Major requirements and their VCCS equivalents (and RBC equivalents if applicable)
Note: The word "and" between VCCS course numbers indicates JMU credit will be awarded only for completion of the VCCS sequence.
GHIST 101, 102
HIS 111, 112
HIS 121 and 122
History 201 and 202
1. History is a B.A. degree only. The B.A. requires intermediate proficiency in a foreign language and a philosophy course. Students are strongly encouraged to begin their foreign language at the community college. 2. HIS 101-102 (Western Civilization) transfer as general history electives and count toward the major as HIST 201-202. 3. Students seeking teacher licensure in social studies must also complete the pre-professional secondary education program and the minor in interdisciplinary social science. See links below for more information on teacher education for transfer students, and the Regional Teacher Education Agreement (RTEA) between JMU and Blue Ridge, Lord Fairfax, and Piedmont Virginia Community Colleges.