Virginia Community College System (VCCS) Transfer Guide

Applied Computer Science - Bioinformatics Concentration, B.S.

This is the recommended program of study for students planning to obtain a VCCS Associate of Science (A.S.) degree in General Studies and then transfer to Mason to complete the Bachelor of Science (B.S.)  in Applied Computer Science degree with a concentration in Bioinformatics.

 Semesters 
Transfer Course1st2nd3rd4thGMU Equivalent
ENG 111 and ENG 112 33  ENGH 101 and ENGH ----
SDV 100 1   UNIV 100
MTH 173 and MTH 17455  MATH 113 and MATH 114
PED or RPK elective1   PHED ---- or PRLS ----
200 level English Literature or ENG 125  3 ENGH 2--- or ENGH 201
HIS 101 and 102 or 125  33HIST 101 and HIST 102 or 125
ITE 1153   ITE 115
CST 100 or 105 or 1103   COMM 100
Fine Arts - Humanities   3Fine Arts requirement
Social and Behavioral Science 33 Social Science requirement
CSC 201 and CSC 202  44CS 112 and CS 211
MTH 285 and MTH 286  34MATH 203 and MATH 125
BIO 206   4BIOL 213
PHY 231 or 241 4  PHYS 160 and 161
Total Credits:16151618 

Notes

Admission to the Volgenau School of Engineering is competitive.

Please note that completing some of the VCCS MTH courses which transfer to fulfill degree requirements may exceed the minimum 60 hour requirement for the VCCS A.S. degree

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