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VCCS General Education Requirements

Virginia Community College Equivalencies for Bridgewater College General Education Requirements

Following is a list of courses that may be taken at the Virginia Community Colleges to fulfill
the “General Education Requirements” at Bridgewater College. Please refer to page 20 of the Bridgewater College 2013-2014 Academic Catalog.

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Core Skills
PDP 350: Personal Development & the Liberal Arts (3) Only available at Bridgewater College.
ENG 110: Effective Writing (3) ENG 112: College Composition II (3)
COMM 100: Oral Communication CST or SPD 100: Principles of Public Speaking (3) or
CST or SPD 110: Introduction to Speech Communication (3credit only)
MATH 105, 115: Math Theo/Comp I, II (3, 3) MTH 163, 164: Precalculus I, II (3, 3)
for Liberal Studies majors (elementary education) only
or
MATH 107: Quantitative Reasoning (3) MTH 151: Mathematics for the Liberal Arts I (3) and
MTH 157: Elementary Statistics (3)
for Art, Athletic Training, English, Family & Consumer Sciences, French, Health & Physical Education, History, History & Political Science, Music, Political Science, Philosophy & Religion, Psychology, & Spanish majors
or
MATH 109: Applied Algebra (3) MTH 163: Precalculus I (3)
for Business Administration, Communication Studies, Economics, Health & Exercise Science, Information Systems Management, Nutrition & Wellness, and Sociology majors
MATH 110: College Algebra (3) MTH 163: Precalculus I (3)
for Applied Physics, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Environmental Science, Math, Physics or Physics & Mathematics majors
ES 105: Wellness (2) HLT 116: Introduction to Personal Wellness Concepts (2)
ES Activity (1) PED activity course (1)
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World History
Select one course:
HIST 105: World History to 1500 (3) HIS 111: History of World Civilizations I (3)
HIST 110: World History since 1500 (3) HIS 112: History of World Civilizations II (3)
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Global Perspectives
Considering your major, select a total of two courses from the following three groups, one of which must be from the Global Diversity list:

United States
HIST 201: History of the United States to 1877 (3)

HST 121: United States History I (3)
PSCI 210: Politics & Government in United States (3) PLS 211 or 212: US Government I or II (3)
SOC 220: Social Problems (3) SOC 268: Social Problems (3)

Europe
A History Course (3)

HIS 211: History of England (3)

Global Diversity
A History Course

HIS 241: History of Russia I (3)
A History Course HIS 242: History of Russia II (3)
A Religion Course (3) REL 230: Religions of the World (3) **
A Religion Course (3) REL 231: Religions of the World I (3) **
A Religion Course (3) REL 232: Religions of the World II (3) **
SOC 235: General Anthropology (3) SOC 211: Principles of Anthropology (3) or
SOC 212: Principles of Anthropology (3)
**A student who takes REL 230 cannot also receive credit for REL 231 or 232. A student may receive credit for both REL 231 and 232.
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Humanities
Select one course each from Literature, Fine Arts, New Testament, and Philosophy/Religion:

Literature
ENG 342: Medieval Literature from Beowulf to Dante (3)
ENG 251: Survey of World Literature I (3)
ENG 343: Literature of Renaissance & Enlightenment (3) ENG 252: Survey of World Literature II (3)

Fine Arts
ART 200: Survey of Art History (Prehistory to 1400) (3)

ART 101: History and Appreciation of Art I (3)
ART 201: Survey of Art History (1400 to the present) (3) ART 102: History and Appreciation of Art II (3)
MUS 220: Intro to West Music (3) MUS 121: Music Appreciation I (3)
MUS 230: Intro to 20th Century Music (3) MUS 122: Music Appreciation II (3)
MUS 232: American Music (3) MUS 125: American Music (3)
THEA 250: World Theatre History I (3) CST or SPD 130: Introduction to the Theatre (3)
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New Testament
REL 220: New Testament (3)

REL 210: Survey of the New Testament (3)

Religion or Philosophy
PHIL 225: Contemporary Moral and Political Problems (3)

PHIL 225: Selected Problems in Applied Ethics (3)
PHIL/PSCI 331: The Classical Mind (3) PHIL 211: The History of Western Philosophy I (3)
PHIL 332: The Evolution of the Modern Mind (3) PHIL 212: The History of Western Philosophy II (3)
A Philosophy Course (3) PHIL 101 or 102: Introduction to Philosophy I or II (3)
A Philosophy Course (3) PHIL 115: Practical Reasoning (3)

Social Sciences
Considering major, select two courses from two different disciplines:

ECON 200: Principles of Macroeconomics (3) ECON 201: Principles of Macroeconomics (3)
ECON 210: Principles of Microeconomics (3) ECON 202: Principles of Microeconomics (3)
PSY 101: General Psychology (3) PSY 200: Principles of Psychology (3) or
PSY 201: Introduction to Psychology I (3) or
PSY 202: Introduction to Psychology II (3)
SOC 101: Principles of Sociology (3) SOC 200: Principles of Sociology (3) or
SOC 201: Introduction to Sociology I (3)

Biological Science
Must include lab. Select one of the following:

BIOL 110: Principles of Biology I (4) BIO 101: General Biology I (4)
BIOL 111: Principles of Biology II (4) BIO 102: General Biology II (4)

Physical Science
Must include lab. Select one of the following:

CHEM 125: Fundamentals of Inorganic Chemistry (4) CHEM 101: General Chemistry I (4)
CHEM 161: General Chemistry (4) CHEM 111: College Chemistry I (4)
GEOL 130: Physical Geology (4) GOL 105: Physical Geology (4)
PHYS 110: Introductory Astronomy (4) NAS 130: Elements of Astronomy (4)
PHYS 125: Concepts of Physics (4) PHYS 101: Introduction to Physics I (4) or
PHYS 100: Elements of Physics (4)
PHYS 218: College Physics I (4) PHYS 201: General College Physics I (4)

The Bachelor of Arts degree may be earned with any major at Bridgewater College. The Bachelor of Science Degree may be earned with all majors except the following: Art, English, French, History, History and Political Science, Philosophy and Religion, and Spanish.

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To meet the requirements of the BA Degree, complete or demonstrate proficiency in a foreign language through the intermediate level.
SPAN 201, 202: Intermediate Spanish 101, 102 (3, 3) SPAN 201, 202: Intermediate Spanish I, II (4, 4)
FRE 201, 202: Intermediate French 101, 102 (3, 3) FRE 201, 202: Intermediate French I, II (4, 4)
GER 201, 202: Intermediate German 101, 102 (3, 3) GER 201, 202: Intermediate German I, II (4, 4)
To meet the requirements of the BS Degree, complete a foreign language through the beginner level or successfully complete two additional courses from the Global Diversity list and complete two science courses or one mathematics and one science course from courses numbered 120 and above in the disciplines of Biology Chemistry, Mathematics, and Physics. ES 318, Human Anatomy and Physiology, may be counted as a science course.

Foreign Language
SPAN 101, 102: Elementary Spanish I, II (3, 3)

SPAN 101, 102: Elementary Spanish I, II (4, 4)

FRE 101, 102: Elementary French I, II (3, 3)

FRE 101, 102: Elementary French I, II (4, 4)
GER 101, 102: Elementary German I, II (3, 3) GER 101, 102: Elementary German I, II (4, 4)

Additional Science
BIOL 305: Human Anatomy (3)

BIO 141: Human Anatomy & Physiology I (4)
CHEM 162: General Chemistry (4) CHEM 112: College Chemistry II (4)
PHYS 219: College Physics II (4) PHYS 202: General College Physics II (4)