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 withNotesSemester 
ASL 201Humanities/Fine Arts ElectiveCredit Change4 to 3 creditsNew title: Intermediate American Sign Language IFall 2022
ASL 201American Sign Language (ASL), C.S.C.Credit Change4 to 3 creditsNew title: Intermediate American Sign Language IFall 2022
ASL 202Humanities/Fine Arts ElectiveCredit Change4 to 3 creditsNew title: Intermediate American Sign Language IIFall 2022
ASL 202American Sign Language (ASL), C.S.C.Credit Change4 to 3 creditsNew title: Intermediate American Sign Language IIFall 2022
ASL 261American Sign Language to English Interpretation, A.A.S.Credit Change3 to 4 creditsNew title: Advanced American Sign Language IFall 2022
ASL 261Social Sciences: Deaf Studies Specialization, A.S.Credit Change3 to 4 creditsNew title: Advanced American Sign Language IFall 2022
ASL 262American Sign Language to English Interpretation, A.A.S.Credit Change3 to 4 creditsNew title: Advanced American Sign Language IIFall 2022
ASL 262Social Sciences: Deaf Studies Specialization, A.S.Credit Change3 to 4 creditsNew title: Advanced American Sign Language IIFall 2022
CHI 101Communication, Languages, Studio Art, and Technology Elective (new Gen Ed category)Credit Change5 to 4 creditsFall 2022
CHI 102Communication, Languages, Studio Art, and Technology Elective (new Gen Ed category)Credit Change5 to 4 creditsFall 2022
PSY 211Psychology, A.S.Credit Change3 to 4 creditsGrades in PSY 211 taken for 4 credits will not replace grades in PSY 211 taken for 3 creditsFall 2022
ART 105Elective option on Liberal Arts, AA, International Studies Specialization, AA, & Social Sci: Teacher Ed Specialization, ASDiscontinuedART 200 (Note: this course is NOT a Humanities/Fine Arts elective)Will be replaced with ART 200 - History of Non-Western ArtFall 2022
ART 106Humanities/Fine Arts ElectiveDiscontinuedART 215Will be replaced with new course: ART 215 - History of Modern ArtFall 2022
ART 106Liberal Arts: Art History Specialization, A.A.DiscontinuedART 215Will be replaced with new course: ART 215 - History of Modern ArtFall 2022
ART 106Visual Art, A.F.A.DiscontinuedART 215Will be replaced with new course: ART 215 - History of Modern ArtFall 2022
ART 122Visual Art, A.F.A.DiscontinuedART 223Will be replaced with ART 223 - Life DrawingFall 2022
CSC 200Computer Science, A.S.DiscontinuedCSC 221Will be replaced with CSC 221 - Introduction to Problem Solving and Programming (3 credits)Fall 2022
CSC 200Science: Math Specialization, A.S.DiscontinuedCSC 221Will be replaced with CSC 221 - Introduction to Problem Solving and Programming (3 credits)Fall 2022
CSC 201Computer Science, A.S.DiscontinuedCSC 222Will be replaced with CSC 222 - Object-Oriented ProgrammingFall 2022
CSC 201Science: Math Specialization, A.S.DiscontinuedCSC 222Will be replaced with CSC 222 - Object-Oriented ProgrammingFall 2022
CSC 202Computer Science, A.S.DiscontinuedCSC 223Will be replaced with CSC 223 - Data Structures and Analysis of AlgorithmsFall 2022
EGR 115Engineering, A.S. (Technical elective option)DiscontinuedAny other eligible technical elective for your degree. See degree footnote.Fall 2022
EGR 126Engineering, A.S. (Technical elective option)DiscontinuedAny other eligible technical elective for your degree. See degree footnote.Fall 2022
EGR 251Engineering, A.S. (Technical elective option)DiscontinuedEGR 271Will be replaced with EGR 271 - Electric Circuits IFall 2022
EGR 252Engineering, A.S. (Technical elective option)DiscontinuedEGR 272Will be replaced with EGR 272 - Electric Circuits IIFall 2022
EGR 255Engineering, A.S. (Technical elective option)DiscontinuedEGR 271Will be replaced with EGR 271 - Electric Circuits IFall 2022
EGR 265Engineering, A.S. (Technical elective option)DiscontinuedAny other eligible technical elective for your degree. See degree footnote.Fall 2022
EGR 265Computer Science, A.S.DiscontinuedAny other eligible elective for your degree. See degree footnote.Fall 2022
ENG 241Humanities/Fine Arts Elective DiscontinuedENG 246Sequence will be replaced with a combined course ENG 246 - American Literature
Fall 2022
ENG 241Early Childhood Development, A.A.S.DiscontinuedENG 246Sequence will be replaced with a combined course ENG 246 - American Literature
Fall 2022
ENG 242Humanities/Fine Arts Elective DiscontinuedENG 246Sequence will be replaced with a combined course ENG 246 - American Literature
Fall 2022
ENG 242Early Childhood Development, A.A.S.DiscontinuedENG 246Sequence will be replaced with a combined course ENG 246 - American Literature
Fall 2022
ENG 243Humanities/Fine Arts Elective DiscontinuedENG 245Sequence will be replaced with a combined course ENG 245 - British Literature
Fall 2022
ENG 244Humanities/Fine Arts Elective DiscontinuedENG 245Sequence will be replaced with a combined course ENG 245 - British Literature
Fall 2022
ENG 251Humanities/Fine Arts Elective DiscontinuedENG 255Sequence will be replaced with a combined course ENG 255 - World Literature
Fall 2022
ENG 252Humanities/Fine Arts Elective DiscontinuedENG 255Sequence will be replaced with a combined course ENG 255 - World Literature
Fall 2022
ENG 253Humanities/Fine Arts Elective DiscontinuedENG 258Will be replaced with ENG 258 - African American LiteratureFall 2022
HIS 232DiscontinuedHIS 231Content from 231/232 was combined into revised HIS 231Fall 2022
PHY 101Diagnostic Medical Sonography: Abdominal Sonography-Extended and Obstetrics and Gynecology Sonography Specialization, A.A.SDiscontinuedPHY 100Sequence will be replaced with a combined course PHY 100 - Elements of PhysicsFall 2022
PHY 101Diagnostic Medical Sonography: Echocardiography Specialization, A.A.S.DiscontinuedPHY 100Sequence will be replaced with a combined course PHY 100 - Elements of PhysicsFall 2022
PHY 101Diagnostic Medical Sonography: Vascular Sonography Specialization, A.A.S.DiscontinuedPHY 100Sequence will be replaced with a combined course PHY 100 - Elements of PhysicsFall 2022
PHY 101Air Conditioning and Refrigeration, A.A.S.DiscontinuedPHY 100Sequence will be replaced with a combined course PHY 100 - Elements of PhysicsFall 2022
PHY 101Air Conditioning and Refrigeration, CertificateDiscontinuedPHY 100Sequence will be replaced with a combined course PHY 100 - Elements of PhysicsFall 2022
PHY 101Physical Lab Science ElectiveDiscontinuedPHY 100Sequence will be replaced with a combined course PHY 100 - Elements of PhysicsFall 2022
PHY 102Physical Lab Science ElectiveDiscontinuedPHY 100Sequence will be replaced with a combined course PHY 100 - Elements of PhysicsFall 2022
PSY 213Psychology, A.S.DiscontinuedPSY 210Will be replaced with PSY 210 - Statistics for Behaviorial Sciences (4 credits)Fall 2022
REL 231Humanities/Fine Arts ElectiveDiscontinuedREL 237Will be replaced with new course REL 237 - Religions of the East Fall 2022
REL 232Humanities/Fine Arts ElectiveDiscontinuedREL 238Will be replaced with new course REL 238 - Religions of the West Fall 2022
SOC 212Social/Behavioral Sciences ElectiveDiscontinuedSOC 211SOC 211 is now the only anthropology course Fall 2022
ITE 115Any program with ITE 115/119 Discontinued ITE 152Will be replaced with new course ITE 152 - Introduction to Digital and Information Literacy and Computer ApplicationsFall 2022
ITE 119Any program with ITE 115/119 Discontinued ITE 152Will be replaced with new course ITE 152 - Introduction to Digital and Information Literacy and Computer ApplicationsFall 2022
PHY 231Engineering, A.S.Discontinued PHY 241Will be replaced with PHY 241 - University Physics I Fall 2022
PHY 231Physical and Life Sciences ElectiveDiscontinued PHY 241Will be replaced with PHY 241 - University Physics I Fall 2022
PHY 232Engineering, A.S.Discontinued PHY 242Will be replaced with PHY 242 - University Physics IIFall 2022
PHY 232Physical and Life Sciences ElectiveDiscontinued PHY 242Will be replaced with PHY 242 - University Physics IIFall 2022
ART 200Elective option on Liberal Arts, AA, International Studies Specialization, AS (Note: this course is NOT a Humanities/Fine Arts elective)New Course---ART 200 - History of Non-Western ArtFall 2022
ART 215Humanities/Fine Arts ElectiveNew Course---ART 215 - History of Modern ArtFall 2022
ART 215Liberal Arts: Art History Specialization, A.A.New Course---ART 215 - History of Modern ArtFall 2022
ART 215Visual Art, A.F.A.New Course---ART 215 - History of Modern ArtFall 2022
ART 223Visual Art, A.F.A.New Course---ART 223 - Life DrawingFall 2022
CSC 221Computer Science, A.S.New Course---CSC 221 - Introduction to Problem Solving and Programming (3 credits)Fall 2022
CSC 221Science: Math Specialization, A.S.New Course---CSC 221 - Introduction to Problem Solving and Programming (3 credits)Fall 2022
CSC 222Computer Science, A.S.New Course---CSC 222 - Object-Oriented ProgrammingFall 2022
CSC 223Computer Science, A.S.New Course---CSC 223 - Data Structures and Analysis of AlgorithmsFall 2022
ENG 113New Course---ENG 113 - Technical-Professional WritingFall 2022
ENG 225Humanities/Fine Arts Elective New Course---ENG 225 - Reading Literature: Culture and IdeasFall 2022
ENG 245Humanities/Fine Arts Elective New Course---ENG 245 - British LiteratureFall 2022
ENG 246Humanities/Fine Arts Elective New Course---ENG 246 - American LiteratureFall 2022
ENG 246Early Childhood Development, A.A.S.New Course---ENG 246 - American LiteratureFall 2022
ENG 255Humanities/Fine Arts Elective New Course---ENG 255 - World LiteratureFall 2022
ENG 258Humanities/Fine Arts Elective New Course---ENG 258 - African American LiteratureFall 2022
ITE 152Communication, Languages, Studio Art, and Technology Elective (new Gen Ed category)New Course---ITE 152 - Introduction to Digital and Information Literacy and Computer ApplicationsFall 2022
ITE 152Any program with ITE 115/119New Course---ITE 152 - Introduction to Digital and Information Literacy and Computer ApplicationsFall 2022
PHY 100Physical and Life Sciences ElectiveNew Course---PHY 100 - Elements of PhysicsFall 2022
PHY 100Diagnostic Medical Sonography: Abdominal Sonography-Extended and Obstetrics and Gynecology Sonography Specialization, A.A.SNew Course---PHY 100 - Elements of PhysicsFall 2022
PHY 100Diagnostic Medical Sonography: Echocardiography Specialization, A.A.S.New Course---PHY 100 - Elements of PhysicsFall 2022
PHY 100Diagnostic Medical Sonography: Vascular Sonography Specialization, A.A.S.New Course---PHY 100 - Elements of PhysicsFall 2022
PHY 100Air Conditioning and Refrigeration, A.A.S.New Course---PHY 100 - Elements of PhysicsFall 2022
PHY 100Air Conditioning and Refrigeration, CertificateNew Course---PHY 100 - Elements of PhysicsFall 2022
PHY 241Engineering, A.S.New Course---PHY 241 - University Physics I Fall 2022
PHY 241Physical and Life Sciences ElectiveNew Course---PHY 241 - University Physics I Fall 2022
PHY 242Engineering, A.S.New Course---PHY 242 - University Physics IIFall 2022
PHY 242Physical and Life Sciences ElectiveNew Course---PHY 242 - University Physics IIFall 2022
PSY 210Psychology, A.S.New Course---PSY 210 - Statistics for Behaviorial Sciences (4 credits)Fall 2022
REL 237Humanities/Fine Arts Elective New Course---REL 237 - Religions of the East Fall 2022
REL 238Humanities/Fine Arts Elective New Course---REL 238 - Religions of the West Fall 2022
PSY 211Psychology, A.S. Prerequsitie Added---PSY 200 and PSY 210 are now both prerequisitesFall 2022
PSY 216Social/Behavioral Sciences ElectivePrerequsitie Added---PSY 200 is now a prerequisite for PSY 216Fall 2022
ART 101Humanities/Fine Arts Elective Title Change---New title: History of Art: Prehistoric to GothicFall 2022
ART 101Liberal Arts: Art History Specialization, A.A.Title Change---New title: History of Art: Prehistoric to GothicFall 2022
ART 101Interior Design, A.A.S.Title Change---New title: History of Art: Prehistoric to GothicFall 2022
ART 101Visual Art, A.F.A.Title Change---New title: History of Art: Prehistoric to GothicFall 2022
ART 101Photography and Media, A.A.S.Title Change---New title: History of Art: Prehistoric to GothicFall 2022
ART 102Humanities/Fine Arts ElectiveTitle Change---New title: History of Art: Renaissance to ModernFall 2022
ART 102Liberal Arts: Art History Specialization, A.A.Title Change---New title: History of Art: Renaissance to ModernFall 2022
ART 102Interior Design, A.A.S.Title Change---New title: History of Art: Renaissance to ModernFall 2022
ART 102Visual Art, A.F.A.Title Change---New title: History of Art: Renaissance to ModernFall 2022
ART 121Graphic Design, A.A.S.Title Change---New title: Foundations of DrawingFall 2022
ART 121Graphic Design: Interactive Design Specialization, A.A.S.Title Change---New title: Foundations of DrawingFall 2022
ART 121Visual Art, A.F.A.Title Change---New title: Foundations of DrawingFall 2022
ART 121Photography and Media, A.A.S.Title Change---New title: Foundations of DrawingFall 2022
ART 131Graphic Design, A.A.S.Title Change---New title: Two-Dimensional DesignFall 2022
ART 131Graphic Design: Interactive Design Specialization, A.A.S.Title Change---New title: Two-Dimensional DesignFall 2022
ART 131Photography and Media, A.A.S.Title Change---New title: Two-Dimensional DesignFall 2022
ART 131Visual Art, A.F.A.Title Change---New title: Two-Dimensional DesignFall 2022
ART 131Interior Design, A.A.S.Title Change---New title: Two-Dimensional DesignFall 2022
ART 132Visual Art, A.F.A.Title Change---New title: Three-Dimensional DesignFall 2022
ASL 101Communication, Languages, Studio Art, and Technology Elective (new Gen Ed category)Title Change----New title: Beginning American Sign Language IFall 2022
ASL 101American Sign Language (ASL), C.S.C.Title Change----New title: Beginning American Sign Language IFall 2022
ASL 102American Sign Language (ASL), C.S.C.Title Change----New title: Beginning American Sign Language IIFall 2022
ASL 102Communication, Languages, Studio Art, and Technology Elective (new Gen Ed category)Title Change----New title: Beginning American Sign Language IIFall 2022
ASL 201Humanities/Fine Arts ElectiveTitle Change----New title: Intermediate American Sign Language IFall 2022
ASL 201American Sign Language (ASL), C.S.C.Title Change----New title: Intermediate American Sign Language IFall 2022
ASL 202Humanities/Fine Arts ElectiveTitle Change----New title: Intermediate American Sign Language IIFall 2022
ASL 202American Sign Language (ASL), C.S.C.Title Change----New title: Intermediate American Sign Language IIFall 2022
ASL 261American Sign Language to English Interpretation, A.A.S.Title Change----New title: Advanced American Sign Language IFall 2022
ASL 261Social Sciences: Deaf Studies Specialization, A.S.Title Change----New title: Advanced American Sign Language IFall 2022
ASL 262American Sign Language to English Interpretation, A.A.S.Title Change----New title: Advanced American Sign Language IIFall 2022
ASL 262Social Sciences: Deaf Studies Specialization, A.S.Title Change----New title: Advanced American Sign Language IIFall 2022
CHI 201Humanities/Fine Arts ElectiveTitle Change----New title: Conversational Chinese (Mandarin) IFall 2022
CHI 202Humanities/Fine Arts ElectiveTitle Change----New title: Conversational Chinese (Mandarin) IIFall 2022
CST 110Communication, Languages, Studio Art, and Technology Elective (new Gen Ed category)Title Change----New title: Introduction to Human CommunicationFall 2022
CST 136Liberal Arts: Theatre, C.S.C.Title Change----New title: Theatre WorkshopFall 2022
EGR 125Engineering, A.S. (Technical elective option)Title Change---New title: Introduction to Computer Programming for EngineersFall 2022
HIS 101History ElectiveTitle Change---New title: Western Civilizations Pre-1600 CEFall 2022
HIS 101Social/Behavioral Sciences ElectiveTitle Change---New title: Western Civilizations Pre-1600 CEFall 2022
HIS 101Social Sciences: Teacher Education Specialization, A.S.Title Change---New title: Western Civilizations Pre-1600 CEFall 2022
HIS 102History ElectiveTitle Change---New title: Western Civilizations Post-1600 CEFall 2022
HIS 102Social/Behavioral Sciences ElectiveTitle Change---New title: Western Civilizations Post-1600 CEFall 2022
HIS 102Social Sciences: Teacher Education Specialization, A.S.Title Change---New title: Western Civilizations Post-1600 CEFall 2022
HIS 111History ElectiveTitle Change---New title: World Civilizations Pre-1500 CEFall 2022
HIS 111Social/Behavioral Sciences ElectiveTitle Change---New title: World Civilizations Pre-1500 CEFall 2022
HIS 112History ElectiveTitle Change---New title: World Civilizations Post-1500 CEFall 2022
HIS 112Social/Behavioral Sciences ElectiveTitle Change---New title: World Civilizations Post-1500 CEFall 2022
HIS 121History ElectiveTitle Change---New title: United States History to 1877Fall 2022
HIS 121Social/Behavioral Sciences ElectiveTitle Change---New title: United States History to 1877Fall 2022
HIS 121Administration of Justice, A.A.S.Title Change---New title: United States History to 1877Fall 2022
HIS 121Early Childhood Development, A.A.S.Title Change---New title: United States History to 1877Fall 2022
HIS 121Social Sciences: Teacher Education Specialization, A.S.Title Change---New title: United States History to 1877Fall 2022
HIS 122History ElectiveTitle Change---New title: United States History Since 1865Fall 2022
HIS 122Social/Behavioral Sciences ElectiveTitle Change---New title: United States History Since 1865Fall 2022
HIS 122Administration of Justice, A.A.S.Title Change---New title: United States History Since 1865Fall 2022
HIS 122Early Childhood Development, A.A.S.Title Change---New title: United States History Since 1865Fall 2022
HIS 122Social Sciences: Teacher Education Specialization, A.S.Title Change---New title: United States History Since 1865Fall 2022
HIS 203Title Change---New title: History of African Civilizations Fall 2022
HIS 231Title Change---New title: Introduction to Latin American HistoryFall 2022
HIS 254Title Change---New title: History of Modern East Asian CivilizationsFall 2022
HLT 110Personal Training, C.S.C.Title Change----New title: Personal and Community HealthFall 2022
HLT 206Personal Training, C.S.C.Title Change----New title: Introduction to KinesiologyFall 2022
HLT 230Personal Training, C.S.C.Title Change----New title: Principles of NutritionFall 2022
ITN 154Information Systems Technology: Network Engineering (Specialist), C.S.C.Title Change---New title: Introduction to Networks - CiscoFall 2022
ITN 155Information Systems Technology: Network Engineering (Specialist), C.S.C.Title Change---New title: Switching, Routing, and Wireless Essentials - CiscoFall 2022
ITN 156Information Systems Technology: Network Engineering (Specialist), C.S.C.Title Change---New title: Enterprise Networking, Security, and Automation - CiscoFall 2022
SOC 200Social/Behavioral Sciences ElectiveTitle Change---New title: Introduction to SociologyFall 2022
SOC 200Criminology and Criminal Justice, A.S.Title Change---New title: Introduction to SociologyFall 2022
SOC 200Administration of Justice: Advanced Forensic Investigation, C.S.C.Title Change---New title: Introduction to SociologyFall 2022
SOC 200Paralegal Studies, A.A.S.Title Change---New title: Introduction to SociologyFall 2022
SOC 200Social Sciences, A.S.Title Change---New title: Introduction to SociologyFall 2022
SOC 200Social Sciences: Geospatial Specialization, A.S.Title Change---New title: Introduction to SociologyFall 2022
SOC 211Social/Behavioral Sciences ElectiveTitle Change---New title: Cultural AnthropologyFall 2022
CHM 102Physical or Life Science ElectiveDiscontinuedAny course from the Physical and Life Science listFall 2021
ECO 120Accounting: Bookkeeping, CertificateDiscontinuedECO 150Fall 2021
ECO 120Business Management, A.A.S.DiscontinuedECO 201 or ECO 202Fall 2021
ECO 120Accounting, A.A.S.DiscontinuedECO 150Fall 2021
ECO 120Contract Management, A.A.S.DiscontinuedECO 201Fall 2021
MUS 122DiscontinuedAny course from the Humanities/Fine Arts listFall 2021
PLS 120Social Sciences: Political Science Specialization, A.S.DiscontinuedPLS 200Fall 2021
PLS 211Social/Behavioral Sciences ElectiveDiscontinuedAny course from the Social/Behavioral Science list

Fall 2021
PLS 211Social Sciences: Teacher Education Specialization, A.S.DiscontinuedPLS 135Fall 2021
PLS 211Social Sciences: Political Science Specialization, A.S.DiscontinuedPLS 135Fall 2021
PLS 212Social/Behavioral Sciences ElectiveDiscontinuedPLS 136Fall 2021
PLS 212Social Sciences: Political Science Specialization, A.S.DiscontinuedPLS 136Fall 2021
PLS 242DiscontinuedFall 2021
ECO 150Accounting, A.A.S.New Course---ECO 150 - Economic Essentials: Theory and ApplicationFall 2021
ECO 150Accounting: Bookkeeping, CertificateNew Course---ECO 150 - Economic Essentials: Theory and ApplicationFall 2021
ENG 275Humanities/Fine Arts Elective New Course---Added to Humanities/Fine Arts listFall 2021
PLS 200Social/Behavioral Sciences ElectiveNew Course---Added to the Social/Behavioral Science listFall 2021
PLS 200Social Sciences: Political Science Specialization, A.S.New Course---Replaces PLS 120Fall 2021
BIO 150Nursing, A.A.S.Title Change---New title: Microbiology for Health SciencesFall 2021
BIO 150Dental Hygiene, A.A.S.Title Change---New title: Microbiology for Health SciencesFall 2021
HUM 201Humanities/Fine Arts ElectiveTitle Change---New title: Early HumanitiesFall 2021
HUM 202Humanities/Fine Arts ElectiveTitle Change---New title: Modern HumanitiesFall 2021
HUM 259Humanities/Fine Arts ElectiveTitle Change---New title: The Greek and Roman TraditionFall 2021
PLS 135Social/Behavioral Sciences ElectiveTitle Change---New title: U.S. Government and PoliticsFall 2021
PLS 135Administration of Justice, A.A.S.Title Change---New title: U.S. Government and PoliticsFall 2021
PLS 135Social Sciences: Political Science Specialization, A.S.Title Change---New title: U.S. Government and PoliticsFall 2021
PLS 135Social Sciences: Teacher Education Specialization, A.S.Title Change---New title: U.S. Government and PoliticsFall 2021
PLS 136Social Sciences: Political Science Specialization, A.S.Title Change---New title: State and Local Government and PoliticsFall 2021
PLS 136Social Sciences: Teacher Education Specialization, A.S.Title Change---New title: State and Local Government and PoliticsFall 2021
PLS 241Social/Behavioral Sciences ElectiveTitle Change---New title: Introduction to International RelationsFall 2021
PLS 241Liberal Arts: International Studies Specialization, A.A.Title Change---New title: Introduction to International RelationsFall 2021
PLS 241Social Sciences: Political Science Specialization, A.S.Title Change---New title: Introduction to International RelationsFall 2021