See why these transfer students chose BSC—apply by April 1

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Transferring to a new college can be daunting, but Birmingham-Southern College (BSC) makes it easy. Keep reading to learn about BSC’s articulation agreements with two-year colleges throughout Alabama, and see why these transfer students chose BSC. Apply by April 1 to attend Summer 2021.

Why BSC’s articulation agreements are important

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BSC recently signed an articulation agreement with Wallace Community College – Dothan. Photo via BSC

The transfer process can be overwhelming, so BSC has signed articulation agreements with 12 two-year colleges throughout the state. They most recently signed with Wallace Community College – Dothan.

With these articulation agreements, students who started their education somewhere else can more easily transfer to BSC. You don’t have to worry about feeling behind in your education—these agreements make transferring credits seamless.

These are the two-year colleges that signed articulation agreements with BSC:

  • Bevill State Community College
  • Calhoun Community College
  • Chattahoochee Valley Community College
  • Coastal Alabama Community College
  • Gadsden State Community College
  • Jefferson State Community College
  • Lawson State Community College
  • Northeast Alabama State Community College
  • Shelton State Community College
  • Snead State Community College
  • Wallace Community College – Dothan
  • Wallace State Community College

How BSC’s articulation agreements and admissions office make the transfer process easy

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BSC’s breathtaking views. Photo via BSC

Birmingham-Southern College supports transfer students from the admission application to their graduation. The faculty strives to make it as simple as possible.

Once our students are here on campus, we pair each student with an academic advisor and provide them with a multitude of research and internship opportunities. We make support, counseling and health services, and free tutoring easily accessible and encourage our students to stay connected.

Sydney Sullen, Assistant Director of Admission, BSC

Why these transfer students chose BSC

Logan Lowery

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Logan Lowery is studying music at BSC. Photo via BSC

Logan Lowery decided to pursue music at BSC after one year at Jeff State. He worked with the entire music faculty to design his degree program and is receiving a Bachelor in Musical Arts, studying the Cognitive Perception of Music in Media.

The general curriculum at BSC is so wonderfully designed to provide every student with a wide academic net and diversified tool belt. That resonated with my mindset and connected with my ambitions. I have one year left at BSC and can barely sit still with all of the opportunities and possibilities provided to me at this school.

Logan Lowery, Bachelor in Musical Arts, BSC

Drew Rhea

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Drew Rhea is majoring in Psychology with a minor in sociology. Photo via BSC

Drew Rhea transferred to BSC after seeing the close bonds her sister had made during her time as a student. After studying at Gadsden State Community College, Drew decided to take the step of applying to a 4-year college that would help her thrive.

Drew’s experience as a transfer student helped shape her identity at BSC. She participates in “Transfer Tuesdays” with the Admissions Department to speak with transfer students and answer their questions.

I’m encouraged to apply what I learn in the “real world” each day, and education here is much more than just what you’re taught during a two-hour lecture. BSC has completely lived up to what it advertises, and I am very blessed to be a part of this community and have the opportunities that I do.

Drew Rhea, psychology major, BSC

Tericka Sanders

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Tericka Sanders is majoring in Sociology with a Distinction in Leadership Studies. Photo via Tericka Sanders

After earning an Associate of Science from Lawson State Community College, Tericka considered online programs at other universities, but she decided that BSC’s in-person program would be more beneficial for her.

BSC’s articulation agreements mean that students can continue their education at a college that truly cares about their success.

Transferring to Birmingham-Southern has reignited a confidence in myself that, at one point, remained tucked away. As a non-traditional student, I was skeptical about how I would fit in on campus; the people I have encountered have been extremely receptive and my classmates have been awesome.

Tericka Sanders, sociology major, BSC

Want even more ways to invest in your future? Don’t miss BSC’s new Accelerated Data Science Program: Summer 2021. Apply by March 30.

If transferring to Birmingham-Southern College sounds like the best next step for you, apply by April 1.

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