The Richard Bland College of William & Mary Global Student Success Program (GSSP) is equivalent to the first two years of a bachelor’s degree program. The GSSP consists of for-credit coursework and provides an academic and cultural bridge from your high school experience to studying at a U.S. university.

Upon successful completion of the GSSP, you will receive your associate degree and will be eligible to transfer to one of 40+ well-ranked colleges and universities in Virginia, such as William & Mary, University of Virginia or Virginia Tech.

Program benefits:

  • RBC student from day one
  • No SAT or ACT required for admission
  • Receive academic credits toward your undergraduate degree
  • Small class sizes and additional student support provided
  • Upon successful completion, you will be eligible to transfer to one of 40+ universities in Virginia

GSSP: Associate of Science degree - 4 semesters

Sample program

ENG 101

Writing and Research

3

BUS 201

Principles of Accounting I (Math 101 co-req or score into higher level math pre-req)

3

MATH 271

Introductory Statistics (Math 101 pre-req or placement test score)

3

ART 201/MUS 103/THEA 201

Art Appreciation, Art History, Music Appreciation or History of Theatre

3

SOC 201

General Sociology

3

ENG 102

Introduction to Literary Genres

3

BUS 202

Principles of Accounting II

3

MATH 207

Calculus for Business & Social Science

3

PSY 201

General Psychology

3

CSCI 202

Computer Applications I

3

PSY 202

General Psychology

3

ECON 201

Principles of Economics I - Macroeconomics

3

BIO 110 LL

Contemporary Biology

4

SPAN 101
or FREN 101

Elementary Spanish or French (or higher level based on competency)

3 or 4

PHIL 121

Introduction to Critical Thinking

3

GEO 101

Major World Regions

3

ECON 202

Principles of Economics II - Microeconomics

3

CHEM 110 LL

Concepts of Chemistry

4

BUS 104

Introduction to Business

3

SPAN 102
or FREN 102

Elementary Spanish or French (or higher level based on competency)

3 or 4

TOTAL CREDITS

62-64

* The above represents an example program structure only. Course offerings may change without notice. In order to earn your associate's degree, you will need a total of 60 credit hours and must meet any other requirements as relevant to your program of study.

Program taught in:
  • English

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Last updated February 7, 2019
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