SUNY Poly, HCCC sign student transfer agreement


An articulation agreement to provide graduating Herkimer College students with eight new transfer paths for four baccalaureate programs at SUNY Polytechnic Institute was announced Wednesday.

Herkimer College students will be able to take advantage of the agreement beginning in the fall 2019 semester.

It will enable qualified graduating students from Herkimer College to transfer credits to four undergraduate programs at SUNY Poly as follows:

• Business — Small Business Management A.S. into Business B.S.; Accounting A.A.S. into Accounting B.S.; Accounting A.S. into Accounting B.S.; Business Administration A.A.S. into Business B.S.; Business Administration A.S. into Business B.S.; Fashion Buying and Merchandising A.A.S. into Business B.S.

• Computer Science A.S. into Computer and Information Science B.S.

• Liberal Arts and Sciences — Science A.S. into Biology B.S.

Herkimer College “now has more than 200 transfer agreements with 37 institutions throughout the region, state and nation,” said college President Cathleen McColgin. “We value our partnership with SUNY Poly, and look forward to continuing to provide new and enhanced opportunities for our students and community.”

SUNY Poly interim President Grace Wang said “SUNY Poly and Herkimer County Community College have had a longstanding collaborative partnership to seek ways to make attaining an impactful post-secondary education in the Mohawk Valley easier through leveraging the valuable resources that our institutions offer....We are thrilled to have reached this agreement, and we will continue to seek new paths for graduating Herkimer College students to continue their education here at SUNY Poly.”


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