WCC, Brevard College Sign Agricultural Agreement

November 16, 2017

Wayne Community College and Brevard College have signed an agreement to allow students’ course credits flow seamlessly between the schools.

The transfer articulation agreement allows students who earn associate degrees in agriculture at Wayne Community College to have those courses count for up to half of the required coursework for a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies with a Concentration in Sustainable Agriculture at Brevard College.

Brevard College subscribes to the North Carolina Comprehensive Articulation Agreement under which students earning associate in arts and associate in science degrees from the state’s community colleges are assured admission and are admitted with junior status. This agreement gives recipients of WCC associate in applied science degrees the opportunity to receive credit toward general education requirements and to have agriculture coursework completed with at least a “C” receive credit toward Brevard College’s Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies with a Concentration in Sustainable Agriculture.

Brevard College’s degree in Environmental Studies with a concentration in Sustainable Agriculture focuses on small to mid-scale diversified operations. It offers North Carolina Teaching Certification in Agriculture Education that is approved by the Department of Public Instruction. The program employs an experiential education mission that allows students to apply what they learn to real-life projects through internships and field experiences, employing sustainable solutions to agricultural challenges.

Wayne Community College offers Associate in Applied Science Degrees in Agribusiness Technology, Sustainable Agriculture, and Applied Animal Science Technology.

About Brevard College
Brevard College is a private, liberal arts college located in the mountains of Western North Carolina. The United Methodist college has roots in three regional schools, dating back to 1853, that merged at the current campus location in the town of Brevard in 1933. Today, Brevard College is recognized for its proven experiential teaching methods and 14-to-1 student/teacher ratio. The 120-acre campus offers a safe and comfortable learning environment for 700+ students. Brevard College is committed to an experiential liberal arts education that encourages personal growth and inspires artistic, intellectual, and social action. Learn more about Brevard College at www.brevard.edu.

About WCC
Wayne Community College is a public, learning-centered institution with an open-door admission policy located in Goldsboro, N.C. As it works to develop a highly skilled and competitive workforce, the college serves 14,000 individuals annually as well as businesses, industry, and community organizations with high quality, affordable, accessible learning opportunities, including more than 70 college credit programs. WCC’s mission is to meet the educational, training, and cultural needs of the communities it serves. More information about the college can be found at www.waynecc.edu.