Programs of Study

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The Programs of Study for 2016 and 2017 is still currently being updated.  Please refer to our 2015 – 2016 catalog while we work on completing updating our list of programs. 

Academic Programs

Germanna Community College is a comprehensive institution of higher education offering programs of instruction generally extending no more than two years beyond the high school level. The College provides residents of the area with opportunities to pursue many educational goals. In addition, the College offers a strong counseling program and other services to students, all designed to assist students in making decisions regarding occupational,  educational, and personal goals. 

Programs Of Instruction


Transfer Programs

Each of the transfer programs listed is intended for the student who wishes to pursue a baccalaureate degree at a four-year college or university. Required courses in written and oral communication, humanities, natural sciences, mathematics, history, social sciences, and health and physical education will meet most of the general education requirements of the first two years at a four-year college or university.

Students who intend to transfer should acquaint themselves with the requirements of their prospective college or university. Germanna maintains a collection of current catalogs for Virginia colleges in the Counseling offices. Faculty advisors and counselors can also provide advice. However, it is the responsibility of each student to determine the specific courses that he or she will need to transfer into specific departments or programs at specific four-year colleges or universities.

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Associate of Arts & Sciences (AA&S) Degrees

Associate of Arts & Sciences (AA&S) Degrees are awarded to students who plan to transfer to four-year colleges after completing their community college programs.  


Associate of Science (AS) Degree

Associate of Science (AS) Degree is awarded to students who complete requirements in Engineering. This degree is appropriate for those students who plan to transfer to four-year institutions after completing the Engineering program.


Occupational-Technical Programs

Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Degrees

Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Degrees are awarded to students majoring in one of the occupational-technical curricula who may plan to obtain full-time employment after graduation.    


Career Studies Certificates

Career Studies Certificates are awarded to students who complete one of the career studies programs. Career studies programs are developed and implemented in response to community needs.


Certificates

Certificates are awarded to students who complete one of the approved non-degree curricula which are usually less than 2 years in length.


ODU Distance Learning

The Germanna Fredericksburg campus serves as host for Old Dominion University’s (ODU) distance learning program. This interactive distance education program enables students to earn undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degrees from a fully-accredited University without leaving their areas of residence.

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Center for Workforce & Community Education

Offers a wide range of credit and noncredit courses, seminars, workshops, consulting and training services.

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