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Widener Hospitality Management Articulation Agreement

Bucks Associate of Arts (A.A.) in Hospitality and Tourism (2022) or Hospitality and Tourism: Food Service Management (2101)

to Widener University Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Hospitality Management

To benefit from this agreement, students have the following obligations.

  • Complete one of the above associate degree programs at Bucks County Community College as specified in the program-to-program Transfer Guides.  Courses not included in this document will be evaluated by Widener Universityon a course-by-course basis.
  • Courses completed at Bucks County Community College with a minimum grade of “C” will transfer. 
  • Meet all applicable Widener University requirements and deadlines pertaining to application for admission and payment of tuition and fees.  Bucks students must demonstrate a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.00 for admissions consideration.
  • Once at Widener University, students who transfer under the terms of this agreement are responsible for meeting requirements in their major field of study, and any other curriculum requirements applying to all Widener Universitystudents, that were in effect at Widener University at the time of their admission to Widener University.  These students will abide by the policies andprocedures, and any revisions, that apply to all Widener Universitystudents.

 This agreement provides the following benefits for eligible students.

  • Following the terms of this agreement, as outlined in the above Transfer Guides, students who complete one of the above associate degree programs will be admitted to Widener University, assured junior status in the B.S. Degree in Hospitality Management, and assured transfer credit as indicated in the Transfer Guides.  This will generally allow a full-time student to complete the requirements for the B.S. Degree in Hospitality Managementwithin four regular semesters, providing the student appropriately schedules and successfully completes (without repeating courses) the remaining courses at Widener University
  • A maximum of 64 credits can be transferred to Widener University.
  • Students transferring under this agreement will be eligible for financial aid, housing, and merit scholarships on the same basis as other Widener Universitytransferstudents.  Students may contact the Office of Admissions for current merit scholarship award amounts.
  • The application fee will be waived for students covered under this agreement.
  • Bucks course credits earned through Prior Learning Assessment for which no course grade is listed on a transcript are evaluated on an individual basis.

Additional Transfer Guides

Transfer Guides are also provided for the Bucks Chef Apprenticeship programs.  These are for students who complete one of Bucks Chef Apprenticeship programs and then wish to transfer into Widener's B.S. in Hospitality Management.  Students may take additional Bucks courses to meet Widener requirements.

Bucks A.A. in Chef Apprenticeship: Foods Emphasis (2056)

Bucks A.A. in Chef Apprenticeship: Pastry Emphasis (2098)

Bucks / Widener University Law Center articulation agreement

The purpose of the BCCC / Widener University Law Center articulation agreement is to facilitate the articulation of students obtaining an Associate degree from BCCC to complete a bachelor degree in Paralegal Studies.

This agreement provides

  • The transfer of up to 63 credits of the BCCC Paralegal Studies A.A. degree

To qualify for this agreement, a student must:

  • Complete an Associate of Arts degree in Paralegal Studies at Bucks County Community College, following guidelines on the advising sheets.
  • Earn a minimum 2.0 GPA (2.5 preferred).
  • Earn a minimum grade of C in all required courses.
  • Meet dates for application, payment of fees, etc. that normally apply to new Widener students.

What this means

A student who completes an A.A. degree in Paralegal Studies at BCCC can apply the 63 required credits to a B.S. degree in Paralegal Studies at Widener University Legal Education Institute.