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Associate of Arts and Sciences Degree

Program Coordinator:         Kevin Hamed, OTC 220, Ext. 2431
Length:                                 Four semesters (two years)

Students who are planning to transfer are urged to acquaint themselves with the requirements of the major department in the college or university to which transfer is contemplated and to consult with their counselor or advisor at Virginia Highlands Community College (VHCC) in planning their program and selecting electives.

Science – Specialization in Horticulture

First Semester (Fall)

Course Number

Course Title

Lec. Hrs.

Lab Hrs.

Crs.

ENG 111

College Composition I

3

0

3

BIO 101

General Biology I

3

3

4

MTH 163

Pre-Calculus

3

0

3

HIS 101

Western Civilization I

3

0

3

EEE

1*Transfer Horticulture Elective

2

2

3

SDV 101

Orientation to College Success

1

1

1

Total

15

6

17

Second Semester (Spring)

ENG 112

College Composition II

3

0

3

BIO 102

General Biology II

3

3

4

MTH 271

Calculus

3

0

3

EEE

1*Transfer Horticulture Elective

2

2

3

PED

2*Physical Education

0

2-3

1

Total

11

7-8

14

Third Semester (Fall)

ECO 201

Principles of Economics I

3

0

3

EEE

3*Literature or Humanities Elec.

3

0

3

CHM 111

College Chemistry I

3

3

4

EEE

1*Transfer Horticulture Elective

2

2

3

IST

4*Fundamental IST Skills
ITE 100, 115 or 119

3

0

3

Total

14

5

16

Fourth Semester (Spring)

ECO 202

Economics II

3

0

3

EEE

3*Literature or Humanities Elec.

3

0

3

CHM 112

College Chemistry II

3

3

4

EEE

1*Transfer Horticulture Elective

2

2

3

Total

11

5

13

 

Total Minimum Credits for AA&S.........................................60

Footnotes*

1. Students should consult with their Academic Advisor and select classes that are on an approved transfer list from the senior institution. Virginia Tech (VT) currently accepts the following classes: HRT 100, HRT 115, HRT 226, HRT 227, HRT 225, HRT 247, HRT 260 and HRT 275. VT will accept up to 16 hours of Horticulture classes as transfer credit.

2. Students may substitute any HLT (Health) course that contains a personal wellness component for physical education requirement. Transfer students should note that four-year institutions might require a PED activity course in the general education core.

3. Students may choose from a broad spectrum of college transfer courses listed in the Transfer Reference General Education Core Curriculum. Students are urged to acquaint themselves with the courses required in their selected major at the college or university to which transfer is contemplated.

4. Keyboarding skills highly recommended.

Last updated: 3/27/2014 12:42:42 PM