Liberal Arts

Are you interested in transferring to a four-year school and earning a bachelor’s degree? Is graduate school in your plan? A liberal arts degree at VWCC prepares you for numerous fields of study and career choices. Earning a liberal arts degree will demonstrate your ability to think critically, communicate well, problem solve and understand our multicultural environment. Employers universally seek these skills in potential employees and will prepare you to work in numerous fields such as human resources, public relations, advertising and marketing, journalism, and education.  

There is also a specialization in Fine Arts.

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. Virginia Western also has its own agreements with several colleges and universities that can be found on our Transfer Agreements page.


Est. Tuition*: $
Credits: 60 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


Alexander Scott
Assistant Professor, Foreign Languages, Marketing and Public Speaking
 Humanities H117B

B.A. – Universidad Autonoma de Santo Domingo, 2000
M.B.A. – APEC University, 2004
M.A. – Universidad de Jaen and Universidad de Leon, 2009
Graduate certificate in Business Communication – Liberty University, 2016