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Discipline headers (bold) list VCCS disciplines by prefix. VCCS courses beneath the discipline header appear on the left, with the equivalent Liberty University courses, if any, appearing on the right.

(PHI) Philosophy


VCCS Course   Liberty University Equivalent
Course # Title Hours   Course # Title Hours
PHI 100 Introduction to Philosophy 3   PHIL 201 Philosophy and Contemporary Ideas 3
PHI 101 Introduction to Philosophy I 3   PHIL 201 Philosophy and Contemporary Ideas 3
PHI 102 Introduction to Philosophy II 3   PHIL 201 Philosophy and Contemporary Ideas 3
PHI 111 Logic I 3   PHIL 210 Logic 3
PHI 112 Logic II 3   PHIL 210 Logic 3
PHI 200 The History of Western Philosophy I 3   PHIL 301 History of Phil I 3
PHI 211 The History of Western Philosophy II 3   PHIL 302 History of Phil II 3
PHI 212 The History of Western Philosophy III 3   PHIL 303 History of Phil III 3
PHI 227 Bio-Medical Ethics 3   PHIL 380 Biomedical Ethics 3
PHI 229 Advanced Biomedical Ethics 3   PHIL 380 Biomedical Ethics 3

 

(PHT) Photography


VCCS Course   Liberty University Equivalent
Course # Title Hours   Course # Title Hours
PHT 100 Introduction to Photography 3   ARTS 301 Basic Photography 3
PHT 101+102 Photography I & II 3/3   ARTS 301 Basic Photography 6
PHT 135 Electronic Darkroom 3   ARTS 361 Digital Photography 3
PHT 226 Commercial Photography 3   ARTS 361 Digital Photography 3
PHT 235 Documentary Photography 3   ARTS 361 Digital Photography 3
PHT 246 Advanced Photographic Printing 3   ARTS 2XX Visual Arts Elective-Lower 3
PHT 164+264 Digital Photography I & II 3/3   ARTS 361 Digital Photography 6
PHT 270+271 Digital Imaging I & II 3/3   ARTS 351 Digital Imaging 6

 

(PHT) Physical Education and Recreation


VCCS Course   Liberty University Equivalent
Course # Title Hours   Course # Title Hours
PED 101 Fund. of Phys. Activity I varies   KINE 101 Physical Fitness varies
PED 102 Fund. of Phys. Activity II varies   KINE 101 Physical Fitness varies
PED 111 Weight Training I varies   KINE 225 Weight Training/Conditioning varies
PED 112 Weight Training II varies   KINE 225 Weight Training/Conditioning varies
PED 116 Lifetime Fitness and Wellness 1-2   KINE 101 Physical Fitness 1-2
PED 121 Racketball I varies   KINE 213 Racquet Sports varies
PED 122 Racketball II varies   KINE 213 Racquet Sports varies
PED 123 Tennis I 1-2   KINE 218 Tennis 1-2
PED 124 Tennis II 1-2   KINE 218 Tennis 1-2
PED 123+124 +125 Tennis I, Tennis II & Badminton 2-4   KINE 213 Racquet Sports 2-4
PED 133 Golf I varies   KINE 221 Golf varies
PED 134 Golf II varies   KINE 221 Golf varies
PED 135 Bowling I varies   KINE 220 Bowling varies
PED 136 Bowling II varies   KINE 220 Bowling varies
PED 141 Swimming I varies   KINE228 Beginning Swimming varies
PED 142 Swimming II varies   KINE 229 Intermediate Swimming varies
PED 143 Lifeguard Training varies   KINE 230 Lifeguard Training varies
PED 210 Introduction to Physical Education and Health 3   KINE 207 History and Foundations of Physical Education 3
PED 245 Lifeguard Training 2   KINE 230 Lifeguard Training 2
PED 246 Water Safety Instructor 2   KINE 231 Water Safety Instructor 2

 

(PHY) Physics


VCCS Course   Liberty University Equivalent
Course # Title Hours   Course # Title Hours
PHY 100 Elements of Physics 4   PHYS 101 & 103 Elem. of Physics, Lab 4
PHY 101 Introduction to Physics I 4   PHYS 101 & 103 Elem. of Physics, Lab 4
PHY 201 General College Physics I 4   PHYS 201 General Physics I 4
PHY 202 General College Physics II 4   PHYS 202 General Physics II 4
PHY 231 General University Physics I 5   PHYS 231 University Physics I 5
PHY 232 General University Physics II 5   PHYS 232 University Physics II 5
PHY 241 University Physics I 4   PHYS 231 University Physics I 4
PHY 242 University Physics II 4   PHYS 232 University Physics II 4

 

(PLS) Political Science


VCCS Course   Liberty University Equivalent
Course # Title Hours   Course # Title Hours
PLS 120 Intro to Political Science 3   GOVT 210 Intro to Political Science 3
PLS 130 Basics of American Politics varies   GOVT 220 American Government varies
PLS 135 American National Politics 3   GOVT 220 American Government 3
PLS 136 State & Local Politics 3   GOVT 327 State & Local Government 3
PLS 140 Intro. to Comparative Politics 3   GOVT 330 Intro. to Comparative Politics 3
PLS 211  U.S. Government I 3   GOVT 220 American Government 3
PLS 212 U.S. Government II 3   GOVT 220 American Government 3
PLS 220 Political Parties and Elections in the US 3   GOVT 328 American Political Processes 3
PLS 230 Congress of the US Government 3   GOVT 322 American Legislative System 3
PLS 241+242 International Relations I & II 3/3   GOVT 340 International Relations 6

 

(PNT) Printing


 VCCS Course   Liberty University Equivalent
Course # Title Hours   Course # Title Hours
PNT 211 Electronic Publishing I 3   ARTS 222 Introduction to Graphic Design 3
PNT 212 Electronic Publishing II 3   ARTS 222 Introduction to Graphic Design 3
PNT 213 Electronic Publishing III 3   ARTS 222 Introduction to Graphic Design 3
PNT 221 Layout and Design I 3   ARTS 340 Publication Design 3
PNT 222 Layout and Design II 3   ARTS 340 Publication Design 3
PNT 223 Layout and Design III 3   ARTS 340 Publication Design 3

 

(PSY) Psychology


 VCCS Course   Liberty University Equivalent
Course # Title Hours   Course # Title Hours
PSY 120 Human Relations 3   PSYC 1XX Psychology Elective (lower) 3
PSY 125 Interpersonal Relationships 3   PSYC 1XX Psychology Elective (lower) 3
PSY 126 Psyc for Business & Industry 3   PSYC 316 Industrial and Org. Psyc 3
PSY 135 Child Care Psychology 3   PSYC 221 Psychology of Childhood 3
PSY 166 Psychology of Marriage 3   PSYC 1XX Psychology Elective (lower) 3
PSY 213 Statistics for Behavioral Sciences 3  

PSYC 354

Statistics for the Social Sciences 3
PSY 125 Interpersonal Relationships 3   PSYC 1XX Psychology Elective (lower) 3
PSY 200 Principles of Psychology 3   PSYC 101 General Psychology 3
PSY 201 or 202 Intro. to Psychology I or II 3/3   PSYC 101 General Psychology 3
PSY 205 Personal Conflict & Crisis Mgt 3   PSYC 317 Crisis Intervention 3
PSY 211 Research Meths-Behavior Sci 3   PSYC 255 Intro to Research 3
PSY 215 Abnormal Psychology 3   PSYC 430 Abnormal Psychology 3
PSY 216 Social Psychology 3   PSYC 312 Social Psychology 3
PSY 220 Intro to Behavior Modification 3   PSYC 320 Behavior Management 3
PSY 225 Theories of Personality 3   PSYC 341 Psychology of Personality 3
PSY 230 Developmental Psychology 3   PSYC 210 Developmental Psychology 3
PSY 231+232 Life Span Human Development I & II 3/3   PSYC 210 Developmental Psychology 6
PSY 235 Child Psychology 3   PSYC 221 Psychology of Childhood 3
PSY 236 Adolescent Psychology 3   PSYC 231 Psychology of Adolescence 3
PSY 237 Adult Psychology 3   PSYC 235 Psychology of Adulthood 3
PSY 245 Educational Psychology 3   PSYC 311 Educational Psychology 3
PSY 255 Psyc Aspects of Criminal Bhvr 3   PSYC 475 Psychology of Criminal Behavior                        3


Residential = This course will be awarded for residential students.

LUO = This course will be awarded for Liberty University Online students.

(Psa) Public safety communications


 VCCS Course Liberty University Equivalent
  Elective Credit Only (courses 100 level and above)

 

(PBS) Public Service


 VCCS Course   Liberty University Equivalent
Course # Title Hours   Course # Title Hours
PBS 100 Introduction to Public Administration 3   GOVT 360 Intro to Public & Police Adm. 3
PBS 240 Constitutional Law 3   GOVT 422 American Constitutional Law 3