Course Recommendations By Major
This site contains course recommendations for each undergraduate degree program at Virginia Tech. The lists are alphabetical by major and include recommendations for study during the first year or two years preceding transfer. Virginia Tech course numbers are listed in the column on the right with Virginia community college equivalents on the left.
By following the course recommendations, community college students will transfer to Virginia Tech with minimal loss of transfer credit.
Unless otherwise noted, the Foreign Language Requirement policy applies to all majors.
Prospective transfer students who are not attending Virginia community colleges may use this guide in the following way:
- Look up your intended VT major and make a list of the VT course numbers we recommend.
- Look up the course descriptions listed by department in the Undergraduate Course Catalog.
- Match those descriptions with course descriptions in the course catalog of your institution, to identify appropriate equivalents.
- Verify the list with the transfer advisor in your intended college/department at Virginia Tech.
Select a Major to View Course Recommendations
Accounting and Information Systems
Animal and Poultry Science
Art and Art History
Biological Systems Engineering
Business Information Technology
Chemistry (B.A. and B.S.)
Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience
Computational and Systems Neuroscience
Computational Modeling and Data Analytics
Community Economic Development
Construction Engineering and Management
Crop and Soil Sciences
Environmental Conservation and Society
Environmental Economics: Management and Policy
Environmental Policy and Planning
Environmental Resources Management
European & Transatlantic Studies
Fashion Merchandising and Design
Food and Health Systems Economics
Food Science and Technology
Hospitality and Tourism Management
Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise
Humanities for Public Service
Industrial and Systems Engineering
International Public Policy
International Trade and Development
Landscape Architecture (5 yr. program)
Landscape Horticulture and Design
Materials Science and Engineering
National Security & Foreign Affairs
Packaging Systems and Design
Philosophy, Politics, and Economics
Professional and Technical Writing
Religion and Culture
Residential Environments and Design
Smart and Sustainable Cities
Sports Media and Analytics
Water: Resources, Policy, and Management