TRANSFERRING TO A 4-YEAR College

Transferring to a 4-year university is easy with a TRCC degree

What We Have To Offer

Three Rivers Community College offers many opportunities for students to transfer into Bachelor’s level degree programs. These options include guaranteed admission programs with over 20 public and private colleges and universities in Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Wisconsin.

Smooth Transition: The transfer options provide our students with the benefit of a smooth transition from their program of study at TRCC to their Bachelor Degree at their transfer institution of choice.

This smooth transition is a result of the collaboration between Three Rivers and these four year colleges and universities that are eager to welcome Three Rivers graduates.

Personalized Advising: With the guidance of an academic advisor, Three Rivers students may explore and apply to the transfer program available for their intended career path as early as their first semester.

Affordability: Enrolling at Three Rivers and taking advantage of our transfer opportunities can help you achieve your educational goals while saving you thousands of tuition dollars.

How To Get Started

First, scroll down and read through the many transfer options that are available, including CSCU’s Transfer Ticket and Dual Admission programs.

Then, meet with an advisor who will help you learn more about the various opportunities. Students interested in transfer options must complete a transfer application for the college to which they intend to transfer. Some of the programs require applications to be submitted prior to earning a specified number of credits at Three Rivers.

Each transfer option requires a minimum G.P.A. (grade point average) in order to be eligible to participate in the selected transfer program. Minimum G.P.A. ranges are from 2.0 to 3.3 depending on the transfer option.

Specific information for each transfer option is available by calling 860-215-9016.

Transfer Programs Available by Interest

TRCC Degree:  Liberal Arts and Sciences, A.A.
Transfer to: University of Connecticut College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources, Guaranteed Admission Program
For Bachelor’s Degree in: Any B.A. or B.S.

TRCC Degree: General Studies, A.S.
Transfer to: Charter Oak State College – Any B.A. or B.S.

TRCC Degree: Any A.A .or A.S. Degree
Transfer to:
· Central, Eastern, Southern & Western Connecticut State Universities and Charter Oak State College – Any B.A. or B.S. (Dual Admission and Guaranteed Admission programs)
· University of Connecticut – Bachelor of General Studies (B.G.S.)
· Sacred Heart University – Any B.A. or B.S.

TRCC Degree: Any A.A., A.A.S., or A.S. Degree
Transfer to: University of Bridgeport – Any B.A. or B.S

TRCC Degree: Any A.S. Degree
Transfer to: University of New Haven – Any B.A. or B.S.

TRCC Degree: Construction Technology, A.A.S.
Transfer to: Roger Williams University School of Architecture, Art and Historic Preservation
For Bachelor’s Degree in: Architecture

TRCC Degree: Business Studies, A.A. – CSCU Pathway Transfer Degree – Guaranteed full junior status, no loss of credits, no need to take extra credits
Transfer to:
· Central Connecticut State University – Accounting, B.S.; Finance, B.S.; Management, B.S. or Marketing, B.S.
· Eastern Connecticut State University – Accounting, B.S.; Business Administration, B.S. or Finance, B.S.
· Southern Connecticut State University – Accounting, B.S.; Business Administration – Business Economics Concentration, B.S.; Business Administration – Finance Concentration, B.S.; Business Administration – Management, B.S. or Marketing, B.S.
· Western Connecticut State University – Accounting, B.S.; Business Management – Financial Management Option, B.B.A.; Business Management – Supervisory Management Option, B.B.A. or Marketing, B.B.A.
· Charter Oak College (Online) – Business Administration, B.A.

TRCC Degree:  Business Studies, A.A. – CSCU Pathway Transfer Degree
Transfer to: Albertus Magnus College
For Bachelor’s Degree in: Business Management

TRCC Degree: Business Studies, A.A. – CSCU Pathway Transfer Degree
Transfer to: University of Bridgeport School of Business
For Bachelor’s Degree in: Any B.A. or B.S.

TRCC Degree: Any A.A. or A.S.
Transfer to: University of Saint Joseph
For Bachelor’s Degree in: Accounting, Management, Social Work, or Psychology (Adult Learners Program)

TRCC Degree:  Liberal Arts and Sciences, A.A.
Transfer to: University of Connecticut School of Business (Guaranteed Admission Program)
For Bachelor’s Degree in: Any B.A. or B.S. in the School of Business

TRCC Degree: Communication Studies, A.A. – CSCU Pathway Transfer Degree – Guaranteed full junior status, no loss of credits, no need to take extra credits
Transfer to:
· Central Connecticut State University – Strategic Communications, B.A.
· Eastern Connecticut State University – Communication, B.S.
· Southern Connecticut State University – Communication – Advertising and Promotions, B.S.; Communication – Film, Television, and Digital Production, B.S. or Personal and Professional Communication, B.S.
· Western Connecticut State University – Communication – Communication Studies, B.A.
· Charter Oak College (Online) – General Studies – Communication Concentration, B.A.

TRCC Degree: Computer Science Studies, A.A. – CSCU Pathway Transfer Degree – Guaranteed full junior status, no loss of credits, no need to take extra credits
Transfer to:
· Central Connecticut State University – Computer Science, B.S. – Alternative Program or Computer Science, B.S. – Honors
· Eastern Connecticut State University – Computer Science, B.S.
· Southern Connecticut State University – Computer Science, B.S. – General Program
· Western Connecticut State University – Computer Science, B.S.

TRCC Degree: Mathematics Studies, A.A. – CSCU Pathway Transfer Degree – Guaranteed full junior status, no loss of credits, no need to take extra credits
Transfer to:
· Western Connecticut State University – Mathematics, B.A.—Computer Science Option

TRCC Degree: Criminology Studies, A.A. – CSCU Pathway Transfer Degree – Guaranteed full junior status, no loss of credits, no need to take extra credits
Transfer to:
· Central Connecticut State University – Criminology, B.A.
· Eastern Connecticut State University – Criminology, B.A. or Sociology with Criminology Minor, B.A.
· Southern Connecticut State University – Sociology with Criminal Justice Concentration, B.A.
· Western Connecticut State University – Justice and Law Administration with Corrections, Probation, and Offender Rehab Option, B.S.; Justice and Law Administration with Law Enforcement Option, B.S.; Justice and Law Administration with Legal Studies Option, B.S.; Justice and Law Administration with Paralegal Studies Option, B.S. or Justice and Law Administration with Criminology Option, B.S.
· Charter Oak College (Online) – Criminal Justice, B.A.

TRCC Degree: Criminal Justice – Enforcement Option, A.S.
Transfer to: Mitchell College
For Bachelor’s Degree in: Criminal Justice

TRCC Degree: Criminal Justice – Enforcement Option, A.S.
Transfer to: Roger Williams University, School of Continuing Education
For Bachelor’s Degree in: Criminal Justice

TRCC Degree: Criminal Justice – Enforcement Option, A.S.
Transfer to: University of New Haven, Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice & Forensic Sciences
For Bachelor’s Degree in: Criminal Justice

TRCC Degree: General Studies, A.S. with an area of interest in Dental Hygiene
Transfer to: University of New Haven
For Bachelor’s Degree in: Dental Hygiene

TRCC Degree: Early Childhood Teaching Credential Studies, A.A. – CSCU Pathway Transfer Degree – Guaranteed full junior status, no loss of credits, no need to take extra credits
Transfer to:
· Eastern Connecticut State University – Bachelor of General Studies with a Concentration in Early Childhood Education – ECTC Level B
· Southern Connecticut State University – Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies with concentration in Early Childhood Pedagogy and Curriculum and Child, Family and Community Studies
· Charter Oak College (Online) – Bachelor of General Studies with a Concentration in Child Studies – ECTC Track Level B, B.S.

TRCC Degree: Early Childhood Education, A.S.
Transfer to: Mitchell College
For Bachelor’s Degree in: Early Childhood Education

TRCC Degree: Engineering Science, A.S. (A College of Technology Pathway)
Transfer to: Central Connecticut State University
For Bachelor’s Degree in: Civil Engineering or Mechanical Engineering

TRCC Degree: Technology Studies, A.S. (A College of Technology Pathway)
Transfer to: Central Connecticut State University
For Bachelor’s Degree in: Industrial Technology -Technology Management

TRCC Degree: Engineering Science, A.S. (A College of Technology Pathway)
Transfer to: University of Connecticut School of Engineering
For Bachelor’s Degree in: Biomedical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Engineering Physics, or Mechanical Engineering

TRCC Degree: Engineering Science, A.S. (A College of Technology Pathway)
Transfer to: Fairfield University School of Engineering
For Bachelor’s Degree in: Bioengineering, Electrical Engineering Technology, or Mechanical Engineering

TRCC Degree: Engineering Science, A.S. (A College of Technology Pathway)
Transfer to: University of Hartford College of Engineering, Technology, and Architecture
For Bachelor’s Degree in: Biomedical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Mechanical Engineering

TRCC Degree: Engineering Science, A.S. (A College of Technology Pathway)
Transfer to: University of New Haven Tagliatela College of Engineering
For Bachelor’s Degree in: Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Mechanical Engineering

TRCC Degree: English Studies, A.A. – CSCU Pathway Transfer Degree – Guaranteed full junior status, no loss of credits, no need to take extra credits
Transfer to:
· Central Connecticut State University – English, B.A.
· Eastern Connecticut State University – English, B.A.
· Southern Connecticut State University – English, B.A.
· Western Connecticut State University – English/Literature, B.A.
· Charter Oak College (Online) – English, B.A.

TRCC Degree: Exercise Science Studies, A.A. – CSCU Pathway Transfer Degree – Guaranteed full junior status, no loss of credits, no need to take extra credits
Transfer to:
· Central Connecticut State University – Exercise Science, B.S.
· Eastern Connecticut State University – Sport and Leisure Management: Sports Science and Performance Concentration, B.S.
· Southern Connecticut State University – Exercise Science, Human Performance Concentration, B.S.

TRCC Degree: Art Studies, A.A. – CSCU Pathway Transfer Degree – Guaranteed full junior status, no loss of credits, no need to take extra credits
Transfer to:
· Central Connecticut State University – Art, B.A.
· Eastern Connecticut State University – Visual Arts, B.A.—Art History Concentration; Visual Arts, B.A.—Digital Art and Design Concentration; Visual Arts, B.A.—Painting and Drawing Concentration; Visual Arts, B.A.—Sculpture Concentration or Visual Arts, B.A.—Printmaking Concentration
· Southern Connecticut State University – Studio Art, B.A.; Studio Art, B.S.—Ceramics Concentration;  Studio Art, B.S.—Graphic Design Concentration; Studio Art, B.S.—Jewelry and Metals Concentration; Studio Art, B.S.—Painting Concentration; Studio Art, B.S.—Photography Concentration; Studio Art, B.S.—Printmaking Concentration or Studio Art, B.S.—Sculpture Concentration
· Western Connecticut State University – Art, B.A.

TRCC Degree: Visual Fine Arts, A.A.
Transfer to: University of New Haven, Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts
For Bachelor’s Degree in: Fine Arts (B.F.A.)

TRCC Degree: Any A.A. or A.S.
Transfer to: University of Connecticut
For Bachelor’s Degree in: General Studies (B.G.S.)

TRCC Degree: Exercise Science, A.S. or General Studies, A.S. with an area of interest in Pre-Radiology or Pre-Allied Health
Transfer to: Quinnipiac University Department of Health Services Online
For Bachelor’s Degree in: Health Science Studies

TRCC Degree: History Studies, A.A. – CSCU Pathway Transfer Degree – Guaranteed full junior status, no loss of credits, no need to take extra credits
Transfer to:
· Central Connecticut State University – History, B.A.
· Eastern Connecticut State University – History, B.A.
· Southern Connecticut State University – History, B.A.
· Western Connecticut State University – History, B.A.
· Charter Oak College – General Studies, History Concentration, B.A.

TRCC Degree: Liberal Arts and Sciences, A.A.
Transfer to: University of Connecticut College of Liberal Arts & Sciences,  Guaranteed Admission Program
For Bachelor’s Degree in: Any B.A. or B.S. offered by Liberal Arts & Sciences

TRCC Degree: Mathematics Studies, A.A. – CSCU Pathway Transfer Degree – Guaranteed full junior status, no loss of credits, no need to take extra credits
Transfer to:
· Central Connecticut State University – Mathematics, B.A.; Mathematics, B.A.—Actuarial Science Specialization; Mathematics, B.A.—Statistics Specialization
· Eastern Connecticut State University – Mathematics, B.A.
· Southern Connecticut State University – Mathematics, B.A.; Mathematics, B.S.—Concentration: Applied
· Western Connecticut State University – Mathematics, B.A.; Mathematics, B.A.—Computer Science Option
· Charter Oak College – General Studies: Mathematics Concentration, B.A.

TRCC Degree: Nursing, A.S., R.N. with Licensure upon graduation
Transfer to:
· Central Connecticut State University
· Southern Connecticut State University
· Western Connecticut State University
· Fairfield University
· Goodwin College
· Quinnipiac University
· Sacred Heart University
· Saint Vincent’s College
· University of Bridgeport
· University of Hartford
· University of Saint Joseph (Community College Guaranteed Admission Program)
· University of Wisconsin – Green Bay
· Yale University
For Bachelor’s Degree in: Nursing (B.S.N.) (RN to BSN Pathway)

TRCC Degree: Nursing, A.S., R.N. with Licensure upon graduation
Transfer to: Sacred Heart University
For Masters Degree in: Nursing, M.S.N. (RN to MSN Pathway)

For more details on these and other program, visit: Connecticut Community College Nursing Program.

TRCC Degree: Physics Studies, A.A. – CSCU Pathway Transfer Degree – Guaranteed full junior status, no loss of credits, no need to take extra credits
Transfer to:
· Central Connecticut State University – Physics, B.S.
· Eastern Connecticut State University – Physics, B.S.
· Southern Connecticut State University – Physics, B.S.
· Western Connecticut State University – Physics, B.S.
· Charter Oak College – General Studies: Physics Concentration, B.A.

TRCC Degree: Political Science Studies, A.A. – CSCU Pathway Transfer Degree – Guaranteed full junior status, no loss of credits, no need to take extra credits
Transfer to:
· Central Connecticut State University – Political Science, B.A.
· Eastern Connecticut State University – Political Science, B.A.
· Southern Connecticut State University – Political Science, B.A.
· Western Connecticut State University – Political Science, B.A.
· Charter Oak College – General Studies: Political Science Concentration, B.A.

TRCC Degree: Psychology Studies, A.A. – CSCU Pathway Transfer Degree – Guaranteed full junior status, no loss of credits, no need to take extra credits
Transfer to:
· Central Connecticut State University – Psychological Science, B.A.
· Eastern Connecticut State University – Psychology, B.S.
· Southern Connecticut State University – Psychology, B.A.
· Western Connecticut State University – Psychology, B.A.
· Charter Oak College – Psychology, B.S.

TRCC Degree: Biology Studies, A.A. – CSCU Pathway Transfer Degree – Guaranteed full junior status, no loss of credits, no need to take extra credits
Transfer to:
· Central Connecticut State University – Biology – General Biology, B.S.; Biology – Ecology, Biodiversity, and Evolutionary Biology, B.S. or Biology – Environmental Science, B.S.
· Eastern Connecticut State University – Biology, B.A.
· Southern Connecticut State University – Biology, B.A. or Biology, B.S.
· Western Connecticut State University – Biology, B.A. or Ecology, B.A.
· Charter Oak College (Online) – General Studies – Biology Concentration, B.A.

TRCC Degree: Chemistry Studies, A.A. – CSCU Pathway Transfer Degree – Guaranteed full junior status, no loss of credits, no need to take extra credits
Transfer to:
· Central Connecticut State University – Chemistry – General Program, B.S. or Chemistry – American Chemical Society Certified, B.S.
· Southern Connecticut State University – Chemistry, B.S. or Chemistry – American Chemical Society Approved, B.S
· Western Connecticut State University – Chemistry – Non-American Chemical Society Approved, B.A. or Chemistry – American Chemical Society Approved, B.A.
· Charter Oak College (Online) – General Studies – Chemistry Concentration, B.A.

TRCC Degree: Social Work Studies, A.A. – CSCU Pathway Transfer Degree – Guaranteed full junior status, no loss of credits, no need to take extra credits
Transfer to:
· Central Connecticut State University – Social Work, B.A.
· Eastern Connecticut State University – Social Work, B.A.
· Southern Connecticut State University – Social Work, B.S.
· Western Connecticut State University – Social Work, B.A.

TRCC Degree: Sociology Studies, A.A. – CSCU Pathway Transfer Degree – Guaranteed full junior status, no loss of credits, no need to take extra credits
Transfer to:
· Central Connecticut State University – Sociology, B.A.
· Eastern Connecticut State University – Sociology, B.A.
· Southern Connecticut State University – Sociology, B.A.
· Western Connecticut State University – Anthropology/Sociology, B.A.
· Charter Oak College – General Studies – Sociology Concentration, B.A.

TRCC Degree: Spanish Studies, A.A. – CSCU Pathway Transfer Degree – Guaranteed full junior status, no loss of credits, no need to take extra credits
Transfer to:
· Central Connecticut State University – Spanish, B.A.
· Eastern Connecticut State University – Spanish, B.A.
· Southern Connecticut State University – Spanish, B.A.
· Western Connecticut State University – Spanish, B.A.

TRCC Degree: Sports and Leisure Management, A.S.
Transfer to: Post University
For Bachelor’s Degree in: Sport Management

CSCU’s Transfer Ticket Programs

CSCU’s Transfer Ticket Programs are new degree programs that provide a direct pathway for transfer to Connecticut State Universities (Central, Eastern, Southern, and Western) and Charter Oak State College without losing any credits or being required to take extra credits in order to complete a bachelor’s degree in that same discipline. You will be able to transfer, apply to competitive admissions majors, and complete your BA/BS degree in the same time and with the same course requirements as students who start at a CSU or COSC.

The Transfer Tickets follow. Each links to more information on the particular degree.

Please visit www.ct.edu/transfer for additional information.

Dual Admission

It has never been easier to start your higher education at Three Rivers and finish at Central, Eastern, Southern or Western Connecticut State University. The Dual Admission program makes it easy to outline your path to success, and take advantage of exceptional program benefits. For more information, visit CSCU’s Dual Admission webpage.