Transitional Studies Department
Transitional Studies courses provide an excellent starting point for students who score at or above minimum entrance scores on the college’s placement test but below program entrance requirements.
Transitional Studies courses may transfer to other South Carolina technical colleges but do not transfer to four-year colleges and universities.
The mission of the Transitional Studies Department is to prepare students for success in college-level classes through strengthening writing, reading, mathematical and critical thinking skills.
Type of Program
Day, night, weekend, partially online
Requirements for Completion
Students move into college-level courses and programs by completing Transitional Studies course work with a grade of “C” or better.
English, Reading, Mathematics, English as a Second Language
Visit our web page at https://www.gvltec.edu/transitional_studies/.
TS English courses are taught in various formats: face-to-face, online, fast track, learning communities and English Plus.
|ENG 032||Developmental English||3|
|ENG 100||Introduction to Composition (Non-Degree Credit)||3|
Reading courses are taught in a variety of formats, including face-to-face, hybrid, learning communities and fast track.
|RDG 032||Developmental Reading||3|
|RDG 100||Critical Reading (Non-Degree Credit)||3|
|RWR 100||Integrated Transitional Reading and English (Non-Degree Credit)||3|
English as a Second Language (ESL)
|ESL 010||Communication I||1|
|ESL 011||Reading/Writing I||1|
|ESL 012||Grammar I||1|
|ESL 013||Pronunciation I||1|
|ESL 014||Communication II||1|
|ESL 015||Reading/Writing II||1|
|ESL 016||Grammar II||1|
|ESL 017||Pronunciation II||1|
|ESL 018||Grammar III||1|
TS math courses are taught in various formats: face-to-face, online, emporium and learning communities.
|MAT 100||Introductory College Math (Non-Degree Credit)||5|
|MAT 105||Introduction to College Algebra||5|
Visit https://www.gvltec.edu/transitional_studies/ for more information about Transitional Studies course offerings.