Greater demands today. Better returns tomorrow.
Honor, discipline and teamwork benefit all our co-ed students no matter what path they choose after attending Valley Forge Military College.
Programs of Study
The college curriculum combines six core competencies with five academic programs and concentrations to provide a foundation of understanding, knowledge, and skills. The core competencies broaden each student’s perspective and connection to academic work and careers for the 21st century. These social, historical, and scientific contexts develop and prepare students to transfer to competitive four year programs at local, regional, national, and international institutions.
For a complete listing of our Academic Programs, click here.
Fall 2017 Textbook List
Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts
The Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts program includes courses that span the disciplines of Humanities, History, and Political Science, preparing students to continue their academic and career interests in a wide range of fields that include law, medicine, education, international relations, human services, literature and cultures, diplomacy and administration. Students develop analytical training, communicative skills, and a sound disciplinary foundation, which will allow them to evaluate issues and formulate collaborative and practical solutions to the complex and challenging problems of interaction in an increasingly global society.
Associate of Arts in Justice and Security Studies
The Associate of Arts in Justice and Security Studies program provides students with a comprehensive background in local, state, national, and international security considerations. With an emphasis on both theoretical perspectives and practical concerns, the VFMC Justice and Security Studies program develops an interdisciplinary understanding of the fundamentals of security whether in law enforcement, information security, or national and global security.
Associate of Science in Health and Biological Sciences
The Associate of Science in Health and Biological Sciences at VFMC provides students with the opportunity to take courses leading to a variety of health sciences majors and career fields. Studying the Health and Biological Sciences program at VFMC prepares students to continue their academic and career interests in specialized fields including Biology, Medicine, Pharmacy, Veterinary Medicine, Nursing, Exercise Science, Kinesiology, Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy.
Associate of Science in Physical Sciences and Pre-Engineering
The Associate of Science in Physical Sciences and Pre-Engineering program provides students with a solid foundation in the scientific method and knowledge of the principles that govern the workings of the physical world. This program will include foundational coursework in Calculus, Chemistry, and Physics and is ideal for those interested in Bio-Physics, research in Physics, Geophysics, Industrial Tech, or Engineering.
Associate of Business Administration
The Associate of Business Administration exposes the student to the theories and principles underlying various business disciplines such that the student may better assess their interests and aptitude for this particular area of study. The theory is further enhanced using applications to real life and business experience in the business arena and current events. The program is ideal for students interested in Accounting, Economics, Business Administration, International Business, Finance or Marketing.
Learning Assessment & Support Center
The mission of the Learning Assessment & Support Center (LASC) is to assist a diverse population of students achieve academic success and to provide opportunities for leadership, collaboration, and intellectual growth. The LASC provides tutorial services and educational resources at no additional cost to students enrolled in the college. Additionally, the LASC works with students with diagnosed learning disabilities to provide academic services and accommodations to those students to ensure equal access to the institution.
The LASC’s newly-renovated facility is outfitted with computers, SmartBoard technology, and a printer/copier/scanner for student use. In addition to peer and professional tutoring, students can take advantage of assistive technology like Dragon Naturally Speaking to word process assignments and search academic databases and the web. Supplemental computer-based instruction is also available to students struggling with reading.
Become a certified tutor, find out more by contacting the center. For questions, comments or suggestions about the Learning Assessment and Support Center please contact LASC@vfma.echoorigin.net.