Dec 07, 2022  
PVCC 2022-2023 College Catalog 
PVCC 2022-2023 College Catalog

Education: JMU Regional Teacher Education Agreement (AS)

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Associate of Science Degree
Code: 625-01
Transfer Program

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 Requirements: Students entering all degree programs are required to take on Writing Intensive Course (WIC), which has a prerequisite of ENG 111  and ENG 112 , in order to graduate. Approved WICs are specified with a “WI” section designation.

Students in all degree programs are required to take at least one Civic Engagement (CE) course to graduate. 

Total minimum credits: 62

Literature Transfer Elective: Choose one course from the following options: ENG 225  ENG 245  ENG 246  ENG 250  ENG 255  ENG 258 . This course will meet the Writing Intensive Course (WIC) requirement for this degree.

Mathematics Elective: Check with the transfer advisor for the appropriate match courses and sequencing for your transfer institution.

HLT/PED ElectiveHLT 110  is recommended.

Humanities Elective: Choose one of the following courses: ART 100  ART 101  ART 102  CST 130  CST 141  

Transfer Elective: BUS 100  recommended.

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