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Virginia Community College System (VCCS) Transfer Guides

2022-2023 Theater, B.A. or B.F.A.

These are suggested courses which fulfill some degree requirements for the Bachelor of Arts degree  or Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Theater.  The transfer associate's degree programs and courses vary among the 23 VCCS colleges.  Be sure to consult your community college academic advisor each semester to make sure you are on track to graduate in an A.A. or A.A.& S or A.S. degree.

VCCS Mason Equivalent
ENG 111 and ENG 112 ENGH 101 and ENGH ---
MTH 154 MATH 106
CST 100 or 110 COMM 100 or COMM 101
ART 140 or ART 180 AVT 110 or AVT 180
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
PSY 200 or SOC 200 PSYC 100 or SOCI 101
HIS 101 or 102 or 112 HIST 101 or 102 or 125
Humanities-Fine Arts* Arts
CST 131 THR 210
CST 132 or CST 256 THR L310 or THR L335
CST 140 THR L410
CST 231 THR 150
CST 241 THR L329
CST 253 THR 201


Admission to the School of Theater is competitive. An audition or portfolio review is required of all transfer applicants after submission of the transfer application. Please review: for instructions and deadlines.

Natural Science Lecture and Lab: Choose one course from: BIO, CHM, GOL, NAS or PHY

Humanities-Fine Arts: Performance students choose MUS 121 or MUS 225; Design students choose: ART 100 or 101 or 121

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

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