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Major requirements and their VCCS equivalents (and RBC equivalents if applicable)

NOTE: The word "AND" between VCCS course numbers indicate JMU credit will be awarded for the completion of the VCCS sequence.

JMU Course: WRTC 103, Critical Reading and Writing

  • VCCS equivalents: ENG 112 (ENG 111 is the prerequisite to 112)
  • RBC equivalents: ENGL 101
  • NOTE: Required for admission to Teacher Education.

JMU Course: PSYC 160, Life Span Human Development

  • VCCS equivalents: PSY 230 or PSY 231 and 232
  • RBC equivalents: PSY 250
  • NOTE: Required for admission to Teacher Education.

JMU Course: EDUC 200, Foundations of American Education

  • VCCS equivalents: EDU 200
  • RBC equivalents: No equivalent
  • NOTE: Required for admission to Teacher Education.

JMU Course: EDUC 310, Teaching in a Diverse Society

  • VCCS equivalents: EDU 250
  • RBC equivalents: No equivalent

JMU Course: EXED 200, Foundations of Exceptional Education

  • VCCS equivalents: EDU 204
  • RBC equivalents: No equivalent

JMU Course: IECE 466, Managing Classrooms and Guiding Behavior

  • VCCS equivalents: EDU 206
  • RBC equivalents: No equivalent

Advising Notes

Please Read: This major guide is a list of all possible major courses offered in the Virginia Community College System. Not all courses may be offered at your community college, and you are not required to complete all these courses in order to transfer. Rather, it’s designed to help you meet JMU major requirements before you transfer, and be better prepared to progress through the major once you arrive at JMU. Please be sure to read the advising notes for additional information on the major.

  1. All education students must apply and be admitted to Teacher Education. See the admission requirements and use the links below to learn more about the application process. 
  2. Students completing the Inclusive Early Childhood Education four-year licensure program are prepared to serve as teachers of students birth through 3rd grade with and without exceptionalities (Birth-age 5 special education and PK-3rd grade general education). 

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