Students who are  Montgomery or Renaissance Scholars and who complete an approved associate degree program at Montgomery College will receive 16 credits toward completion of the Dickinson degree (32 credits).

Following are Montgomery College courses grouped according to Dickinson College graduation-requirement categories. Those courses not fulfilling graduation requirements will be reviewed on a course-by-course basis for major requirements. Any non-designated courses will be considered electives. Please note that virtual courses will not be accepted for transfer to Dickinson.

Writing Intensive

Quantitative Reasoning Course

  • Mathematics: 132, 181, 284
  • Economics: 201 or 202

Distribution courses

Division I:  Arts and Humanities (two courses from two of the following three areas)

  • Philosophy:  180, 190, 201, 202, 203, 205, 210, 211
  • Literature/ English:  135, 190, 201, 202, 204, 208, 209, 210, 211, 212, 213, etc.
  • Art: 101, 103, 105, 107, 108, 110, 112, 121, 123, 124, 127, 130, 131, 203, etc.; Dance: 100, 102, 104, 106, 108, 150, 220; Film:  110; Music:  110, 111, 119, 123, 131, 133, 136, 139, 140; Theatre:  108, 109, 114, 116, 117, 118, 119, 121, 208, 225,

Division II:  Social Sciences (two courses from two different disciplines)

  • Anthropology:  101, 105, 202, 206
  • Economics: 103, 105, 201, 202
  • History:  105, 110, 112, 113, 114, 116, 117, 118, 120, 129, 130, 136, 137, 138, 151, etc.
  • Honors Program: 252, 259, 262, 264
  • Political Science:  101, 102, 105, 121, 201, 203, 210, 241, 250, 260, 282
  • Psychology:  102, 203, 204, 206, 207, 211, 213, 215, 216, 221, 227
  • Sociology:  101, 104, 105, 108, 201, 206, 208, 210, 212, 213, 240
  • Women’s Studies: 101

Division III: Laboratory Sciences (two four-credit courses, may be from the same department)

  • Astronomy:  101, 102
  • Biology:   101, 105A &105B, 107, 108, 203, 204, 207, 209, 222
  • Chemistry:  100A&100B, 101, 102, 103, 120, 135
  • Geology:  101, 102
  • Meteorology:  101
  • Physics: 110, 262, 263   

Cross-Cultural Studies

Languages

Foreign Language through the intermediate level, including American Sign Language (201 and 202) or equivalent (AP, SAT II, Placement Exam).

U.S. Diversity

One course with a focus on U.S. diversity
  • English:  135, 204
  • History:  129, 136, 137, 138
  • Political Science:  210
  • Sociology:  108, 208

Comparative Civilization

One course with a focus on the comparative study of civilizations
  • Art: 130, 208, 213
  • English: 204, 215
  • History: 137, 138, 203, 207, 208, 214, 229, 230
  • Music 131
  • Philosophy:  210, 211
  • Political Science:  282

Physical Education

Two semesters of physical education, one of which could be a physical education & wellness course