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Agreement Links STEM Majors at Bergen and Ramapo

Author: Larry Hlavenka/Thursday, June 12, 2014/Categories: Bergen College

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Ramapo College of New Jersey Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Beth E. Barnett, Ed.D. and Bergen Community College Vice President of Academic Affairs William Mullaney, Ph.D.

PARAMUS, N.J. – Officials from Bergen Community College and Ramapo College of New Jersey have signed a transfer agreement streamlining the transfer process for STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) majors between the two schools. The agreement, signed June 11 in Bergen’s Emil Buehler Aviation Education Center, covers the two-year school’s A.S. in natural science and mathematics programs and nine B.S. and B.A. programs at the four-year school such as biochemistry, computer science and environmental science.

The agreement essentially permits Bergen graduates utilizing the program to enter Ramapo as juniors.

In just the past year, Bergen has signed similar agreements with Fairleigh Dickinson University and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. The College maintains more than 40 articulation agreements with four-year schools.

Bergen Community College ( based in Paramus is a public two-year coeducational college, enrolling nearly 17,000 students at locations in Paramus, the Philip J. Ciarco Jr. Learning Center in Hackensack and Bergen Community College at the Meadowlands in Lyndhurst. The College offers associate degree, certificate and continuing education programs in a variety of fields.

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