Transfer is not the primary purpose of an A.A.S. program, but NOVA has articulation agreements that facilitate the transfer of this and other career-oriented programs to selected senior institutions. Students interested in transfer should contact a counselor or their academic advisor early in their program.
Recommended Preparation Information
The student should possess a proficiency in high school English and a strong background in basic arithmetic operations.
Below is a table that shows the courses needed to satisfy this program. Please speak with an advisor to ensure you meet your program requirements.
Check course descriptions in this Catalog for requirements regarding placement tests and/or prerequisites.
1 See humanities/fine arts courses listed under General Education Electives.
2 May substitute a higher-level mathematics course. If considering transfer, consult an academic advisor for appropriate selection.
3 The PED requirement may be met by one of the following options: PED 116, 2 cr.; PED 116, 1 cr. plus a PED activities course, 1 cr.; or PED 116, 1 cr. plus RPK activities course. PED 116 is offered as both a 1-credit and a 2-credit course.
4 May substitute the SDV 101 Orientation section related to this program.
5 Students considering transfer should consult an academic advisor.
6 May be selected from ACC, BUS, CON, ECO, FIN, HRI, IT, MKT, or REA. Students considering transfer should consult an academic advisor for appropriate choices.
7 May be selected from the following: CST 100, CST 110, CST 126, or CST 229.
8 Students considering transfer may take ECO 201 or ECO 202 after consulting an academic advisor.
9 BUS 224 is recommended for those who qualify and want to transfer.