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Articulation Agreements with Binghamton

TRANSFER ARTICULATION AGREEMENT BETWEEN 
THOMAS J WATSON SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING AND APPLIED SCIENCE 
BINGHAMTON UNIVERSITY AND ITHACA COLLEGE

INTRODUCTION 
In an effort to better serve students intending to pursue programs of study within the Watson School of Engineering and Applied Science at Binghamton University, Ithaca College and Binghamton University hereby enter into this transfer articulation agreement. 

Binghamton University recognizes students from Ithaca College who intend to simultaneously complete both the baccalaureate degree in physics at Ithaca College and a baccalaureate degree in either mechanical engineering or electrical engineering in the Watson School at Binghamton University. 

OBJECTIVES 

  • To facilitate the transition of Ithaca College physics students upon completion of their third year of study to the baccalaureate degree program in either mechanical engineering or electrical engineering in the Watson School at Binghamton University.
  • To attract qualified students to both Ithaca College and Binghamton University.
  • To provide information to ensure appropriate advisement for students from faculty and staff at both Ithaca College and the Watson School at Binghamton University.
  • To encourage academic coordination between the faculty and advisors at the two institutions, including curricular reviews.
  • To assess and exchange information on the specific outcomes of this articulation program with the goal of continual improvement.

In July 2016 the Watson School of Binghamton University and Ithaca College agree to enter into an articulation agreement as described by articles one through six of the attached document and the Transfer Information/Curriculum Planning Guide. This articulation agreement will remain in effect until it is re-certified or until it is terminated. 

  1. Under the provisions of this document, all Ithaca College students who have completed the standard first three years of the physics major prior to enrollment at Binghamton with a cumulative grade point average of at least a 3.0 will be welcomed as matriculated students in either mechanical or electrical engineering in the Watson School, provided that all engineering transfer admissions criteria are met, including prerequisite courses outlined in the attached 3/2 transfer equivalency information. A completed application is due by February 15 for fall admission.
  2. Application Forms and requirements for application and admission are available at https://www.binghamton.edu/admissions/apply/transfer/ including additional requirements for International Applicants and Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) applicants.
  3. This document and the attached curriculum planning guides describe the requirements for the bachelor of science degrees in the Watson School. The planning guides also provide information about approved Binghamton University transfer course equivalencies that should be taken within the first three years of study at Ithaca College to fulfill Binghamton University's General Education and/or Watson School requirements.
  4. Credits awarded through programs including Advance Placement (AP), International Baccalaureate (IB) and College Level Examination Program (CLEP) will also be considered for transfer based upon official proof of minimum required scores.
  5. Each institution hereby agrees to notify the other in the event of substantive changes in a course, programs or policies at its institution that would have an impact on this agreement, including the courses and provisions herein. Ithaca College shall notify the Watson School anytime that course syllabi and/or contents are significantly altered, or if new courses should be reviewed for equivalency. Substantive changes to the degree program at Binghamton University will be reflected in the Bulletin and in the guide materials on the website, and due notification shall be made to Ithaca College. All such notification shall be made as early as reasonable.
  6. Evaluation and renegotiation of this agreement will occur every 5 years. At the request of either party, a review of the contents and/or implementation of the agreement will be conducted by the institutions. Binghamton University and/or Ithaca College will give not less than one calendar year's written notice for a termination of the articulation agreement.

For additional information contact Watson School Dean's Office 607-777-6204 

BINGHAMTON UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF PHARMACY AND PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES

INTRODUCTION 
Based upon mutual respect for the integrity of parallel programs and in an effort to better serve students intending to pursue a PharmD degree from the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at Binghamton University, Ithaca College and Binghamton University School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences hereby enter into this articulation agreement. 
Binghamton University recognizes particular responsibility to students from Ithaca College who complete a Bachelor's degree who wish to pursue a PharmD degree at Binghamton University. The agreement is based on a mutual commitment by Ithaca College and Binghamton University to support the preparation of outstanding pharmacy professionals. 
Prospective students should consult the Binghamton University Bulletin for specific information about program requirements and admissions requirements for the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. (See http://bulletin.binghamton.edu). Students will enter the PharmD professional degree program, and not a baccalaureate program. 

OBJECTIVES 

  • To facilitate the transition of graduates from Ithaca College to Binghamton University School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences PharmD professional degree program.
  • To attract qualified students to both Ithaca College and Binghamton University Scho:,l of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences.
  • To provide information to ensure appropriate advisement for students from faculty and staff at both Ithaca College and Binghamton University.
  • To assess and exchange information on the specific outcomes of this articulation program with the goal of continuous improvement.

Binghamton University School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences and Ithaca College enter into an agreement as described in this document detailing the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences' admission requirements and the mutually agreed upon Advising Guides attached in Appendix A. 
This agreement can be modified, as deemed necessary, by mutual consent of the two institutions. Discontinuation of this articulation agreement, as deemed necessary by either institution, requires an advance notice of one year. Annual review will be performed by the assistant dean for enrollment management and student affairs at Binghamton University and the associate provost for academic programs at lthaca College. (This agreement will remain in effect until it is recertified, or until it is terminated. Recertification will be visited after a five-year window.) 

The undersigned agree to all the stipulations outlined in the attached documents. 

Dr. Donald Nieman Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost Binghamton University 
Dr. LaJerne Te ry Cornish Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost Ithaca College 
Dr. Gloria Meredith Founding Dean School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Binghamton University 

ARTICLES OF AGREEMENT 
Terms 

Binghamton University School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences agrees to grant admission to the PharmD program at Binghamton University provided that the criteria outlined below are met by eligible candidates from Ithaca College. Advising guides will be created in collaboration with the partnership institution to ensure students complete the appropriate prerequisite coursework. 
The qualified students for a given admission cycle will be guaranteed an interview early in the cycle. This agreement does not exclude additional Ithaca College students from applying. 

Criteria

Candidates are selected at the discretion of Ithaca College, and must meet the following eligibility criteria: 

  • Successfully complete the required prerequisite credits from Ithaca College outlined b the Appendix A Advising Guide.
  • Minimum grades of "C-" are required for fulfillment for all prerequisites. AP credit and dual credit courses while enrolled in high school may fulfill prerequisite courses. Students should follow the course equivalency to ensure completion ofrequired coursework.
  • Submit an online application to PharmCAS (Pharmacy College Application Service) no later than January 1 of the year that the student plans to enroll in the Binghamton University School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. Applicants who submit via the Early Decision application will have their application fee reimbursed when they matriculate into the PharmD program.
  • Achieve minimum cumulative and math/science grade point averages of 3.00.
  • The student is in good disciplinary standing at Ithaca College.
  • The Pharmacy College Admission Test (PCA T) is waived for students who maintain a cumulative and math/science minimum 3.00 GPA.
  • Students will be able to transfer up to 28 credits from the Doctor of Pharmacy Pl curriculum to Ithaca College to be applied to the 120 credits required for the bachelor's degree. Students must have a C- or greater for the course to be transferable. At the end of the P 1 year, students must request an official Binghamton University transcript to be sent to Ithaca College
  • A candidate in good standing will have the option of spending the fourth year of the program at Ithaca College to complete a baccalaureate degree rather than at Binghamton University in the first year of the PharmD program. Choosing this option will necessarily extend the length of the program to eight years. During the fourth year at Ithaca College, a candidate must maintain the same academic standards as specified in the first three years in order to remain in good standing.

Students who do not meet the above criteria or who have course incompletes on their transcripts are still eligible to apply for admission to the Binghamton University School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences through PharmCAS, provided they complete the prerequisite courses, achieve minimum cumulative and math/science-only grade point averages of 2.75, complete the PCAT on/ before the last available test date in the given admission cycle, and submit all required application materials to PharmCAS by the application deadline of the intended year of entry. 

APPENDIX A 
Ithaca College to Binghamton University School of Pharmacy Prerequisite Equivalency Advising Guide 

ITHACA COLLEGE     Binghamton University Doctor of Pharmacy Degree Pre-Req Courses
Course # Course Title Credits   Course # Course Title Credits

EXSS 12000

Anatomy and Physiology I  4   BIOL 251 Human Anatomy and Physiology I  4
EXSS12100 Anatomy and Physiology II  4   BIOL 347 Human Anatomy and Physiology II  4

WRTG 10600 or

ICSM 10800

Academic Writing or Ithaca Seminar  3   ENG XXX College Writing I  3
  Fulfilled by writing intensive course/advanced writing in a disc iv line  3   ENG XXX College Writing II  3
  Fulfilled by a social science course  3   PSYC 111 Social or Behavioral Science  3

BIOL 11900 or

BIOL 12100

Fundamentals of Bio I: Cells and Bodies OR Principles of Biology: Cell and Molecular 4   BIO 114 Intro to Organisms & Pops Biology  4

BIOL 12000 or

BIOL 12200

Fundamentals of Bio II: Ecology and Evolution OR Principles of Biology: Ecolo2v and Evolution  4   BIO 113 Intro to Cell & Molecular Biology  4

CHEM 12100 +

CHEM 12200

Principles of Chemistry with Lab  4   CHEM 107 or 111 Intro.Chemistry Principles I or Chemical Principles  4
CHEM 23200 Quantitative Chemistry  3  

CHEM 108 or

341

Intro Chemistry Principles II or Intermediate Inorganic Chem.  4
CHEM 22100 Organic Chemistry I  3   CHEM 231 Organic Chemistry I  4

CHEM 22200 + 

CHEM 22500

Organic Chemistry II and Experimental Chemistry II ( organic lab)  5  

CHEM 332 +

CHEM 335

Organic Chemistry II

Organic Chemistry Lab 

4

2

HLTH 20700 or 

BIOL 35200

Microbiology for the Health Sciel)ces OR Microbiology  3   BIOL 319 Pre-Health Microbiology  4

PHYS 10100 or

11700

Introduction to Physics OR Principles of Physics  4   PHYS 121 General Physics I  4

MATH 10800 or

MATH 11100

Calculus for Decision Making OR Calculus I  3   MATH 225 + 225 Differential Calculus & Integral Calculus  2 + 2
  Fulfilled by any statistics course of at least three credits  3  

MATH 147 or 

148

Elementary Statistics or Elementarv Statistics for Biologists 4

ECON 12100 or

ECON 12200

Principles of Microeconomics or Principles of Macroeconomics 3   ECON 160 Principles of Microeconomics  4