Education: UVA Track

This degree is designed for students who plan to transfer to the University of Virginia to complete a baccalaureate degree program in a particular subject and enter the teaching field.

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Associate of Science Degree

Credit Hours


Required Courses

  • SDV 100: College Success Skills - 1 credits
  • ENG 111: College Composition I - 3 credits
  • ENG 112: College Composition II - 3 credits
  • ENG 250: Children’s Literature - 3 credits
  • HIS 121: U.S. History I - 3 credits
  • HIS 122: U.S. History II - 3 credits
  • HIS 111: History of World Civilization I - 3 credits
  • HLT/PED____: Health or Physical Education Elective - 1 credits
  • MTH 155: Statistical Reasoning - 3 credits
  • CHM 101: General Chemistry I or PHY 100: Elements of Physics I - 4 credits
  • PLS 135: American National Politics - 3 credits
  • CHD 210: Introduction to Exceptional Children - 3 credits
  • CST 100: Principles of Public Speaking - 3 credits
  • PSY 230: Developmental Psychology or PSY 235: Child Psychology - 3 credits
  • EDU 200: Introduction to Teaching as a Profession - 3 credits
  • ECO 201: Principles of Macroeconomics or ECO 202: Principles of Microeconomics - 3 credits
  • BIO 101: General Biology I or BIO 106: Life Science - 4 credits
  • GEO 210: Introduction to Cultural Geography - 3 credits
  • GOL 105: Physical Geology - 4 credits
  • HUM___: Humanities Core Course - 3 credits
  • CSC 110: Introduction to Computing or ITE 120: Principles of Information Systems - 3 credits

Admissions Requirements

There are no additional admission requirements for this program.

Program Information

The associate of science in education degree program is designed for students who plan to transfer to UVA to complete a baccalaureate degree program in a particular subject and enter the teaching field.

Program Requirements: The world of modern education demands that its teachers and staff be knowledgeable both in their teaching field and in general education. Thus, this curriculum requires courses in the humanities, natural sciences, mathematics, social sciences, and health and physical education in addition to general course work usually required in the first two years of a baccalaureate teacher education curriculum. The student is urged to become familiar with the requirements of a major department in the college or university to which transfer is contemplated.

The student also is urged to check the mathematics requirement of the four-year institution to which transfer is planned to determine the proper mathematics courses to take at PVCC. Upon satisfactory completion of the four- semester program, the graduate will be awarded the associate of science in education degree.

Graduation Requirement: Students must take one Writing Intensive Course (WIC) and one Civic Engagement Course (C).