Southern Virginia University

College Code: 
4933
Southern Virginia University
Each of the following sections represents a BYU general education requirement, but not all sections must be completed before applying. For more information on how your credit or degree will transfer, visit our Credit Transferability page. Please note that this guide is provided as a courtesy to students who are preparing for admission to BYU. The information provided here may change and should not be considered a guarantee regarding the transferability of courses or degrees.
Completed General Education Requirement
American Heritage (AHTG)
Complete one course:
CourseTitle
LIB 120American and the Enlightenment  
Or complete one course from two of groups:
GROUP 1: US HISTORY
CourseTitle
HIS 223American History to 1877  
GROUP 2: ECONOMICS
CourseTitle
ECN 210Principles of Microeconomics  
ECN 215Principles of Macroeconomics  
GROUP 3: GOVERNMENT
CourseTitleAlso Fulfills
POL 223American Government and Politics SOCSCI 
Global and Cultural Awareness (GCA)
Complete one course:
CourseTitleAlso Fulfills
BIO 126Environmental Science BIOSCI 
FRE 202French LANG 
GER 202German IV LANG 
HIS 215Western Civilization II CIV2 
POL 233Comparative Politics  
First-Year Writing (FYW)
Complete one course:
CourseTitle
ENG 120College Composition  
Advanced Written and Oral Communication (AWOC)
Complete one course:
CourseTitle
ENG 323Advanced Expository Writing  
Quantitative Reasoning (QR)
Earn a test score of:
CourseTitle
ACT Math22 or higher  
SAT Math500 or higher  
Or complete one course:
CourseTitle
MAT 115College Algebra  
Languages of Learning (LANG)
Complete one course from either group:
GROUP 1: MATH
CourseTitle
MAT 221Statistics  
MAT 241Calculus I  
GROUP 2: FOREIGN LANGUAGE
CourseTitleAlso Fulfills
FRE 202French IV GCA 
GER 202German IV GCA 
SPN 202Spanish IV  
Civilization 1 (CIV1)
Complete one course:
CourseTitle
ART 210Art History I  
ENG 210Literature of Western Civilization I  
HIS 210Western Civilization I  
HUM 210Arts in Western Civilization I  
Civilization 2 (CIV2)
Complete one course:
CourseTitleAlso Fulfills
ART 215Art History II ARTS 
ENG 215Literature of Western Civilization II LTRS 
HIS 215Western Civilization II GCA 
HUM 215Arts in Western Civilization II ARTS 
Arts (ARTS)
Complete one course:
CourseTitleAlso Fulfills
ART 215Art History II CIV2 
HUM 215Arts in Western Civilization II CIV2 
MUS 210Introduction to Music History  
THE 215Introduction to Theatre History  
Letters (LTRS)
Complete one course:
CourseTitleAlso Fulfills
ENG 215Literature of Western Civilization II CIV2 
ENG 225Approaches to Literature  
PHI 340Ethics  
Biological Science (BIOSCI)
Complete one course:
CourseTitleAlso Fulfills
BIO 114Biological Concepts  
BIO 126Environmental Science GCA 
Physical Science (PHYSCI)
Complete one course:
CourseTitle
PHY 114Physical Science  
Or complete one course from two groups:
GROUP 1: CHEMISTRY
CourseTitle
CHE 114Chemistry Today  
CHE 201General Chemistry  
GROUP 2: PHYSICS
CourseTitle
PHY 117Physics Fundamentals  
PHY 126Astronomy  
PHY 201General Physics I  
Social Science (SOCSCI)
Complete one course:
CourseTitleAlso Fulfills
FCD 220Introduction to Social Work  
FCD 250Child and Adolescent Development  
POL 223American Government and Politics 1/2 AHTG 
PSY 201General Psychology I  
SBS 303Social Problems  
Doctrinal Foundations (REL)

Religion requirements may be completed through coursework from BYU, LDS Institutes of Religion, and other CES schools. Visit BYU's Religion website to learn more about these requirements.