Associate of Science Degree
Purpose: The Associate of Science degree in Physical and Natural Sciences with a Specialization in Physics at Piedmont Virginia Community College prepares you for transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a bachelor’s degree. PVCC has guaranteed transfer agreements with top colleges and universities that guarantee admission to PVCC graduates who meet specific academic transfer criteria.
Graduation Requirement: Students entering all transfer degree programs are required to take one Writing Intensive Course (WIC), which has a prerequisite of ENG 111 and ENG 112, in order to graduate. Approved Writing Intensive Courses are specified with a “WI” section designation. Earned cumulative grade point average must be at least 2.0 and in good standing.
A list of courses that fulfills the requirements for History, Humanities, Mathematics, Science w/Laboratory and Social Science Electives can be found on the Transfer Course Electives page. To meet the humanities elective requirement for this program, no more than one introductory foreign language course (101 or 102 level) may be used.