BridgeValley Community and Technical College Signs Articulation - Beckley, Bluefield & Lewisburg News, Weather, Sports

BridgeValley Community and Technical College Signs Articulation Agreements with WVSU

Posted: Updated:
  • EducationMore>>

  • Marshall University pilots ‘global' medical program

    Marshall University pilots ‘global' medical program

    Monday, September 15 2014 3:41 PM EDT2014-09-15 19:41:58 GMT
    With the start of a new program at Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine comes the beginning of a new “global” medical emphasis.
    With the start of a new program at Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine comes the beginning of a new “global” medical emphasis.
  • WLU offers new masters degree

    WLU offers new masters degree

    Sunday, September 14 2014 2:00 PM EDT2014-09-14 18:00:14 GMT
    At West Liberty University, planning makes perfect — three years, to be exact in this case. After planning and perfecting the curriculum, a master of professional studies degree is now available at WLU.
    At West Liberty University, planning makes perfect — three years, to be exact in this case. After planning and perfecting the curriculum, a master of professional studies degree is now available at WLU.

  • Charles Town teacher to build school

    Charles Town teacher to build school

    Saturday, September 13 2014 8:00 AM EDT2014-09-13 12:00:13 GMT
    Nancy SturmNancy Sturm
    Charles Town resident Nancy Sturm has devoted her life to learning.
    Charles Town resident Nancy Sturm has devoted her life to learning.

BridgeValley Community and Technical College (BCTC) signed “2+2” transfer agreements for their business programs on June 18.

A student can now obtain an Associate of Applied Science in Accounting, Finance, Healthcare Management, Management, or Marketing at BCTC and then transfer to West Virginia State University (WVSU) to complete their Bachelor of Applied Science or their Bachelor of Science in Business Administration.

The “2+2” agreement was designed to clearly articulate the first two years of study at BCTC and then the remaining two years at WVSU. This enables a student to see how their credit transfers into WVSU in obtainment of their Bachelor’s degree.

“Signing this agreement shows the partnership between our institutions to provide a seamless career pathway for students from an associate degree to bachelorette degree,” said Megan Lorenz, Dean of Business & Legal Studies.

BridgeValley Community and Technical College was founded on March 20, 2014, after the consolidation of Bridgemont and Kanawha Valley Community and Technical Colleges. Existing campus locations will be maintained in Montgomery and South Charleston, along with the addition of the new Advanced Technology Center.

BridgeValley awards one-year certificates and two-year associate degrees in many fields including accounting, finance, management, healthcare management, marketing, and administrative professional technology.