Sep 17, 2021  
PVCC 2021-2022 College Catalog 
  
PVCC 2021-2022 College Catalog

JMU RTEA Option (AS)


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James Madison University Regional Teacher Education Agreement (RTEA) Option

Associate of Science Degree

Purpose: Students who wish to attend JMU for licensure programs in Early Childhood Pre K-3, Elementary Pre K-6, Middle School 6-8, Secondary, and Special Education K-12 may participate in a special articulation agreement.

Admission Requirements: In addition to admission to the College, upon entry to PVCC, students must meet with an advisor to sign an RTEA Intent Form, which certifies that they intend to transfer to JMU and enroll after completing the two-year RTEA Education Option. These students must follow the curriculum described below and observe the timeline that outlines the tasks that must be done by students, PVCC, and the JMU Education Support Center and JMU program coordinator. Students will receive copies of the Intent form, the timeline, and the JMU RTEA Education Option curriculum sheet when they enroll. Students who participate must graduate with the Associate of Science, Major in Education, RTEA Option with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 on a four-point scale. The dean of the Division of Humanities, Fine Arts and Social Sciences has responsibility for the oversight of this option. Please contact the Admissions and Advising Center at PVCC to discuss the requirements of this agreement with a transfer advisor.

Graduation Requirement: Students must take one Writing Intensive Course (WIC).

First Year


Second Year


Total minimum credits: 62


1 Literature: Choose one course from the following options: ENG 241 , ENG 242 , ENG 243 , ENG 244 , ENG 246 , ENG 251 , ENG 252 , ENG 253 , ENG 254 , or ENG 255 . This course will mee t the Writing Intensive Course (WIC) requirement for this degree.

2 Transfer Elective: Choose one course from the following options: ART 100 , ART 101 , ART 102 , CST 130 , CST 141 , or MUS 121 .

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