Core-to-Core agreements mean that, with the completion of an associate degree, the general education (core) requirements have already been completed when you transfer to the agreement school. Some Core-to-Core Agreements apply to all majors at a transfer school; some apply only to specific majors.
Understanding Transfer Agreements
Bucks County Community College transfer agreements come in many forms, shapes and sizes. All have the purpose of making your transfer a smooth process.
A few basics about transfer agreements
- Complete your associate degree at Bucks - Most transfer agreements are built on the plan that you will graduate from Bucks with an Associate of Arts degree.
- Agreements Vary - Some agreements are based on obtaining any associate degree. Some apply only to specific Bucks programs. Each college is different, so transfer admission criteria and the requirements of the transfer agreements will be different as well.
- Match Your Major - Most transfer agreements are built on the understanding that you will be following a program of study (as specified in the agreement) that has a parallel at the transfer school.
- Details - The requirements of transfer agreements differ from school to school, even if schools have the same general type of agreement. Always check out the individual requirements of each agreement!
Types of Transfer Agreements
Transfer Intent/Dual Admission agreements assure admission (either to the school or only to specific programs) when certain requirements are met.
Program-to-Program agreements outline exactly what courses a student should take as part of an associate degree in order to transfer at the junior level in a specific major.
PASSHE P2P is a statewide program to program agreement with the state schools and a select number of private schools who have opted in. Guarantees acceptance of 60 credits and junior status if graduating from a PA Community College and transferring into a parallel program. Specific majors apply.
General Articulation agreements each have specific requirements and benefits.
Course Equivalency lists are types of agreements are types of agreement which list how individual Bucks courses will transfer.
Visit our Transfer by Institution page to view the complete listing of transfer agreements.