Science

Transfer Programs
Degree
Associate of Science in Science
Length
Four-semester (two-year) program
Purpose

With the emphasis on scientific discoveries and technological developments in today’s society, there is a demand for scientists and scientifically-oriented persons in business, government, industry and the professions. The Associate of Science Degree Program in Science is designed for persons who are interested in a pre-professional or scientific program and who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a baccalaureate degree program with a major in one of the following fields: 

Agriculture 

Biology 

Chemistry 

Pre-Dentistry

 Education 

Forestry 

Geology 

Mathematics 

Pre-Medical 

Nursing 

Pharmacy 

Physical Therapy 

Physics 

The Associate of Science Degree Program in Science is not affiliated with Transfer Virginia common curriculum and is unique to WCC.

Requirements

All students will be required to demonstrate college readiness through transcript review or informed self-placement. Based on this review, students may request or be required to enroll in prerequisite or corequisite math and/or English courses. Students are encouraged to become acquainted with the requirements of the college or university to which she or he is considering for transfer and to regularly consult with his/her community college advisor in planning their program and selecting electives. Students should successfully complete all community college courses meeting the grade requirement of “C”. 

 

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

First Semester

Course # Course Title Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Credits Transfer
BIO 101 1 3 3 4
ELE 7 Transfer Math I (Precalculus or Calculus) 3 0 3
ENG 111 3 0 3
Virginias Public Colleges & Universities
Virginia Tech
ENGL 1105
Radford University
CORE 101
Old Dominion University
ENGL 110C
Virginias Private Colleges & Universities
Bluefield College
ENG 1013/1023, GEN ED
Liberty University
ENGL 101
Emory & Henry College
ENG 100
ITE 152 3 0 3
SDV 100 2 1 0 1
Virginias Public Colleges & Universities
Radford University
UNIV 100 elective
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 13 3 14  

Second Semester

Course # Course Title Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Credits Transfer
BIO 102 1 3 3 4
ENG 112 3 0 3
ELE 8 Transfer Math II (Calculus or Statistics) 3 0 3
ELE 4 Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3 0 3
SOC 200 5 3 0 3
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 15 3 16  

Third Semester

Course # Course Title Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Credits Transfer
CHM 111 1 General Chemistry I 3 1 4
CST 100 6 3 0 3
Virginias Public Colleges & Universities
Radford University
COMS 114
ELE 3 History 3 0 3
ELE 9 Literature Elective 3 0 3
ELE 10 S.T.E.M. I 3 0 3
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 15 1 16  

Fourth Semester

Course # Course Title Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Credits Transfer
ELE 10 S.T.E.M. II 3 0 3
CHM 112 General Chemistry II 3 1 4
ELE Transfer Elective 3 0 3
ELE 6 Science without Lab 3 0 3
PSY 200 5 3 0 3
Virginias Public Colleges & Universities
Virginia Tech
PSYC 1004
Radford University
PSYC 121
Old Dominion University
PSYC 201S
Virginias Private Colleges & Universities
Bluefield College
PSY 1013
Liberty University
PSYC 101
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 15 1 16  

Degree Earned!