In 2012, Virginia House Bill 1184 passed mandating that "each institution within the Virginia Community College System shall develop agreements for postsecondary degree attainment with the public high schools in the school divisions that they serve." Virginia Western provides a pathway for students to complete the General Studies Associate of Science and the General Education Certificate concurrently with a high school diploma.
This rigorous pathway can be accomplished using a combination of dual enrollment classes offered at the high schools, AP exam credit and classes offered on the VWCC campus. Students interested in participating in this pathway must complete the Dual Enrollment HB 1184 Declaration of Intent form (PDF). Contact the high school guidance department or the VWCC Dual Enrollment Office to learn more about this program.
High School HB1184 Plans
All documents are in PDF format unless otherwise indicated.
A.S. General Studies Plans
- Botetourt County Public Schools
- Craig County Public Schools
- Franklin County Public Schools
- Roanoke City Public Schools
- Roanoke County Public Schools
- Salem City Public Schools
General Education Certificate Plans
Dr. Kathryn H. Beard
Location: Fishburn Hall F125C
3093 Colonial Ave SW
Roanoke, VA 24015