: Students interested in careers in elementary and secondary education participate in the Extended Teacher Preparation Additional information Program.8 GPA is required to enter the Master Pre-optometry of Teaching part of the Extended Teacher Preparation Program. offers undergraduate preparatory concentration for early and elementary education. Pre-pharmacy The required undergraduate education courses are taken at VCU Pre-physical therapy beginning in the junior year concurrently with the undergraduate courses Pre-radiation sciences in the College of Humanities and Sciences leading to the completion of Pre-veterinary medicine the student’s undergraduate degree. Admission to and satisfactory the college. Necessary graduate-level education courses and any remaining liberal arts courses are taken during the fifth A degree is not awarded upon completion of a pre-health sciences year. A 2. Questions concerning the transferability of courses into the College tended program: a baccalaureate degree (including courses taken at the of Humanities and Sciences should be directed to: two-year institution) and a Master of Teaching degree. mathematics or one of the sciences — biology. students can identify and enroll in the courses necessary students to learn more about VCU’s various academic disciplines while for their particular health sciences goals. Fax: (804) 827-4512 Students planning on a secondary level career will choose a E-mail: jaclark@vcu. admissions tests and changes in prerequisites In addition. P. Students with the associate degree will have the Pre-dental hygiene Teacher Preparation application deferred until the completion of one Pre-dentistry semester of course work at VCU. mathematical sciences. (See College of Humanities and Sciences VCUGAA-TEPA agreement statement on Page 14.A. TRANSFER GUIDE 2007-08 21 Pre-professional programs: The College of Humanities and Students planning on an elementary education career will choose Sciences. program. students may pursue the in the College of Humanities and Sciences may register as undeclared prerequisites for other health careers. The student obtains two degrees simultaneously in the ex. Students who wish to investigate available options by the College of Humanities and Sciences. programs at their respective institutions. This flexible advising program enables advising process..

112 and ENGL 200) at VCU. psychology. Per. MUS 111 or 112. preferred.S. science studies. 225. ENG 243 or 244. MUS 121 or 122. ENG 251 ENG 241 or 242. MUS 141 or 142. ENG 251 or 252. ENG 243 or 244. The upper-level writing and urban environment requirements are fulfilled at VCU. MUS 121 or 122. MTH 240 or 241. ART 125. MUS 111 or 112. MUS 221 or 222. MUS 131 or 102. Literature (3 credits) ENG 241 or 242. or 122. MUS 141 or 142..A. Virginia community college students who have taken ENG 111 and earned at least a “C” grade re- ceive credit for UNIV 112 and are required to take ENGL 200. ART 131 or 132. ART 106. mathematical sciences. foreign Anthropology. ENG 251 ENG 241 or 242. ENGL 253 or 254 . MAS.A. MUS 101 or 102. ENGL 200 and a literature course. MUS 131 or 132. English. homeland security and mass communications.S. ART 121 or 122. women’s studies Written communication (9 credits) The core education program writing requirement at VCU includes UNIV 111 Focused Inquiry I. credit is granted for UNIV 112. Biology. B. chemistry. Performance or studio-related course preferred. MUS 221 or 132. economics. MUS 101 ART 125.&S. MUS 141 or 142. and the student is exempt from UNIV 111. ENG 253 or 254 or 252.and second-year courses for VCCS students College of Humanities and Sciences Students who have completed the A. Students who have taken ENG 1121 in summer 2005 or after and earned at least a “C” grade receive credit for ENGL 200. ART 121 or 122. Ethical principles (3 credits) PHI 220. MUS 131 or 132. B. degree will Students must have “C” grades or better in composition courses. MUS 221 or 222. If all three courses were taken. Performance or studio-related course formance or studio-related course preferred. degree. Mathematics and statistical reasoning (3 to 6 credits) MTH 151-152 or 163 or 166 or 170 and MTH MTH 151-152 or 163 or 166 or 170 and MTH CHE. emergency preparedness. 1 If ENG 112 was taken prior to summer 2005. political science. ART 131 or 132. ENG 253 or 254 or 252. if not completed within the associate fulfilled with the following exceptions. philosophy. MUS 101 or 102. ART 121 ART 101 or 102. 226 or 227 Visual and performing arts (2 to 4 credits) ART 101 or 102. PHY majors – MTH 173-174 157 or 240 or 241 157 or 240 or 241 or 273-274 and MTH 275 or 277 and 279. Forensic chemistry track majors also should add MTH 174. or 222. 226 or 227 PHI 220. ART 131 or 132. BIO and SCI majors take two from MTH 173 or 273. MUS 121 or 122. ENG 112 (with a “B” grade or better) and a 200-level literature course (with a “C” grade or better). Forensic science majors take MTH 173 and MTH 240 or 241. history. MAS majors should take their statistics course at VCU. these students are exempted from UNIV 111.A. Students who successfully complete ENG 111 and 112 at the community college have fulfilled all core education program writing requirements (UNIV 111.S. ART 101 or 102. or A. these students are required to take UNIV 111 and UNIV 112 only if they have not successfully completed ENG 111. must be taken at VCU. 225. it applies as a general elective unless the student completed ENG 111 (with a “C” grade or better). 225. UNIV 112 Focused Inquiry II and ENGL 200 Writing and Rhetoric Workshop II. ENG 243 or 244. have junior status granted and their general education requirements Foreign language and statistics. urban studies and geography physics. ART 106. religious studies. forensic science. language.22 TRANSFER GUIDE 2007-08 Recommended first. ART 125. African American studies. criminal justice. A. B. MUS 111 or 112. 226 or 227 PHI 220. international sociology. ART 106.

BIO 106. HIS 276. HIS 276. GOL 105. pre-dentistry bound students in other majors or 121. MTH majors select two sequences Note: Students with the A. 101. PHY 101 101. Urban environment (3 credits) Must be fulfilled at VCU Must be fulfilled at VCU Must be fulfilled at VCU­ . SOC 200 or SOC 201.A. must take both semesters.S. PSY 200 or 201-202. B.&S. BIO One of the two must have a laboratory. A.S. SOC 200 or 201-202. degree may present two Note: See VCU Undergraduate Bulle- semesters of one laboratory science in tin for other required science courses.. philosophy. if HIS 111 or 112. HIS 111 or 112. homeland security and mass communications. one from the physical CHE and PHY majors take CHM 111-112 and sciences and one from the biological sciences. PLS 241 or 242.A. IST 100. PHY 231-232. Biology. CHM 101. language. REL 231 or 232 HIS 111 or 112. course such as BIO 102. BIO 106. GEO 220 Natural science (7 to 9 credits) Two natural sciences. 211 or 212 PLS 135. BIO take BIO 110 and 120. 211 or 212 Global studies Note: Mass communications majors Global studies should take both HIS 121 and 122. GEO 210. political science. 211 or 212 PLS 135. HIS 135. psychology. HIS 141 or 142. women’s studies Computer literacy (0 or 3 credits) CSC 110 or 155. CHM 111. IST 100 or IST 117. chemistry. criminal justice.A. history and political science majors Human behavior (6 credits) PSY 200 or 201-202. degree may present two or PHY 201-202. HIS 101 or 102. HIS 135. SOC 200 or 201-202**. economics. REL 231 or 232 HIS 111 or 112. HIS 135. REL 231 or 232 American studies American studies American studies HIS 121 or 122. PHY 231-232 semesters of one laboratory science in Note: Students with the A. HIS 276.A.TRANSFER GUIDE 2007-08 23 B. BIO 107. emergency preparedness.&S. GOL 105. science studies.S. SOC 268 SOC 211-212 SOC 211-212 * Psychology majors. fulfillment of this requirement. B. PHY 101 or 121. PSY 200 or 201-202*. CHM 111-112 and PHY 201-202. PLS 135. one from the physical Two natural sciences. BIO and FOS majors should One of the two must have a laboratory. HIS 101 or 102. history. GEO 210. fulfillment of this requirement. African American studies. SOC 211. BIO 146 and 147. HIS 121 or 122. ** Sociology and anthropology majors. HIS 141 or 142. IST 100. foreign Anthropology. or pass the CSC 110 or 155. 202. Pre-medicine and CHM 101. 107. urban studies and geography physics. CHM 111. or A. PHI 211 or 212. must take both semesters. A. PLS 241 or 242. CSC 110 or 155. or A. or BIO 101-102. international sociology. or BIO 146 and 147. PHY 201-202 PHY 201-202 should take BIO 101-102 instead of BIO 110 Psychology majors need an additional biology and 120. HIS 121 or 122. PHI 211 or 212. religious studies. PLS 241 or 242. HIS 111 or 112. GEO 220 GEO 220 Global studies HIS 111 or 112. PHI 211 or 212.S. pass the Computer Computer Proficiency Assessment at VCU or pass the Computer Proficiency Assessment Proficiency Assessment at VCU at VCU Civilization (9 credits) One course from each of three areas: One course from each of three areas: One course from each of three areas: Historical and cultural origins Historical and cultural origins Historical and cultural origins HIS 101 or 102. Foreign language (0 to 14 credits) Through the 102 level of a foreign language Through the 102 level of a foreign language Through the 102 level of a foreign language for philosophy and religious studies majors. possible. mathematical sciences.. from: BIO 101-102 and either CHM 111-112. GEO 210. sciences and one from the biological sciences. HIS 141 or 142. English. through the 202 level for English.A. forensic science.

THEA 115. ART 101-102. ENGL 101 at RBC=UNIV 111 at VCU. ENGL ENGL 201 or 202. 212. B. ENGL 203 or 204. English. For associate degree holders. or pass the Computer CSCI 202 or 203..S. Forensic science majors take MATH 201 and 217. African American studies. completion of ENGL 101 and 102 at RBC will fulfill the UNIV 111.24 TRANSFER GUIDE 2007-08 Recommended first. Ethical principles (3 credits) PHIL 203 PHIL 203 PHIL 203 Visual and performing arts (2 to 4 credits) ART 101-102. MUS 103. ART 103-104. Biology. mathematical sciences. For RBC students who transfer without an associate degree. MUS 103. B. Forensic chemistry track majors also should add MATH 202. ENGL 102 at RBC=UNIV 112 at VCU. PHY majors take MATH 201-202.&S. science studies. must be taken at VCU. ART 103-104. THEA 201 ART 231. ART 201-202. Mathematics and statistical reasoning (3 to 6 credits) MATH 101 and MATH 217 MATH 101 and MATH 217 CHE. ENGL 203 or 204. religious studies. psychology.S. ART 231. THEA ART 231. ENGL 205 or 206 or ENGL 211. urban studies and geography physics. criminal justice. 213 or 214 Computer literacy (0 or 3 credits) CSCI 202 or 203. MAS majors should take their statistics course at VCU. chemistry. The upper-level writing and urban environment requirements are fulfilled at VCU. if not completed within the associate degree.and second-year courses for RBC students College of Humanities and Sciences Students who have completed the A. foreign Anthropology. ENGL 200 at RBC=ENGL 200 at VCU. UNIV 112 Focused Inquiry II and ENGL 200 Writing and Rhetoric Workshop II. THEA 115. THEA 115. forensic science. fulfilled with the following exceptions. MAS. ENGL ENGL 201 or 202. emergency preparedness. 213 or 214 205 or 206 or ENGL 211. THEA 201 201 Literature (3 credits) ENGL 201 or 202. 212.S. 112 and ENGL 200 requirement. political science. A. language.A. ENGL 203 or 204.A. or A. ART 201-202. B.A. philosophy. ART 103-104. Foreign have junior status granted and their general education requirements language and statistics. 213 or 214 205 or 206 or ENGL 211. BIO and SCI majors take MATH 201 and MATH 217. MUS 103. 212. homeland security and mass communications. degree will Students must have “C” grades or better in freshman English. international sociology. economics. or pass the Computer Proficiency Assessment at VCU Proficiency Assessment at VCU Proficiency Assessment at VCU . ART 101-102. ART 201-202. history. or pass the Computer CSCI 202 or 203. women’s studies Written communication (6 credits) The core education program writing requirement at VCU includes UNIV 111 Focused Inquiry I.

PHIL 201 or 202. GEO 101 GOVT 202. urban studies and geography physics. one from the physical CHE and PHY majors take CHE 101-102 and sciences and one from the biological sciences. Civilization (9 credits) One course from each of three areas: One course from each of three areas: One course from each of three areas: Historical and cultural origins Historical and cultural origins Historical and cultural origins HIST 101 or 102. chemistry. history. degree may present two 101-102 or CHEM 101-102 and either PHY semesters of one laboratory science in Note: Students with the A. for other required science courses. GOVT 201 HIST 201 or 202. degree may present two semesters of one laboratory science in Note: See VCU Undergraduate Bulletin fulfillment of this requirement. BIO 101.&S. GOVT 201 HIST 201 or 202. science studies. One of two must have a laboratory. political science. PHY 101 or 201. BIO and FOS majors take BIO One of two must have a laboratory. 101-102 or PHY 201-202. psychology. through the 202 level (by course or placement) for English. BIO 101..TRANSFER GUIDE 2007-08 25 B. English. CHEM 101 or 110. sciences and one from the biological sciences. GEO 101 Natural sciences (7 to 9 credits) Two natural sciences. REL 209 HIST 101 or 102. foreign Anthropology. criminal justice. SOC 201 *Note: Psychology majors. 101-102. Biology..A. emergency preparedness. as BIO 102. MTH majors take two sequences from BIO or A. fulfillment of this requirement. homeland security and mass communications. SOC 201 PSY 210 or 201-202. PHIL 201 or 202. Note: Students with the A. PHIL 201 or 202. REL 209 209 or 210 or 210 or 210 American studies American studies American studies HIST 201 or 202.A. B. international sociology. language. B. Psychology Pre-medicine and pre-dentistry bound majors need an additional biology course such students in other majors take BIO 101-102. A. SOC 201 PSY 210 or 201-202*. GOVT 201 Global studies Global studies Global studies GOVT 202.S. CHEM 101-102 and PHY 101-102.S. economics.S.S. or A. forensic science.&S.A. Urban environment (3 credits) Must be fulfilled at VCU Must be fulfilled at VCU Must be fulfilled at VCU . one from the physical Two natural sciences. women’s studies Human behavior (6 credits) PSY 210 or 201-202.A.A. A. PHY 101 or 201 CHEM 101 or 110. philosophy. PHY 201-202. must take both semesters Foreign language Through the 102 level of a foreign language Through the 102 level of a foreign language Through the 102 level of a foreign language (by course or placement) for philosophy and (by course or placement) (by course or placement) religious studies majors. REL HIST 101 or 102. history and political science majors. African American studies. religious studies. GEO 101 GOVT 202. mathematical sciences.

A.S. review. skills and experiences necessary to undertake advanced Art education – B. learning opportunities working in close association with talented pro. or equivalent at another accredited institution. Beginning and transfer students majoring in the performing arts Theatre – B. Students who are accepted Art history – B.F. departments of Dance and Choreography. students all of the resources and facilities of a large urban university.&S. which school offers students unique exploration. these decisions will be See Page 12 for specific details on the use of A. The school provides programs in the School of the Arts. Refer to the current Undergraduate with prestigious regional and national awards that attest to the high Bulletin for specific departmental details and requirements. A.A. The tion for admission to the university and the School of the Arts. Students applying for admission into the Department of Theatre also will participate in an interview. All students seeking a bachelor’s degree within the School of the The School of the Arts prepares students to assume roles in a com. caliber of instruction and commitment to excellence.A.A.F. B. encourages students to develop a professional attitude toward themselves with the School of the Arts general education requirements their work and toward the solution of creative problems. or A.A.F.F.F. The School of the Arts Admission Committee reviews applications to fessional artists who are also dedicated educators.vcu. 26 TRANSFER GUIDE 2007-08 School of the Arts Virginia Commonwealth University’s School of the Arts is one of Degree requirements the largest and most comprehensive art schools in the U. students apply to the department of their choice Fashion – B.A. Students admitted into the Art Foundation Program may be State policy on transfer eligible for additional transfer credits. . committees determine department acceptance based on evaluation Graphic design – B. Music.F. B. through its academy-conservatory approach to broaden their educational experience. faculty Film – B.A.F. Once a Music – B.S.A. Arts are required to fulfill specific general education requirements.A. foundation courses or their equivalent transfer course work. VCCS or RBC learn more about the school’s programs you can visit the School of the transfers must demonstrate in their portfolio submission that they have Arts on the Web at www. Graduates are published in the university Undergraduate Bulletin. innovative education in the visual and Each major within the School of the Arts has a very specific cur- performing arts.A.edu/arts. ever-changing world.e. All visual arts applicants must submit a portfolio in order to be while concentrating their education in a professional environment..A. on the university commitments and the School of the Arts general intellectual and technical problems through scholarly and experimental education requirements. the school’s faculty and students are honored riculum and credit requirements.F. i. The school provides nationally recognized. affiliation until they complete the Art Foundation Program and apply Craft and material studies – B. VCCS courses prepared to become responsible artist-citizens able to make meaningful that fulfill these requirements are listed in the charts on the following contributions to their art and society. interactive and experiential includes an art component. both the range of exposure and quality of work expected from VCU’s Art Foundation Program in order to merit transfer credit for courses in the arts.A. made once a student is accepted into their major department. student is accepted into a major department through the annual portfolio Painting and printmaking – B. professional studio work in each department. Students are trained to approach aesthetic. into the Art Foundation Program will not have a departmental Communication arts – B.F.F. creative work and performance in art Kinetic imaging – B.F. audition or interview. Foundation Program. during the annual spring portfolio review.. of students’ academic records.A. To considered for admission into the School of the Arts.. transcripts are re-evaluated and additional transfer credit may Photography and film – B.S.A.. visual portfolio. pages. students will complete courses that enrich and analysis. News & World Report Students applying to the School of the Arts submit a single applica- as one of the nation’s top six art schools for graduate programs. be gained. Interior design – B.A. Annually. During this review. Students are advised to familiarize education. Upon completion of the Art Dance and choreography – B. Sculpture – B.A. The School of the Arts is ranked by U.A. B. degrees to fulfill lower-level general education requirements for the All visual arts majors must complete the Art Foundation Program college and each of the schools. The Art Foundation Program is a series of fundamental courses that provides the basic Degree programs concepts. Based plex.F. however. The school..A.M. to and are accepted by a department. or Theatre will be required to perform an audition for admission.A.

VCCS 200-level or above studio courses and courses specific to a major department will be considered for transfer by the major departments after the Art Foundation Program has been completed.TRANSFER GUIDE 2007-08 27 School of the Arts VCU Minimum Suggested Suggested course semester VCCS courses to RBC courses to requirements credits required meet requirements meet requirements Art courses Art Foundation Program VCCS 100-level art and design classes are considered for transfer into VCU’s Art Foundation program on a case-by-case basis. Prospective students are encouraged to take VCCS 100-level art and design courses to help develop their work and build their portfolios for application to VCU’s School of the Arts. Upon acceptance into VCU’s School of the Arts. Art history ARTH 103 ART 101 or 201 ART 201 ARTH 104 ART 102 or 202 ART 202 Craft and material studies CRAF 241-242 CRF 101. Please note that all courses must have a final grade of “C” or higher in order to be eligible for transfer.102 No RBC equivalent Graphic design GDES 252 ART 250 No RBC equivalent Music APPM 173-174 MUS 141-142 No RBC equivalent APPM 181 MUS 161 APPM 193 MUS 131-132 Painting and printmaking PAPR 205 ART 241 or 242 No RBC equivalent PAPR 209 ART 271 or 272 PAPR 221 ART 221 or 222 Continued on next page . transcripts and application portfolios are reviewed to determine which courses will transfer into the program.

GOVT HIS 251 or 252. or GEO 101 or 102 or GEO 210 or 221 Social sciences 3 GOVT 201. HIST 101 or 102. HIST 221 or 222.and second-year courses for VCCS and RBC students School of the Arts. 243. a SOC or any HIS 201 or 202 Quantity and form* 3 MTH 163. PHI 211 or 204. 225. Students who have taken ENG 1121 in summer 2005 or after and earned at least a “C” grade receive credit for ENGL 200. Virginia 23284-2519 Phone: (804) VCU-ARTS (828-2787) • Fax: (804) 828-6469 E-mail: arts@vcu. For 200 Writing and Rhetoric Workshop II. HIS 111 or 112. credit for UNIV 112 and are required to take ENGL 200. Ethics* 3 PHI 211. credit is granted for UNIV 112. or 202.O. 251 or ENGL 201 or 202. 107. PHIL or 212 201 or 202 Interdependence 3 HIS 101 or 102. UNIV 112 Focused Inquiry II and ENGL RBC will fulfill the UNIV 111. 112 and ENGL 200) at VCU. ENGL 102 at RBC=UNIV 112 at VCU. these students and ENGL 200 at RBC=ENGL 200 at VCU. PSY 201 or 202. 28 TRANSFER GUIDE 2007-08 Recommended first. PLS 241 or 242. PHIL GOVT 201. 1 If ENG 112 was taken prior to summer 2005. HIS 231 or 232. completion of ENGL 101 and 102 at UNIV 111 Focused Inquiry I. If all three courses were taken. ENGL 203 252. ENGL 200 and a literature course. and the student is exempt from UNIV 111. Additional information Questions concerning the transferability of courses into the School of the Arts should be directed to: Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts P. 212. 106. ENGL 205 or 206. ENGL 101 at students who have taken ENG 111 and earned at least a “C” grade receive RBC=UNIV 111 at VCU. 242. Box 842519 • Richmond. 121 or 201 Some departments have integrated this requirement into major-specific courses. 166 or 170 MATH 101 Science. 244. are exempted from UNIV 111. Students who successfully complete ENG 111 and 112 at the community college have fulfilled all core education program writing requirements (UNIV 111. Virginia community college RBC students who transfer without an associate degree. 146 and 147 BIO 101. CHEM 101 or PHY and technology CHM 101 or 111. 202. PSY 201 or 202. HUM 201 or 202. Refer to the current VCU Undergraduate Bulletin for departmental requirements. PHIL 201 or 202. GOL 105 or 106 104 PHY 101. these students are required to take UNIV 111 and UNIV 112 only if they have not successfully completed ENG 111. 4 BIO 101. 112 6 ENG 111-112 ENGL 101-102 and ENGL 200 The core education program writing requirement at VCU includes For associate degree holders.edu . HIST 201 HIS 141 or 142. 220. it applies as a general elective unless the student completed ENG 111 (with a “C” grade or better). continued VCU Minimum Suggested Suggested course semester VCCS courses to RBC courses to requirements credits required meet requirements meet requirements General education courses Communicating: UNIV 111. 112 and ENGL 200 requirement. ENG 112 (with a “B” grade or better) and a 200-level literature course (with a “C” grade or better). PHIL 203 226 or 227 Humanities 3 ENG 241.

offering undergraduate. The School Minor in e-business of Business prepares students to meet the challenges affected by current Minor in general business (for non-business majors) Minor in human resource management and future business environments and readies them for graduate study and Minor in marketing professional careers in business. research and education. provides service to other schools in the university.&S. with its broad base of corporations ENGL 200 Writing and Rhetoric Workshop II — including several Fortune 500 companies — is an ideal location for MGMT 171 Mathematical Applications for Business students who are interested in studying business. Programs of study leading them with an opportunity for extensive study in specific fields. The school’s students admitted to a major.S. able if taken at the freshman or sophomore level from the transferring degrees to fulfill lower-level general education requirements for the institutions. government. Course requirements for the first two years of the business curricu- Financial technology – B. academic advising and support for the following programs: cate.S. VCU’s program was the first within a school of business to ACCT 203-204 Introduction to Accounting earn this accreditation. technology and facility improvements. The foundation program speci- of Business. lum at VCU are outlined in the following charts along with VCCS and application development RBC courses that satisfy these requirements. UNIV 112 Focused Inquiry I and II and Metropolitan Richmond. A. information systems program is recognized for excellence on the East Admission to one of the majors in the advanced program requires Coast. TRANSFER GUIDE 2007-08 29 School of Business Virginia Commonwealth University’s School of Business is one of In addition to the majors offered. Preparation for the study of law munity. Economics – B.. should follow an associate of science degree program. sional organizations on campus that put them in touch with area business Students who plan to transfer from a two-year community college leaders and add to the excitement of preparing for a career in business. The evaluation. UNIV 111. other than principles of economics and introduction to accounting. is mailed to the applicant and indicates the transfer credits human resource management accepted.A.S. MATH 211 Mathematical Structures (required for information systems majors only) Alumni and other business leaders often serve as speakers for classes MATH 200-201 Calculus with Analytic Geometry (required for financial technology majors instead of MGMT 171 and 212) and student organizations and in a myriad of advisory capacities. . The general education requirements taken by business students provide a A minimum of 120 credits is required for the bachelor of science broad knowledge of the liberal arts while major requirements provide degrees offered by the School of Business. Certificate in international management studies The School of Business provides service to the local business com.A. doctoral and executive education programs. and contributes to Degree requirements identifying and solving problems related to the university’s mission. Grades of “C” or better must be earned in all courses eligible for Degree programs transfer credit. as well as the first program of its kind in Virginia ECON 210-211 Principles of Economics to receive this endorsement. Students also can join major-related honorary and profes. Courses in busi- ness or business-related subjects.25 and completion of 54 credits in Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering the foundation program including the following VCU courses or their and Technology. Information systems – B. business analysis network management Marketing – B. Additionally. or A.S. internships and Calculation of the GPA requirement for admittance into the cooperative education experiences are available with numerous firms in the School of Business advanced program considers all grades earned at Richmond area. Accounting – B. should not be taken. certifi. as well as the VCU courses to be completed for the intended real estate and urban land development program of study. an associate of applied arts degree program generally are not transfer- able. VCU accounting graduates have some of study. Business courses that State policy on transfer are required at the junior and senior levels at VCU are not transfer- See Page 12 for specific details on the use of A. and the undergraduate program is accredited by the Computing a minimum cumulative GPA of 2. The advanced program outlines the course requirements for of the highest pass rates in Virginia on the CPA exam.S. master’s. The School of Business MGMT 212 Differential Calculus and Optimization for Business fosters a close relationship with the Richmond business community. An evaluation of transfer credits is made by the Office of Under- Business – B. The Richmond business community also provides support for scholar- ships. all institutions attended. printed on a curriculum finance guide. the School of Business provides the largest schools of business in the state. to the baccalaureate degree are organized into two components: the Accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools foundation and the advanced program. graduate Studies in the School of Business after receipt of an accepted business administration and management applicant’s final transcript.S. One of only 20 programs in the nation to achieve this equivalents: distinction. engages in and encourages research in business-related fields.S. VCU’s School of Business is the leader in real estate and fies the course requirements during the freshman and sophomore years insurance education in the state. Courses taken as part of an associate of applied science or college and each of the schools.

112 and ENGL 200 requirement. Students who successfully complete ENG 111 and 112 at the community college have fulfilled all core education program writing requirements (UNIV 111. If all three courses were taken. are exempted from UNIV 111. ENGL 200 and a literature course. ENGL 102 at RBC=UNIV 112 at VCU. UNIV 112 Focused Inquiry II and ENGL RBC will fulfill the UNIV 111. For 200 Writing and Rhetoric Workshop II. credit is granted for UNIV 112. it applies as a general elective unless the student completed ENG 111 (with a “C” grade or better). 1 If ENG 112 was taken prior to summer 2005.30 TRANSFER GUIDE 2007-08 Recommended first. and the student is exempt from UNIV 111. these students and ENGL 200 at RBC=ENGL 200 at VCU. ENGL 101 at students who have taken ENG 111 and earned at least a “C” grade receive RBC=UNIV 111 at VCU. 105. these students are required to take UNIV 111 and UNIV 112 only if they have not successfully completed ENG 111. 112 and ENGL 200) at VCU. credit for UNIV 112 and are required to take ENGL 200. Mathematics: 3 MTH 163 or 166 MATH 101 college algebra Mathematics: calculus 3 MTH 270 or 271 MATH 207 (a) For information systems 3 MTH 287 No RBC equivalent majors: mathematical structures in addition to MTH 270 or 271 (b) For financial technology 8 to 10 MTH 173-174 MATH 201-202 majors: calculus with ana- lytical geometry I and II instead of MTH 270 or 271 Principles of accounting 6 ACC 211-212 BUS 201-202 Principles of economics 6 ECO 201-202 ECON 201-202 Speech 3 SPD 100.and second-year courses for VCCS and RBC students School of Business VCU Minimum Suggested Suggested course semester VCCS courses to RBC courses to requirements credits required meet requirements meet requirements The core education program writing requirement at VCU includes For associate degree holders. Virginia community college RBC students who transfer without an associate degree. 110 SPCH 101 . Students who have taken ENG 1121 in summer 2005 or after and earned at least a “C” grade receive credit for ENGL 200. completion of ENGL 101 and 102 at UNIV 111 Focused Inquiry I. ENG 112 (with a “B” grade or better) and a 200-level literature course (with a “C” grade or better).

Box 844000 Richmond. 103. 106. 123. HIS 121-122 HIST 201-202 in accounting must take political science.O. 122. CHEM 101. PLS 241 GOVT 201. GOL 105 or 106 (A minimum of one course PHY 101. ENGL 203. MUS 131-132. 204. FRE 101-102. ART 131-132. PHT 101-102. 103 or 104. (Students planning to major HIS 101-102. PHI 211. ART 121. philosophy ENG 241-242.) (A minimum of one course) (b) Natural sciences BIO 101. SPD 145. MUS 221-222. PHT 100. continued VCU Minimum Suggested Suggested course semester VCCS courses to RBC courses to requirements credits required meet requirements meet requirements Restricted electives 21 (a) Institutional studies PLS 135. SPAN 101-102 (A minimum of one course) GER 101-102 (e) Visual and performing arts ART 101-102. 202. or 146 and BIO 101. PHIL 201. CRF ART 101. 202. 102. 201 or 202.edu . SOC 201 or 201-202. PHY 101 147. 206. 202. 201. 202. SPD 273-274 General electives 15 Individuals without a knowledge of computer concepts and applications should choose electives from ITE 100 Introduction to Information Systems or ITE 115 Introduction to Computer Applications and Concepts. ENG 243-244. MUS 101-102. HIST 101. SOC 211-212 or 202 (A minimum of one course) (d) Literature. SPA 101-102. or language ENG 251-252. SOC 200 PSY 200. Virginia 23284-4000 Phone: (804) 828-3710 Toll-free: (866) VCU-4BUS Fax: (804) 828-8884 E-mail: usib@vcu. SPCH 201 (A minimum of one course) MUS 121-122. MUS 103. PLS 211-212. 212. CHM 111. 121 or PHY 201 with lab) (c) Human behavior PSY 200 or 201-202. PHI 200. Other general electives may be selected from (a) through (e) above. ENGL 205. FREN 101-102. ENGL 201. Additional information Questions concerning the transferability of courses into the School of Business should be directed to: Virginia Commonwealth University School of Business Office of Undergraduate Studies 1015 Floyd Avenue P. 107. TRANSFER GUIDE 2007-08 31 School of Business.

The School of Education’s undergraduate and graduate programs Extended Teacher Preparation Program meet a variety of accreditations and state approvals. upon completion of 60 hours of undergradu- Transfer students pursuing extended teacher preparation programs ate course work and prior to completion of 90 hours. university Phone: (804) 828-1948 • Fax: (804) 828-1946 and clinical settings that provide exercise programming for apparently healthy individuals and those with chronic disease. To be accepted. (See Page 41. The School of Education provides professional preparation for students enter careers in health promotion. Career paths include Department of Teaching and Learning exercise physiologist. health and conditioning programs in corporate. For students planning careers in early or elementary education. Exercise science: prepares students to serve as leaders of fitness. students in the program. a student must have a 22-25 for majors in the College of Humanities and Sciences. offers extended teacher preparation programs in and accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher early education (nursery school/kindergarten through fourth grade) and Education. Additionally. secondary education (grades eight to 12). a foreign State policy on transfer language. The second two years focus on professional preparation and physical education in the public schools in grades K-12. physical education and exercise science In the extended program. Students should be aware that information on the Extended Teacher Preparation Program. All the following pages provide some suggestions.&S. concentration for early and elementary education in the Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies program. stu. in cooperation with the College of Hu- tion programs are approved by the Virginia Department of Education manities and Sciences. corporate fitness director. experiences. accredited by a concentration in a chosen field that incorporates a variety of clinical NCATE. Early and minimum GPA of 2.O. of 2. Students of diverse interests and backgrounds are attracted the development of healthy communities through implementation to the school’s broad-based program and well-qualified faculty. public health and health students planning careers in both education and community settings.. (See VCUGAA-TEPA agree- These accreditations assure graduates their degrees will be recog. Admission to graduate study requires a GPA In order to transfer course work from the community college. occupational therapy or medicine. all teacher preparation programs include professional education course work and clinical requirements that must be completed at VCU. commercial. Prospective secondary school teachers earn their bachelor’s degree in the specific field in which they plan to teach — English. Virginia 23284-2020 awarded by the School of Education. must apply for in secondary education should refer to the requirements listed on pages admission to teacher education. cardiopulmonary reha. education. of dynamic and ongoing health education and promotion programs. Phone: (804) 827-1305 • Fax: (804) 828-1323 bilitation specialist. The charts on professional studies component in his or her third year of study. requisite scores on the SAT.5 and must have passed the Praxis I test or have the elementary education requirements are on Page 43. mathematics or history. a student generally begins work on the program should take only general course requirements. degrees to fulfill lower-level general education requirements for the the appropriate major choice for freshmen is the liberal studies college and each of the schools. worksheets to follow while taking community college courses. See the College of Humanities and Sciences section for additional dents must earn grades of “C” or better. ment statement on Page 14. A.S. All teacher educa- The School of Education. physical education and exercise science is a four-year P.8.A. a science. Box 842020 undergraduate program that culminates in a Bachelor of Science degree Richmond. including a full semester in a professional setting. Department of Health and Human Performance. See Page 12 for specific details on the use of A. 32 TRANSFER GUIDE 2007-08 School of Education VCU’s School of Education is one of the most comprehensive on the Community health education: prepares students to assist in East Coast.) nized by their chosen professions and employment settings. The first two years of all degree programs focus on a general education Teacher education: prepares the student to teach health and foundation. Additional information Internships and field experiences are important components of Each program has specific requirements unique to its professional all programs. NASPE and DOE. The metropolitan Richmond area offers a wide variety of emphasis. Degree programs Virginia Commonwealth University School of Education Health. . or A. Community college students who plan to transfer into be at the graduate level.) The successful completion of the extended program results in the Degree requirements simultaneous awarding of both a bachelor’s and a master’s degree. at least 33 of which must arts background.A. Potential students are strongly encouraged to contact the quality locations to provide the pre-professional experiences required following departments to obtain specific program curriculum contract/ of all students. the teacher education in health. strength and conditioning specialist and wellness director. The All initial preparation programs in education require a sound liberal program requires a minimum of 153 credits. the concentration prepares students for graduate Student Services Center study in exercise science or athletic training and offers an excellent option Phone: (804) 827-2670 • Fax: (804) 828-1323 for those students who want to obtain the prerequisites for post-graduate study in physical therapy.

102. 112 and ENGL 200 requirement. 132. 203. IST 100 CSCI 202 Social sciences 0 to 9 PSY 200 or 201-202. UNIV 112 Focused Inquiry II and ENGL RBC will fulfill the UNIV 111. 102. completion of ENGL 101 and 102 at UNIV 111 Focused Inquiry I. these students are required to take UNIV 111 and UNIV 112 only if they have not successfully completed ENG 111. 112 6 ENG 111-112 ENGL 101-102 and ENGL 200 The core education program writing requirement at VCU includes For associate degree holders. Mathematics 3 MTH 163. 201. 222 Performance or studio course preferred. PLS 241. SOC 201. ENGL 101 at students who have taken ENG 111 and earned at least a “C” grade receive RBC=UNIV 111 at VCU. 121. If all three courses were taken. 253. Students who successfully complete ENG 111 and 112 at the community college have fulfilled all core education program writing requirements (UNIV 111. SOC 200 PSY 200 or 201. 243. 241 MATH 217 American studies 3 HIS 121. 103. 106. For 200 Writing and Rhetoric Workshop II. 166. 251. 242. 254 206 Technology 3 CSC 110 or 155. and the student is exempt from UNIV 111. 105 or 110 SPCH 101 Global studies 3 HIS 111. 131. or 201-202 202 Biology/natural science 4 BIO 101 or 106 BIO 101 Visual and performing arts 2 ART 101. 221. 205. 142.TRANSFER GUIDE 2007-08 33 Recommended first. 202. 132. Physical Education and Exercise Science VCU Minimum Suggested Suggested course semester VCCS courses to RBC courses to requirements credits required meet requirements meet requirements UNIV 111. 204. MUS 101. 122. ART 101.and second-year courses for VCCS and RBC students School of Education — Health. 202. 220 GEO 101. 252. 122 HIST 201 or 202 Literature 3 ENG 241. 112 and ENGL 200) at VCU. 102. 111. Students who have taken ENG 1121 in summer 2005 or after and earned at least a “C” grade receive credit for ENGL 200. credit is granted for UNIV 112. 1 If ENG 112 was taken prior to summer 2005. Virginia community college RBC students who transfer without an associate degree. Oral communication 3 SPD 100. GOVT 202 GEO 210. ENGL 200 and a literature course. 202 125. 102. 244. 112. credit for UNIV 112 and are required to take ENGL 200. ENG 112 (with a “B” grade or better) and a 200-level literature course (with a “C” grade or better). 131. are exempted from UNIV 111. 112. . these students and ENGL 200 at RBC=ENGL 200 at VCU. it applies as a general elective unless the student completed ENG 111 (with a “C” grade or better). ENGL 201. 102 *Not required in physical education teacher education. MUS 103 141. 242 HIST 101. 170 MATH 101 Statistics* 3 MTH 240. 122. 121. ENGL 102 at RBC=UNIV 112 at VCU.

The programs are designed to: 2. Box 843068 See Page 12 for specific details on the use of A.0 (on a 4.B.&S. Engineering Admissions Committee will review the application and siveness of contemporary issues.0 scale) and who have excelled in mathematics. who exceed the minimum GPA of 3.A. articulation agreements with VCU.S. Calculation of the GPA for admittance to the School of Engineering innovative theory are firmly joined in the school’s curricula. • Require study in international relations and familiarity with cul. Richmond. political and environmental concerns with traditional reductionist thought. science.S. Computer engineering – B. which are essential to a Transfer policies successful engineering or computer science career in today’s marketplace. 34 TRANSFER GUIDE 2007-08 School of Engineering Intellectual creativity and integration. Virginia Commonwealth University School of Engineering Office of Student Services State policy on transfer P. Virginia 23284-3068 degrees to fulfill lower-level general education requirements for the Phone: (804) 827-7028 college and each of the schools. networking and the development of professional interpersonal Biomedical engineering – B. Transfers to the School of Engineering require a minimum GPA of 3.O..A. the complexity and perva. • Include multidisciplinary study throughout the curricula. Computer science – B. skills. program. social. The Transfer students who plan to enroll in the undergraduate programs curricula of the School of Engineering offer students a unique opportunity in the School of Engineering must meet the admission requirements of to synthesize intuitive thought with traditional analytical approaches. or A. programming and engineering.A.S. Practical application and 1. are central components of the School of Engineering’s mission. The • Address. minor. Degree programs ing. is based on grades earned at all institutions attended. all students seeking a bachelor’s degree within the School of Engineering are required to fulfill the general education requirements.S. with preference given to applicants • Require study in biological sciences.S.S.0 (on a 4. and offer an opportunity for students to combine engineering with a business orientation. such as ethics and environmental transcripts of each applicant for transfer. A.0 scale) with no grades below a “C. Questions concerning the transferability of courses into the School In addition to the curriculum requirements existing for each of Engineering should be directed to: program. Chemical and life science engineering – B. Electrical engineering – B.S. the university. • Foster a student/faculty rapport highly conducive to effective advis. keeping in mind the following criteria: and to mesh a recognition of global. The curricula foster a collaborative model of learning and work Mechanical engineering – B.” All courses with • Develop breadth of expertise and individuality of method by grades of “C” or better will transfer if equivalent to those courses encouraging concentration in a second discipline sufficient for a offered by the School of Engineering. impact. Fax: (804) 828-0344 E-mail: askengineering@vcu. Transfer students from VCCS and RBC will follow existing ture. via specialized presentations.edu . Collaborative programs with the School Additional information of Business provide students the opportunity to earn a general business minor or to prepare for the M.

206 Social sciences 3 SOC 200. REL 209. Students who have taken ENG 1121 in summer 2005 or after and earned at least a “C” grade receive credit for ENGL 200. 111 or 112 MUS 103 Continued on next page . 111. HIS 101. 203. 102. credit for UNIV 112 and are required to take ENGL 200. these students are required to take UNIV 111 and UNIV 112 only if they have not successfully completed ENG 111. ENGL 102 at RBC=UNIV 112 at VCU. 202. Chemistry 8 CHM 111-112 CHEM 101-102 and labs Biology 3 BIO 101 or 106 BIO 101 Physics 10 PHY 231-232 or 241-242 PHY 201-202 Ethics 3 PHI 220. 203. 243. ENG 112 (with a “B” grade or better) and a 200-level literature course (with a “C” grade or better). 202. UNIV 112 Focused Inquiry II and ENGL RBC will fulfill the UNIV 111. ECON 201 or 202 or 202 International studies 3 PLS 241 GOVT 202 Languages 3 SPA 201. 201 or 202. 244. For 200 Writing and Rhetoric Workshop II.TRANSFER GUIDE 2007-08 35 Recommended first. 174. 102. 205. GOVT 103. 252. PSY 200. completion of ENGL 101 and 102 at UNIV 111 Focused Inquiry I. 101 or 102. it applies as a general elective unless the student completed ENG 111 (with a “C” grade or better). and the student is exempt from UNIV 111. 202. 112 6 ENG 111-112 ENGL 101-102 and ENGL 200 The core education program writing requirement at VCU includes For associate degree holders. Students who successfully complete ENG 111 and 112 at the community college have fulfilled all core education program writing requirements (UNIV 111. GER 201. FRE 201. SPAN 201 201. 202. are exempted from UNIV 111. 112 and ENGL 200 requirement. ENG 241. 131 or 132. these students and ENGL 200 at RBC=ENGL 200 at VCU. PSY 200. 201 SOC 201 or 202. 225. PLS 135 or 211. 121 or 122. 1 If ENG 112 was taken prior to summer 2005. 201. MUS ART 101. 242. 112 and ENGL 200) at VCU. 102. 253 or 254 204. 279. 204 MTH 275 (RBC MATH 204) required for electrical and mechanical engineering. ENGL 101 at students who have taken ENG 111 and earned at least a “C” grade receive RBC=UNIV 111 at VCU. 112. 275 MATH 201. ITA 201. 104. 226 or 227 PHIL 203 Humanities 3 REL 231 or 232. JPN FREN 201.and second-year courses for VCCS and RBC students School of Engineering VCU Minimum Suggested Suggested course semester VCCS courses to RBC courses to requirements credits required meet requirements meet requirements UNIV 111. Virginia community college RBC students who transfer without an associate degree. 103. HIST 101. 201 or 202. If all three courses were taken. 201. 251. ENGL 200 and a literature course. Mathematics 14 to 18 MTH 173. credit is granted for UNIV 112. 210. ENGL 201. ECO 201 or 202. or CHI 201 Arts 3 ART 121 or 122. MTH 287 required for computer science and computer engineering.

242. 124 Computer science CMSC 255 CSC 201 (Java) No RBC equivalent CMSC 256 CSC 202 CMSC 311 CSC 205 Electrical engineering EGRE 101 EGR 123. 246 ENGR 102 EGR 140 or 240 . 124 No RBC equivalent EGRM 201. L243 No RBC equivalent engineering CHEZ 301L. 302 CHE 241. 255 Mechanical engineering EGRM 101 EGR 123. 302L CSC 110 or 155 Computer engineering CMSC 245 CSC 210 (C++) No RBC equivalent EGRE 101 EGR 123. 202 EGR 245.36 TRANSFER GUIDE 2007-08 Recommended first. 124 No RBC equivalent EGRE 206 EGR 251.and second-year courses for VCCS and RBC students School of Engineering. the student may choose one of the following sequence of courses: Chemical and life science CHEM 301. continued VCU Minimum Suggested Suggested course semester VCCS courses to RBC courses to requirements credits required meet requirements meet requirements Depending on the intended major.

child care facilities. social workers provide services to individuals.W. To achieve these goals. B.S. correctional centers. Additional information Questions concerning the transferability of courses into the School State policy on transfer of Social Work should be directed to: See Page 12 for specific details on the use of A. public social service agencies. Box 842027 degree that is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of the Richmond.edu .A. Fax: (804) 828-0716 E-mail: hfabelo@vcu. skills and values for these professional activities. eligible for the one-year advanced-standing graduate program leading to a Master of Social Work degree.&S. hospitals. A. which include the speci- groups.S.5. communities and organizations. Virginia 23284-2027 Council on Social Work Education. Transfer students may be granted provisional admission contingent Many pursue graduate degrees in social work.W.. degrees to fulfill lower-level general education requirements for the Virginia Commonwealth University college and each of the schools. School of Social Work Dr.A. families. A minimum of 121 semester hours Phone: (804) 828-0703 is required for the B. or A. degree holders are upon meeting those requirements and completing 15 credits at VCU. institutional change.” nursing homes. TRANSFER GUIDE 2007-08 37 School of Social Work The faculty of the School of Social Work is committed to the To be admitted to the professional preparation program offered in the preparation of professional social workers who are dedicated to the junior and senior years.S. • Completion of rhetoric and composition with a minimum grade Graduates of the Bachelor of Social Work program are employed of “C.” and SLWK 201 and SLWK 230 with a minimum grade of as social workers in mental health clinics. plan and administer fied courses described on the following page. Social work education provides the knowledge. “B. • Completion of a minimum of 54 credits.W. Fabelo Degree program B. the delivery of social services.O. community centers and other public and private social service agencies. students must meet the following requirements: enhancement of social functioning and the promotion of social justice. Program Director Raleigh Building The School of Social Work offers the Bachelor of Social Work P. Humberto E. and advocate positive social and • A minimum overall GPA of 2.S.

102. it applies as a general elective unless the student completed ENG 111 (with a “C” grade or better). with no more political science. UNIV 112 Focused Inquiry II and ENGL RBC will fulfill the UNIV 111. PTY 100. or MTH 163. 123.and second-year courses for VCCS and RBC students School of Social Work VCU Minimum Suggested Suggested course semester VCCS courses to RBC courses to requirements credits required meet requirements meet requirements UNIV 111. 103 or 104. 112 and ENGL 200) at VCU. humanities. history. government/ political science. with no more than six credits from any one of than six credits from any one of the three. 151-152. Students who have taken ENG 1121 in summer 2005 or after and earned at least a “C” grade receive credit for ENGL 200. Virginia community college RBC students who transfer without an associate degree. For 200 Writing and Rhetoric Workshop II. these students and ENGL 200 at RBC=ENGL 200 at VCU. philoso- phy and religion. 121. MUS 131-132. Students who successfully complete ENG 111 and 112 at the community college have fulfilled all core education program writing requirements (UNIV 111. are exempted from UNIV 111. MUS ART 201. or above. history. PTY 101-102 General electives 4 to 5 . foreign language at intermediate level (201-202) intermediate level (201-202) or above. 225. ENGL 200 and a literature course. 105-106 college algebra 164. 112 and ENGL 200 requirement. humanities. the three. philoso. credit is granted for UNIV 112. 112 or 115 PHIL 121 or 203 PHI 220. these students are required to take UNIV 111 and UNIV 112 only if they have not successfully completed ENG 111. MUS 221-222.38 TRANSFER GUIDE 2007-08 Recommended first. 122. foreign language at or music. nonstudio art phy and religion. 202. Visual and performing arts 2 to 3 ART 101-102. 226 or 227 General sociology 3 SOC 200 or 201-202 SOC 201 Cultural anthropology 3 SOC 211 and 212 No RBC equivalent General biology 8 BIO 101-102 BIO 101-102 General psychology 3 PSY 200 or 201-202 PSY 201 and 202 Abnormal psychology 3 PSY 215 No RBC equivalent Social/behavioral science 9 A maximum of nine credits A maximum of nine credits from among the three following from among the three following social/behavioral science areas: social/behavioral science areas: economics. 1 If ENG 112 was taken prior to summer 2005. and the student is exempt from UNIV 111. ART 131-132. ENG 112 (with a “B” grade or better) and a 200-level literature course (with a “C” grade or better). If all three courses were taken. 112 6 ENG 111-112 ENGL 101-102 and ENGL 200 The core education program writing requirement at VCU includes For associate degree holders. 166 or 170 Logic/ethics 3 PHI 111. ENGL 101 at students who have taken ENG 111 and earned at least a “C” grade receive RBC=UNIV 111 at VCU. Literature. ENGL 102 at RBC=UNIV 112 at VCU. Humanities 6 Literature. MUS 103 121-122. nonstudio art or music. completion of ENGL 101 and 102 at UNIV 111 Focused Inquiry I. CRF ART 101. government/ economics. credit for UNIV 112 and are required to take ENGL 200. MUS 101-102. Mathematics and logic: 3 MTH 120. MATH 101 or 104.

the tracks allow students to concentrate quantitative/statistical primarily on whichever topic — molecular biology.A. VCU Life Sciences offers two undergraduate degree programs Transfer students from VCCS and RBC will follow existing — environmental studies and bioinformatics. The way that the life sciences preferred GPA of at least 3.edu . as one of its high. and a professional 1000 West Cary Street science master’s degree. Virginia 23284-2030 academic degree program. Each program is admin. with options including a thesis-based M. E-mail: hsemery@vcu. compu- prepare students for the anticipated growth in new life sciences jobs in tational.A.edu State policy on transfer Virginia Commonwealth University VCU Life Sciences See Page 12 for specific details on the use of A. created in response to the need to to specify which track they wish to choose (biological/genomic.5 or inter. Students initially denied admission Additional information into bioinformatics who are granted general admission to VCU may Questions concerning the transferability of courses into VCU seek advising regarding other attractive majors available to them or Life Sciences should be directed to the appropriate program director. or statistics — fits best with their interests and strongest skills. all students seeking a baccalaureate degree Phone: (804) 828-0559 within VCU Life Sciences are required to fulfill the general education Fax: (804) 828-1961 requirements. math. computer science Environmental studies – B. the bioinformatics program offers three tracks: Bioinformatics – B. Students with fewer than 30 semester/45 quarter increasing emphasis on systems biosciences as an important complement hours are also evaluated on their high school academic performance and. Center for Environmental Studies degrees to fulfill lower-level general education requirements for the Director of the Undergraduate Program in Environmental Studies college and each of the schools.S. Box 842030 In addition to the curriculum requirements existing for each Richmond. Transfer students applying for the bioinformatics major are expected est priorities.S. Phone: (804) 828-7202 grams in VCU Life Sciences must meet the admission requirements Fax: (804) 828-1622 of the university. quantitative/statistical).. Bioinformatics Program Coordinator formatics.&S. While students in the program receive some interdisciplinary computational training in all these topics. biological/genomic. to more traditional. math Degree programs or computer science.O. better in all hours attempted at all accredited colleges attended. with preference given to applicants istered by a specialty center functioning as a department within VCU who exceed the minimum GPA requirements and have excelled in Life Sciences. often falling between the bound. and not all students qualified for admission to VCU are accepted into the bioinformatics program.0 overall in their math. SAT or ACT scores. To be considered for the bioinformatics the coming decades. VCU Life Sciences also Center for the Study of Biological Complexity offers master’s degree programs in both environmental studies and bioin. if under 22 years of age at the time of enrollment. science and/or com- are understood and taught is likely to be fundamentally different. or A. P. Because bioinformatics is a broad field attracting students from varied backgrounds and with interests in biology. E-mail: jcfox@vcu. Virginia Commonwealth University To prepare students effectively and efficiently for entry into career VCU Life Sciences positions requiring graduate science training. purely reductive approaches. science and/or computer science. chemistry.or multidisciplinary approaches. Minor in environmental studies The bioinformatics program has its own competitive admissions process. with puter science courses. A. Virginia 23284-3050 Transfer students who plan to enroll in the undergraduate pro. TRANSFER GUIDE 2007-08 39 VCU Life Sciences VCU entered a new era when it implemented. with a aries of traditional academic disciplines.S. transfer students should present a cumulative GPA of 2.S. Box 843050 Transfer policies Richmond. how further academic preparation and achievement could help them reapply more successfully to bioinformatics at a later date. articulation agreements with VCU.O. computational and quantitative/statistical bioinfor- biological/genomic matics. 1000 West Cary Street P. VCU Life Sciences. The skills identified for these jobs require highly program.

PHIL 201. 212.and second-year courses for VCCS and RBC students VCU Life Sciences VCU Minimum Suggested Suggested course semester VCCS courses to RBC courses to requirements credits required meet requirements meet requirements UNIV 111. and the student is exempt from UNIV 111. MUS 104. 232. 142. 112 6 ENG 111-112 ENGL 101-102 and ENGL 200 The core education program writing requirement at VCU includes For associate degree holders. Students who have taken ENG 1121 in summer 2005 or after and earned at least a “C” grade receive credit for ENGL 200. 125. 202. Virginia community college RBC students who transfer without an associate degree. REL 231. are exempted from UNIV 111. language (by course or place- ment) ment) Human behavior 6 Select two courses from PSY 200 Select two courses from PSY 200 or 201-202. 132. SOC 200 or 201-202. 112. 102. 1 If ENG 112 was taken prior to summer 2005. 211. 101. For 200 Writing and Rhetoric Workshop II. 276. 112 and ENGL 200 requirement. 226 or 227 PHIL 203 Arts 3 Select one course from ART 101. CSCI 202 or 203 or pass the or pass the Computer Proficiency Computer Proficiency Assessment Assessment at VCU. BIO 101-102 or 110-120 . 131. ENG 112 (with a “B” grade or better) and a 200-level literature course (with a “C” grade or better). 220 Foreign language 6 Through the 102 level of a foreign Through the 102 level of a foreign language (by course or place. credit is granted for UNIV 112. or IST 100. UNIV 112 Focused Inquiry II and ENGL RBC will fulfill the UNIV 111. 242. 121. THEA 115 or 201 132. 121. 212. 221 or 222. BIO 101-102 CHEM 101-102. 141. 111. Select from ART 101-102. 231. For BNF majors: CSCI majors: CSC 201-202. 102. Writing intensive 6 Must be fulfilled at VCU Must be fulfilled at VCU Mathematics 6 Take two from MTH 173 or 273. 135. 211. For BNF at VCU. Computer literacy 0 to 6 CSC 110 or 155. Select from HIST 101. 102. GEO 210. 111. 121. 141. 142. 202. If all three courses were taken. Per- formance or studio-related course preferred. 122. GEO 101. 103 PLS 241. MATH 201 and MATH 217 MATH 240 or 241 Ethics 3 PHI 220. 122. it applies as a general elective unless the student completed ENG 111 (with a “C” grade or better). or 201-202 and SOC 201 211-212 Biology and chemistry 6 CHM 111-112. 211-212 Civilization 3 Select from HIS 101. completion of ENGL 101 and 102 at UNIV 111 Focused Inquiry I. ENGL 102 at RBC=UNIV 112 at VCU. PHI 202. 112. credit for UNIV 112 and are required to take ENGL 200. REL 209. 201-202. 225. 210. ENGL 200 and a literature course. these students and ENGL 200 at RBC=ENGL 200 at VCU. Students who successfully complete ENG 111 and 112 at the community college have fulfilled all core education program writing requirements (UNIV 111. 122. 103- 106. 201. ENGL 101 at students who have taken ENG 111 and earned at least a “C” grade receive RBC=UNIV 111 at VCU.40 TRANSFER GUIDE 2007-08 Recommended first. GOVT 201. MUS 103. these students are required to take UNIV 111 and UNIV 112 only if they have not successfully completed ENG 111. 112 and ENGL 200) at VCU. 131.

. which is not otherwise transferable. curriculum plan and goal results in the Master of Teaching degree.I. program enables students to make Charles-Maryse Daniel maximum use of transfer credits compatible with university policy. students in this undergraduate program are able to design a degree compatible with their academic.S. program requires 120 semester hours. Linda Spinelli degrees to fulfill lower-level general education requirements for the P. Additional information ties and interdependence. contact: the help of an advisor.S.I. TRANSFER GUIDE 2007-08 41 Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies – B. Credit options also include CLEP. education For students planning careers in early or elementary education. three hours of ethics. some realize that the degree will provide personal or job satisfaction.&S. the appropriate major choice for freshmen is the liberal studies for early and Admission requirements elementary education concentration in the Bachelor of Interdisciplinary To be eligible to apply to the individualized B. individualized and interdisciplinary course For more information about this Bachelor of Interdisciplinary of study by designing their own curriculum. two hours in the arts. highly structured.A.I.O. With College of Humanities and Sciences advising. by the University College. four hours of a lab science. 45 of courses are listed on the following pages. career and personal interests. A.S. may Fax: (804) 828-2171 transfer.O. and a maximum of 46 hours of elective transfer credit. Emergency medical sciences and administration Some students pursue the B. three hours in For more information about the liberal studies concentration for culture. three hours in social sciences. degree to increase their chances for For information on the EMSA program. Virginia 23284-2507 fer toward the individualized B.S.edu/uc The University College offers an individualized program for stu- dents who already have some college credits. Box 842002 college and each of the schools.I.A. A number of general education • Have a minimum of 30 semester hours of college-level work. Richmond.I. or A. a 36-hour interdisciplinary focus area that will be defined with early and elementary education. Some community college Phone: (804) 827-8648 professional/technical credit.vcu.I. The Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies provides opportunities Additional information for students to combine disciplines in unique ways.I. prospective students must: The concentration requires a minimum of 120 credits within a • Attend one orientation session. program offered Studies program. and • Complete a supplemental application.. Studies. P.S. three hours in humani. The required course work for the four core content areas (English and communication. courses are either required or recommended as electives to prepare for the core curriculum of advanced courses in the concentration as well • Have a minimum GPA of 2.S. refer to Page 53. pre-professional program that combines with the Extended Teacher Preparation Program in the School of Education.S. degree. Richmond. each student must Liberal studies concentration for early and elementary define a specific focus area that combines two or more disciplines. Students in this concentration also will benefit from at VCU. Box 842507 Courses transferable to any of the schools at VCU are eligible for trans. and who wish to create an individualized curriculum not available in traditional majors. No more than 63 credits from accredited two-year colleges may Virginia Commonwealth University apply toward a B.0. credit for formal military training and some professional and allied health certifications. degree. contact: Virginia Commonwealth University State policy on transfer University College See Page 12 for specific details on the use of A. as the Extended Teacher Preparation Program. Degree requirements mathematics. articulated to provide interdisciplinary course work and in-school learn- • Have a goal that cannot be met by another degree program ing experiences. Requirements include 15 hours of communicating. College of Humanities and Sciences The flexibility of the B. 21 must be VCU courses. belonging to a community of learners. sciences. which must be upper-level (300-400) courses. Regardless of the need. and others want to design a program that will help them change careers. advancement in their jobs. Virginia 23284-2002 Phone: (804) 827-8648 University College Fax: (804) 827-4511 www.S. six hours in quantity and form (must be algebra or its equivalent). The curriculum is carefully statement. and social sciences) and pre-service education An individualized B. Students can ap- ply for a nontraditional.

and CSC 110. 106 or 107. CHEM 101. CHM 101 104 or 101 or 111. ECON ECO 201. credit is granted for UNIV 112. 141 HIST 101.and second-year courses for VCCS and RBC students Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies – Individualized program VCU Minimum Suggested Suggested course semester VCCS courses to RBC courses to requirements credits required meet requirements meet requirements Communicating: UNIV 111 3 ENG 111 ENGL 101 UNIV 112 3 ENG 112 ENGL 102 ENGL 200 3 ENG 112 ENGL 200 SPCH 121 3 SPD 105. UNIV 112 Focused Inquiry II and ENGL RBC will fulfill the UNIV 111. 106. or BIO 146 BIO 101. completion of ENGL 101 and 102 at UNIV 111 Focused Inquiry I. PSY 200 or 201. Ethics 3 PHI 220. ART. GOL 105. 202 Humanities and 3 PLS 241. 110 SPCH 101 Writing intensive 6 No VCCS equivalent No RBC equivalent The core education program writing requirement at VCU includes For associate degree holders. are exempted from UNIV 111. ENG 112 (with a “B” grade or better) and a 200-level literature course (with a “C” grade or better). For 200 Writing and Rhetoric Workshop II. MATH 101 (must include equivalent MTH 163 or 166. REL 231. Virginia community college RBC students who transfer without an associate degree. 201. MTH 170. 112 and ENGL 200 requirement. Students who have taken ENG 1121 in summer 2005 or after and earned at least a “C” grade receive credit for ENGL 200. 227 PHIL 203 Quantity and form 6 MTH 151 and 152. these students are required to take UNIV 111 and UNIV 112 only if they have not successfully completed ENG 111. 1 If ENG 112 was taken prior to summer 2005. PHT course Any ART or MUS course Social sciences 3 PSY 200 or 201. 225. ENGL 200 and a literature course. SOC 200 or 201. PHY 101 or 121 Visual and performing arts 2 to 3 Any MUS.42 TRANSFER GUIDE 2007-08 Recommended first. ENGL 101 at students who have taken ENG 111 and earned at least a “C” grade receive RBC=UNIV 111 at VCU. a semester GOVT 202. and the student is exempt from UNIV 111. or IST 100 or 117 CSCI 202 Science and technology 4 BIO 101. these students and ENGL 200 at RBC=ENGL 200 at VCU. of college algebra) 155. SOC 201. it applies as a general elective unless the student completed ENG 111 (with a “C” grade or better). 102. a semester interdependence of any foreign language of any foreign language . 121. PLS 135 or 211 201. Students who successfully complete ENG 111 and 112 at the community college have fulfilled all core education program writing requirements (UNIV 111. REL 209. 112 and ENGL 200) at VCU. ENGL 102 at RBC=UNIV 112 at VCU. 226. or PHY and 147. If all three courses were taken. credit for UNIV 112 and are required to take ENGL 200. GOVT 201 Culture 3 HIS 101.

Students who successfully complete ENG 111 and 112 at the community college have fulfilled all core education program writing requirements (UNIV 111. GOV 201 or HIST 201 211 or 212 GEOG 102 3 GEO 210 GEOG 103 RELS 311 3 REL 231 or 237 RELS 209 ECON 203 3 ECO 120 No equivalent Foreign language Foreign language 8 101 and 102 levels 101 and 102 levels of any foreign language of any foreign language . 107 or 146 BIOL 101 with lab or BIOL 102 with lab CHEM or PHYS 3 to 4 CHM 101 or 102 or CHEM 110 with lab or PHY 101. completion of ENGL 101 and 102 at UNIV 111 Focused Inquiry I. it applies as a general elective unless the student completed ENG 111 (with a “C” grade or better). 112 and ENGL 200) at VCU. 102. Math and statistics MATH 131 3 MTH 151 with 152 MATH 104 or or MTH 170 MATH 105 with 106 STAT 312 3 MTH 240 MATH 217 Natural science BIOL 101 with lab 4 BIO 101. Virginia community college RBC students who transfer without an associate degree. ENG 112 (with a “B” grade or better) and a 200-level literature course (with a “C” grade or better). 112 and ENGL 200 requirement. For 200 Writing and Rhetoric Workshop II. are exempted from UNIV 111. UNIV 112 Focused Inquiry II and ENGL RBC will fulfill the UNIV 111. Students who have taken ENG 1121 in summer 2005 or after and earned at least a “C” grade receive credit for ENGL 200. If all three courses were taken.and second-year courses for VCCS and RBC students Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies – Liberal studies concentration . ENGL 200 and a literature course.TRANSFER GUIDE 2007-08 43 Recommended first. credit is granted for UNIV 112. ENGL 101 at students who have taken ENG 111 and earned at least a “C” grade receive RBC=UNIV 111 at VCU. credit for UNIV 112 and are required to take ENGL 200. these students and ENGL 200 at RBC=ENGL 200 at VCU. these students are required to take UNIV 111 and UNIV 112 only if they have not successfully completed ENG 111. 1 If ENG 112 was taken prior to summer 2005. 112 6 ENG 111-112 ENGL 101 . 106. and the student is exempt from UNIV 111. 121 or 122 PHYS 101 GEOG 203 with lab 4 GEO 200 No equivalent Literature 200-level literature 3 Any 200-level lit course Any 200-level lit course Social studies HIST 101 3 HIS 101 or 111 HIST 101 POLI 103 or HIST 103 3 HIS 121 or POL 135. for early and elementary education VCU Minimum Suggested Suggested course semester VCCS courses to RBC courses to requirements credits required meet requirements meet requirements Written communication UNIV 111.102 and ENGL 200 The core education program writing requirement at VCU includes For associate degree holders. 102. ENGL 102 at RBC=UNIV 112 at VCU.

edu degree in any subject plus the completion of required prerequisites. 44 TRANSFER GUIDE 2007-08 Health sciences programs Degree programs programs in nursing. /prehealth. . graduate.D.edu Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.edu Two years of prerequisites Bachelor of Science (B. and dental On the MCV Campus.) required prerequisites Bachelor’s degree including Dentistry Dentistry Sonya Lamb slamb@vcu. Jeff Legg jlegg@vcu. clinical radiation sciences. When students are nearing completion of their prerequisite to assist them in gaining admission to undergraduate-.S) Allied Health Master of Science in Occupational therapy Sonya Lamb slamb@vcu.) required prerequisites Allied Health Bachelor’s degree including Physical therapy Sonya Lamb slamb@vcu. the various programs on the MCV Campus. master’s hygiene require between one and two years of prerequisite courses.&S.S.edu One year of prerequisites Bachelor of Science (B.edu Two years of prerequisites Studies (B.S. See Page 12 for specific details on the use of A.has.) required prerequisites Students also can prepare for careers in veterinary medicine. students will attend a transfer orientation and be advised by a representative from the Office of Pre-health Sciences Prior to gaining admission to these programs.edu Doctor of Physical Therapy (D. The and doctoral-level programs for those interested in working in health entry-level master’s degree in occupational therapy requires three years care. they can apply for admission into college and each of the schools. which serves VCU students by providing information on cur- and perform well in a required set of prerequisite science and nonscience ricula. Teresa Nadder tsnadder@vcu..S. D.) Nursing Nursing Susan Lipp slipp@vcu. If students wish to continue taking prerequisite courses and com- degrees to fulfill lower-level general education requirements for the plete their bachelor’s degrees at VCU.edu One year of prerequisites Bachelor of Science (B. students must take Advising.) Professions Allied Health Clinical radiation sciences Dr. emergency medical sciences and administration.S.T.D. The bachelor’s degree Minimum Program School Contact E-mail requirements for Degree granted admission Allied Health Clinical laboratory sciences Dr.S.A. or A. pharmacy. VCU’s various pre-health preparatory programs by contacting the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at (804) 828-1222.O. The charts on pages 45 through 53 list admission prerequisites for each program.) Bachelor of Interdisciplinary EMSA Medicine Daniel Barry dpbarry@vcu.vcu. them are listed below.) Professions required prerequisites Bachelor’s degree including Medicine Medicine Sonya Lamb slamb@vcu.and courses.A.I.) Bachelor’s degree including Pharmacy Pharmacy Sonya Lamb slamb@vcu.T. More detailed information about programs dentistry and physical therapy require the completion of a bachelor’s and program admission requirements is available at www. and doctoral-level programs in medicine. podiatry and physician assistant studies by completing bachelor’s degrees and taking the necessary prerequisite courses at VCU. The health sciences programs and the different schools sponsoring of prerequisites. Upon acceptance into Degree requirements one of these programs.edu Three years of prerequisites Professions Occupational Therapy (M.) Professions Dental hygiene Dentistry Coral Diaz cdiaz@vcu.S.S. volunteer service and application procedures courses.edu Two years of prerequisites Bachelor of Science (B. they must apply in a competitive process to be accepted into professional-level programs in health sciences. clinical laboratory sciences.edu Doctor of Dental Surgery (D. course sequencing. VCU offers 10 different bachelor’s.P. Students are encouraged to work with their advisors at the State policy on transfer community college to identify courses to meet their goals. A.edu Doctor of Medicine (M.

A total of 121 non-MLT semester hours is required for graduation. If all three courses were taken. MUS 103 Literature or humanities** Literature or humanities** Electives 10 18 Computer science. completion of ENGL 101 and 102 at UNIV 111 Focused Inquiry I. these students are required to take UNIV 111 and UNIV 112 only if they have not successfully completed ENG 111. Virginia community college RBC students who transfer without an associate degree. etc. Students who have taken ENG 1121 in summer 2005 or after and earned at least a “C” grade receive credit for ENGL 200. etc. or humanities MUS 111-112. UNIV 112 Focused Inquiry II and ENGL RBC will fulfill the UNIV 111. it applies as a general elective unless the student completed ENG 111 (with a “C” grade or better).TRANSFER GUIDE 2007-08 45 Recommended first. credit is granted for UNIV 112. These courses may be made up any time prior to graduation. 112 6 6 ENG 111-112 ENGL 101-102 and ENGL 200 The core education program writing requirement at VCU includes For associate degree holders. Total minimum hours 44 60 (upon entry) *MLT/CLT students with fewer than 44 but more than 38 semester hours are admitted as part-time students. BIO 205-206 (recommended) or BIO 141-142 Chemistry 8 12 CHM 111-112. economics. ART 101. Please refer to your college catalog to determine the category for each course. degree. MLTs and CLTs may be eligible to complete all didactic course work using distance-based learning technologies. 112 and ENGL 200) at VCU. political science. 125. For 200 Writing and Rhetoric Workshop II. courses are recommended. social sciences sociology. ENGL 102 at RBC=UNIV 112 at VCU.and second-year courses for VCCS and RBC students Clinical Laboratory Sciences* VCU Minimum Suggested Suggested course semester VCCS courses to RBC courses to requirements credits required meet requirements meet requirements MLT/CLT* Non-MLT/CLT UNIV 111. etc. . 112 and ENGL 200 requirement. Medical laboratory technology graduates may challenge junior-year courses of the Clinical Laboratory Sciences program. **Selected courses in history. Geography. literature or visual and performing arts may be used to meet this requirement. anthropology. anthropology. these students and ENGL 200 at RBC=ENGL 200 at VCU. economics. social sciences tional humanities. psychology. toward elective credits. 102. ENGL 101 at students who have taken ENG 111 and earned at least a “C” grade receive RBC=UNIV 111 at VCU. psychology. ENGL 200 and a literature course. are exempted from UNIV 111. physics and Computer science. 12 hours of biology) before qualifying for the B. BIO 231-232 BIO 101. MLTs are required to complete the science requirements necessary for regular admission (12 hours of chemistry. ENG 112 (with a “B” grade or better) and a 200-level literature course (with a “C” grade or better). social sciences and other courses may be used and other courses may be used toward elective credits. Biology 8 12 BIO 101 or 106. 1 If ENG 112 was taken prior to summer 2005. Addi- tional humanities. Students who successfully complete ENG 111 and 112 at the community college have fulfilled all core education program writing requirements (UNIV 111.S. physics and additional biology and chemistry additional biology and chemistry courses are recommended. CHM 241 CHEM 101-102 and L245 CHEM 230 Mathematics 3 3 MTH 163 or 166 MATH 101 Social sciences 3 3 Geography. and the student is exempt from UNIV 111. social sciences Visual/performing arts 3 3 ART 121-122. credit for UNIV 112 and are required to take ENGL 200. Addi. sociology.

credit for UNIV 112 and are required to take ENGL 200.S. it applies as a general elective unless the student completed ENG 111 (with a “C” grade or better). these students are required to take UNIV 111 and UNIV 112 only if they have not successfully completed ENG 111. ENGL 200 and a literature course. are exempted from UNIV 111. ENGL 101 at students who have taken ENG 111 and earned at least a “C” grade receive RBC=UNIV 111 at VCU. 1 If ENG 112 was taken prior to summer 2005.46 TRANSFER GUIDE 2007-08 Recommended first. Virginia community college RBC students who transfer without an associate degree. ENGL 102 at RBC=UNIV 112 at VCU. If all three courses were taken.and second-year courses for VCCS and RBC students Clinical Radiation Sciences (B. 202 or 210 Physics 8 PHY 101-102. credit is granted for UNIV 112. . these students and ENGL 200 at RBC=ENGL 200 at VCU. 112 and ENGL 200) at VCU. completion of ENGL 101 and 102 at UNIV 111 Focused Inquiry I. degree)* VCU Minimum Suggested Suggested course semester VCCS courses to RBC courses to requirements credits required meet requirements meet requirements Nuclear medicine • Radiation therapy • Radiography UNIV 111. UNIV 112 Focused Inquiry II and ENGL RBC will fulfill the UNIV 111. Mathematics 3 MTH 158 or 163 MATH 101 Anatomy 8 BIO 231-232 or BIO 141-142. Students who successfully complete ENG 111 and 112 at the community college have fulfilled all core education program writing requirements (UNIV 111. Students who have taken ENG 1121 in summer 2005 or after and earned at least a “C” grade receive credit for ENGL 200. For 200 Writing and Rhetoric Workshop II. and the student is exempt from UNIV 111. BIO 205-206 and physiology or NAS 161-162 or NAS 171-172 Psychology 3 PSY 200 or 201 PSY 201. courses are not evaluated individually. 121-122 PHY 101-102 or 201-202 General elective 3 *Students with ARRT/NMTCB certification (or eligibility) and an associate degree matriculate as juniors upon acceptance. 112 3 ENG 111 ENGL 101 and ENGL 200 The core education program writing requirement at VCU includes For associate degree holders. 112 and ENGL 200 requirement. ENG 112 (with a “B” grade or better) and a 200-level literature course (with a “C” grade or better).

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Recommended first- and second-year courses for VCCS and RBC students

Dental Hygiene
VCU Minimum Suggested Suggested
course semester VCCS courses to RBC courses to
requirements credits required meet requirements meet requirements
UNIV 111, 112 6 ENG 111-112 ENGL 101-102
and ENGL 200
The core education program writing requirement at VCU includes For associate degree holders, completion of ENGL 101 and 102 at
UNIV 111 Focused Inquiry I, UNIV 112 Focused Inquiry II and ENGL RBC will fulfill the UNIV 111, 112 and ENGL 200 requirement. For
200 Writing and Rhetoric Workshop II. Virginia community college RBC students who transfer without an associate degree, ENGL 101 at
students who have taken ENG 111 and earned at least a “C” grade receive RBC=UNIV 111 at VCU; ENGL 102 at RBC=UNIV 112 at VCU;
credit for UNIV 112 and are required to take ENGL 200; these students and ENGL 200 at RBC=ENGL 200 at VCU.
are exempted from UNIV 111. Students who have taken ENG 1121 in
summer 2005 or after and earned at least a “C” grade receive credit for
ENGL 200; these students are required to take UNIV 111 and UNIV
112 only if they have not successfully completed ENG 111. Students
who successfully complete ENG 111 and 112 at the community
college have fulfilled all core education program writing requirements
(UNIV 111, 112 and ENGL 200) at VCU.
1
If ENG 112 was taken prior to summer 2005, it applies as a general elective unless the student completed ENG 111 (with a “C” grade or better), ENG 112
(with a “B” grade or better) and a 200-level literature course (with a “C” grade or better). If all three courses were taken, credit is granted for UNIV 112,
ENGL 200 and a literature course, and the student is exempt from UNIV 111.

Biology 4 BIO 101 or 106 BIO 101
Human anatomy 4 to 8 BIO 141-142; BIO 205-206
and physiology 231-232 (recommended)
NAS 161-162
Chemistry 3 CHM 111, 121 CHEM 101
Microbiology 4 BIO 150, 205 BIO 211
Sociology 3 SOC 200, 201 or 202 SOC 201
Psychology 4 PSY 200, 201 or 202 PSY 201, 202 or 210
Speech 3 SPD 100 or 110 SPCH 101
Statistics 3 MTH 157, 240, 241 or 242 MATH 217
Visual/performing arts 3 Introductory drawing, ART 101, 102, etc.;
painting, ceramics, jewelry- MUS 103
making or music, etc.
Humanities 3 Literature, history, foreign ENGL 201, 202, etc.
language, philosophy, anthropol- PHI 201, 202
ogy, sociology, or psychology SPAN, FREN 101, 102, etc.
(in addition to the sociology and REL 201, 209, etc.
psychology requirement listed
above)
Electives 15 Humanities (listed above), Humanities (listed above),
math, science, computer usage, math, science, computer usage,
first aid and CPR first aid and CPR

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Recommended first- and second-year courses for VCCS and RBC students

Nursing*
VCU Minimum Suggested Suggested
course semester VCCS courses to RBC courses to
requirements credits required meet requirements meet requirements
UNIV 111, 112 6 ENG 111-112 ENGL 101-102
and ENGL 200
The core education program writing requirement at VCU includes For associate degree holders, completion of ENGL 101 and 102 at
UNIV 111 Focused Inquiry I, UNIV 112 Focused Inquiry II and ENGL RBC will fulfill the UNIV 111, 112 and ENGL 200 requirement. For
200 Writing and Rhetoric Workshop II. Virginia community college RBC students who transfer without an associate degree, ENGL 101 at
students who have taken ENG 111 and earned at least a “C” grade receive RBC=UNIV 111 at VCU; ENGL 102 at RBC=UNIV 112 at VCU;
credit for UNIV 112 and are required to take ENGL 200; these students and ENGL 200 at RBC=ENGL 200 at VCU.
are exempted from UNIV 111. Students who have taken ENG 1121 in
summer 2005 or after and earned at least a “C” grade receive credit for
ENGL 200; these students are required to take UNIV 111 and UNIV
112 only if they have not successfully completed ENG 111. Students
who successfully complete ENG 111 and 112 at the community
college have fulfilled all core education program writing requirements
(UNIV 111, 112 and ENGL 200) at VCU.
1
If ENG 112 was taken prior to summer 2005, it applies as a general elective unless the student completed ENG 111 (with a “C” grade or better), ENG 112
(with a “B” grade or better) and a 200-level literature course (with a “C” grade or better). If all three courses were taken, credit is granted for UNIV 112,
ENGL 200 and a literature course, and the student is exempt from UNIV 111.

Ethics, logic, critical 3 Any philosophy course. Recom- PHIL 101, 201, 202, 203
thinking or philosophy mended: PHI 111 or 112, 220,
225
Humanities (any 6 Select from: philosophy, literature, Select from: philosophy, literature,
combination of six credits) foreign language, music, art, drama foreign language, music, art, drama
(non-studio), religion, history, (non-studio), religion, history,
geography or speech geography or speech
General psychology 3 PSY 200, 201 or 202 PSY 200, 201 or 202
Sociology 3 SOC 200, 201 or 202 SOC 201 or 202
Developmental psychology 3 PSY 231-232 PSY 250
PSY 230
Introduction to biology 4 BIO 101 or 106 BIO 101

*Upon acceptance, students enter the traditional undergraduate nursing program as sophomores. Students with the A.S. degree in nursing enter the R.N.-
B.S. weekend program. Prerequisites are specific to each program and can be obtained from the School of Nursing or MCV Campus Office of Undergrad-
uate Admissions, by calling (800) 828-9451 or, in Richmond, (804) 828-5171. Prerequisite information also is available at www.nursing.vcu.edu.

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Recommended first- and second-year courses for VCCS and RBC students

Nursing, continued
VCU Minimum Suggested Suggested
course semester VCCS courses to RBC courses to
requirements credits required meet requirements meet requirements
Visual/performing arts 3 ART 121-122, 125, etc. ART 101, 102, etc.
MUS 111-112, etc. MUS 103
Laboratory science ** 8 CHM 111-112 (recommended), CHEM 101-102
(biology/chemistry/physics) CHM 101-102 or CHM 125 BIO 101-102
BIO 101-102 or 106 PHY 101-102
PHY 121-122, PHY 201-202
Human anatomy 5 to 8 BIO 231-232 (recommended), BIO 205-206
and physiology BIO 141-142; NAS 161-162
Mathematics 3 MTH 163, 166, 170, 240 or 241 MATH 101
(algebra/statistics/college math) (MTH 241 recommended)
Microbiology 4 BIO 150 or 205 BIO 211
Nutrition 3 DIT 121; HLT 230 HLTH 252
Electives 3 No more than three physical No more than three physical
education and/or activity education and/or activity
credits may be included. credits may be included.
**If the student did not complete high school chemistry with a grade of “C” or better, the student must take one semester of chemistry with laboratory. If the
student takes a chemistry course it will be used as part of the eight credits. If the student will not complete the human anatomy and physiology sequence at
the community college, the student must take BIOL 101 or 105 and lab as part of the eight laboratory science credits.

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Recommended first- and second-year courses for VCCS and RBC students

Occupational Therapy – Entry-level master’s degree program*
VCU Minimum Suggested Suggested
course semester VCCS courses to RBC courses to
requirements credits required meet requirements meet requirements
UNIV 111, 112 6 ENG 111-112 ENGL 101-102
and ENGL 200
The core education program writing requirement at VCU includes For associate degree holders, completion of ENGL 101 and 102 at
UNIV 111 Focused Inquiry I, UNIV 112 Focused Inquiry II and ENGL RBC will fulfill the UNIV 111, 112 and ENGL 200 requirement. For
200 Writing and Rhetoric Workshop II. Virginia community college RBC students who transfer without an associate degree, ENGL 101 at
students who have taken ENG 111 and earned at least a “C” grade receive RBC=UNIV 111 at VCU; ENGL 102 at RBC=UNIV 112 at VCU;
credit for UNIV 112 and are required to take ENGL 200; these students and ENGL 200 at RBC=ENGL 200 at VCU.
are exempted from UNIV 111. Students who have taken ENG 1121 in
summer 2005 or after and earned at least a “C” grade receive credit for
ENGL 200; these students are required to take UNIV 111 and UNIV
112 only if they have not successfully completed ENG 111. Students
who successfully complete ENG 111 and 112 at the community
college have fulfilled all core education program writing requirements
(UNIV 111, 112 and ENGL 200) at VCU.
1
If ENG 112 was taken prior to summer 2005, it applies as a general elective unless the student completed ENG 111 (with a “C” grade or better), ENG 112
(with a “B” grade or better) and a 200-level literature course (with a “C” grade or better). If all three courses were taken, credit is granted for UNIV 112,
ENGL 200 and a literature course, and the student is exempt from UNIV 111.

Intro to biology 4 BIO 101 or 106 BIO 101
Biology 6 to 8 BIO 231-232 (recommended) BIO 205-206
Human anatomy and BIO 141-142
physiology with labs
Social sciences 15
abnormal psychology 3 PSY 215 No RBC equivalent
life span development 6 PSY 231-232 PSY 250
other psychology, 3 to 6 PSY 225 (recommended) PSY 260
sociology, social psychology,
anthropology courses
(theories of personality
recommended)

Statistics 3 MTH 240 or 241 MATH 217
Electives 58 to 60 Liberal arts, humanities, art his- Liberal arts, humanities, art his-
tory, music history and science tory, music history and science
courses that develop intellectual courses that develop intellectual
competence, enrich interest areas competence, enrich interest areas
and promote an awareness of social and promote an awareness of social
and cultural values and cultural values
*A total of 90 credits is required to enter the program.

For 200 Writing and Rhetoric Workshop II.D. these students are required to take UNIV 111 and UNIV 112 only if they have not successfully completed ENG 111. Virginia community college RBC students who transfer without an associate degree. ENG 112 (with a “B” grade or better) and a 200-level literature course (with a “C” grade or better). ENGL 200 and a literature course.)* Mathematics 6 MTH 163-164 or 166 MATH 101 and MTH 173 or 273 MATH 201 Speech (required for 3 SPD 100 or 110 SPCH 101 Pharm. Optometry and Veterinary Medicine VCU Minimum Suggested Suggested course semester VCCS courses to RBC courses to requirements credits required meet requirements meet requirements To enter graduate study in pharmacy. medicine. If all three courses were taken. Medicine. Chemistry 16 CHM 111-112 CHEM 101-102 CHM 241-242 and L243-L244 CHEM 230-231 Biology 8 BIO 101-102 BIO 101-102 Physics (one semester 8 PHY 201-202 PHY 101-102 required for Pharm. **Speech is required for the Pharm. ENGL 102 at RBC=UNIV 112 at VCU.D. dentistry. optometry or veterinary medicine. ENGL 101 at students who have taken ENG 111 and earned at least a “C” grade receive RBC=UNIV 111 at VCU. interest. credit is granted for UNIV 112. 112 and ENGL 200) at VCU.and second-year courses for VCCS and RBC students Concentrations in Pharmacy. dentistry. Students who successfully complete ENG 111 and 112 at the community college have fulfilled all core education program writing requirements (UNIV 111. 1 If ENG 112 was taken prior to summer 2005. and the student is exempt from UNIV 111. Some graduate programs have slightly different prerequisites. Dentistry. UNIV 111. . only)** Statistics 3 MTH 240 or 241 MATH 217 Other courses 18 Students should take courses in Students should take courses in other subject areas that will help other subject areas that will help them make progress toward a them make progress toward a bachelor’s degree in a field of bachelor’s degree in a field of interest. 112 and ENGL 200 requirement. program at VCU requires one semester of physics (PHYS 201). are exempted from UNIV 111. credit for UNIV 112 and are required to take ENGL 200.D. it applies as a general elective unless the student completed ENG 111 (with a “C” grade or better). students should declare and plan on com- pleting a bachelor’s degree in any field and the science prerequisites listed below.TRANSFER GUIDE 2007-08 51 Recommended first. optometry and veterinary medicine. program at VCU but is not required for medicine. *The Pharm. completion of ENGL 101 and 102 at UNIV 111 Focused Inquiry I. UNIV 112 Focused Inquiry II and ENGL RBC will fulfill the UNIV 111. these students and ENGL 200 at RBC=ENGL 200 at VCU.D. 112 6 ENG 111-112 ENGL 101-102 and ENGL 200 The core education program writing requirement at VCU includes For associate degree holders. Students who have taken ENG 1121 in summer 2005 or after and earned at least a “C” grade receive credit for ENGL 200. Note: Courses will prepare students for entry into a bachelor’s degree program and later graduate study on the MCV Campus.

For 200 Writing and Rhetoric Workshop II. If all three courses were taken. 112 and ENGL 200) at VCU. it applies as a general elective unless the student completed ENG 111 (with a “C” grade or better). . UNIV 112 Focused Inquiry II and ENGL RBC will fulfill the UNIV 111. Literature. these students and ENGL 200 at RBC=ENGL 200 at VCU. ENGL 200 and a literature course. Virginia community college RBC students who transfer without an associate degree. As part of the bachelor’s degree required for admission. foreign language. 164 or 166 MATH 117 Statistics 3 MTH 240 or 241 MATH 217 Psychology 6 PSY 200 or 201-202 and PSY 201 or 202 PSY 230. A student entering the College of Humanities and Sciences with an interest in preparing for a career in physical therapy should declare an academic major while also indicating a pre-physical therapy advising track. and the student is exempt from UNIV 111. the following prerequisite courses are necessary for admission to the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program on the MCV Campus. are exempted from UNIV 111. Students who successfully complete ENG 111 and 112 at the community college have fulfilled all core education program writing requirements (UNIV 111. art. Students who have taken ENG 1121 in summer 2005 or after and earned at least a “C” grade receive credit for ENGL 200.52 TRANSFER GUIDE 2007-08 Recommended first. 115.and second-year courses for VCCS and RBC students Physical Therapy – Entry-level professional degree program VCU Minimum Suggested Suggested course semester VCCS courses to RBC courses to requirements credits required meet requirements meet requirements The Doctor of Physical Therapy degree program begins in the summer and takes a minimum of three calendar years to complete. UNIV 111. For students who are initially “undeclared” about an academic major. ENGL 102 at RBC=UNIV 112 at VCU. Biology 12 BIO 101-102 or BIO 106 BIO 101-102 and 146. these students are required to take UNIV 111 and UNIV 112 only if they have not successfully completed ENG 111. 112. ENG 112 (with a “B” grade or better) and a 200-level literature course (with a “C” grade or better). 112 and ENGL 200 requirement. those students will clarify their academic interests through regular conversations with their advisors. 1 If ENG 112 was taken prior to summer 2005. 112 6 ENG 111-112 ENGL 101-102 and ENGL 200 The core education program writing requirement at VCU includes For associate degree holders. music and theater are recommended if no philosophy courses are available. 226 or 227 religious studies. completion of ENGL 101 and 102 at UNIV 111 Focused Inquiry I. BIO 231-232 BIO 205-206 Chemistry 8 CHM 111-112 CHEM 101-102 Physics 8 PHY 201-202 or 241-242 PHY 101-102 or 201-202 Mathematics 3 MTH 163. credit for UNIV 112 and are required to take ENGL 200. credit is granted for UNIV 112. ENGL 101 at students who have taken ENG 111 and earned at least a “C” grade receive RBC=UNIV 111 at VCU. but the student does not earn a pre-physical therapy degree. Prereq- uisites for admission include a bachelor’s degree. The classification of pre-physical therapy exists to identify the student’s career interests. 231-232 or PSY 215 PSY 250 Philosophy 3 PHIL 111.

241.. 240. credit for UNIV 112 and are required to take ENGL 200. For 200 Writing and Rhetoric Workshop II. etc. UNIV 112 Focused Inquiry II and ENGL RBC will fulfill the UNIV 111. these students and ENGL 200 at RBC=ENGL 200 at VCU. Students who have taken ENG 1121 in summer 2005 or after and earned at least a “C” grade receive credit for ENGL 200. 166 and 170. 231-232 PSY 250 Visual/performing arts 3 ART 121-122. Students who successfully complete ENG 111 and 112 at the community college have fulfilled all core education program writing requirements (UNIV 111. Virginia community college RBC students who transfer without an associate degree. 201 or 202 Sociology 3 SOC 200.and second-year courses for VCCS and RBC students Emergency Medical Sciences and Administration – Paramedic clinical concentration VCU Minimum Suggested Suggested course semester VCCS courses to RBC courses to requirements credits required meet requirements meet requirements UNIV 111. ENG 112 (with a “B” grade or better) and a 200-level literature course (with a “C” grade or better). ENGL 200 and a literature course. NAS 161-162 Mathematics 6 MTH 163. 226 or 227 Ethics if available Humanities 3 HIST 101. 112 and ENGL 200 requirement. etc. MUS 103 Introductory biology and 8 BIO 101 and CHEM 111 CHEM 101 or 110 and BIO 101 chemistry with lab Human anatomy 5 to 8 BIO 231-232 (recommended). ENGL 101 at students who have taken ENG 111 and earned at least a “C” grade receive RBC=UNIV 111 at VCU. If all three courses were taken. and the student is exempt from UNIV 111. 60-hour preclinical paramedic program required for application to the upper-level professional program at the VCU School of Medicine. Ethics 3 PHIL 220. CHEM 101 or 110 and physiology BIO 141-142. 125. are exempted from UNIV 111. etc. These courses outline a two-year. MATH 101 or 117 (algebra/pre-calculus and 242 or 243 (recommended) and MATH 217 statistics) Emergency medical 6 EMS 111 and 112 EMS 111 and 112 technician courses Both must be taken Both must be taken to receive any credit. these students are required to take UNIV 111 and UNIV 112 only if they have not successfully completed ENG 111. ENGL 102 at RBC=UNIV 112 at VCU. 201 or 202 SOC 201 or 202 Developmental psychology 3 PSY 230. ART 101. it applies as a general elective unless the student completed ENG 111 (with a “C” grade or better). 102. MUS 111-112. credit is granted for UNIV 112.TRANSFER GUIDE 2007-08 53 Recommended first. 112 and ENGL 200) at VCU. 225. 102. completion of ENGL 101 and 102 at UNIV 111 Focused Inquiry I. 201 or 202 PSY 200. 112 6 ENG 111-112 ENGL 101-102 and ENGL 200 The core education program writing requirement at VCU includes For associate degree holders. 1 If ENG 112 was taken prior to summer 2005. 111 or 112 HIST 101 or 102 (European history) General psychology 3 PSY 200. to receive any credit. .

• If a course is equivalent to an upper-level VCU course (300. therefore. • A maximum of 63 credits may be accepted.or 400. it applies toward the 45 upper-level credits required for graduation of transfer credit awarded may depend on the school or major program to at VCU. which the student applies. ACCT Accounting GEOG Geography AFAM African American studies GDES Graphic design ANTH Anthropology GRMN German APPM Applied music HIST History ARBC Arabic INFO Information systems ARTH Art history ITAL Italian BIOL Biology LATN Latin BIOZ Biology lab MASC Mass communications CHEM Chemistry MATH Math CHEZ Chemistry lab MGMT Management CHIN Chinese PAPR Painting and printmaking CMSC Computer science PHIL Philosophy CRAF Craft and material studies PHYS Physics CRJS Criminal justice PHYZ Physics lab DANC Dance POLI Political science ECON Economics PSYC Psychology EGRE Electrical/computer engineering RELS Religious studies EGRM Mechanical engineering RUSS Russian ENGL English SOCS Social science ENGR Engineering SOCY Sociology ENVS Environmental studies SPAN Spanish ENVZ Environmental studies lab SPCH Speech FASH Fashion STAT Statistics FREN French UNIV University College FRLG Foreign language Notes about Transfer Guide: • Courses that do not appear in the Transfer Guide are not transferable to any school or major at VCU.level • General education requirements differ according to school. 54 TRANSFER GUIDE 2007-08 Transferable courses VCU course abbreviations: The following is a list of VCU course abbreviations used in this guide. including not more than 50 percent in the major field of study. the type courses). VCU will accept those courses that fulfill general education and major requirements first. If the number of credits completed at the community college exceeds 63. .

• BIO – Biology • BNF – Bioinformatics FE – Free elective A course accepted as a free elective and as part of the total credits • CHE – Chemistry required for graduation. TRANSFER GUIDE 2007-08 55 Course equivalencies – Virginia Community College System and Richard Bland College Type of credit awarded. • CSC – Computer science • ECO – Economics NT – Not transferable • ENG – English A course that does not transfer in a particular school or major. • ENS – Environmental studies Undergraduate divisions • FDE – Fashion VCU is comprised of the following undergraduate units: • GDS – Graphic design • AH – Allied Health Professions • HIS – History • AR – School of the Arts • MAC – Mass communications • BU – School of Business • MAS – Math • DN – School of Dentistry • MUF – Music foundation • ED – School of Education • PAP – Painting and printmaking • EG – School of Engineering • PHI – Philosophy • HS – College of Humanities and Sciences • PHY – Physics • LF – VCU Life Sciences • POS – Political science • NR – School of Nursing • PSY – Psychology • SW – School of Social Work • RST – Religious studies • UN – University College • SOC – Sociology • STA – Statistics . Undergraduate majors (as used in the following tables): The table makes reference to the following VCU majors: • AFO – Art foundation GE – General education A course that fulfills a general education requirement or a general • ANT – Anthropology requirement of a particular school or major. • CRAF – Craft and material studies • CRE – Chemical and life science engineering MR – Major requirement • CRJ – Criminal justice A course used as part of a specific requirement in a particular major or school.

ED and EG ARA 102 ARBC 102 GE FE in AR. ED and EG ARA 201 ARBC 201 GE FE in AR. need both 211 and 212 for 260 equivalent ADJ 216 None FE MR in CRJ major ADJ 232 None FE MR in CRJ major ADJ 234 None FE MR in CRJ major ADJ 289 CRJS 463 FE MR in CRJ major ARA – Arabic ARA 101 ARBC 101 GE FE in AR. ED and EG ARA 202 ARBC 202 GE FE in AR. 56 TRANSFER GUIDE 2007-08 VCCS courses VCU equivalent Type of credit Exceptions ACC – Accounting ACC 211 ACCT 203 FE MR in BU ACC 212 ACCT 204 FE MR in BU ACC 213 None FE ACC 214 None FE ADJ – Administration of Justice (Only 18 credits of ADJ courses may be applied to the CRJ major. ED and EG ART – Arts ART 100 ARTH 103 GE NT in AR ART 101 ARTH 103 GE MR in AR ART 102 ARTH 104 GE MR in AR .) ADJ 100 CRJS 181 FE MR in CRJ major ADJ 105 CRJS 252 FE MR in CRJ major ADJ 110 CRJS 254 FE MR in CRJ major ADJ 130 None FE ADJ 133 None FE MR in CRJ major ADJ 140 CRJS 253 FE MR in CRJ major ADJ 201 CRJS 255 FE MR in CRJ major ADJ 205 None FE MR in CRJ major ADJ 211 CRJS 260 FE MR in CRJ major. need both 211 and 212 for 260 equivalent ADJ 212 CRJS 260 FE MR in CRJ major.

TRANSFER GUIDE 2007-08 57 VCCS courses VCU equivalent Type of credit Exceptions ART – continued ART 103 None GE NT in AR ART 104 None GE NT in AR ART 105 None GE NT in AR ART 106 None GE NT in AR ART 109 None GE NT in AR ART 111 None GE NT in AR ART 112 None GE NT in AR ART 114 None GE FE in AR ART 116 None GE FE in AR ART 117 None GE FE in AR ART 120 None GE FE in AR ART 121 None GE NT in AR ART 122 None GE NT in AR ART 125 None GE NT in AR ART 130 None GE NT in AR ART 131 None GE NT in AR ART 132 None GE NT in AR ART 133 None GE NT in AR ART 134 None GE NT in AR ART 135 None GE NT in AR ART 138 None GE NT in AR ART 140 None GE NT in AR ART 141 None GE NT in AR ART 142 None GE NT in AR ART 150 None GE NT in AR ART 151 None GE NT in AR ART 152 None GE NT in AR ART 153 None GE NT in AR ART 154 None GE NT in AR ART 175 None GE NT in AR .

58 TRANSFER GUIDE 2007-08 VCCS courses VCU equivalent Type of credit Exceptions ART – continued ART 180 None GE NT in AR ART 200 None GE NT in AR ART 201 None GE NT in AR ART 202 None GE NT in AR ART 203 None GE NT in AR ART 204 None GE NT in AR ART 207 None GE NT in AR ART 208 None GE NT in AR ART 211 None GE NT in AR ART 212 None GE NT in AR ART 216 None GE NT in AR ART 217 None GE NT in AR ART 218 None GE NT in AR ART 221 PAPR 221 GE MR in PAP major ART 222 PAPR 221 GE MR in PAP major ART 223 None GE NT in AR ART 228 None GE NT in AR ART 229 None GE NT in AR ART 230 None GE NT in AR ART 231 None GE NT in AR ART 232 None GE NT in AR ART 235 None GE NT in AR ART 236 None GE NT in AR ART 237 None GE NT in AR ART 238 None GE NT in AR ART 241 PAPR 205 GE MR in PAP major. FE in AR ART 243 None GE NT in AR ART 244 None GE NT in AR ART 245 None GE NT in AR ART 246 None GE NT in AR ART 247 None GE NT in AR . FE in AR ART 242 PAPR 205 GE MR in PAP major.

ED and EG ASL 202 FRLG 202 GE FE in AR.TRANSFER GUIDE 2007-08 59 VCCS courses VCU equivalent Type of credit Exceptions ART – continued ART 250 GDES 252 GE MR in GDES major ART 251 None GE NT in AR ART 252 None GE NT in AR ART 253 None GE NT in AR ART 254 None GE NT in AR ART 258 None GE NT in AR ART 259 None GE NT in AR ART 261 None GE NT in AR ART 262 None GE NT in AR ART 263 None GE NT in AR ART 264 None GE NT in AR ART 265 None GE NT in AR ART 271 PAPR 209 GE MR in PAP major ART 272 PAPR 209 GE MR in PAP major ART 275 None GE NT in AR ART 277 None GE NT in AR ART 278 None GE NT in AR ART 279 None GE NT in AR ART 282 None GE NT in AR ART 283 None GE NT in AR ART 284 None GE NT in AR ART 291 None GE NT in AR ART 292 None GE NT in AR ASL – American sign language ASL 101 FRLG 101 GE FE in AR. ED and EG ASL 102 FRLG 102 GE FE in AR. ED and EG ASL 220 None FE ASL 250 None FE . ED and EG ASL 125 None FE ASL 150 None FE ASL 201 FRLG 201 GE FE in AR.

. BNF and ENS majors BIO 120 BIOL 152/BIOZ 152L GE MR in BIO. BNF and ENS majors BIO 140 None FE GE in AR. pre-dental hygiene and pre-clinical lab science when taken with BIO 142 BIO 142 None FE GE in SW. pre-occupational therapy. pre-radiation sciences. pre-occupational therapy. pre-dental hygiene and pre-clinical lab science when taken with BIO 232 BIO 232 None FE Fulfills anatomy and physiology requirement for pre-nursing. fulfills anatomy and physiology requirement for pre-nursing. 60 TRANSFER GUIDE 2007-08 VCCS courses VCU equivalent Type of credit Exceptions ASL – continued ASL 261 None FE ASL 262 None FE BCS – Broadcasting (see assistant director of School of Mass Communications for possible credit) BIO – Biology BIO 100 BIOL 201 GE BIO 101 BIOL 151/BIOZ 151L GE BIO 102 BIOL 152/BIOZ 152L GE BIO 106 BIOL 101/BIOZ 101L GE BIO 107 BIOL 103/BIOZ 103L GE BIO 110 BIOL 151/BIOZ 151L GE Nonscience biology BIO 114 None GE MR in BIO. pre-radiation sciences. pre-radiation sciences. BU and SW BIO 141 None FE GE in SW. pre-occupational therapy. pre-occupational therapy. pre-radiation sciences. fulfills pre-nursing. pre-dental hygiene and pre-clinical lab science when taken with BIO 231 BIO 250 None FE MR in BIO major BIO 251 None FE MR in BIO major BIO 252 None FE MR in BIO major . pre-dental hygiene and pre-clinical lab science when taken with BIO 141 BIO 147 BIOZ 102L GE BIO 161 None GE Nonscience biology BIO 162 None GE Nonscience biology BIO 173 BIOL 101/BIOZ 101L GE BIO 205 BIOL 209/BIOZ 209L FE MR in NR BIO 206 BIOL 218 FE MR in BIO and BNF majors BIO 215 None FE BIO 226 None GE MR in BIO major BIO 231 None FE Fulfills anatomy and physiology requirement for pre-nursing.

ED and EG CHI 102 CHIN 102 GE FE in AR. BNF and ENS majors BIO 276 None GE MR in BIO. MR in CHE. BNF and ENS majors BIO 277 None FE BIO 278 None FE MR in ENS major BIO 285 None FE BU – Business management and administration BU 100 MGMT 121 FE BU 226 INFO 161/162/166/168 FE BU 227 None FE NT in BU BU 241 None FE NT in BU BU 242 None FE NT in BU BU 265 None FE NT in BU CHI – Chinese CHI 101 CHIN 101 GE FE in AR. BNF and ENS majors BIO 275 None GE MR in BIO. BNF and ENS majors CHM 121 None GE CHM 122 None GE CHM 125 None GE . ED and EG CHI 201 CHIN 201 GE CHI 202 CHIN 202 GE CHM – Chemistry CHM 100 CHEM 110 GE CHM 101 CHEM 110 GE CHM 102 CHEM 110 GE CHM 110 CHEM 110 GE CHM 111 CHEM 101/CHEZ 101L GE FE in SW. BNF and ENS majors CHM 112 CHEM 102/CHEZ 102L GE FE in SW.TRANSFER GUIDE 2007-08 61 VCCS courses VCU equivalent Type of credit Exceptions BIO – continued BIO 256 None FE BIO 270 None GE MR in BIO. MR in CHE.

GE in CRE major CHM 242 CHEM 302 FE MR in CHE and BNF majors. GE in CRE major CHM 246 CHEZ 302L FE MR in CHE and BNF majors. GE in CRE major CHM 245 CHEZ 301L FE MR in CHE and BNF majors. GE in CRE major CHM 244 CHEZ 302L FE MR in CHE and BNF majors. GE in CRE major CHM 243 CHEZ 301L FE MR in CHE and BNF majors. 62 TRANSFER GUIDE 2007-08 VCCS courses VCU equivalent Type of credit Exceptions CHM – continued CHM 126 CHEM 101 GE CHM 241 CHEM 301 FE MR in CHE and BNF majors. GE in CRE major CHM 255 None FE CHM 260 None FE CRF – Crafts CRF 101 CRAF 241 GE MR in CRAF major. FE in AR CRF 102 CRAF 242 GE MR in CRAF major. NT in BU except in general business minor . FE in AR CSC – Computer science CSC 110 None FE CSC 130 None FE CSC 155 None FE CSC 200 None FE CSC 201 CMSC 255 FE MR in STA. CSC and BNF majors CSC 202 CMSC 256 FE MR in CSC and BNF majors CSC 205 CMSC 311 FE CSC 206 None FE CSC 210 CMSC 245 FE CSC 215 None FE DIT – Dietetics DIT 210 None FE ECO – Economics ECO 120 ECON 203 GE FE in EG.

equivalent to Introduction to Engineering when taken with EG 124 EG 124 None FE MR in EG. GE in SW ED – Education ED 200 None FE EG – Engineering EG 123 None FE MR in EG. NT in BU.TRANSFER GUIDE 2007-08 63 VCCS courses VCU equivalent Type of credit Exceptions ECO – continued ECO 201 ECON 211 GE ECO 202 ECON 210 GE ECO 210 None FE NT in ECO major. GE in SW ECO 230 None FE NT in BU. GE in SW ECO 245 None FE NT in BU. equivalent to Introduction to Engineering when taken with EG 123 EG 140 ENGR 102 FE EG 206 ECON 205 FE EG 240 ENGR 102 FE EG 245 EGRM 201 FE MR in PHY major. FE in ED EG 246 EGRM 202 FE EG 251 None FE MR in EG for electrical and computer engineering majors. equivalent to EGRE 206 when taken with 255 EG 252 None FE EG 255 None FE MR in EG for electrical and computer engineering majors. equivalent to EGRE 206 when taken with 251 ENG – English ENG 108 None FE ENG 111 UNIV 112 GE ENG 112 ENGL 200 GE Elective credit if taken before summer 2005 ENG 115 None FE ENG 120 MASC 101 FE MR in MAC major. GE in HS ENG 125 None GE Fulfills literature requirement ENG 135 None FE ENG 210 ENGL 200 GE ENG 211 None FE ENG 212 None FE .

EG and SW ENG 217 ENGL 305 FE MR in ENG major. GE in ED. EG and SW ENG 218 ENGL 305 FE MR in ENG major. EG and SW ENG 230 ENGL 291 GE ENG 231 ENGL 215 GE ENG 232 ENGL 215 GE ENG 233 ENGL 361 GE Fulfills literature requirement ENG 235 ENGL 216 GE ENG 236 ENGL 216 GE ENG 237 ENGL 215 GE ENG 241 ENGL 205 GE ENG 242 ENGL 206 GE ENG 243 ENGL 203 GE ENG 244 ENGL 204 GE ENG 245 ENGL 203 GE ENG 246 ENGL 205 GE ENG 247 ENGL 291 GE ENG 251 ENGL 201 GE ENG 252 ENGL 202 GE ENG 253 ENGL 291 GE ENG 254 ENGL 291 GE ENG 255 ENGL 201 GE ENG 256 ENGL 202 GE ENG 257 ENGL 291 GE ENG 261 None FE ENG 262 None FE ENG 265 ENGL 216 GE ENG 267 ENGL 215 GE ENG 268 ENGL 215 GE ENG 271 ENGL 241 GE ENG 272 ENGL 241 GE ENG 273 ENGL 236 GE . GE in ED. EG and SW ENG 219 ENGL 305 FE MR in ENG major. GE in ED. GE in ED. EG and SW ENG 216 ENGL 305 FE MR in ENG major. 64 TRANSFER GUIDE 2007-08 VCCS courses VCU equivalent Type of credit Exceptions ENG – continued ENG 215 ENGL 305 FE MR in ENG major. GE in ED.

ED and EG GER 102 GRMN 102 GE FE in AR. ED and EG FRE 212 FREN 205 GE FE in AR. ED and EG FRE 233 FREN 320 GE FRE 234 FREN 321 GE GEO – Geography GEO 200 GEOG 203 FE GE in AR GEO 210 GEOG 102 GE GEO 220 None FE GEO 221 GEOG 307 GE FE in BU and SW GEO 222 GEOG 308 GE FE in BU and SW GEO 225 None FE GEO 230 GEOG 322 FE GE in AR GER – German GER 101 GRMN 101 GE FE in AR.TRANSFER GUIDE 2007-08 65 VCCS courses VCU equivalent Type of credit Exceptions ENG – continued ENG 274 ENGL 236 GE ENG 276 ENGL 291 GE ENG 278 ENGL 291 GE ENG 279 ENGL 291 GE ENG 281 ENGL 291 GE ENG 282 ENGL 291 GE ENG 288 ENGL 291 GE FRE – French FRE 101 FREN 101 GE FE in AR. ED and EG FRE 203 FREN 201 GE FE in AR. ED and EG FRE 204 FREN 202 GE FE in AR. ED and EG FRE 211 FREN 205 GE FE in AR. ED and EG FRE 201 FREN 201 GE FE in AR. ED and EG FRE 102 FREN 102 GE FE in AR. ED and EG FRE 202 FREN 202 GE FE in AR. ED and EG .

MR in ENS major GOL 106 None GE GE in AR. ED and EG HIS – History HIS 101 HIST 101 GE HIS 102 HIST 102 GE HIS 111 HIST 101 GE HIS 112 HIST 102 GE HIS 121 HIST 103 GE HIS 122 HIST 104 GE . does not fulfill language requirement GOL – Geology GOL 105 GEOG 105 GE FE in EG and SW. ED and EG GER 202 GRMN 202 GE FE in AR. ED and EG GRE 202 FRLG 202 GE FE in AR. BU and ED GOL 110 None GE FE in SW GOL 111 None GE FE in ED. MR in ENS major GOL 207 None FE GOL 225 ENVS 335/ENVZ 335L FE MR in ENS major GRE – Greek GRE 101 FRLG 101 GE FE in AR. ED and EG GER 251 None GE FE in AR. ED and EG GRE 102 FRLG 102 GE FE in AR. ED and EG GER 241 None GE FE in AR. ED and EG GER 204 GRMN 202 GE FE in AR. ED and EG GER 242 None GE FE in AR. EG and SW. ED and EG. MR in ENS major GOL 112 None GE FE in ED. ED and EG GRE 201 FRLG 201 GE FE in AR. EG and SW. ED and EG GER 252 None FE FE in AR. ED and EG GER 203 GRMN 201 GE FE in AR. ED and EG GER 211 GRMN 205 GE FE in AR. 66 TRANSFER GUIDE 2007-08 VCCS courses VCU equivalent Type of credit Exceptions GER – continued GER 201 GRMN 201 GE FE in AR.

GE in AR and SW HIS 231 HIST 109 GE MR in HIS major. GE in AR and SW HIS 251 HIST 301 FE MR in HIS major. GE in AR and SW HIS 225 HIST 391 FE MR in HIS major. GE in AR and SW HIS 253 HIST 107 GE MR in HIS major. GE in AR and SW HIS 242 HIST 322 FE MR in HIS major. GE in AR and SW HIS 268 HIST 369 FE MR in HIS major. GE in AR and SW HIS 262 HIST 391 FE MR in HIS major.TRANSFER GUIDE 2007-08 67 VCCS courses VCU equivalent Type of credit Exceptions HIS – continued HIS 125 None FE GE in SW HIS 135 None GE HIS 141 None GE FE in BU HIS 142 None GE FE in BU HIS 155 None FE HIS 165 None FE HIS 180 None FE HIS 181 None FE HIS 203 HIST 105 GE HIS 205 None FE HIS 211 HIST 319 FE MR in HIS major. FE in BU HIS 255 HIST 381 FE MR in HIS major. GE in AR and SW HIS 243 HIST 303 FE MR in HIS major. GE in AR and SW HIS 266 HIST 345 FE MR in HIS major. GE in AR and SW HIS 226 HIST 391 FE MR in HIS major. FE in BU HIS 241 HIST 321 FE MR in HIS major. GE in AR and SW HIS 256 HIST 382 FE MR in HIS major. FE in BU HIS 232 HIST 110 GE MR in HIS major. GE in AR and SW HIS 252 HIST 302 FE MR in HIS major. GE in AR and SW HIS 265 HIST 351 FE MR in HIS major. GE in AR and SW HIS 269 HIST 345 FE MR in HIS major. GE in AR and SW . FE in BU HIS 254 HIST 108 GE MR in HIS major. GE in AR and SW HIS 267 None FE MR in HIS major. GE in AR and SW HIS 261 HIST 391 FE MR in HIS major. GE in AR and SW HIS 244 HIST 304 FE MR in HIS major.

GE in AR and SW HIS 277 None FE MR in HIS major. GE in AR and SW HIS 279 HIST 343 FE MR in HIS major. GE in AR and SW HIS 276 HIST 348 FE MR in HIS major. GE in AR and SW HIS 282 HIST 355 FE MR in HIS major. GE in AR and SW HIS 281 HIST 355 FE MR in HIS major. GE in AR and SW HMS – Human services HMS 141 None FE HMS 142 None FE HMS 145 None FE HMS 227 None FE HMS 236 None FE HMS 251 None FE HMS 252 None FE HMS 258 None FE HUM – Humanities HUM 100 None FE HUM 105 None FE HUM 111 None FE HUM 112 None FE HUM 165 None FE HUM 201 None GE HUM 202 None GE HUM 210 None FE HUM 211 None FE HUM 212 None FE HUM 220 AFAM 103 FE HUM 241 None FE HUM 242 None FE HUM 246 None FE . 68 TRANSFER GUIDE 2007-08 VCCS courses VCU equivalent Type of credit Exceptions HIS – continued HIS 270 HIST 346 FE MR in HIS major.

ED and SW ITE 127 INFO 160 FE ITE 140 INFO 162 FE ITE 141 INFO 162 FE ITE 150 INFO 166 FE ITE 151 INFO 166 FE ITP – Information technology programming ITP 120 INFO 250 FE JPN – Japanese JPN 101 FRLG 101 GE FE in AR. 162. ED and EG ITA 201 ITAL 201 GE FE in AR. 168 FE Fulfills computer literacy requirement in HS. ED and EG JPN 201 FRLG 201 GE FE in AR. ED and EG ITA 102 ITAL 102 GE FE in AR. ED and EG ITD – Information technology database processing ITD 110 INFO 163 FE ITD 112 None FE ITE – Information technology ITE 115 INFO 161. ED and EG . ED and SW ITE 116 INFO 161. ED and EG ITA 202 ITAL 202 GE FE in AR.TRANSFER GUIDE 2007-08 69 VCCS courses VCU equivalent Type of credit Exceptions HUM – continued HUM 247 None FE HUM 256 None FE HUM 259 None FE HUM 260 None FE ITA – Italian ITA 101 ITAL 101 GE FE in AR. 166. 166 FE Fulfills computer literacy requirement in HS. 162. ED and EG JPN 102 FRLG 102 GE FE in AR.

ED and EG LAT – Latin LAT 101 LATN 101 GE FE in AR. ED and EG LAT 202 LATN 202 GE FE in AR. 70 TRANSFER GUIDE 2007-08 VCCS courses VCU equivalent Type of credit Exceptions JPN – continued JPN 202 FRLG 202 GE FE in AR. ED and EG LAT 201 LATN 201 GE FE in AR. ED and EG LAT 102 LATN 102 GE FE in AR. ED and EG LGL – Legal administration LGL 110 CRJS 255 FE MR in CRJ major LGL 218 CRJS 260 FE MR in CRJ major MAR – Marine science MAR 101 None GE FE in EG MAR 102 None GE GE in AR and BU MEN – Mental health MEN 221 None FE MEN 222 None FE MKT – Marketing MKT 120 FASH 241 FE NT in BU MKT 226 FASH 210 FE NT in BU MKT 228 FASH 350 FE NT in BU MKT 235 FASH 319 FE NT in BU MSC – Military science MSC 111 None FE MSC 112 None FE MSC 211 None FE .

FE in BU. 272 or 273. FE in AR and EG. MR in BNF and ENS majors MTH 241 STAT 210 GE NT in BU. FE in AR and EG. NT in EG MTH 271 MGMT 212 GE FE in SW. MR in BNF and ENS majors MTH 244 STAT 314 GE NT in BU. FE in BU. CHE. MR in BNF and ENS majors MTH 250 None FE NT in EG MTH 270 MGMT 212 GE FE in SW. CHE.TRANSFER GUIDE 2007-08 71 VCCS courses VCU equivalent Type of credit Exceptions MSC– continued MSC 212 None FE MTH – Math MTH 120 None NT GE in pre-nursing program and SW MTH 151 MATH 131 GE Equivalent to MATH 131 if taken with MTH 152. PHY and BNF majors MTH 174 MATH 201 GE MR in MAS. MR for BNF and ENS majors. MR in BNF and ENS majors MTH 243 STAT 210 GE NT in BU. PHY and BNF majors . NT in EG MTH 272 None FE NT in EG MTH 273 MATH 200 GE MR in MAS. NT in BU and EG MTH 152 MATH 131 GE Equivalent to MATH 131 if taken with MTH 151. A placement test is required for students who have not completed math through 270. MR in BNF and ENS majors MTH 242 STAT 210 GE NT in BU. NT in BU and EG MTH 157 STAT 208 GE NT in BU and EG MTH 158 MATH 141 GE MTH 163 MATH 141 GE NT in EG MTH 164 MATH 151 GE Equivalent to MATH 151 if taken with MTH 163. FE in AR and EG. MTH 168 None GE Equivalent to MATH 151 if taken with MTH 163. NT in EG MTH 166 MATH 151 GE FE in EG. FE in AR and EG. CHE and PHY majors MTH 175 None GE Equivalent to MATH 200 if taken with MTH 176 MTH 176 None GE Equivalent to MATH 200 if taken with MTH 175 MTH 177 None FE NT in EG MTH 180 MATH 131 GE NT in BU and EG MTH 181 MATH 131 GE NT in BU and EG MTH 182 MATH 131 GE NT in BU and EG MTH 200 MATH 351 FE MTH 240 STAT 210 GE NT in BU. FE in AR and EG. NT in EG MTH 170 MATH 131 GE NT in BU and EG MTH 173 MATH 200 GE MR in MAS.

EG and SW NAS 150 BIOL 201 FE GE in AR and SW NAS 161* None GE FE in ED and EG NAS 162* None GE FE in ED and EG NAS 171 None FE GE in AR. CHE. FE in ED. PHY and BNF majors MTH 275 MATH 307 GE MR in MAS. PHY and CSC majors. FE in BU MTH 285 MATH 310 GE MR in MAS and BNF majors. CHE. . MUS 141 APPM 173 GE MR in MUF major. NAS – Natural science NAS 101 None GE FE in EG NAS 102 None GE FE in EG NAS 110 None GE FE in EG and SW NAS 111 None GE FE in EG and SW NAS 112 None GE FE in EG and SW NAS 120 None FE GE in AR NAS 125 None GE FE in EG and SW NAS 130 PHYS 103/PHYZ 103L GE FE for science majors. FE in ED. PHY and CSC majors. PHY and BNF majors. BU and SW * NAS 161-162 fulfill the anatomy and physiology requirements for the nursing and dental hygiene programs. PHY and BNF majors. FE in BU MTH 279 MATH 301 GE MR in MAS. FE in BU and SW MUS 142 APPM 174 GE MR in MUF major. FE in BU MTH 292 None FE MUS – Music MUS 131 APPM 193 GE MR in MUF major. FE in BU MTH 277 MATH 307 GE MR in MAS. FE in BU and SW MUS 161 APPM 181 GE MR in MUF major. EG and SW NAS 132 PHYS 103/PHYZ 103L GE FE for science majors. CHE. FE in ED. CHE. CHE. EG and SW NAS 131 PHYS 103/PHYZ 103L GE FE for science majors. FE in BU MTH 286 MATH 211 FE MR in CSC and BNF majors MTH 287 MATH 211 FE MR in CSC and BNF majors MTH 291 MATH 301 GE MR in MAS. MUS 132 APPM 193 GE MR in MUF major. 72 TRANSFER GUIDE 2007-08 VCCS courses VCU equivalent Type of credit Exceptions MTH – continued MTH 274 MATH 201 GE MR in MAS.

BU and SW NAS 185 BIOL 209/BIOZ 209L FE GE in AR and SW NAS 215 BIOL 103/BIOZ 103L GE PED – Physical education and recreation All PED courses apply as FE in all schools/college.TRANSFER GUIDE 2007-08 73 VCCS courses VCU equivalent Type of credit Exceptions NAS – continued NAS 172 None FE GE in AR. GE in AR and SW PHI 102 PHIL 101 FE MR in PHI major. GE in AR and SW PHI 111 PHIL 221 FE GE in AR and SW PHI 112 PHIL 222 FE MR in PHI major. GE in AR and SW PHY – Physics PHY 101 PHYS 101/PHYZ 101L GE FE in EG and SW PHY 102 PHYS 101/PHYZ 101L GE FE in EG and SW PHY 121 PHYS 101/PHYZ 101L GE FE in EG and SW . PHI – Philosophy PHI 100 PHIL 101 FE MR in PHI major. some majors in ED accept up to 13 credits of PED activity courses. however. GE in AR and SW PHI 115 PHIL 221 FE GE in AR and SW PHI 200 None FE GE in AR and SW PHI 211 PHIL 103 GE MR in PHI major PHI 212 PHIL 104 GE MR in PHI major PHI 220 PHIL 211 GE FE in BU and ED PHI 225 PHIL 212 GE FE in BU and ED PHI 226 PHIL 212 GE FE in BU and ED PHI 227 PHIL 213 GE FE in BU and ED PHI 229 None GE FE in BU and ED PHI 260 None FE GE in AR and SW PHI 265 None FE GE in AR and SW PHI 266 None FE GE in AR and SW PHI 276 None FE MR in PHI major. GE in AR and SW PHI 101 PHIL 101 FE MR in PHI major. A total of four PED activity courses may be transferred to VCU in all schools/college.

74 TRANSFER GUIDE 2007-08 VCCS courses VCU equivalent Type of credit Exceptions PHY – continued PHY 122 PHYS 101/PHYZ 101L GE FE in EG and SW PHY 201 PHYS 201 GE FE in EG and SW. FE in EG and SW PLS – Political science PLS 120 None FE GE in SW PLS 130 None FE GE in SW PLS 135 POLI 103 GE MR in POS major PLS 136 None GE GE in SW PLS 211 POLI 103 GE MR in POS major PLS 212 POLI 103 GE MR in POS major PLS 241 POLI 105 GE MR in POS major PLS 242 POLI 105 GE MR in POS major PSY – Psychology PSY 105 None FE PSY 115 None FE MR in PSY major. ENS and BNF majors. MAS. FE in SW PHY 243 PHYS 320 GE MR in PHY major. FE in SW PHY 232 PHYS 208 GE MR in EG. MAS. MR in ENS major PHY 231 PHYS 207 GE MR in EG. MAS. MR in CHE. PHY. PHY and ENS majors. PHY. MR in CHE. PHY and ENS majors. GE in BU and SW PSY 116 None FE PSY 120 None FE PSY 125 None FE PSY 126 PSYC 310 GE MR in PSY major PSY 165 None FE PSY 166 None FE PSY 200 PSYC 101 GE MR in PSY major PSY 201 PSYC 101 GE MR in PSY major and in SW only when taken along with PSY 202 PSY 202 PSYC 101 GE MR in PSY major and in SW only when taken along with PSY 201 PSY 205 None FE . FE in SW PHY 242 PHYS 208 GE MR in EG. ENS and BNF majors. MAS. MR in CHE. MR in CHE. MR in ENS and BNF majors PHY 202 PHYS 202 GE FE in EG and SW. FE in SW PHY 241 PHYS 207 GE MR in EG.

BU and ED PSY 219 None FE MR in PSY major PSY 220 None FE MR in PSY major. ED and SW REL 200 RELS 301 FE MR in RST major. GE in AR. ED and SW REL 205 None FE MR in RST major. ED and SW PSY 216 PSYC 321 FE MR in PSY major. GE in AR. GE in AR. GE in AR and SW PSY 232 None FE Equivalent to PSYC 304 if taken with PSY 231. GE in AR. ED and SW . GE in AR and BU PSY 271 None FE PSY 272 None FE PSY 273 None FE PSY 274 None FE REL – Religion REL 100 RELS 101 FE MR in RST major. BU and ED PSY 226 PSYC 340 FE MR in PSY major. GE in AR. GE in AR. GE in AR. GE in AR. GE in AR PSY 236 PSYC 302 FE MR in PSY major. BU. GE in AR. GE in AR. ED and SW REL 207 RELS 305 FE MR in RST major. MR in PSY major. BU and ED PSY 246 None FE PSY 250 None FE PSY 255 None FE PSY 265 None FE MR in PSY major. ED and SW REL 215 None FE MR in RST major. GE in AR. MR in PSY major. BU and SW PSY 231 None FE Equivalent to PSYC 304 if taken with PSY 232.TRANSFER GUIDE 2007-08 75 VCCS courses VCU equivalent Type of credit Exceptions PSY – continued PSY 211 None FE PSY 213 None FE PSY 215 PSYC 407 FE MR in PSY major. ED and SW REL 210 RELS 302 FE MR in RST major. GE in AR and SW PSY 235 PSYC 301 FE MR in PSY major. GE in AR and BU PSY 237 None FE GE in AR and BU PSY 245 PSYC 305 FE MR in PSY major. BU and ED PSY 230 PSYC 304 FE MR in PSY major. GE in AR PSY 225 PSYC 309 FE MR in PSY major. GE in AR. ED and SW REL 216 RELS 314 FE MR in RST major. GE in AR.

ED and SW REL 230 None FE MR in RST major. ED and EG RUS 202 RUSS 202 GE FE in AR. ED and SW REL 255 None FE MR in RST major. ED and EG RUS 201 RUSS 201 GE FE in AR. GE in AR. ED and SW REL 237 RELS 311 GE MR in RST major. ED and SW REL 235 None FE MR in RST major. 76 TRANSFER GUIDE 2007-08 VCCS courses VCU equivalent Type of credit Exceptions REL – continued REL 217 RELS 313 FE MR in RST major. FE in BU REL 238 RELS 312 GE MR in RST major. GE in AR. GE in AR. GE in AR. GE in AR. FE in BU REL 240 None FE MR in RST major. ED and EG RUS 102 RUSS 102 GE FE in AR. GE in AR. GE in AR. ED and EG SOC – Sociology SOC 200 SOCY 101 GE MR in SOC major SOC 201* SOCY 101 GE MR in SOC major SOC 202* SOCY 101 GE MR in SOC major SOC 205 None FE MR in SOC major SOC 207 None FE MR in SOC major SOC 210 ANTH 103 GE MR in ANT major SOC 211** ANTH 103 GE MR in ANT major SOC 212** ANTH 103 GE MR in ANT major SOC 213 None FE SOC 215 None GE FE in SW *Both courses must be taken in SOC major and in SW. ED and SW REL 225 None FE MR in RST major. ED and SW REL 246 RELS or HIST 327 FE MR in RST and HIS majors. GE in AR. FE in BU REL 232 RELS 312 GE MR in RST major. FE in BU REL 233 RELS 317 FE MR in RST major. **Both courses must be taken in ANT major and in SW. ED and SW RUS – Russian RUS 101 RUSS 101 GE FE in AR. ED and SW REL 231 RELS 311 GE MR in RST major. . GE in AR. ED and SW REL 247 RELS or HIST 327 FE MR in RST and HIS majors.

ED and EG SPA 204 SPAN 202 GE FE in AR. ED and EG SPA 212 SPAN 205 GE FE in AR. ED and EG SPA 102 SPAN 102 GE FE in AR. ED and EG SPA 201 SPAN 201 GE FE in AR. ED and EG SPA 211 SPAN 205 GE FE in AR. GE in SW SPA 234 SPAN 330 FE MR in Spanish major.TRANSFER GUIDE 2007-08 77 VCCS courses VCU equivalent Type of credit Exceptions SOC – continued SOC 216 None FE SOC 218 None FE SOC 220 None FE SOC 225 None GE MR in SOC major. FE in SW SOC 265 None GE MR in SOC major. FE in SW SOC 226 None GE FE in BU. FE in EG and SW SOC 270 None FE SPA – Spanish SPA 101 SPAN 101 GE FE in AR. FE in SW SOC 268 SOCY 302 GE MR in SOC major. EG and SW SOC 235 None GE MR in SOC major. ED and EG SPA 203 SPAN 201 GE FE in AR. ED and EG SPA 202 SPAN 202 GE FE in AR. FE in SW SOC 266 None GE MR in SOC major. GE in SW SPA 241 None FE GE in SW SPA 242 None FE GE in SW SPA 271 None FE GE in SW SPA 272 None FE GE in SW . ED and EG SPA 233 SPAN 320 FE MR in Spanish major. FE in SW SOC 236 None GE MR in SOC major. FE in SW SOC 245 None FE MR in SOC major SOC 246 None FE SOC 247 None FE SOC 255 None GE MR in SOC major.

ED and EG VTN 102 FRLG 102 GE FE in AR. ED and EG VTN 202 FRGL 202 GE FE in AR. ED and EG VTN 201 FRLG 201 GE FE in AR. ED and EG . 78 TRANSFER GUIDE 2007-08 VCCS courses VCU equivalent Type of credit Exceptions SPD – Speech and drama SPD 105 SPCH 121 FE GE in AR and BU SPD 110 SPCH 121 FE GE in AR and BU SSC – Social science SSC 100 None FE SSC 101 None FE SSC 102 None FE SSC 201 None FE SSC 202 None FE SSC 205 None FE VTN – Vietnamese VTN 101 FRLG 101 GE FE in AR.

161. They have no equivalency individually. 162 220 4 BIOL 209/BIOZ 209L 203 3 INFO 165. . Each school or college at VCU is evaluation of acceptable credits made by the college or school in which responsible for evaluating transfer credits for students accepted into the student is a major. TRANSFER GUIDE 2007-08 79 Course equivalencies – Richard Bland College Richard Bland College courses listed below are transferable to Virginia their school or college. 168 295 3 BIOL 310 211 3 CMSC 255 2 299 3 Elective 212 3 CMSC 256 Business Economics 104 3 MGMT 121 201 3 ECON 211 201 3 ACCT 203 202 3 ECON 210 202 3 ACCT 204 1 204 3 Elective 1 221 3 Elective 1 222 3 Elective 1 231 3 Elective * Both 205 and 206 must be taken at Richard Bland College to be equivalent to VCU BIOL 205 and 206. Students transferring to VCU will have an Commonwealth University. 166. 162 211 4 BIOL 303 202 3 INFO 160. CHEZ 301L 102L 1 BIOZ 152L or 101L 231 3 CHEM 302. CHEZ 302L 111 2 Elective 201 4 BIOL 301 Computer 205* 4 BIOL 205 103 1 Elective 206* 4 BIOL 206 110 3 INFO 160. RBC courses Credits VCU equivalent RBC courses Credits VCU equivalent Art Chemistry 201 3 ARTH 103 101 3 CHEM 101 202 3 ARTH 104 101L 1 CHEZ 101L 102 3 CHEM 102 Biology 102L 1 CHEZ 102L 101 3 BIOL 151 or 101 110 3 CHEM 110 101L 1 BIOZ 151L or 101L 110L 1 CHEZ 110L 102 3 BIOL 152 or 101 230 3 CHEM 301. 161.

80 TRANSFER GUIDE 2007-08 RBC courses Credits VCU equivalent RBC courses Credits VCU equivalent English Health 101 3 UNIV 111 225 3 Elective 3 102 3 UNIV 112 252 3 Health elective 200 3 ENGL 200 201 3 ENGL 201 History 202 3 ENGL 202 101 3 HIST 101 203 3 ENGL 203 102 3 HIST 102 204 3 ENGL 204 201 3 HIST 103 205 3 ENGL 205 202 3 HIST 104 206 3 ENGL 206 221 3 HIST 344 210 3 ENGL 241 222 3 HIST 345 211 3 ENGL 291 240 3 HIST 331 212 3 ENGL 291 250 3 HIST 348 213 3 ENGL 291 276 3 HIST elective 214 3 200-level literature Mathematics French 101 3 MATH 141 101 4 FREN 101 104 3 MATH 131 102 4 FREN 102 105 3 MATH 131 201 3 FREN 201 117 4 MATH 151 202 3 FREN 202 201 4 MATH 200 202 4 MATH 201 Geography 203 3 MATH 310 101 3 Elective 204 3 MATH 307 103 3 GEOG 102 207 3 MGMT 212 1 217 3 STAT 210 Government 201 3 POLI 103 Philosophy 202 3 POLI 105 101 3 PHIL 101 203 3 POLI 109 121 3 PHIL 221 253 3 POLI 322 201 3 PHIL 103 202 3 PHIL 104 203 3 PHIL 212 .

3 If student transfers with A. but who have completed English 101-102 will have fulfilled the VCU UNIV 111. in each) fulfill VCU’s UNIV 111.A. . None have an equivalent in any of the health or physical education professional Student needs JAVA for CMSC 256. 112 and ENGL 200. one semester is acceptable for students in all other majors. The College of Humanities and Sciences has a limit of four credits of physical activity courses that can 2 be applied to a degree. English 101 and 102 (must have both with “C” or higher 5 Psychology 201-202 equals PSYC 101 at VCU. TRANSFER GUIDE 2007-08 81 RBC courses Credits VCU equivalent RBC courses Credits VCU equivalent Physical education 4 Religion 101 1 Elective 201 3 RELS 101 102 1 Elective 209 3 RELS 311 103 2 DANC 151 210 3 RELS 327 106 2 Elective 219 3 RELS 318 107 2 Elective 220 3 RELS 302 108 2 Elective 254 3 RELS 334 109 2 Elective 113 2 Elective Sociology 117 2 Elective 201 3 SOCY 101 118 2 Elective 204 3 SOCY 302 119 2 Elective 250 3 CRJS 181 252 3 Elective Physics 253 3 SOCS 303 101 4 PHYS 201 102 4 PHYS 202 Spanish 201 5 PHYS 207 101 4 SPAN 101 202 5 PHYS 208 102 4 SPAN 102 201 3 SPAN 201 Psychology 202 3 SPAN 202 101 3 Elective 201 5 3 PSYC 101 Speech 5 202 3 PSYC 101 101 3 SPCH 121 210 3 PSYC 101 201 3 Elective 250 3 PSYC 304 260 3 PSYC 309 285 3 PSYC 335 291 3 PSYC 303 292 3 PSYC 308 295 3 Elective 1 4 Not transferable to BU majors. 112 but are still required to complete ENGL 200. degree. programs. Students transferring without the degree however. Both semesters needed in PSY major and in SW.

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