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VCCS Transfer Equivalency Guide for General Education Courses

Recommended Courses for Transfer from the Virginia Community College System

The ODU general education program consists of requirements all undergraduate students must complete. The number of credit hours necessary to complete these requirements may vary, depending upon the academic discipline selected by the student. The following list of courses can serve as a guide for academic planning. Additionally, major specific curriculum sheets with all VCCS transfer equivalencies are available.

*Refer to the ODU Catalog and Course by Course Equivalencies Tool for the most up-to-date transfer equivalencies.


Written Communication Skills

ODU

VCCS

ENGL 110C ENG 111
ENGL 211C ENG 112
ENGL 231C ENG 113, 115, or 131
WRIT 2REQ (Written Communication Skills) ENG 210

Oral Communication Skills

ODU

VCCS

COMM 101R CST 100, 105, or 110
COMM 103R CST 111 or 112
COMM 112R CST 126
DANC/THEA 152R CST 131 or 132
OCP 1REQ (Oral Communication Skills) AST 205

Mathematical Skills

ODU

VCCS

MATH 101M MTH 122, 152, 154, or 182
MATH 102M/103M MTH 158
MATH 162M MTH 161 or 163
MATH 163* MTH 164, 162, or 168
MATH 166* MTH 166 or 167
STAT 130M MTH 146, 155, 157, 240, 241, 242, or 245
MATH 1REQ MTH 131

Language & Culture Skills**

ODU

VCCS

ARAB 111F ARA 101 and 102
CHIN 111F CHI 101 and 102
FR 101F and 102F FRE 101 and 102
GER 101F and 102F GER 101 and 102
HEBR None
ITAL 101F and 102F ITA 101 and 102
JAPN 111F JPN 101 and 102
LATN 101F and 102F LAT 101 and 102
PRTG 101F and 102F None
RUS 101F and 102F RUS 101 and 102
SPAN 101F SPA 101 or 105 and 106
SPAN 102F SPA 102 or 107 and 108
Language and Culture Skills I and II (LC 1REQ & 2REQ) GRE 101 and 102, HIN 101 and 102, KOR 101 and 102, VTN 101 and 102, ASL 101 and 102

**The Bachelor of Arts and the International Business major in the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degrees require completion of the intermediate level (201-202) of a foreign language, even with the earned associate degree. A minimum of 120 credit hours is required to graduate from all bachelor degree programs (see specific degrees for exact minimum credit hours required, as some may require more).

Information Literacy & Research

ODU

VCCS

IT 150G ITE 119
CS 120G ITE 119 or ITE 152
STEM 251G ITE 119, ITE 120, or ETR 160
Requirement can also be met by approved course

Literature Way of Knowing

ODU

VCCS

ENGL 112L ENG 125 or 225
ENGL 114L ENG 246
WCS 100L ENG 255
LIT 1REQ (Literature Way of Knowing) ENG 236, 237, 241, 242, 243, 244, 245, 251, 252, 253, 254, 256, 258, 267, 268, 275

Human Creativity Way of Knowing

ODU

VCCS

ARTH 121A ART 100, 111, 112
ARTS 122A ART 113, 114
COMM/THEA 270A CST 151, 152, 250
THEA 241A CST 130, 141, 142
MUSC 264A MUS 121, 122
DANC 185A None
HC 1REQ (Human Creativity Way of Knowing) ART 101, 102, 103, 104, 105, 106, 133, 150, 201, 202, 215 or HUM 100, 201, 202, 260, or MUS 125, or CST 231-232

Philosophy & Ethics Way of Knowing

ODU

VCCS

PHIL 110P PHI 100, 101, or 102
PHIL 120P PHI 111, 112, or 115
PHIL 230E PHI 220, 225, or 226
PHIL 250E PHI 260
PL 1REQ or EL 1REQ (Philosophy and Ethics Way of Knowing) PHI 200, 211, 212, 227, 228, or 265

Interpreting the Past Way of Knowing

ODU

VCCS

HIST 100H HIS 111 or 112
HIST 101H HIS 253 or 254
HIST 102H HIS 101 or 102
HIST 103H HIS 231 or 232
HIST 104H HIS 121, 122, or 172
HIST 105H HIS 203 or 204
INTP 1REQ (Interpreting the Past Way of Knowing) HIS 221 or 222

Human Behavior Way of Knowing

ODU

VCCS

AAST 101S HUM 220
ANTR 110S SOC 210, 211, or 212
COMM 200S None
CRJS 215S ADJ 107, 201, or SOC 236
ECON 200S ECO 120 or 150
ECON 201S ECO 201
ECON 202S ECO 202
ENTR 201S BUS 116
GEOG 100S GEO 210
GEOG 101S GEO 200
POLS 100S PLS 241 or 242
POLS 101S PLS 130, 135, 211, 212, or 281
POLS 102S PLS 140
PSYC 201S PSY 200 or 201
PSYC 203S PSY 230, 231, 232, 235, 238, or EDU 207
SOC 201S SOC 200, 201, or 202
WMST 201S SSC 205, 210, or HUM 210
HB 1REQ (Human Behavior Way of Knowing) HUM 215, PLS 120, SOC 220, 255, SSC 100, 201, 202

Nature of Science Way of Knowing

ODU

VCCS

BIOL 121N-122N BIO 101
BIOL 123N-124N BIO 102
BIOL 117N-118N BIO 145
CHEM 105N-106N CHM 101 or 121
CHEM 107N-108N CHM 102 or 122
CHEM 121N-122N CHM 111
CHEM 123N-124N CHM 112
OEAS 110N GOL 110 (required for teacher ed) (Note: A student receiving credit for 111N cannot receive credit for 110N)
OEAS 111N GOL 105 (Note: A student receiving credit for 111N cannot receive credit for 110N)
OEAS 112N GOL 106
OEAS 106N GOL 111
OEAS 250N None
PHYS 101N PHY 100 or 101
PHYS 102N PHY 102
PHYS 103N
NAS 131
PHYS 104N NAS 132
PHYS 111N PHY 111 or 201
PHYS 112N PHY 112 or 202
PHYS 231N PHY 221, 231 or 241
PHYS 232N PHY 222, 232 or 242
PHYS 261N & 262N None
NS REQ (Nature of Science Way of Knowing) BIO 150 or BIO 205 and BIO 141 & 142 or BIO 231 & 232
NS REQ (Nature of Science Way of Knowing)

  • BIO 106, 107, 114, 120, 270, 278
  • CHM 126
  • ENV 121, 122, GOL 112, 205, 207, 225
  • MAR 121, 122, 201, 202
  • NAS 101, 102, 110, 111, 112, 120, 125, 130
  • PHY 130, 132, 141, 150
  • SCT 111, 112

Impact of Technology

ODU

VCCS

Impact of Technology (ITL 1REQ) ADJ 171 or ADJ 172 or CSC 155

Updated 4-22-21

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