West Virginia University

As a land-grant institution, the faculty, staff and students at West Virginia University commit to creating a diverse and inclusive culture that advances education, healthcare, and prosperity for all by providing access and opportunity; by advancing high-impact research; and by leading transformation in West Virginia and the world through local, state and global engagement.

  • For the Suggested Plan of Studies:
    • Students transferring to West Virginia University with an Associate of Arts or Associate of Science degree will have satisified the General Education Foundation requirements at WVU. 

Articulated Program Requirements & Benefits

  • To qualify for the Guaranteed Admission Agreement, CSM students must:
    • Guaranteed admissions for CSM students who have earned an Associate of Arts or Associate of Science degree.
    • Have a transferable GPA of at least 2.0.
    • In good standing at CSM.
    • Guaranteed admission to WVU does not mean such students are guaranteed admission to their articulated majors without satisfying the WVU major criteria.
  • For the Guaranteed Admission Agreement:
    • Guaranteed admission to WVU if the above requirements are met. 
    • For the Suggested Plan of Studies:
      • Students transferring to West Virginia University with an Associate of Arts or Associate of Science degree will have satisified the General Education Foundation requirements at WVU.

View our guaranteed admission agreement

  • For the Bachelor of Science in Advertising & Public Relations Plan of Study, CSM students must:
    • Complete the required coursework outlined in the pathway.
    • Graduate from CSM with an Associate of Arts in General Studies: Communication or an Associate of Arts in General Studies: Media Studies. 
    • Students are encouraged to take MTH-1015 instead of MTH-1010 and are encouraged to use elective options to take SPA-1010 or FRE-1010 and SPA-1020 or FRE-1020. 
    • Possess a 2.0 grade point average.

View our Bachelor of Science in Advertising and Public Relations (from AA General Studies: Communication) Suggested Plan of Study

View our Bachelor of Science in Advertising and Public Relations (from AA General Studies: Media Studies) Suggested Plan of Study

  • For the Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering, Aeronautical Area of Emphasis Plan of Study, CSM students must:
    • Complete the required coursework outlined in the pathway.
    • Earn a cumulative GPA of 2.75
    • Earn a C or better in the following courses: MTH-1200, MTH-1210, MTH-2200, MTH-2210, CHE-1200, CHE-1200L, ENG-1010, EGR-1100, PHY-2200, PHY-2200L.
    • Students can take ENGR-101 at West Virginia University Online prior to transferring while enrolled at CSM. 

View our Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering, Aeronautical Area of Emphasis Suggested Plan of Study

  • For the Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering, Astronautical Area of Emphasis Plan of Study, CSM students must:
    • Complete the required coursework outlined in the pathway.
    • Earn a cumulative GPA of 2.75
    • Earn a C or better in the following courses: MTH-1200, MTH-1210, MTH-2200, MTH-2210, CHE-1200, CHE-1200L, ENG-1010, EGR-1100, PHY-2200, PHY-2200L.
    • Students can take ENGR-101 at West Virginia University Online prior to transferring while enrolled at CSM. 

View our Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering, Astronautical Area of Emphasis Suggested Plan of Study

  • For the Agribusiness Management Suggested Plan of Study, CSM students must:
    • Completed the required coursework outlined in the pathway.
    • Graduate from CSM with an Associate of Science in Business Administration.

View our  Agribusiness Management Suggested Plan of Study

  • For the Bachelor of Science in Business Suggested Plan of Study, CSM students must:
    • Completed the required coursework outlined in the pathway.
    • Graduate from CSM with an Associate of Science in Business Administration.
    • Possess an overall GPA of 2.5. 
    • Students completing this proposed pathway may choose to major within one of the following John Chambers College of Business and Economics fields. Certain degree pathways have additional requirements for admittance:
      • Accounting
        • B or higher in both ACC 2020 & 2340
        • C or higher in MTH 1560 or a grade of D in MTH 1200
      • Economics
        • One B or higher and one C or higher in ECN 2020 & 2025
        • B or higher in MTH 1560 or a grade of C in MTH 1200
      • Entrepreneurship and Innovation
        • Minimum of a D in MTH 1560 or MTH 1200
      • Finance
        • B or higher in both ECN 2020 and 2025
        • B or higher MTH 1560 or a grade of C in MTH 1200
      • General Business
        • Minimum of a D in MTH 1560 or MTH 1200
      • Global Supply Chain Management
        • B or higher in MTH 1560 or C in MTH 1200
      • Hospitality and Tourism
        • Minimum of a D in MTH 1560 or MTH 1200
      • Integrated Marketing Communication
      • Management
        • Minimum of a C in MTH 1560 or D in MTH 1200
      • Management Information Systems
        • B or higher in MTH 1560 or C in MTH 1200
      • Marketing
        • C or higher in MTH 1560 or D in MTH 1200
      • Organizational Leadership
        • C or higher in MTH 1560 or D in MTH 1200

View our  Bachelor of Science in Business Suggested Plan of Study

  • For the Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry Suggested Plan of Study, CSM students must:
    • Complete the required coursework outlined in the pathway.
    • Graduate from CSM with the Associate of Science in Mathematics and Sciences: Chemistry Concentration.
    • Complete CHE-1200/L and CHE-1210/L with a grade of C or better. 
  • For the Bachelor of Science in Chemistry Suggested Plan of Study, CSM students must:
    • Complete the required coursework outlined in the pathway.
    • Graduate from CSM with the Associate of Science in Mathematics and Sciences: Chemistry Concentration.
    • Complete PHY-2200/L and PHY-2210/L prior to their first semester at West Virginia University.
    • Complete CHE-1200/L and CHE-1210/L with a grade of C or better. 

View our Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry Suggested Plan of Study

View our Bachelor of Science in Chemistry Suggested Plan of Study

  • For the Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering Suggested Plan of Study, CSM students must:
    • Complete the required coursework outlined in the pathway.
    • Earn a cumulative GPA of 2.75
    • Earn a C or better in the following courses: MTH-1200, MTH-1210, MTH-2200, MTH-2210, CHE-1200, CHE-1200L, ENG-1010, EGR-1100, PHY-2200, PHY-2200L.
    • Students can take ENGR-101 at West Virginia University Online prior to transferring while enrolled at CSM. 

View our Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering Suggested Plan of Study

  • For the Bachelor of Science in Coaching and Performance Science Suggested Plans of Study, CSM students must:
    • Complete the required coursework outlined in the pathway.
    • Graduate from CSM with an Associate of Arts in Arts and Sciences: Exercise and Sport Science. 

View our Bachelor of Science in Coaching and Performance Science - Applied Sports Science Suggested Plan of Study

View our Bachelor of Science in Coaching and Performance Science - Coaching and Leadership Suggested Plan of Study

View our Bachelor of Science in Coaching and Performance Science - Strength & Conditioning Suggested Plan of Study

  • For the Bachelor of Science in Criminology Suggested Plan of Study, CSM students must:
    • Complete the required coursework outlined in the pathway.
    • Graduate from CSM with an Associate of Arts in General Studies: Criminal Justice.
View our Bachelor of Arts in Criminology Suggested Plan of Study

  • For the Bachelor of Science in Environmental & Energy Resource Management Plan of Study, CSM students must:
    • Complete the required coursework outlined in the pathway.
    • Graduate from CSM with an Associate of Science in Business Administration.
    • Stuednts are required to complete 12 credits of lab science for this major. Students are encouraged to take the listed science courses (BIO-1060/L and CHE-1200/L) during their time at College of Southern Maryland to allow for more flexibility while at West Virginia University. 

VIEW OUR BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN Environmental and Energy Resource Management

  • For the Bachelor of Science in Exercise and Sport Psychology Suggested Plan of Study, CSM students must:
    • Complete the required coursework outlined in the pathway.
    • Graduate from CSM with an Associate of Arts in Arts and Sciences: Exercise and Sport Science. 

View our Bachelor of Science in Exercise and Sport Psychology Suggested Plan of Study

  • For the Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering Plan of Study, CSM students must:
    • Complete the required coursework outlined in the pathway.
    • Earn a cumulative GPA of 2.75
    • Earn a C or better in the following courses: MTH-1200, MTH-1210, MTH-2200, MTH-2210, CHE-1200, CHE-1200L, ENG-1010, EGR-1100, PHY-2200, PHY-2200L.
    • Students can take STAT-215 at West Virginia University Online prior to transferring while enrolled at CSM. 

View our Industrial Engineering Suggested Plan of Study

  • For the Bachelor of Science in Journalism Suggested Plan of Study, CSM students must:
    • Complete the required coursework outlined in the pathway.
    • Graduate from CSM with an Associate of Arts in General Studies: Communication or an Associate of Arts in General Studies: Media Studies. 
    • Students are encouraged to take MTH-1015 instead of MTH-1010 and are encouraged to use elective options to take SPA-1010 or FRE-1010 and SPA-1020 or FRE-1020. 
    • Possess a 2.0 grade point average.

View our Bachelor of Science in Journalism (from AA General Studies: Communication) Suggested Plan of Study

View our Bachelor of Science in Journalism (from AA General Studies: Media Studies) Suggested Plan of Study

  • For the Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics Suggested Plan of Study, CSM students must:
    • Complete the required coursework outlined in the pathway.
    • Graduate from CSM with an Associate of Science in Mathematics and Sciences: Mathematics Concentration.
    • Successfully pass MTH-1200 and MTH-1210 with a C or better.  
  • For the Bachelor of Science in Mathematics Suggested Plan of Study, CSM students must:
    • Complete the required coursework outlined in the pathway.
    • Graduate from CSM with an Associate of Science in Mathematics and Sciences: Mathematics Concentration.
    • Successfully pass MTH-1200 and MTH-1210 with a C or better.  

View our Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics Suggested Plan of Study

View our Bachelor of Science in Mathematics Suggested Plan of Study

  • For the Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering Plan of Study, CSM students must:
    • Complete the required coursework outlined in the pathway.
    • Earn a cumulative GPA of 2.75
    • Earn a C or better in the following courses: MTH-1200, MTH-1210, MTH-2200, MTH-2210, CHE-1200, CHE-1200L, ENG-1010, EGR-1100, PHY-2200, PHY-2200L.
    • Students can take ENGR-101 at West Virginia University Online prior to transferring while enrolled at CSM. 

View our Mechanical Engineering Suggested Plan of Study

  • For the Bachelor of Science in Nursing Suggested Plan of Study, CSM students must:
    • Graduate with the Associate of Science in Nursing
    • Possess a RN licensure
    • Complete ENG-2010, ENG-2020, and MTH-1015 at the College of Southern Maryland
  • For the Bachelor of Science in Nursing Suggested Plan of Study:
    • This program is offered online.
    • The WVU School of Nursing offers in-state tuition for all students enrolled in the RN-BSN program, regardless of residency.
    • All registered nurses will transfr 50 hours of undifferentiated nursing credit based on RN licensure. 

View our Bachelor of Nursing Suggested Plan of Study

  • For the Bachelor of Arts in Psychology Suggested Plan of Study, CSM students must:
    • Graduate with the Associate of Arts in Arts and Sciences: Social Sciences
    • Complete PSY-1010 with a C or better.
    • Complete MTH-1120 (serves as a pre-rquisite for PSYC-203 at WVU). 
    • Complete ECN-2020 in place of ECN-1200
    • Complete PSY-2310
    • Complete POL-1010
  • For the Bachelor of Science in Psychology Suggested Plan of Study, CSM students must:
    • Graduate with the Associate of Arts in Arts and Sciences: Social Sciences
    • Complete PSY-1010 with a C or better.
    • Complete BIO-1060 and BIO-1060L as your Biological/Physical Science with Lab course.
    • Complete BIO-1070 and BIO-1070L 
    • Complete MTH-1560 or MTH-1200
    • Complete ECN-2020 in place of ECN-1200
    • Complete PSY-2310
    • Complete POL-1010

View our Bachelor of Arts in Psychology Suggetsed Plan of Study

View our Bachelor of Science in Psychology Suggetsed Plan of Study

  • For the Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with Addiction Studies Minor Suggested Plan of Study, CSM students must:
    • Graduate with the Associate of Arts in Arts and Sciences: Social Sciences
    • Complete PSY-1010 with a C or better.
    • Complete MTH-1120 (serves as a pre-rquisite for PSYC-203 at WVU). 
    • Complete ECN-2020 in place of ECN-1200
    • Complete PSY-2310
    • Complete POL-1010
  • For the Bachelor of Science in Psychology with Addiction Studies Minor Suggested Plan of Study, CSM students must:
    • Graduate with the Associate of Arts in Arts and Sciences: Social Sciences
    • Complete PSY-1010 with a C or better.
    • Complete BIO-1060 and BIO-1060L as your Biological/Physical Science with Lab course.
    • Complete BIO-1070 and BIO-1070L 
    • Complete MTH-1560 or MTH-1200
    • Complete ECN-2020 in place of ECN-1200
    • Complete PSY-2310
    • Complete POL-1010

View our Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with Addiction Studies Minor Suggested Plan of Study

View our Bachelor of Science in Psychology with Addiction Studies Minor Suggested Plan of Study

  • For the Bachelor of Arts in Sociology Suggested Plan of Study, CSM students must:
    • Graduate with the Associate of Arts in Arts and Sciences: Social Sciences.
    • Complete SOC-1010 with a C or better.
    • Complete SOC-2310.
    • Complete ECN-2020 in place of ECN-1200.
    • Complete POL-1010.
    • Complete SOC-2110.
    • Complete SOC-2100.

View our Bachelor of Arts in Sociology Suggested Plan of Study

  • For the Bachelor of Science in Sport Management Suggested Plan of Study, CSM students must:
    • Graduate with the Associate of Science in Sport Management.
    • Complete ECN-2020 instead of ECN-1200.
    • Complete MTH-1010, MTH-1115, or MTH-1120 for the Mathematics general education requirement.
    • Complete an Arts elective as an Elective course.
    • Complete COM-1250 as Humanities general education requirement. 

View our Bachelor of Science in Sport Management Suggested Plan of Study

IMPORTANT NOTE REGARDING GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS AT WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY

Students transferring to West Virginia University with an Associate of Arts or Associate of Science degree will have satisified the General Education Foundation requirements at WVU.
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