Social Sciences: Education

Are you interested in being a teacher? Do you want to help students learn? Are you interested in transferring to a four-year school to complete your teaching degree?   Do you want to earn your bachelor’s degree?  The Social Sciences – Education is designed for students who plan to transfer to a four-year institution and pursue a teaching career at the elementary or secondary level. Begin your journey today to a transfer program to lead you to an exciting career.

Transfer Agreements

Students that graduate from Virginia Western with an associate degree and a minimum grade point average may obtain GUARANTEED admission to more than 30 of the commonwealth’s colleges and universities. Click here for a list of Virginia Transfer Partners.

In addition, Virginia Western has entered into the following agreement specific to the Social Sciences: Education program. This list is subject to change, and the most current agreements can be found on our Transfer Agreements page.

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Est. Tuition*: $
Credits: 61 Hours
Time: 2 Years

*Estimated cost reflects in-state rate and is subject to change


The cost of attendance is an estimate of the costs a student may have while at Virginia Western.

Click here for the cost of attendance for financial aid.


 Humanities H111
Fax: 540-857-6096

Mailing address:
School of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
3082 Colonial Ave., SW
Roanoke, VA 24015


Dr. Annette Chamberlin
Professor, History
Professor, Sociology
 Humanities H111

A.S. – Virginia Western Community College
B.A. – Roanoke College
M.A. – Virginia Tech
M.B.A. – Averett University
Ph.D. – Virginia Tech