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Fairleigh Dickinson University Burgundy and Blue Connection

  • Ocean County College participates in a formal articulation program with Fairleigh Dickinson University. The Burgundy-Blue Connection (B-BC), the program is available to any student who is currently matriculated or intends to matriculate at Ocean County College. Participants must first receive an associate degree from Ocean County College. Upon transfer to Fairleigh Dickinson, they are awarded a B-BC Achievement Grant of approximately four thousand dollars ($4,000.00). Two thousand dollars ($2,000.00) will be awarded each of the first two years of full-time study at Fairleigh Dickinson University.
  •  In addition Burgundy-Blue Connection students are eligible for academic achievement scholarships plus need-based financial assistance. Ocean County College students accepted for transfer will be treated on an equal basis with currently enrolled students with regard to financial aid and other student support services.

Fairleigh Dickinson University Degree Completion

  • Ocean County College graduates in A.A. or A.S. degree programs may transfer up to a maximum of 64 credits to the Bachelor of Arts in Individualized Studies with concentrations in Hotel and Restaurant Management or Business and Technology. Courses in excess of 64 credits are evaluated on a case-by-case basis. Classes required to complete these degrees are offered on the Ocean County College campus or one of its satellite facilities.

Transfer Programs:

Accounting B.S. Film and Animation – Animation Track B.A.
Accounting B.S. Film and Animation – Animation Track B.A.
Allied Health Technologies B.S. Film and Animation – Cinematography Conc B.A.
Art – Arts Management B.A. Film and Animation – Directing Concentration B.A.
Art B.A. Film and Animation – Editing B.A.
Art – Computer Art and Design B.A. Film and Animation – Filmmaking Concentration B.A.
Art – Painting and Drawing B.A. Film and Animation – Video Game Animation Track –
Biochemistry B.S. Finance B.S.
Biochemistry – Pre-Pharmacy B.S. Fine Arts B.A.
Biology – Anatomy and Physiology Conc B.S. Fine Arts – Computer Graphics Design Conc B.A.
Biology – Biotechnology Concentration B.S. Fine Arts – Studio Arts B.A.
Biology B.S. French – Language and Literature B.A.
Biology – Cell and Molecular Concentration B.S. History B.A.
Biology – Ecology and Environmental Conc B.S. Hotel and Restaurant Management B.S.
Biology – Environmental Science Concentration B.S. Humanities B.A.
Biology – Human Physiology Concentration B.S. Individual Studies B.A.
Biology – Physical Therapy Concentration B.S. Information Technology B.S.
Biology – Pre-Pharmacy Concentration B.S. International Studies B.A.
Business Administration B.S. Management B.S.
Business Administration – Info Systems Conc B.S. Marine Biology B.S.
Business Administration -Information Syst Conc B.S. Marketing B.S.
Business Administration -International Bus Conc B.S. Mathematics – Actuarial Science Concentration B.A.
Chemistry B.S. Mathematics B.A.
Civil Engineering Technology B.S. Mathematics B.S.
Clinical Lab Science – Cytotechnology Conc B.S. Mathematics – Computer Science B.A.
Clinical Lab Science – Medical Lab Science Conc B.S. Mathematics – Financial Mathematics B.A.
Clinical Laboratory Science B.S. Mathematics- Pharmaceutical Biostats Conc B.S.
Communication B.A. Mechanical Engineering Technology B.S.
Communication – Broadcasting B.A. Medical Imaging Sci – Nuclear Medicine B.S.
Communication – Convergent Journalism B.A. Medical Imaging Sci – Radiologic Technology B.S.
Communication – Radio Management B.A. Medical Imaging Sci – Vascular Technology B.S.
Communication – TV -Digital Editing-Production B.A. Medical Imaging Sci -Diagnostic Med Sonography B.S.
Communication Studies – Advertising Conc B.A. Medical Technology B.S.
Communication Studies B.A. Nursing B.S.N
Communication Studies – Human Comm Theory Conc -BA Philosophy B.A.
Communication Studies – Multimedia Journ Conc B.A. Political Science B.A.
Communication Studies – Public Relations Conc B.A. Political Science – Campaigns & Elections B.A.
Computer Graphic Design – Print Design Conc B.A. Political Science – International Relations B.A.
Computer Graphic Design – Web Design Conc B.A. Psychology B.A.
Computer Science B.S. Psychology – Behavioral Neuroscience B.A.
Computer Science – Cybersecurity Concentration B.S. Psychology – Consumer Psychology Track B.A.
Computer Science – Data Mining Concentration B.S. Psychology – Forensic Track B.A.
Computer Science – Game Development Conc B.S. Psychology – Mental Health Track B.A.
Construction Engineering Technology B.S. Psychology -Org Behavior-Human Resources Track B.A.
Creative Writing B.A. Psychology-Clinical Social Work B.A.
Criminal Justice B.A. Science B.S.
Criminology B.A. Secondary Education Certification B.A.
Electrical Engineering B.S. Secondary Education Certification B.S.
Electrical Engineering Technology B.S. Sociology B.A.
Elementary and Special Educ Certification B.A. Spanish – Language and Literature B.A.
Elementary and Special Educ Certification B.S. Spanish Language and Literature B.A.
Elementary Education Certification B.A. Theater Arts – Acting Concentration B.A.
Elementary Education Certification B.S. Theater Arts – Design Concentration B.A.
English Language-Literature -Literature Conc-BA Theater Arts – Directing Concentration B.A.
English Language-Literature -Writing Conc B.A. Theater Arts – Musical Theater Concentration B.A.
English Literature – English and American B.A. Theater Arts – Playwriting Concentration B.A.
English Literature – World Literature B.A. Theater Arts – Theater Studies Concentration B.A.
Entrepreneurship B.S.

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Student Transfer Requirements

  • Students must first receive an associate degree from Ocean County College.
  • Completed 24 credits or more of college-level course work


  • Burgundy-Blue Connection Achievement Grant
    Upon transfer to Fairleigh Dickinson University, students are awarded a B-BC Achievement Grant of approximately four thousand dollars ($4,000.00). Two thousand dollars ($2,000.00) will be awarded each of the first two years of full-time study at Fairleigh Dickinson University.
  • Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship
    Transfer students with an earned associate’s degree who are members of Phi Theta Kappa are eligible for a $18,000 PTK Scholarship. Candidates must submit a copy of their PTK certificate along with proof of graduation with an associate’s degree from a community college.  This scholarship is offered for a maximum of two years.  Recipients must maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA.
  • Transfer Scholarship
    All transfer students applying to the University who have completed a minimum of 24 college credits are automatically evaluated for Transfer Scholarships. These scholarships range from $5,000 to $14,000 per academic year for a maximum of three years at full-time enrollment status. Recipients must maintain a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA.

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Learning Formats

  • Traditional in-class semesters – Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
  • Online learning
  • Off-Campus sites
  • Weekend Courses

Planning Information

Ocean County College’s CEEB code: 2630

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Transfer Resources

Transfer Information

Transfer Tasks

Transcript Request – Allows you to send your Official Ocean County College transcripts

Application for Graduation (PDF) – Student must apply to graduate from OCC in the semester prior to their final semester

Transfer College Evaluation Form (PDF) – Helpful in obtaining important information when you are visiting a four-year transfer institution

Transfer College Chart (PDF)– A quick way to review what information you still need to submit with an application

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