Are you interested in transferring to a four-year college? Do you want to earn your Bachelor’s degree? The Uniform Certificate of General Studies is designed for students who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university following their studies at Virginia Western. This degree provides students with evidence that they have made significant progress toward completing an associate’s degree, which gives them a competitive advantage in transferring to a four-year institution. A Uniform Certificate of General Studies also prepares you for degrees in many fields.