Curricular Changes

In an effort to improve transferability of courses taken at all Virginia Community Colleges (VCCS) many curricular changes are taking place between now and Fall 2022.

The table below will inform you of these changes and will be constantly updated as new changes are approved.

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CourseProgram of Study/General Education CategoryChange made Replace withNotesEffective DateAdded to Blog
ART 101Humanities/Fine Arts Elective ListTitle Change--New title: History of Art: Prehistoric to GothicFall 20222021-08-23 00:00:00
ART 101Liberal Arts: Art History Specialization, A.A.Title Change--New title: History of Art: Prehistoric to GothicFall 20222021-08-23 00:00:00
ART 101Interior Design, A.A.S.Title Change--New title: History of Art: Prehistoric to GothicFall 20222021-08-23 00:00:00
ART 101Visual Art, A.F.A.Title Change--New title: History of Art: Prehistoric to GothicFall 20222021-08-23 00:00:00
ART 102Humanities/Fine Arts Elective ListTitle Change--New title: History of Art: Renaissance to ModernFall 20222021-08-23 00:00:00
ART 102Liberal Arts: Art History Specialization, A.A.Title Change--New title: History of Art: Renaissance to ModernFall 20222021-08-23 00:00:00
ART 102Interior Design, A.A.S.Title Change--New title: History of Art: Renaissance to ModernFall 20222021-08-23 00:00:00
ART 102Visual Art, A.F.A.Title Change--New title: History of Art: Renaissance to ModernFall 20222021-08-23 00:00:00
ART 121Graphic Design, A.A.S.Title Change--New title: Foundations of DrawingFall 20222021-08-23 00:00:00
ART 121Graphic Design: Interactive Design Specialization, A.A.S.Title Change--New title: Foundations of DrawingFall 20222021-08-23 00:00:00
ART 121Interior Design, A.A.S.Title Change--New title: Foundations of DrawingFall 20222021-08-23 00:00:00
ART 121Visual Art, A.F.A.Title Change--New title: Foundations of DrawingFall 20222021-08-23 00:00:00
ART 131Graphic Design, A.A.S.Title Change--New title: Two-Dimensional DesignFall 20222021-08-23 00:00:00
ART 131Graphic Design: Interactive Design Specialization, A.A.S.Title Change--New title: Two-Dimensional DesignFall 20222021-08-23 00:00:00
ART 131Interior Design, A.A.S.Title Change--New title: Two-Dimensional DesignFall 20222021-08-23 00:00:00
ART 131Visual Art, A.F.A.Title Change--New title: Two-Dimensional DesignFall 20222021-08-23 00:00:00
ART 132Visual Art, A.F.A.Title Change--New title: Three-Dimensional DesignFall 20222021-08-23 00:00:00
BIO 150Nursing, A.A.S.Title Change--New title: Microbiology for Health SciencesFall 20222021-08-23 00:00:00
CHM 102Physical or Life Science Elective DiscontinuedAny course from the Physical and Life Science listFall 20212021-04-30 00:00:00
ECO 120Contract Management, A.A.S.DiscontinuedECO 201Fall 20212021-04-30 00:00:00
ECO 120Accounting: Bookkeeping, CertificateDiscontinuedECO 150Fall 20212021-04-30 00:00:00
ECO 120Business Management, A.A.S.DiscontinuedECO 201 or ECO 202Fall 20212021-04-30 00:00:00
ECO 120Accounting, A.A.S.DiscontinuedECO 150Fall 20212021-04-30 00:00:00
ENG 275Humanities/Fine Arts Elective New Course--Added to Humanities/Fine Arts listFall 20212021-04-30 00:00:00
HIS 101History ElectiveTitle Change--New title: Western Civilizations Pre-1600 CEFall 20222021-08-23 00:00:00
HIS 101Social/Behavioral Sciences ElectiveTitle Change--New title: Western Civilizations Pre-1600 CEFall 20222021-08-23 00:00:00
HIS 101Social Sciences: Teacher Education Specialization, A.S.Title Change--New title: Western Civilizations Pre-1600 CEFall 20222021-08-23 00:00:00
HIS 102History ElectiveTitle Change--New title: Western Civilizations Post-1600 CEFall 20222021-08-23 00:00:00
HIS 102Social/Behavioral Sciences ElectiveTitle Change--New title: Western Civilizations Post-1600 CEFall 20222021-08-23 00:00:00
HIS 102Social Sciences: Teacher Education Specialization, A.S.Title Change--New title: Western Civilizations Post-1600 CEFall 20222021-08-23 00:00:00
HIS 111History ElectiveTitle Change--New title: World Civilizations Pre-1500 CEFall 20222021-08-23 00:00:00
HIS 111Social/Behavioral Sciences ElectiveTitle Change--New title: World Civilizations Pre-1500 CEFall 20222021-08-23 00:00:00
HIS 112History ElectiveTitle Change--New title: World Civilizations Post-1500 CEFall 20222021-08-23 00:00:00
HIS 112Social/Behavioral Sciences ElectiveTitle Change--New title: World Civilizations Post-1500 CEFall 20222021-08-23 00:00:00
HIS 112Criminology and Criminal Justice, A.S.Title Change--New title: World Civilizations Post-1500 CEFall 20222021-08-23 00:00:00
HIS 121History ElectiveTitle Change--New title: United States History to 1877Fall 20222021-08-23 00:00:00
HIS 121Social/Behavioral Sciences ElectiveTitle Change--New title: United States History to 1877Fall 20222021-08-23 00:00:00
HIS 121Administration of Justice, A.A.S.Title Change--New title: United States History to 1877Fall 20222021-08-23 00:00:00
HIS 121Early Childhood Development, A.A.S.Title Change--New title: United States History to 1877Fall 20222021-08-23 00:00:00
HIS 121Social Sciences: Teacher Education Specialization, A.S.Title Change--New title: United States History to 1877Fall 20222021-08-23 00:00:00
HIS 122History ElectiveTitle Change--New title: United States History Since 1865Fall 20222021-08-23 00:00:00
HIS 122Social/Behavioral Sciences ElectiveTitle Change--New title: United States History Since 1865Fall 20222021-08-23 00:00:00
HIS 122Administration of Justice, A.A.S.Title Change--New title: United States History Since 1865Fall 20222021-08-23 00:00:00
HIS 122Early Childhood Development, A.A.S.Title Change--New title: United States History Since 1865Fall 20222021-08-23 00:00:00
HIS 122Social Sciences: Teacher Education Specialization, A.S.Title Change--New title: United States History Since 1865Fall 20222021-08-23 00:00:00
HIS 253--DiscontinuedAny other eligible elective for your degree. See degree footnote.Will be replaced with a NEW HIS 254 in Fall 2022Fall 20212021-04-30 00:00:00
HIS 254--DiscontinuedAny other eligible elective for your degree. See degree footnote.Will be replaced with a NEW HIS 254 in Fall 2022Fall 20212021-04-30 00:00:00
HUM 201Humanities/Fine Arts ElectiveTitle Change--New title: Early HumanitiesFall 20212021-04-30 00:00:00
HUM 202Humanities/Fine Arts ListTitle Change--New title: Modern HumanitiesFall 20212021-04-30 00:00:00
HUM 259Humanities/Fine Arts Title Change--New title: The Greek and Roman TraditionFall 20222021-08-23 00:00:00
MUS 122--DiscontinuedAny course from the Humanities/Fine Arts listFall 20212021-04-30 00:00:00
PLS 120Social Sciences: Political Science Specialization, A.S.DiscontinuedPLS 200Fall 20212021-04-30 00:00:00
PLS 135Social/Behavioral Science Elective ListTitle Change--New title: U.S. Government and PoliticsFall 20212021-04-30 00:00:00
PLS 135Administration of Justice, A.A.S.Title Change--New title: U.S. Government and PoliticsFall 20212021-04-30 00:00:00
PLS 135Social Sciences: Political Science Specialization, A.S.Title Change--New title: U.S. Government and PoliticsFall 20212021-04-30 00:00:00
PLS 135Social Sciences: Teacher Education Specialization, A.S.Title Change--New title: U.S. Government and PoliticsFall 20212021-04-30 00:00:00
PLS 136Social Sciences: Political Science Specialization, A.S.Title Change--New title: State and Local Government and PoliticsFall 20212021-04-30 00:00:00
PLS 136Social Sciences: Teacher Education Specialization, A.S.Title Change--New title: State and Local Government and PoliticsFall 20212021-04-30 00:00:00
PLS 200Social/Behavioral Science Elective ListNew Course--Added to the Social/Behavioral Science listFall 20212021-04-30 00:00:00
PLS 200Social Sciences: Political Science Specialization, A.S.New Course--Replaces PLS 120Fall 20212021-04-30 00:00:00
PLS 211Social/Behavioral Science Elective ListDiscontinuedAny course from the Social/Behavioral Science list

Fall 20212021-04-30 00:00:00
PLS 211Social Sciences: Teacher Education Specialization, A.S.Discontinued--Take PLS 135 or PLS 136Fall 20212021-04-30 00:00:00
PLS 211Social Sciences: Political Science Specialization, A.S.Discontinued--Take PLS 135Fall 20212021-04-30 00:00:00
PLS 212Social/Behavioral Science Elective ListDiscontinued--Take PLS 136Fall 20212021-04-30 00:00:00
PLS 241Social/Behavioral Science Elective ListTitle Change--New title: Introduction to International RelationsFall 20212021-04-30 00:00:00
PLS 241Liberal Arts: International Studies Specialization, A.A.Title Change--New title: Introduction to International RelationsFall 20212021-04-30 00:00:00
PLS 241Social Sciences: Political Science Specialization, A.S.Title Change--New title: Introduction to International RelationsFall 20212021-04-30 00:00:00
PLS 242--DiscontinuedAny other eligible elective for your degree. See degree footnote.Fall 20212021-04-30 00:00:00
SOC 200Social/Behavioral Sciences ElectiveTitle Change--New title: Introduction to SociologyFall 20222021-08-23 00:00:00
SOC 211Social/Behavioral Sciences ElectiveTitle Change--New title: Cultural AnthropologyFall 20222021-08-23 00:00:00