Virginia Community College System (VCCS) Transfer Guide

Biology, B.S.

This is a recommended program of study for students planning to obtain a VCCS Associate of Science (A.S.) degree in Science and transfer to George Mason University for a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in Biology.

 Semesters 
Transfer Course1st2nd3rd4thGMU Equivalent
ENG 111 and ENG 112 33  ENGH 101 and ENGH ----
MTH 173 and MTH 174 or MTH 18155  MATH 113 and MATH 114 or MTH 111
BIO 101 4   BIOL 103
SDV 100 1   UNIV 100
PED or RPK elective1   PHED ---- or PRLS ----
HIS 101 and HIS 102 or HIS 112  33HIST 101 and HIST 102 or HIST 125
Social and Behavioral Science3   Social Science
CST 110 3  COMM 100
200 level English Literature or ENG 125  3 ENGH 2--- or ENGH 201
BIO 206   4BIOL 213
ITE 115 3  IT 103
CHM 111 and CHM 112   44CHEM 211 and CHEM 212
Humanities - Fine Arts 3  Fine Arts
PHY 201 and PHY 202  44PHYS 243, 244 and PHYS 245, 246
Total Credits:17171415 

Notes

This A.S. degree meets the requirements for all BS in Biology concentrations, including: Biotechnology, Biology Education, Environmental and Conservation, Marine and Freshwater and Microbiology and Molecular Biology.

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