General Education

Program Outcomes

Graduates of this program will demonstrate:

  1. The ability to communicate effectively by means of writing, speaking, listening and reading;
  2. Proficiency in conducting experiments, and recording and interpreting data;
  3. Awareness and understanding of ethics, cultures, and society;
  4. Critical thinking skills of synthesizing and analyzing complex ideas;
  5. Awareness of the role of arts of humanities in society.

Program Information

This program is designed for students preparing to transfer to a four-year institution after one year of study at DCC.

Minimum credits: 33

Length: 2 semesters, if suggested full-time course sequence is followed.

Transfer Opportunities:Admission requirements vary by college. Students are urged to familiarize themselves with the requirements of the school to which they intend to transfer and plan course selections with their DCC advisor. To learn more, visit dcc.vccs.edu/transfer

Division: Arts, Sciences, & Business

Contact: 434.797.8402 or 434.797.8462

Course Sequence

First Semester Lecture Hours Lab Hours Hours in Class Credits
SDV 100 College Success Skills 1 0 1 1
ENG 111 College Composition I 3 0 3 3
MTH MTH 154 or higher 3 0 3 3
MTH, HUM, or Fine Arts Elective 3 0 3 3
Transfer-level science 3 3 6 4
Social Science Elective 3 0 3 3
Total 16 3 19 17
Second Semester Lecture Hours Lab Hours Hours in Class Credits
ENG 112 College Composition II 3 0 3 3
HIS History elective 3 0 3 3
Social Science Elective 3 0 3 3
MTH, HUM, or Fine Arts Elective 3 0 3 3
Transfer-level science 3 3 6 4
Total 15 3 18 16