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CCRI to RIC: 2+2 Program Transfer Plans and Transfer Minors

2+2 Program Transfer Plans

Each of the Rhode Island College majors listed below has a 2+2 plan mapping out your coursework for your first two years to complete your associate degree at CCRI. You will get a head start on your major and be able to complete almost all of RIC’s Gen Ed requirements (for most majors, just the Connections course remaining to take at RIC). Most plans also include the option to begin a related minor.

​In addition to a course checklist for your first two years at CCRI, you’ll have an Academic Rhode ​Map​Academic RhodeMap pinoutlining your last two years (semesters 5 – 8) at Rhode Island College, enabling you to finish your bachelor’s degree in 4 years (for full time students). We know that time and cost for your degree is important and want you to have the most efficient route towards completion of your bachelor’s degree.

Additional plans are being developed.

Click the major for the one page course checklist for your first two years at CCRI. 

Click the Academic Rhode Map symbolAcademic RhodeMap pin for your ​Academic Rhode Map for semesters 5 through​ 8 at Rhode Island College.

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Transfer Minors: First-in-the-Nation Initiative

Rhode Island College’s transfer minor policy is the first-in-the-nation to recognize your knowledge in a specialized area for which we do not currently offer a major or minor.  

If you completed an associate degree at CCRI in one of the programs below, you are eligible for a transfer minor to be posted on your RIC transcript.  

Transfer minors have the same name as the corresponding associate degree except for the transfer minor in accounting, which is called Financial Advisory Services,  Required courses for the minor are listed in parentheses after each associate degree program.

  • Accounting (BUSN 1010, 1040; ACCT 1030, 1500, 2010, 2020)
  • Computer Studies (COMI 1800, 2015, 2430; COMP 1200, 1230; choose 2 from COMI 1215, 1225, 1240, 1470, 1520, 1530, 2040, 2225)
  • Emergency Management/Homeland Security (EMER 1030,2010,2020,2030,2500; HMLS 1000, 1010)
  • Fire Science (FIRE 1020, 1040, 1090, 1120, 1130)
  • Law Enforcement (LAWS 1040, 2000, 2010, 2030, 2040, 2500)
  • Occupational Therapy (RHAB 1030, 1110; OCTA 2010, 2030, 2035, 2040)
  • Paralegal Studies (LAWS 2020, 2050, 2060, 2070, 2090, 2100)
  • Web Technologies (COMI 1150, 1420, 1450, 1750, 1755; COMP 1230)​

While minors are not required at Rhode Island College, completing a minor can add value to your undergraduate degree for internships, employment or graduate school, giving you a “stackable credential.”  And, a minor can be paired with any major at Rhode Island College. Additional information on transfer minor policy can be found here.​

Transfer Minor Requirements

  1. Transfer minors consist of 18-24 credits (comparable to RIC minors)
  2. Students cannot double count credits from a transfer minor towards an existing RIC minor, but as with RIC minors, some courses may be double counted towards a major.
  3. All coursework for the transfer minor must be completed at the community college before matriculating as a new transfer or a readmit at RIC.
  4. The designation of the transfer minor will appear on the student’s transcript under Academic Program History (i.e., as Plan: Transfer Minor in Law Enforcement, Plan: Transfer Minor in Paralegal Studies, etc.
  5. A transfer minor may include some courses which can be articulated at RIC.
  6. Should the college ever develop its own minor in the same field, the transfer minor will be discontinued from that point forward.
  7. New transfers and those already enrolled at RIC, if eligible, may have the transfer minor posted.

Any elective credits in the transfer minor (currently listed as “XFER” on the RIC transcript) will be repackaged as a TMIN course with the appropriate number of credits.​​​​​​​

Page last updated: November 15, 2019