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  • September 27, 2016 - Learning Support & Writing Center Open House

    Learning Support & Writing Center Open House @Library & SSHE 222

    September 27, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

    Students will have a chance to learn about the centers during an open house from 2:00pm-3:30pm on Tuesday, September 27 in the Library and SSHE 222. Students can meet some of the tutors, learn more about the centers, and enjoy some tasty snacks.


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  • September 27, 2016 - Careers In Nursing at Southside Regional

    Careers In Nursing at Southside Regional @SSHE 107

    September 27, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Southside Regional Medical Center is coming to Richard Bland College of William & Mary on Tuesday, September 27 at 2 pm to conduct an information session on its nursing program. The session will be held in SSHE 107. Interested students are encouraged to RSVP by emailing Cathryn Coffey at ccoffey@rbc.edu.


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  • September 27, 2016 - Time Management Workshop

    Time Management Workshop @McNeer 104

    September 27, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm

    The Student Success Center is hosting a workshop on Time Management. Make some time to attend this valuable session that will help you find balance throughout your day.


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  • September 28, 2016 - Men’s Soccer vs. Harcum College

    Men’s Soccer vs. Harcum College @Statesman Field

    September 28, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

    The Richard Bland College men’s soccer team hosts Harcum College on September 28 at 4 pm.


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  • September 29, 2016 - Career Advising Sessions

    Career Advising Sessions @SSHE 222 (Writing Center)

    September 29, 2016 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

    Throughout the academic year, the Student Success Center will host Career Advising Sessions every Thursday from 2:30-3:30 pm at SSHE 222 (Writing Center). The first semester dates run from September 1 to December 1. No appointments are required.


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  • September 29, 2016 - Equine Therapy Certificate Program

    Equine Therapy Certificate Program @SSHE 105

    September 29, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    For students interested in pursuing a career in the helping professions (e.g., psychology and social work majors) or for students who want to work with horses, an Equine Therapy Certificate Program interest meeting will be held on Thursday, September 29 at 2 pm in SSHE 105. Dr. Barbara Morgan will explain the Equine Therapy Certificate program and the courses required to earn the certificate.


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  • September 30, 2016 - Student vs. Staff Softball Game

    Student vs. Staff Softball Game @Statesman Softball Field

    September 30, 2016 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm

    As part of First Year Fridays, the Student Success Team will host the first annual Student vs. Staff Softball Game. Students and staff interested in playing should email Larry Belcher by Friday, September 23. The event is open to everyone and all players should bring a softball glove and be prepared to play — equal field time will be allocated!


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  • October 1, 2016 - Men’s Soccer vs. Patrick Henry

    Men’s Soccer vs. Patrick Henry @Statesman Field

    October 1, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    The Richard Bland College men’s soccer team hosts Patrick Henry on October 1 at 1 pm.


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  • October 3, 2016 - Emerging Leaders Seminar Series: Overcoming Fear

    Emerging Leaders Seminar Series: Overcoming Fear @SHEE Auditorium

    October 3, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

    Join the Richard Bland College of William and Mary Community and learn to eliminate the excuses in life and overcome fear in order to reach goals that one never thought possible! This event is hosted by the Office of Student Activities and Leadership in partnership with Heroes Academy.


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  • October 4, 2016 - Vice-Presidential Debate Field Trip

    Vice-Presidential Debate Field Trip @Longwood University in Farmville, VA

    October 4, 2016 @ 4:00 pm -

    Please join the Richard Bland College of William and Mary Community on our field trip to Longwood University in Farmville, Va., to watch the Vice-Presidential Republican candidate Mike Pence, and Democratic candidate Tim Kaine in their debate. Contact the Office of Student Activities and Leadership for details.


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  • October 4, 2016 - Men’s Soccer vs. Cape Fear

    Men’s Soccer vs. Cape Fear @Statesman Field

    October 4, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

    The Richard Bland College men’s soccer team hosts Cape Fear on October 4 at 1 pm.


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  • October 4, 2016 - Time Management Workshop

    Time Management Workshop @McNeer 104

    October 4, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm

    The Student Success Center is hosting a workshop on Time Management. Make some time to attend this valuable session that will help you find balance throughout your day.


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  • October 5, 2016 - Wellness Wednesdays: Healthy vs. Unhealthy Relationships

    Wellness Wednesdays: Healthy vs. Unhealthy Relationships @The Community Room

    October 5, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    What is cool? What is not? What is abuse? Do we understand when we or others cross the line? Let’s learn about the red flags that can alert you when a relationship can be or become abusive and controlling. This event is hosted by the Office of Student Activities and Leadership in partnership with the James House.


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  • October 6, 2016 - Mindful Meditation

    Mindful Meditation @Virginia Room

    October 6, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

    Want to learn how to meditate? Come join us! Sessions are open to everyone at Richard Bland College of William & Mary and will include a 20 minute guided meditation along with time for questions and discussion.


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  • RBC Welcomes New Chief Information, Strategy & Innovation Officer

    RBC Welcomes New Chief Information, Strategy & Innovation Officer

    Dr. Kenneth LaTessa, previously, the Chief Information Officer at the National Research Center for College & University Admissions (NRCCUA), has ben named the Chief Information, Strategy & Innovation Officer.

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  • Richard Bland College Announces Increase In Outstanding Scholars

    Richard Bland College Announces Increase In Outstanding Scholars

    Richard Bland College of William & Mary is pleased to announce a 67% increase in the number of students achieving a grade point average (GPA) of 3.25 and above for the 2016 Spring semester.

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  • Statesmen Host Food Drive for Petersburg’s Hope Center

    Statesmen Host Food Drive for Petersburg’s Hope Center

    The Hope Center was on-campus at a basketball game to pickup the donations from an RBC Food Drive. Thanks to all who donated canned food items and for making it a successful community pride night!

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  • Equine Center Featured on WTVR’s Virginia This Morning

    Equine Center Featured on WTVR’s Virginia This Morning

    Take a look at Richard Bland College of William & Mary’s Equine Center and programs featured on WTVR’s Virginia This Morning – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZdyS1IyXbNk. The Equine Center offers a number of programs, including bringing your horse to college with you for Fall 2016. For additional information contact Barbara Morgan at bmorgan@rbc.edu or visit www.rbc.edu.

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  • Student Leaders Meet With President

    Student Leaders Meet With President

    RBC President Debbie Sydow recently invited student leaders to discuss the Exceptional Student Experience (ESE@RBC). Student leaders also talked about advancing 100% Student Success. Progressive student leaders and team at Richard Bland College of William & Mary.

  • Meet RBC Honors Student & Golf Captain, Sam Smith

    Meet RBC Honors Student & Golf Captain, Sam Smith

    Sam is a freshman golfer from Matoaca, Virginia. He chose RBC because of the affordable tuition and the opportunity to play on the College’s new golf team. “You don’t get the opportunity to start up a program and be a part of that very often,” Sam says.
    His golf goals this season include making it out of the region and to be more around par score-wise. He also wants the team to continue working hard and playing the best they can.

  • Chemistry Professor Works with Students on Dating Methods

    Chemistry Professor Works with Students on Dating Methods

    Dr. Mary Gurnick and two of her students are working with a VCU professor of archeology on dating ceramics. Students are looking at water absorption in various pieces as a means to determine how old they are, since the carbon dating technique can’t be used for ceramics. Dr. Gurnick says projects like this are a good experience for STEM students, because it teaches them to solve problems, network with scientists and learn what’s involved in research.

  • Richard Bland College Honors Student On Capitol Hill

    Richard Bland College Honors Student On Capitol Hill

    Reeve Ashcraft, RBC Honors student and Prince George County School Board member, represented RBC at a roundtable on college affordability and student debt with Senators Tim Kaine and Mark Warner in Washington DC. Reeve was one of several student representatives from Virginia colleges and universities. Thank you for representing RBC at this important discussion, Reeve.

  • A BANNER YEAR for Richard Bland College

    A BANNER YEAR for Richard Bland College

    The Progress-Index recognized RBC’s outstanding 2015 with an editorial highlighting the College’s staggering growth, improved facilities, new academic programs and its one-of-a-kind partnership with IBM-Portal for ESE@RBC.

    Read the full editorial here

  • RBC Named in 100 Top Colleges

    RBC Named in 100 Top Colleges

    Virginia Living has named Richard Bland College a top school for athletics in their State of Education 2015 issue. After a 20-year hiatus, the Statesmen have excelled with back-to-back conference championships for the women’s softball team and a national championship for the men’s basketball team. 

  • RBC Professor Joins EAGALA Board of Directors

    RBC Professor Joins EAGALA Board of Directors

    Congratulations to Dr. Barbara Morgan, Associate Professor of Psychology, for being named to the Equine Assisted Growth and Learning Association’s (EAGALA) Board of Directors. Dr. Morgan is an EAGALA certified psychotherapist who heads RBC’s Equine Therapy Certificate Program, which provides students interested in the behavioral sciences with a stackable credential to their Associate’s Degree.

  • RBC Welcomes Additional Learner Mentor for Largest Class

    RBC Welcomes Additional Learner Mentor for Largest Class

    Cathryn Coffey has joined #TeamRBC as one of the College’s Learner Mentors. She is from New York and has a Bachelor’s Degree in Childhood Education from SUNY Cortland and a Master of Education from Virginia Tech. Cathryn believes that an Exceptional Student Experience is grounded in relationships and helping students make connections that provide support for their success. 

  • RBC Welcomes VMI Star as New Assistant Basketball Coach

    RBC Welcomes VMI Star as New Assistant Basketball Coach

    Preston Beverly, a former star player for Virginia Military Institute, has been named RBC’s new Assistant Basketball Coach and Assistant Athletic Director. He has coached at Bowdoin College and the State University of New York at New Paltz and is joining RBC from Lincoln College of New England, where he served as Head Men’s Basketball Coach and Director of Athletics. Beverly played for VMI from 2002-2006.

  • Teens Explore Healthcare Field at RBC

    Teens Explore Healthcare Field at RBC

    Fifty high school students participating in the Southside Health Career Explorers program visited Richard Bland College to take part in hands-on demonstrations in the health and science fields. Students completed an equine therapy activity with Dr. Barbara Morgan at the Equine Center, and participated in a science project with Dr. Jody Dodd. Thank you for visiting campus and letting us assist in Creating Your Journey!

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  • Business Management
  • Software Developer
  • Engineer
  • Marketing/Public Relations
  • Web Designer
  • Healthcare
  • Education
  • Project Management/Logistics

Business Management

This major is designed for students who expect to hold managerial positions in large or small organizations. Business management involves two broad domains: One is working with people – hiring, training, coordinating, and creating an effective environment for the attainment of organizational objectives. The other is laying a foundation for becoming a manager of a business or organizational unit where strategy and decision-making skills are important.

First SemesterCredits
The Art of Language & Ideas
ENGL 101
3
Quantitative & Symbolic Reasoning
MATH 101 (or higher if eligible - 117, 217)
3
U.S. & World Cultures
ECON 201, 202
3
The Art of Language & Ideas
SPCH 101, 201, REL 209, 220, PHIL 101, 121
3
Computer Proficiency
CSCI 202
3
Total15
Second SemesterCredits
The Art of Language & Ideas
ENGL 102
3
Business
BUS 201
4
The Human Experience
PSY 201, 202, 250, REL 201, 210, SOC 201, 204, 250, 253, PHIL 203
3
U.S. & World Cultures
ECON 201, 202
3
Business (recommended if unsure of BUS major)
BUS 104
3
Total16
Overall Credits to Transfer: 62 - 63
Third SemesterCredits
Quantitative & Symbolic Reasoning
MATH 217, 117, 201
3
The Human Experience
PSY 201, 202, 250, REL 209, SOC 201, 204, 250, 253, PHIL101
3
U.S. & World Cultures
ECON 201, 202, GEO 101, REL 209, GOVT 201, HIST 101, 102, 201, 202
3
Investigation of the Natural World
BIO 101, 110, CHEM 101 (lec/lab)
4
Elective
Foreign Language or elective choice
3
Total16
Fourth SemesterCredits
The Language and History of Fine Arts
ART 201, 202, 231, MUS 103, THEA 201
3
Business
BUS 202
3
The Human Experience
PSY 201, 202, 250, 260, 292, 295, REL 201, 210, SOC 201, 204, 250, 253, PHIL 203
3
Quantitative & Symbolic Reasoning
Math 207, 201
3-4
Elective
Foreign Language or elective choice
3
Total15-16
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Software Developer

This major is designed for students who expect to hold managerial positions in large or small organizations. Business management involves two broad domains: One is working with people – hiring, training, coordinating, and creating an effective environment for the attainment of organizational objectives. The other is laying a foundation for becoming a manager of a business or organizational unit where strategy and decision-making skills are important.

First SemesterCredits
The Art of Language & Ideas
ENGL 101
3
The Language & History of Fine Arts
ART 201, 201, 231, MUS 103, THEA 201
3
Quantitative & Symbolic Reasoning
MATH 201 (pre-requisite Math 117 with B or placement test)
4
Investigation of the Natural World
PHYS 201 (Pre-requisite Math 201)
5
Total15
Second SemesterCredits
The Art of Language & Ideas
ENGL 102
3
Quantitative & Symbolic Reasoning
MATH 202 (pre-requisite Math 201)
4
Investigation of the Natural World
PHYS 202
5
The Human Experience
PSY 201, 202, 250, SOC 201, 204, 250, 253, REL 209, 220, PHIL 101
3
Total15
Overall Credits to Transfer: 62
Third SemesterCredits
Quantitative & Symbolic Reasoning
CSCI 211
3
Quantitative & Symbolic Reasoning
Math 203 (math majors)
3
U.S. & World Cultures
ECON 201, 202, GEO 101, 103, GOVT 201, 202 HIST 101, 102, 201, 202, REL 209, 210, 219, 220, 254
3
The Art of Language & Ideas
SPCH 101
3
Elective
BIO101, CHEM101 (lec/lab)
4
Total16
Fourth SemesterCredits
Quantitative & Symbolic Reasoning
Math 204
3
Quantitative & Symbolic Reasoning
CSCI 212 (computer science majors)
3
Elective
BIO102, CHEM102 (lec/lab)
4
Elective
MATH 220, CSCI 220
3
Elective
Math 205
3
Total16
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Engineer

First SemesterCredits
The Art of Language & Ideas
ENGL 101
3
The Language & History of Fine Arts
ART 201, 201, 231, MUS 103, THEA 201
3
Quantitative & Symbolic Reasoning
MATH 201 (pre-requisite Math 117 with B or placement test)
4
Investigation of the Natural World
PHYS 201 (Pre-requisite Math 201)
5
Total15
Second SemesterCredits
The Art of Language & Ideas
ENGL 102
3
Quantitative & Symbolic Reasoning
MATH 202 (pre-requisite Math 201)
4
Investigation of the Natural World
PHYS 202
5
The Human Experience
PSY 201, 202, 250, SOC 201, 204, 250, 253, REL 209, 220, PHIL 101
3
Total15
Overall Credits to Transfer: 62
Third SemesterCredits
Quantitative & Symbolic Reasoning
CSCI 211
3
Quantitative & Symbolic Reasoning
Math 203 (math majors)
3
U.S. & World Cultures
ECON 201, 202, GEO 101, 103, GOVT 201, 202 HIST 101, 102, 201, 202, REL 209, 210, 219, 220, 254
3
The Art of Language & Ideas
SPCH 101
3
Elective
BIO101, CHEM101 (lec/lab)
4
Total16
Fourth SemesterCredits
Quantitative & Symbolic Reasoning
Math 204
3
Quantitative & Symbolic Reasoning
CSCI 212 (computer science majors)
3
Elective
BIO102, CHEM102 (lec/lab)
4
Elective
MATH 220, CSCI 220
3
Elective
Math 205
3
Total16
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Marketing/Public Relations

First SemesterCredits
The Art of Language & Ideas
ENGL 101
3
Quantitative & Symbolic Reasoning
MATH 101 (or higher if eligible - 117, 217)
3
U.S. & World Cultures
ECON 201, 202
3
The Art of Language & Ideas
SPCH 101, 201, REL 209, 220, PHIL 101, 121
3
Computer Proficiency
CSCI 202
3
Total15
Second SemesterCredits
The Art of Language & Ideas
ENGL 102
3
Business
BUS 201
4
The Human Experience
PSY 201, 202, 250, REL 201, 210, SOC 201, 204, 250, 253, PHIL 203
3
U.S. & World Cultures
ECON 201, 202
3
Business (recommended if unsure of BUS major)
BUS 104
3
Total16
Overall Credits to Transfer: 62 - 63
Third SemesterCredits
Quantitative & Symbolic Reasoning
MATH 217, 117, 201
3
The Human Experience
PSY 201, 202, 250, REL 209, SOC 201, 204, 250, 253, PHIL101
3
U.S. & World Cultures
ECON 201, 202, GEO 101, REL 209, GOVT 201, HIST 101, 102, 201, 202
3
Investigation of the Natural World
BIO 101, 110, CHEM 101 (lec/lab)
4
Elective
Foreign Language or elective choice
3
Total16
Fourth SemesterCredits
The Language and History of Fine Arts
ART 201, 202, 231, MUS 103, THEA 201
3
Business
BUS 202
3
The Human Experience
PSY 201, 202, 250, 260, 292, 295, REL 201, 210, SOC 201, 204, 250, 253, PHIL 203
3
Quantitative & Symbolic Reasoning
Math 207, 201
3-4
Elective
Foreign Language or elective choice
3
Total15-16
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Web Designer

First SemesterCredits
The Art of Language & Ideas
ENGL 101
3
The Language & History of Fine Arts
ART 201, 201, 231, MUS 103, THEA 201
3
Quantitative & Symbolic Reasoning
MATH 201 (pre-requisite Math 117 with B or placement test)
4
Investigation of the Natural World
PHYS 201 (Pre-requisite Math 201)
5
Total15
Second SemesterCredits
The Art of Language & Ideas
ENGL 102
3
Quantitative & Symbolic Reasoning
MATH 202 (pre-requisite Math 201)
4
Investigation of the Natural World
PHYS 202
5
The Human Experience
PSY 201, 202, 250, SOC 201, 204, 250, 253, REL 209, 220, PHIL 101
3
Total15
Overall Credits to Transfer:
Third SemesterCredits
Quantitative & Symbolic Reasoning
CSCI 211
3
Quantitative & Symbolic Reasoning
Math 203 (math majors)
3
U.S. & World Cultures
ECON 201, 202, GEO 101, 103, GOVT 201, 202 HIST 101, 102, 201, 202, REL 209, 210, 219, 220, 254
3
The Art of Language & Ideas
SPCH 101
3
Elective
BIO101, CHEM101 (lec/lab)
4
Total16
Fourth SemesterCredits
Quantitative & Symbolic Reasoning
Math 204
3
Quantitative & Symbolic Reasoning
CSCI 212 (computer science majors)
3
Elective
BIO102, CHEM102 (lec/lab)
4
Elective
MATH 220, CSCI 220
3
Elective
Math 205
3
Total16
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Healthcare

First SemesterCredits
The Art of Language & Ideas
ENGL 101
3
Quantitative & Symbolic Reasoning
MATH 201 (pre-requisite Math 117 with B or placement test)
4
Investigation of the Natural World
CHEM 101 (lec/lab )
4
Computer Proficiency
CSCI 202
3
Total14
Second SemesterCredits
The Art of Language & Ideas
ENGL 102
3
Quantitative & Symbolic Reasoning
MATH 202 (pre-requisite Math 201)
4
The Art of Language & Ideas
SPCH 101, PHIL 203
3
Investigation of the Natural World
CHEM 102 (lec/lab)
4
The Human Experience
PSY 201, 202, 250, SOC 201, 204, 250, 253, PHIL 203
3
Total17
Overall Credits to Transfer: 60 - 63
Third SemesterCredits
Quantitative & Symbolic Reasoning
MATH 204
3
U.S. & World Cultures
ECON 201, 202, GEO 101,103, GOVT 201, HIST101, 102, 201, 202, REL 209, 220
3
Elective
MATH 203, CSCI 211
3
Investigation of the Natural World
CHEM 230, PHYS 201
4-5
Elective
Foreign language or elective choice
3
Total16 - 17
Fourth SemesterCredits
Elective
MATH 205 or CSCI 211
3 - 4
Investigation of the Natural World
CHEM 231, PHYS 202
4 - 5
The Language & History of Fine Arts
ART 201, 202, 231, MUS 103, THEA 201
3
Elective
Foreign language or elective choice
3
Total13 - 15
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Education

First SemesterCredits
The Art of Language & Ideas
ENGL 101
3
Quantitative & Symbolic Reasoning
MATH 217 (pre-requisite Math 101 or placement test)
3
The Human Experience
PSY 201, 202, 250, SOC 201, 204, 250, 253, PHIL 101, 121, REL 209, 220
3
Investigation of the Natural World
BIO 151, CHEM 101 (lec/lab)
8
Total17
Second SemesterCredits
The Art of Language & Ideas
ENGL 102
3
Quantitative & Symbolic Reasoning
MATH 201, 207
3 - 4
Investigation of the Natural World
BIO 152 and CHEM 102 (lec/lab)
8
Total14 - 15
Overall Credits to Transfer: 63 - 64
Third SemesterCredits
Investigation of the Natural World
CHEM 230 (lec/lab)
4
Investigation of the Natural World
PHYS 101 (lec/lab)
4
U.S. & World Cultures
ECON 201, 202, GEO 101, GOVT 201, HIST 101, 102, 201, 202, REL 209, 220
3
Computer Proficiency
CSCI 202, 203, 211, 212
3
The Language & History of Fine Arts
ART 201, 202, 231, MUS 103, THEA 201
3
Total17
Fourth SemesterCredits
Investigation of the Natural World
CHEM 231 (lec/lab)
4
Investigation of the Natural World
PHYS 102 (lec/lab)
4
Elective
BIO 211, 218 (Bio track)
Math 202 (Forensic track)
4
The Art of Language & Ideas
SPCH 101, 201, PHIL 203, REL 201, ENG 200
3
Total15
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Project Management/Logistics

First SemesterCredits
The Art of Language & Ideas
ENGL 101
3
Quantitative & Symbolic Reasoning
MATH 101 (or higher if eligible - 117, 217)
3
U.S. & World Cultures
ECON 201, 202
3
The Art of Language & Ideas
SPCH 101, 201, REL 209, 220, PHIL 101, 121
3
Introduction Into Logistics
LOG 101
3
Total15
Second SemesterCredits
The Art of Language & Ideas
ENGL 102
3
Business
BUS 201
4
Transportation and Distribution
LOG 120
3
U.S. & World Cultures
ECON 201, 202
3
Inventory and Warehousing
LOG 130
3
Total16
Overall Credits to Transfer: 62 - 63
Third SemesterCredits
Quantitative & Symbolic Reasoning
MATH 217, 117, 201
3
The Human Experience
PSY 201, 202, 250, REL 209, SOC 201, 204, 250, 253, PHIL101
3
U.S. & World Cultures
ECON 201, 202, GEO 101, REL 209, GOVT 201, HIST 101, 102, 201, 202
3
Investigation of the Natural World
BIO 101, 110, CHEM 101 (lec/lab)
4
IT Applications
LOG 140
3
Total16
Fourth SemesterCredits
The Language and History of Fine Arts
ART 201, 202, 231, MUS 103, THEA 201
3
Business
BUS 202
3
The Human Experience
PSY 201, 202, 250, 260, 292, 295, REL 201, 210, SOC 201, 204, 250, 253, PHIL 203
3
Quantitative & Symbolic Reasoning
Math 207, 201
3-4
Portfolio Class
LOG 201
4
Total15-16
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