Wytheville Community College

Transfer Programs
Degree
Degree: 
Associate of Arts and Sciences with a major in Science and a Specialization in Mathematics
Length: 
Four-semester (two-year) program
Purpose: 

The Associate of Arts and Sciences Degree Program in Science with a specialization in Mathematics is designed for persons who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a baccalaureate degree program with a major in mathematics, mathematics education, or statistics. This program may also be suitable for students pursing baccalaureate degrees in physics, chemistry, or computer science.

Program Requirements:

In addition to the admission requirements established for the college, entry into the Science Specialization in Engineering program requires competency in English and Math Essentials MTE 1-9 as demonstrated through the placement and diagnostic tests, or by satisfactorily completing the required MTE units or equivalent.

Students are urged to become acquainted with the requirements of the major department in the college or university to which transfer is contemplated and also to consult with the Student Services Office of the community college in planning their program and selecting electives.  Note the guaranteed admission and articulation agreements referenced on page 15 apply only to students who complete the Associate Degree.  In addition to the admission requirements established for the college, completion of  the Science program requires competency in English and Math Essentials MTE 1-9 as demonstrated through the placement and diagnostic tests, or by satisfactorily completing the required MTE units or equivalent.

 The following list is a suggested sequence in which students may plan their class schedules to ensure graduation in two years.   

First Year
First Semester
Course Number Course Title Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Course Cr.
ENG 111 College Composition I 3 0 3
ITE 115 OR CSC 155 Introduction to Computer Applications & Concepts OR Computer Concepts and Applications 3 0 3
MTH 263 Calculus I 4 0 4
Elective1
1

 Courses may be chosen from the Social Science General Electives.

Social Science 3 0 3
SDV 100 College Success Skills 1 0 1
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 14 0 14
Second Semester
Course Number Course Title Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Course Cr.
Elective2
2

Three credits of transfer history electives are required and can be chosen from HIS 101, 102, 111, 112, 121, 122.

History 3 0 3
ENG 112 College Composition II 3 0 3
MTH 264 Calculus II 4 0 4
Elective1 Social Science 3 0 3
Elective5
5

Courses may be chosen from the Humanities Electives.

Humanities/Fine Arts 3 0 3
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 16 0 16
Second Year
Third Semester
Course Number Course Title Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Course Cr.
Elective3
3

PHY 241 and PHY 242 are recommended; however courses may be chosen from the Science General Electives.  

Lab Science 3 3 4
Elective Health/Physical Education 1 0 1
Elective7
7

Courses may be chosen from MTH 167, MTH 240, MTH 286, ITP 120, CSC 201, or a mathematics or computer programming course as approved by the division.

 *Requirements of four-year institutions may vary. Students should consult a counselor or their academic advisor to select electives that will satisfy baccalaureate major requirements. In addition, they should confirm with the college or university to which they plan to transfer that they will receive credit at the four-year institution.

Math/Programming 3 0 3
MTH 265 Calculus III 4 0 4
Elective4
4

Courses may be chosen from the Literature General Electives.

Literature 3 0 3
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 14 3 15
Fourth Semester
Course Number Course Title Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Course Cr.
MTH 267 Differential Equations 3 0 3
Elective3 Lab Science 3 3 4
Elective6
6

Courses may be chosen from the Transfer Electives.

Transfer 3 0 3
CST 110 Introduction to Communication 3 0 3
MTH 266 Linear Algebra 3 0 3
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 15 3 16
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