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2022-2023 Information Technology, B.S.

This transfer guide is designed for students pursuing the Associate of Science (A.S.) Information Technology degree who wish to complete the Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Information Technology degree. Be sure to consult with your community college academic advisor each semester to make sure you are on track for graduation.

VCCS Mason Equivalent
ENG 111 and ENG 112 ENGH 101 and ENGH ----
CST 100 or 110 COMM 100 or 101
MTH 261 MATH 108
ITE 119 IT 104
Arts Arts
Global Understanding Global Understanding
200 level English Literature ENGH 202
Natural Science Lecture and Lab Natural Science Lecture and Lab
Natural Science Lecture Natural Science Lecture
HIS 101 or 102 or 112 HIST 101 or 102 or 125
Social-Behavioral Science Social-Behavioral Science
SDV 100 or SDV 101 UNIV 100
Programming Elective: ITP 120 IT elective
Technical Elective: ITD 256 IT elective
Technical Elective: ITE 170 IT elective
Technical Elective: ITN 100 and ITE 221 IT 105 and IT elective
Technical Elective: MTH 245 STAT 250


Information Technology is a selective admission major. Transfer applicants must present

• A 2.85 cumulative GPA
• English Composition equivalent to ENGH 101. VCCS ENG 111 or 112 with grades of a C or higher.
• A math course transferable as Mason Core or Pre-Calculus with a grade of C or higher. VCCS transfers must choose one of the following courses: MTH 154, 167, 245, 261, or 263. MTH 245 and MTH 261 are recommended.

Select one of the following ART or MUS courses
ART: 100, 101, 102, 106
CST: 130, 151
MUS: 121, 225

Global Understanding
Recommended: HIS 111

Social-Behavioral Science
Select two of the recommended courses
• Suggested: HIS 101
• ECO 201, 202
• GEO 210
• PLS 135, 211
• SOC 200, SOC 211, SOC 212, SOC 268

ENG 125 will transfer to fulfill the Mason Core literature requirement until 2025.

The Department of Information Sciences and Technology encourages VCCS students to meet the requirements for and enroll as GAA transfers.

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