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PVCC 2024-2025 College Catalog 
    
PVCC 2024-2025 College Catalog

PVCC Uniform Certificate of General Studies Course Roster


PVCC Uniform Certificate of General Studies Course Roster

Courses in the Uniform Certificate of General Studies (UCGS) listed below are transferable and satisfy lower-division general education requirements at any Virginia public institution of higher education

Written Communication

  • ENG 111   - College Composition I
  • ENG 112   - College Composition II

Humanities/Art/Literature 

  1. Art
    • ART 100   - Art Appreciation
    • ART 101   - History of Art: Prehistoric to Gothic
    • ART 102   - History of Art: Renaissance to Modern
    • ART 223     -Life Drawing 
    • CST 130   - Introduction to Theatre
    • CST 151    - Film Appreciation I
    • MUS 121   - Music in Society
    • MUS 221   - History of Western Music Prior to 1750
    • MUS 222   - History of Western Music 1750 to Present
    • MUS 226   - World Music
  2. Humanities
    • HUM 201   - Early Humanities
    • HUM 202  - Modern Humanities
    • HUM 256   - Comparative Mythology
    • HUM 259   - The Greek and Roman Tradition
    • PHI 100   - Introduction to Philosophy
    • PHI 111     - Logic 
    • PHI 220   - Ethics
    • REL 100   -  Introduction to the Study of Religion 
    • REL 230   - Religions of the World
    • REL 237   - Eastern Religions
    • REL 240   - Religions in the U.S.
  3. Literature
  • ENG 225   - Reading Literature: Culture and Ideas
  • ENG 245   - British Literature
  • ENG 246   - American Literature
  • ENG 250   - Children’s Literature
  • ENG 255   - World Literature
  • ENG 258   - African American Literature
  • ENG 275    - Women in Literature 

Social and Behavioral Sciences

  • ECO 201   - Principles of Macroeconomics
  • ECO 202   - Principles of Microeconomics
  • GEO 210   - People and the Land: Intro to Cultural Geography
  • PLS 135   - U.S. Government and Politics
  • PLS 140   - Introduction to Comparative Politics
  • PLS 241   - Introduction to International Relations I
  • PSY 200   - Principles of Psychology
  • SOC 200   - Introduction to Sociology
  • SOC 211   - Cultural Anthropology
  • SOC 268   - Social Problems

Natural Sciences 

  • BIO 101   - General Biology I
  • BIO 102   - General Biology II
  • BIO 106   - Life Science
  • CHM 101   - Introductory Chemistry I
  • CHM 111   - General Chemistry I
  • CHM 112   - General Chemistry II
  • GOL 105   - Physical Geology
  • GOL 106   - Historical Geology
  • GOL 110   - Earth Systems:  An Environmental Geology Perspective
  • PHY 100   - Elements of Physics
  • PHY 201   - General College Physics I (Algebra Based)
  • PHY 202   - General College Physics II (Algebra Based)
  • PHY 241   - University Physics I (Calculus Based)
  • PHY 242   - University Physics II (Calculus Based)

Mathematics

  1. Quantitative/Statistics Pathway:

B.   Calculus Pathway:

History 

  • HIS 101   - Western Civilizations Pre-1600 CE
  • HIS 102   - Western Civilizations Post-1600 CE
  • HIS 111   - World Civilizations Pre-1500 CE
  • HIS 112   -World Civilizations Post-1500 CE
  • HIS 121   - United States History to 1877
  • HIS 122   - United States History Since 1865

Other General Education Courses

  • ART 121   - Foundations of Drawing
  • ART 131   - Two-Dimensional Design
  • ART 132   - Three-Dimensional Design
  • CST 100   - Principles of Public Speaking
  • CST 110   - Introduction to Human Communication
  • FL 101 - Foreign Language I
  • FL 102 - Foreign Language II
  • FL 201 - Foreign Language III
  • FL 202 - Foreign Language IV