UTB Moves Forward and Signs Academic Articulation Agreement with South Texas College
BROWNSVILLE, TEXAS-APRIL 20, 2012- Administrators from the College of Education at The University of Texas at Brownsville and South Texas College gathered in the courtyard of the Education and Business Complex Friday, April 20 to sign an articulation agreement that will provide seamless transfers to the university for South Texas College students majoring in teacher education programs.
“I want to say, on behalf of President [Juliet V.]García and I, how important these agreements are to UTB as we move forward as an independent autonomous university,” said Dr. Alan F. J. Artibise, UTB Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs. “I trust that you see these agreements as important as we do to the future of education in the Rio Grande Valley.”
The College of Liberal Arts and the College of Science, Mathematics and Technology also have signed articulation agreements with STC.
“We share in the sentiment, and what an opportunity for collective impact when we work together,” said Juan E. Mejia, Vice President for Academic Affairs for STC. “Without a doubt, our students want to attend The University of Texas at Brownsville, and we want to them to continue their degrees here. We are delighted to be your partners.”
In September 2011, UTB and STC signed agreements in the following areas: criminal justice, anthropology, psychology, sociology, social work, music, government, history, communication, architecture, forensic investigation, visual arts, modern languages, biology, engineering technology, physics, chemistry, engineering and mathematics.
UTB has 80 articulation agreements with colleges throughout Texas including Texas State Technical College Harlingen in Harlingen and The University of Texas – Pan American in Edinburg.
UTB News and Information, April 20, 2012