Bridgemont Community & Technical College and the West Virginia University Institute of Technology (WVU Tech) signed an agreement regarding transfer credits between the two schools. The contract designates Bridgemont courses that will be accepted by WVU Tech to create seamless transfer for students seeking a bachelor’s degree.
“We are very pleased to provide motivated Bridgemont graduates an opportunity to continue their education,” said WVU Tech CEO Carolyn Long. “Bridgemont is a quality institution and a natural partner as WVU Tech continues our mission of providing an accessible and supportive environment for students wishing to obtain a four-year college degree.
This latest agreement between the schools impacts core courses in the Business and Health Technology, Dental Hygiene, Digital Design and Print Communication, and General Studies departments, and represents the two institutions’ continued collaborative efforts to serve the State of West Virginia.
“This articulation agreement provides a well-designed pathway for graduates who choose to pursue a bachelor’s degree,” said Dr. Jo Harris, Bridgemont President. “As our two colleges are located on the samecampus, this agreement provides even greater incentive for those have completed their two-year associate degree here to move seamlessly into a four-year program at Tech.”
Students will benefit from reduced paperworkordinarily associated with transfers because this agreement defines the educational equivalents for courses taken at Bridgemont and WVU Tech. Bridgemont graduates applying for transfer to WVU Tech baccalaureate programs must meet all minimum entrance requirements.