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Transfer Credit Matrix

This database contains courses that have been evaluated to offer transfer equivalency at the University, including all courses from the Virginia Community College System. Please note that this database is dynamic; we are constantly updating course equivalency data. Please note that equivalencies may reflect the upcoming semester, and transfer credit is awarded based on the equivalency at the beginning of the semester in which you enroll. While this data is as accurate and current as possible, the University retains the right to revise a transfer credit evaluation at any time. This information is not to be regarded as an irrevocable contract between the student and the university.

Regardless of course content, courses completed as lower-level (freshman or sophomore) will transfer to Mason as lower-level. For example, VCCS BIO 256 (4)= BIOL L311 (4). Equivalencies offered with an "L" designation do not negate the upper-level requirement. Equivalencies offered with a four-dash designation, such as COMM---- (3) are electives.

Courses completed as upper-level (junior or senior) will transfer to Mason as upper-level. All Mason students must complete 45 hours of upper-level coursework to fulfill bachelor's degree requirements.

Use the form below to look-up course equivalencies for transfer credit.

Select the state and name of the institution from which you would like to transfer credit, then select the appropriate course to see its transfer equivalent, or select "View All" from the drop-down list.

Transfer credit equivalencies for courses within the Virginia Community College System (VCCS) are listed under "All VCCS campuses". (Or, you can just click here.)


All Transferrable Courses
Transferring Institution GMU Equivalent
Course Number Course Name Credits Course Number Course Name Credits
ANT 001Physical Anthropology3ANTH 135Intro Biological Anthropology3
ANT 003Intro to Cultural Anthropology3ANTH 114Intro to Cultural Anthropology3
BIO 001AGeneral Biology: Cells5BIOL 103Introductory Biology I5
BIO 010 & BIO 010LIntro to Biology & Intro to Biology Lab3BIOL 103Introductory Biology I4
CHEM 001AGeneral Chemistry5CHEM 213 & CHEM 211General Chemistry Laboratory I & General Chemistry I5
CHEM 001BGeneral Chemistry5CHEM 214 & CHEM 212General Chemistry Laboratry II & General Chemistry II5
CHM 001AGeneral Chemistry5CHEM 211 & CHEM 213 & CHEM ----General Chemistry I & General Chemistry Laboratory I & Chemistry Elective5
COMM 001Public Speaking3COMM 100Public Speaking3
COMM 004Small Group Communication3COMM 101Fundamentals of Communication3
ECN 001APrinc of Macroeconomics4ECON 104Macroeconomic Principles4
ECN 001BPrinc of Microeconomics4ECON 103Microeconomic Principles4
ENG 001AEnglish Composition3ENGH ----English Elective3
GEO 001Intro to Physical Geography3GGS 102Physical Geography3
GEO 002Intro to Cultural Geography3GGS 103Human Geography3
GEO 006World Regional Geography3GGS 101Major World Regions3
HIS 004AHistory of Western Civ3HIST 101Foundations Western Civ3
HIS 004BHistory of Western Civ3HIST 102Development Western Civ3
HIS 017AHistory of the US to 18773HIST 121Formatn of Amer Republic3
HIS 017BHistory of the US Since 18773HIST 122Development of Modern America3
MAT 003AAnalytic Geo & Calculus I5MATH 113Analytic Geometry/Calculus I5
MAT 003BAnalytic Geo & Calculus II5MATH 114Analytic Geom and Calc II5
MAT 004AMultivariable Calculus4MATH 213Analytic Geom/Calculus III4
MAT 004BDifferenetial Equations4MATH 214Elementary Differential Equat4
MAT 004CLinear Algebra4MATH 203Linear Algebra4
MAT 010Elementary Statistics4STAT 105TIntro Statistics - Transfer4
MAT 012Calculus for Business4MATH 108Intro Calc:Business Applicatio4
MAT 019Discrete Mathematics4MATH 125Discrete Mathematics I4
MAT 2Precalc Algb & Trig5MATH 105Precalculus Mathematics5
MUS 005Fund of Music Theory I3MUSI 100Fundamentals of Music3
MUS 010Music Appreciation3MUSI 101Introductio to Classical Music3
PHI 001Intro to Philosophy3PHIL 100Introduction to Philosophy3
PHI 002Intro to Logic3PHIL 173Logic and Critical Thinking3
PHI 003Intro to Ethics3PHIL 151Introduction to Ethics3
PHY 002AGen Physics: Mechanics5PHYS 244 & PHYS 243College Physics I Lab & College Physics I5
PHY 002BGen Physics: Elect, Magn, Opti5PHYS 246 & PHYS 245College Physics II Lab & College Physics II5
PHY 004AEngineering Physics: Mechanics5PHYS 161 & PHYS 160University Physics I Lab & University Physics I5
PHY 004BEngineering Physics:Elect, Mag4PHYS 261 & PHYS 260University Physics II Lab & University Physics II4
PHY 004CEngineering Physics:Light,Heat4PHYS 263 & PHYS 262University Physics III Lab & University Physics III4
PHY 010Intro to Physics4PHYS 103Physics/Everyday Phenomena I4
POL 001American Government3GOVT 103Intro to American Govt3
POL 002Comparative Government3GOVT 133Intro Comparative Politics3
POL 004International Relations3GOVT 132Intro International Poli3
PSY 001General Psychology3PSYC 100Basic Concepts in Psychology3
SOC 001Intro to Sociology3SOCI 101Introductory Sociology3
SOC 002Social Problems3SOCI L352Modern Social Problems3

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