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Virginia Community College System (VCCS) Transfer Guide

2016-2017 Astronomy, B.S.

These are suggested courses which fulfill some degree requirements for the Bachelor of Science degree in Astronomy.  Transfer associate's degree programs and courses vary among the 23 VCCS colleges.  Be sure to consult your community college academic advisor before registration each semester.

VCCS Mason Equivalent
ENG 111 and ENG 112 ENGH 101 and ENGH ----
MTH 173, 174 MATH 113, 114
CST 100 or 105 or 110 or 126 COMM 100 or 101
ITE 115 IT 103
Arts Arts
Global Understanding Global Understanding
200 level English Literature or ENG 125 ENGH 2--- or ENGH 201
PHY 231 PHYS 160,161
PHY 232 PHYS 260, 261, 266
Social-Behavioral Science Social-Behavioral Science
HIS 101 or 102 or 112 HIST 101 or 102 or 125
MTH 275 or 277 MATH 213
MTH 291 MATH 214
PHY 243 PHYS 262, 263

Notes

Mason accepts ENG 125, Introduction to Literature in lieu of ENG 112.  ENG 125=ENGH 201, which fulfills our literature requirement.

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