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

Physical and Natural Sciences: Geology Track (AS)


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Associate of Science
Code: 880
Transfer Program


Purpose: The Associate of Science degree in Physical and Natural Sciences with a Specialization in Geology 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 Requirements: 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 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: 64


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.

BIO 106 CHM 101 NAS 131 NAS 132 , and PHY 100  cannot be used to satisfy the Science w/Laboratory in this degree program. Students planning to transfer as biology majors should take BIO 101   and BIO 102   in their first year. Students planning to transfer as chemistry majors should take CHM 111   and CHM 112   in their first year.  BIO 141  and BIO 142   are recommended for students planning to transfer in pre-professional programs such as Nursing, Medicine, Dentistry, Physical Therapy or Physician Assistant programs.

To meet the humanities elective requirement for this program, no more than one introductory foreign language course (101 or 102 level) may be used.

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