BSHS in Global Leadership in Disaster Response | NOVA Crosswalk

BSHS in Global Leadership in Disaster Response | NOVA Crosswalk

This is the recommended program of study for students planning to obtain a Virginia Community College System college associate's degree and transfer to GW to complete the Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences (BSHS) in Global Leadership in Disaster Response.

The BSHS in Global Leadership in Disaster Response program is designed for students with previous international health care experience. The program draws heavily from both the civilian and military challenges and successes experienced during natural and man-made disasters, and other crises, both domestically and abroad. Graduates of this program will be well positioned to provide leadership and expert counsel in all matters of disaster and crisis related healthcare issues for myriad agencies at the local, regional, national, and international levels.

GW Entry Requirement NOVA Accepted Courses # credits Notes

GW accepts up to 60 credits from the completed associate’s degree toward the general education and electives requirements for the Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences.

Students must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75.

Transferable course work must be completed with a grade of C or higher.

Students must have international health care experience.

English Composition

ENG 111: College Composition I

ENG 112: College Composition II

3 credits

Students must complete 3 credits.

Natural or Physical Science with lab

BIO 101: General Biology I

BIO 102: General Biology II 

BIO 120: General Zoology

BIO 141: Human Anatomy & Physiology I

BIO 142: Human Anatomy & Physiology II

BIO 150: Introductory Microbiology

BIO 205: General Microbiology

BIO 231: Human Anatomy & Physiology I

BIO 232: Human Anatomy & Physiology II

CHM 101: General Chemistry I

CHM 102: General Chemistry II

CHM 111: College Chemistry II

CHM 112: College Chemistry II 

GOL 105:Physical Geology

GOL 106: Historical Geology

GOL 111: Oceanography I

GOL 112: Oceanography II

GOL 206: Paleontology

NAS 125: Meteorology

NAS 161: Health Science I

NAS 162: Health Science II

PHYS 101: Introduction to Physics I

PHYS 102: Introduction to Physics II

PHY 130: Elements of Astronomy

PHY 201: General College Physics I

PHY 202: General College Physics II

PHY 231: General University Physics I

PHY 232: General University Physics II

4 credits

Students must complete 4 credits (lecture and lab).

Social Sciences

ECO 110: Consumer Economics

ECO 120: Survey of Economics

ECO 201: Principles of Macroeconomics

ECO 202: Principles of Microeconomics

ECO 210: International Economics

GEO 210: People & the Land-Intro. To Cultural Geography

GEO 220: World Regional Geography

GEO 225: Economic Geography

GEO 230: Political Geography

HIS 101: History of Western Civilization I

HIS 102: History of Western Civilization II

HIS 111: History of World Civilization I

HIS 112: History of World Civilization II

HIS 121: United States History I

HIS 122: United States History II

HIS 125: History of the American Indian

HIS 126: Women in World History

HIS 127: Women in American History

HIS 135: History of the Contemporary World

HIS 141: African-American History I

HIS 142: African-American History II

HIS 203: History of African Civilization I

HIS 204: History of African Civilization II

HIS 211: History of England I

HIS 225: Topics in European History I

HIS 231: History of Latin American Civilization I 

HIS 232: History of Latin American Civilization II

HIS 241: History of Russia I

HIS 243: History of the Ancient World I

HIS 251: History of Middle East Civilization I

HIS 253: History of Asian Civilizations I

HIS 254: History of Asian Civilizations II

HIS 255: History of Chinese Culture and Institutions

HIS 256: History of Japanese Culture and Institutions

HIS 266: Military History of the Civil War

HIS 267: The Second World War

HIS 268: The American Constitution

HIS 269: Civil War & Reconstruction

HIS 271: The American Frontier: 1607-1890

HIS 280: American Foreign Policy Since 1890

HIS 281: History of Virginia I

HIS 282: History of Virginia II

PLS: All courses, except those included in notes.

PSY: All courses, except 211, 213 and those in notes.

SOC: All courses, except those included in notes.

SSC 115: Introduction to Global Affairs

6 credits

Students must complete a minimum of 6 credits. 

All 90-190-290, 96-196-296, 97-197-297, 98-198-298, or 99-199-299 courses are excluded for subjects in this block.

 

Humanities

ARC 200: History of Architecture 

ARC 201: History of Modern Architecture

ART 100: Art Appreciation

ART 101: History and Appreciation of Art I

ART 102: History and Appreciation of Art II

ART 103: History of Far Eastern Art I

ART 105: Art in World Culture

ART 106: History of Modern Art

ART 150: History of Film & Animation

ASL 125: History & Culture of the Deaf Community

ASL 201: American Sign Language III

ASL 202: American Sign Language IV

CST 130: Introduction to the Theatre

CST 141: Theatre Appreciation I

CST 151: Film Appreciation I

CST 152: Film Appreciation II

ENG 200: Introduction to Linguistics

ENG 215: Creative Writing-Fiction I

ENG 219: Creative Writing-Drama

ENG 230: Mystery in Literature & Film 

ENG 236: Introduction to the Short Story 

ENG 237: Introduction to Poetry

ENG 241: Survey of American Literature I

ENG 242: Survey of American Literature II

ENG 243: Survey of English Literature I

ENG 244: Survey of English Literature II

ENG 250: Children’s Literature

ENG 251: Survey of World Literature I

ENG 252: Survey of World Literature II

ENG 253: Survey of African-American Literature I

ENG 256: Literature of Science Fiction 

ENG 261: Advanced Creative Writing I

ENG 262: Advanced Creative Writing II

ENG 267: The Modern Novel

ENG 271: The Works of Shakespeare I

ENG 279: Film and Literature

Foreign Languages: All 200-level courses are transferable, except those included in notes. 

HIS 101: History of Western Civilization I

HIS 102: History of Western Civilization II

HIS 111: History of World Civilization I

HIS 112: History of World Civilization II

HIS 121: United States History I 

HIS 122: United States History II

HIS 125: History of the American Indian

HIS 126: Women in World History

HIS 127: Women in American History

HIS 135: History of the Contemporary World

HIS 141: African-American History I

HIS 142: African-American History II

HIS 203: History of African Civilization I

HIS 204: History of African Civilization II

HIS 211: History of England I

HIS 218: Introduction to Digital History

HIS 231: History of Latin American Civilization I

HIS 232: History of Latin American Civilization II

HIS 241: History of Russia I

HIS 243: History of the Ancient World I

HIS 251: History of Middle East Civilization I

HIS 253: History of Asian Civilizations I

HIS 254: History of Asian Civilizations II

HIS 255: History of Chinese Culture and Institutions

HIS 256: History of Japanese Culture and Institutions

HIS 266: Military History of the Civil War

HIS 267: The Second World War

HIS 268: The American Constitution

HIS 269: Civil War & Reconstruction

HIS 280: American Foreign Policy Since 1890

HUM: All courses, except those included in notes.

MUS 121: Music Appreciation I

MUS 122: Music Appreciation II

MUS 221: History of Music I

MUS 222: History of Music II

MUS 225: The History of Jazz

PHI: All courses, except those included in notes.

PHT 110: History of Photography

REL: All courses, except those included in notes.

SSC 205: Cultural & Social Study of Women

3 credits

Students must complete a minimum of 3 credits. 

All 90-190-290, 96-196-296, 97-197-297, 98-198-298, or 99-199-299 courses are excluded for subjects in this block.

Electives

Students may use any college-level (i.e. 100-level and 200-level) academic courses towards this requirement in the following subjects: ACC, ADJ, ARA, ARC, ART, ASL, BIO, BUS, CHI, CST, DIT, DNA, DNH, ECO, EMS, ENG, ENV, FRE, FST, GEO, GER, GOL, GRE, HIM, HIS, HLT, HMS, HUM, ITA, JPN, KOR, LAT, MDL, MKT, MTH, MUS, NAS, NUR, OCT, PBS, PHI, PHY, PLS, POR, PSY, PTH, RAD, REL, ROC, RTH, RUS, SOC, SPA, SSC, VTN

44 credits

Students must complete a minimum of 44 credits. 

Any courses above that have not been used towards other GW general education requirements, including the 90-190-290, 98-198-298, and 99-199-299 exceptions noted above can be used towards this requirement.

Academic credit awarded for health care clinical rotations and practicum courses may be considered.

Military courses may be considered.

Total Transfer Credits

 

60 credits