Behavioral Science - Associate of Science

The Richard Bland College of William & Mary Global Student Success Program (GSSP) is equivalent to the first two year of a bachelor’s degree program. The GSSP consists of for-credit coursework and provides an academic and cultural bridge from your high school experience to studying at a U.S. university.

 

Upon successful completion of the GSSP, you will receive your associate degree and will be eligible to transfer to one of 40+ well-ranked colleges and universities in Virginia, such as William & Mary, University of Virginia or Virginia Tech.

 

Location

Duration

Four semesters (60+ credits)

Semester Start Date

Fall: August 2017

Spring: January 2018

Global Student Success Program

Program benefits:

  • RBC student from day one
  • No SAT or ACT required for admission
  • Receive academic credits toward your undergraduate degree
  • Small class sizes and additional student support provided
  • Upon successful completion, you will be eligible to transfer to one of 40+ universities in Virginia

GSSP: Associate of Science degree - 4 semesters

BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES FOCUS - Sample program*
Semester 1 Course title Credits

ENG 101

 

Writing and Research 

 

3

 

PSY 201

General Psychology I

3

MATH 121

College Algebra

3

CSCI 202

Computer Applications

3

SOC 201

General Sociology

Semester 2 Course title Credits

ENG 102

 

Introduction to Literary Genres

 

3

 

PSY 202

General Psychology II

3

COMM 101

Public Speaking

3

MATH 217

Introductory Statistics

3

HIST 101, 102, 201 or 202

American History or Western Civilization

Semester 3 Course title Credits

SOC 204

Social Problems

3

GEO 101 or 103, GOVT 201, 202, 203

US & World Cultures Choice

3

BIO 110 LL or CHEM 101 LL

General Biology I or General Chemistry II

4

MATH 217

Introductory Statistics

3

PSY 250

Developmental Psychology

3

Semester 4 Course title Credits

PHIL 203

Introduction to Ethics

3

 

BIO 102 LL or CHEM 102 LL

General Biology II or General Chemistry II

4

SOC 253

Marriage and the Family

3

PSY 217

Research Methods in Behavioral Sciences

3

ART 201/MUS 103/THEA 201

Art Appreciation, Art History, Music Appreciation or History of Theatre

3

 

TOTAL CREDITS

62

* The above represents an example program structure only. Course offerings may change without notice. In order to earn your associate's degree you will need a total of 60 credit hours and must meet any other requirements as relevant to your program of study.

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