Transfer to Other Institutions
Normally, course work leading to an Associate in Arts and Sciences degree from Wytheville Community College will transfer to most four-year colleges and universities. Some four-year schools accept certain Associate in Applied Science degree programs in transfer, but this policy varies by institution.
Students have the responsibility for becoming familiar with the requirements and prerequisites of the transfer institution and the intended major. Attention should be given to required grade point average, deadlines for transfer applications, applicability of the associate degree program to the intended four-year curriculum, and the number of courses accepted for transfer. WCC counselors are available to help students gather such information and review alternatives, but students make the final choice.
A State Policy on Transfer was endorsed by the State Board for Community Colleges and the State Council of Higher Education in 1991. This policy suggests guidelines for Virginia community colleges and senior institutions on admission of transfer students, acceptance and application of transfer credits, services for and responsibilities of transfer students, and a transfer module for transfer without an associate degree.
In addition, Wytheville Community College has formal transfer articulation agreements with the institutions listed below. These agreements detail the terms of transfer for WCC students completing the associate degree programs identified below for each institution.
Guaranteed Admission Agreements
The Virginia Community College System has established nearly 30 guaranteed admission agreements with various colleges and universities that allow students who graduate from the appropriate WCC transfer program to transfer as a junior into a baccalaureate degree program at the four-year institution. For a complete list of these transfer opportunities, please visit the VCCS website at http://myfuture.vccs.edu/transfer or see a counselor in WCC’s Student Services Office.
In addition, WCC has established articulation agreements with various four-year colleges and universities that allow WCC students who graduate from the appropriate program to transfer easily to those four-year institutions. For a complete list of these articulation opportunities, please see a counselor in the Student Services Office.