2022-2023 College Catalog

Articulation & Transfer Agreements

Hartwick College has articulation or transfer agreements with various colleges and universities. Questions about these agreements can be directed to the Office of Admissions or the Office of Academic Affairs.

Current Articulation Agreements:

  • Albany Law School
  • Clarkson University School of Business
  • Ellis Hospital School of Nursing
  • Glasgow Caledonian New York College (sustainability)
  • Nassau Community College (music and music education)
  • Sage Graduate School (occupational and physical therapy)
  • Syracuse University
  • Union Graduate College

Current Transfer Agreements (general education):

  • Adirondack Community College
  • Broome Community College
  • Clinton Community College
  • Columbia-Green Community College
  • Corning Community College
  • Dutchess Community College
  • Erie County Community College
  • Finger Lakes Community College
  • Fulton-Montgomery Community College
  • Herkimer Community College
  • Jamestown Community College
  • Jefferson Community College
  • Monroe County Community College
  • North Country Community College
  • Onondaga Community College
  • Orange Community College
  • Schenectady Community College
  • SUNY Cobleskill
  • SUNY Delhi
  • SUNY Morrisville
  • Sullivan County Community College
  • Ulster County Community College

Consortium Agreements

A consortium agreement is a written contract that enables students to pursue coursework at two institutions simultaneously. Under such an agreement, a student may receive financial aid based on total hours of enrollment at both institutions. Schools are not required to enter into consortium agreements. Hartwick has consortial agreements with Acadium and SUNY Oneonta. For more information please contact the Registrar's Office.


Albany Law School 3+3 Law Program

Under this program, highly qualified students are automatically admitted to Albany Law School after their third year at Hartwick. During students’ first year at Hartwick, they apply to Albany. Students are accepted on the strength of their high school record and undergraduate potential. They receive a bachelor’s degree from Hartwick after successfully completing three years at Hartwick and their first year of study at Albany Law School.


Clarkson University 4+1 MBA Program

As a Clarkson 4+1 partner institution, Hartwick shares an articulation agreement that ensures that our students have the ability to plan their undergraduate program to include courses that serve as prerequisites for the Clarkson MBA. By meeting these requirements, students will be able to complete the Clarkson MBA in one year.

Also, as a graduate of Hartwick College, any student who enrolls in the Clarkson MBA program will automatically be awarded the Clarkson 4+1 Fellowship:

  • $10,000 Tuition Scholarship
  • $4,000 Travel Scholarship
  • $3,000 graduate assistant position
  • A streamlined application process

The list of courses that follow shows the equivalent courses at Hartwick that fulfill the prerequisites to complete the One Year MBA program at Clarkson. Hartwick College Course Equivalents (in italic) are as follows:


Glasgow Caledonian New York College 4+1 Programs in Sustainability

Hartwick College has developed a bachelor’s/master’s degree articulation agreement with Glasgow Caledonian New York College (GCNYC). The agreement allows students to earn a bachelor’s from Hartwick in four years and a Master of Science in Business for Social Impact and Sustainability or a Master of Science in Sustainable Fashion in one year of intensive study.

Hartwick offers a dual degree program that allows students to develop a specialty in sustainability. The articulation agreement provides multiple opportunities for Hartwick students to enroll in a fast-tracked master’s program that can be completed in one year.

Benefits of Hartwick’s GCNYC partnership include:

  • Streamlined application process – application fee waiver and one letter of reference.
  • Hartwick seniors with a GPA of at least 3.0 are eligible to complete an online GCNYC course tuition-free (a $4089 value). Course credit will be applied to either the Master of Science in Business for Social Impact and Sustainability or the Master of Science in Sustainable Fashion program upon matriculation.
  • Hartwick graduates will receive substantial scholarships:
  • Those with a 3.5 GPA or higher at Hartwick receive a scholarship of $10,000 and a graduate assistantship of $3,000 with GCNYC’s Center for Social Impact & Innovation.
  • Those graduating with a GPA of 3.0 – 3.49 at Hartwick receive a scholarship of $7,500 and a graduate assistantship of $3,000 with GCNYC’s Center for Social Impact & Innovation.

Learn more and apply


Sage Graduate School Articulation Agreements in Occupational Therapy & Physical Therapy

Hartwick has articulation agreements with The Sage Colleges of Health Sciences for graduate study in occupational therapy and physical therapy.

Occupational Therapy (MS OT)

Articulation Agreement with The Sage Colleges School of Health Sciences Occupational Therapy Program:

Hartwick College and The Sage Colleges of Health Sciences have developed a collaborative agreement to provide qualified students from Hartwick College who wish to pursue an MS in Occupational Therapy (OT) from the Sage Graduate Schools (SGS) with preferred admission as indicated below. This collaborative program provides for:

  • Preferred acceptance into the Sage Graduate Schools for students who have completed occupational therapy program course prerequisites and with completed application;
  • Waiver of the Sage Graduate Schools application fee;
  • Early acceptance;
  • Access to Sage advisors to coordinate undergraduate electives and coursework to reduce or eliminate prerequisites in the graduate program.

Visit the Sage College School of Health Sciences (MS OT) web site to learn more.

 

Terms of the Agreement: Occupational Therapy MS/OT Admission

Hartwick College students will receive preferred admission to the Sage School of Health Sciences for the MS in OT degree, who demonstrate the following:

  • earned baccalaureate degree;
  • minimum overall 3.25 GPA that includes completion of occupational therapy program prerequisite courses with grades of C or better (see prerequisite courses listed below) and a 3.0 prerequisite science GPA (Anatomy and Physiology I and II, Physics I).

Requirements for Placement in the Sage Graduate School OT Program

To be given priority in placement in the OT program students agree to submit the following information:

By June 1 of the year preceding graduation from Hartwick College:

1. Complete application online at: https://www.sage.edu/admission/graduate/

The career goals essay & resume can be submitted with the online application.

The supplemental forms can be emailed as attachments to sgsadm@sage.edu this includes:
clinical observation form, program prerequisite record, OT program academic standards
statement.

Forms can be found at: The Sage Colleges School of Health Sciences

2. Email the OT Department, sageot@sage.edu, and Sage Graduate School Admissions, sgsadm@sage.edu, indicating application has been submitted via Articulation Agreement with indicated school.

3. Submit official transcripts from all college institutions attended.

4. Submit one letter of reference from the Hartwick College faculty and an additional
recommendation letter.

Within 30 Days of acceptance:

5. Make enrollment deposit of $300 (non-refundable, though to be applied toward graduate tuition)

Upon graduation from Hartwick College:

6. Submit official transcripts documenting completion of undergraduate degree and OT Program
prerequisite courses:

BIOL 319 Anatomy & Physiology I
BIOL 320 Anatomy & Physiology II
PHYS 140 or PHYS 201 General Physics I
MATH 108 Statistics or PSYC 291 Experimental Statistics
PSYC 110 or 111 Psychological Science I, II
PSYC 301 Developmental Psychology*
PSYC 302 Clinical Psychology: Abnormal*
ANTH 105 Introduction to Anthropology OR ANTH 223 Cultural Anthropology OR SOCI 105 Introduction to Sociology
*(PSYC 290 Psychological Research Methods is a prerequisite to this course along with PSYC 110/111)

7. Submit Clinical Observation Document: 20 hours of clinical observation with an occupational
therapist

 

Physical Therapy (DPT)

Articulation Agreement between Hartwick College and The Sage Colleges School of Health Sciences Doctor of Physical Therapy Program:

Hartwick College and The Sage Colleges School of Health Sciences have developed a collaborative agreement to provide qualified students from Hartwick College who wish to pursue a Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) from the Sage Graduate Schools (SGS) preferred admission as indicated below. The collaborative agreement provides for:

  • Preferred acceptance (on a space available basis) into the Sage Graduate Schools for students who have completed physical therapy program course prerequisites, after initial advisement and interview, and with completed application;
  • Waiver of the Sage Graduate Schools application fee;
  • Early acceptance;
  • Access to Sage advisors to coordinate undergraduate electives and coursework that satisfy the prerequisites in the graduate program.

Visit the Sage Colleges of Health Sciences (DPT) web site to learn more.

Terms of the Agreement: Physical Therapy DPT Admission

Hartwick College students will be given preferred admission to Sage Graduate School of Health Sciences for the DPT degree, who demonstrate the following:

  • earned baccalaureate degree (or in progress)
  • minimum overall 3.25 GPA;
  • minimum science GPA of 3.25 (Anatomy & Physiology I and II; Physics I & II with labs or approved equivalents; Physics I & II with labs; Chemistry I & II with labs, and Cell Biology with labs);
  • Completion of Physical Therapy Program prerequisite courses with grades of C or better.

Requirements for Placement in the Sage Graduate School PT Program

To qualify for preferred admission to the DPT Program students agree to the following:

By August 15* of the year preceding graduation from Hartwick College:

Submit a completed PTCSA Applications (www.ptcas.org) following the Early Decision Procedures, including:

Official Transcripts
Two (2) letters of recommendation, one of which must be academic
Clinical Observation Hours Documentation (minimum of 40 hours, preferable in at least two settings)
Resume
Essay

Submit the supplemental document from (DPT Academic and Technical Programs Standards Statement) to the PT Department. Forms can be found online.
Mail To: PT Department
The Sage Colleges
65 First Street
Troy, NY 12180

Email the PT Department, sagept@sage.edu indicating that their application has been submitted to PTCAS via Articulation Agreement with Hartwick College.

Within 30 Days of Acceptance:

Submit official transcripts from all college institutions attended to the PT Department at the address above.
Make enrollment deposit of $300 (non-refundable, though to be applied toward graduate tuition).

Upon graduation from Hartwick College:

Submit final transcripts documenting completion of undergraduate degree and PT Program prerequisite courses to the PT Department at the above address.
*This date is determined by PTCAS and is subject to change each year. Please visit www.ptcas.org for the most current dates.

While interviews are no longer required, The Sage Graduate Schools encourage students to visit the campus and meet with a representative of the program prior to submitting their application to PTCAS. Contact Bill Winters at wintew@sage.edu to schedule a visit or ask questions about the program.

Hartwick Courses that Meet the Sage Graduate School PT Program Prerequisites

BIOL 319 Anatomy & Physiology I
BIOL 320 Anatomy & Physiology II
BIOL 312 Molecular Biology of the Cell*
PHYS 140 or PHYS 201 General Physics I
PHYS 141 or PHYS 202 General Physics II
CHEM 107 General Chemistry I
CHEM 108 General Chemistry II
MATH 108 Statistics
PSYC 110 Psychological Science I
PSYC 301 Developmental Psychology*
*(check Hartwick College Catalog for prerequisites)


Syracuse University Affiliations

Hartwick College shares an affiliation agreement with Syracuse University for a number of their Masters Programs. In each instance, Syracuse University will accept Hartwick students into their programs who meet the following criteria:

  • GPA of at least 3.0
  • GMAT score of at least 600
  • Demonstration of strong characteristics of leadership
  • A continued record of good citizenship and character
  • Completion of an undergraduate degree
  • Space availability in the chosen program

MBA Program

$25,000 Guaranteed Scholarship

Prerequisite Course Requirements: N/A

MS in Finance

$10,000 Guaranteed Scholarship


Syracuse’s MS in Finance requires a number of prerequisites which can be met by achieving a minimum grade of C in the following Hartwick College Courses.

Syracuse MS in Finance Prerequisite Requirement:

Financial Accounting
Managerial Accounting
Managerial Finance
Data Analysis/Business Statistics
Economics for Managers

Hartwick College Equivalent Course

ACCO 101 Financial Accounting
ACCO 102 Managerial Accounting
BUSA 280 Finance
BUSA 260 Quantitative Business
ECON 100 Principles of Macroeconomics and
ECON 102 Principles of Microeconomics

MS in Business Analytics

$10,000 Guaranteed Scholarship
Prerequisite Course Requirements: N/A

MS in Entrepreneurship

$10,000 Guaranteed Scholarship
Prerequisite Course Requirements: N/A

MS in Supply Chain

$10,000 Guaranteed Scholarship
Prerequisite Course Requirements: N/A

MS in Marketing

$10,000 Guaranteed Scholarship
Prerequisite Course Requirements: N/A

MS in Professional Accounting

$10,000 Guaranteed Scholarship

Syracuse’s MS in Accounting requires a number of prerequisites which can be met by achieving a minimum grade of C in the following Hartwick College Courses.

Syracuse MS in Accounting Prerequisite Requirement

Introduction to Financial Accounting
Managerial Accounting
Intermediate Financial Accounting I
Intermediate Financial Accounting II
Advanced Financial Accounting
Principles of Taxation
Auditing

Hartwick College Equivalent Course

ACCO 101 Financial Accounting
ACCO 102 Managerial Accounting
ACCO 321 Intermediate Accounting I
ACCO 322 Intermediate Accounting II
ACCO 491 Contemporary Issues in Accounting
ACCO 342 Taxation I
ACCO 421 Auditing

NOTE: Students will be required to take Cost Accounting and ACC 756 Advanced Financial Accounting as part of their academic plan at Syracuse. This will extend the curriculum to 33 credit hours. Therefore, degree completion may require more than two semesters of study.