NOVA/GMU Articulation Agreement

 

GMU ADVISING CHART

 

NOVA Courses

Prefix and Number

Course Title

Fulfills Mason Requirements

General Education
requirements

ENG 111 (3)

 College Composition I

ENG 101 Written Communication [English Comp]

 

SPD 100 (3)

Intro to Public Speaking

COM 100 Oral Communication [Humanities]

 

Social Science (3)

Anthropology, Economics, Geography, Political Science, History, Psychology, Sociology

[Social Science]

 

MTH 151 (3)

Mathematics for the Liberal Arts I

MTH 106 Quantitative Reasoning [Science/Analytical Reasoning]

 

ITE 115 (3)

Intro to Computer Applications & Concepts
*not a curricular requirement for the AAS, but many students take it to meet the core computer competency graduation requirement

IT 103 Information Technology [Science/Analytical Reasoning]

 

PSY 235 (3)

Child Psychology

PSYC 313L Child Psychology [Social Science]

AAS Requirements

Core Courses

 

 

CHD 120 (3)

Intro to Early Childhood Education

 

 

CHD 118 (3)

Language Arts for Young Children

 

 

CHD 146 (3)

Math, Science, and Social Studies for Children

 

 

CHD 165 (3)

Observation and Participation

 

 

CHD 166 (3)

Infant and Toddler Programs

 

 

CHD 205 (3)

Guiding the Behavior of Children

 

 

CHD 210 (3)

Intro to Exceptional Children

 

 

CHD 215 (3)

Models of Early Childhood Ed. Programs

 

 

CHD 216 (3)

Early Childhood Programs, School & Social Change

 

 

CHD 265 (3)

Advanced Observation and Participation

 

 

CHD 270 (3)

Administration of Childcare Programs

 

 

CHD 298 (1)

Seminar and Project

 

 

EDU 235 (3)

Health, Safety and Nutrition Education

 

TOTAL NOVA
Credits

55 (includes ITE 115, but not all courses required for the AAS)

 

 

 

 

 

(Some equivalent courses may be taken at NOVA if student still meets Mason's residency requirement.)

 

 

 

MASON Courses

Prefix and Number

Course Title

Category

General Education
Requirements
(22 credits total)

ENG 302 (3)

Advanced Composition

ENG 302 Written Communication;Pre-requisite for BIS 390

 

Lab science (4) [i.e., BIOL 103, 104/ASTR 111]
OR
Non-lab science (3) [i.e., UNIV 301/ GEOG 102/CHEM 101]

Intro to Biology I
Intro to Biology II
Intro to Modern Astronomy I

Great Ideas in Science
Physical Geography
Intro to Modern Chemistry
(may also take another lab science)

Natural Science [Science/Analytical Reasoning]

 

Humanities (3)

May take 200-level Literature at NOVA to meet this course requirement.

[Humanities]

 

Arts [i.e., ARTH 303] (3)

 

Fine Art [Humanities]

 

Social Science (3)

 

[Social Science]

 

Electives (6-7)

 

 

BIS Concentration

Prefix and Number

Course Title

Fulfills Mason Requirements

(34 credits including 6 NOVA credits)

BIS 300 (3)

Understanding Multidisciplinary Studies

BIS Core

  • • CHD 215 (3)

BIS 390 (3)

Research Process

BIS Core; Writing Intensive

  • • EDU 235 (3)

BIS 490 (3)

Senior Project

BIS Core; Synthesis

 

BIS 491 (1)

Senior Project Presentation

BIS Core

 

EDUC 302 (3)

Human Growth/Development

 

 

SOCI 303 or GOVT 300 (3)

Basic Research Methods

[Pre-requisite for BIS 390]

 

Self-selected courses (6)

Relevant courses for major based on student's background and goals

 

6 credits from the AAS Core Coursework will be applied to concentration

EDUT 413 (3)

OR

EDUT 414 (3)

Language Development and Emergent Literacy for Diverse Learners, Ages 3-5

Creating Environments and Adapting Curriculum for Diverse Learners, Ages 3-5

 

 

EDUT 423 (3)

OR

EDUT 424 (3)

Language Acquisition and Communication for Diverse Infants and Toddlers

Culturally, Linguistically, and Developmentally Appropriate Practices with Infants, Toddlers, and their Families

 

Minor in Business (15 credits)

MSOM 300 (3)

Managing Financial Resources

Minor

 

MSOM 301 (3)

Managing People and Organizations

Minor

 

MSOM 303 (3)

Marketing in a Global Economy

Minor

 

MSOM 304 (3)

Entrepreneurship: Staring an Enterprise

Minor

 

MSOM 305 (3)

Managing in a Global Economy

Minor
Global Understanding

TOTAL GMU credits

 

65 Credits

 

46 upper division

 

 

 

Questions/Comments:

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