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combined dsc and uf logosDaytona Beach, Fla. (July 2, 2019) – Daytona State College and the University of Florida's College of Agricultural and Life Sciences are proud to announce the creation of a new 2+2 articulation agreement. Put simply, the new agreement states that DSC students who complete certain requirements are guaranteed admission into UF's College of Agricultural and Life Sciences. Some of the requirements include completing the foreign language component and passing math, science and economics pre-requisite courses.

"We are always looking for ways to give our students more options, so we are extremely pleased with our new University of Florida partnership," said Dr. Tom LoBasso, President of Daytona State College. "It's really exciting to know that our students in Volusia and Flagler counties will have a smooth, guaranteed pathway into the UF College of Agricultural and Life Sciences once they've earned their Associate of Arts degree from DSC. This is a huge win-win for the community."

Students transferring to UF from Daytona State will be able to choose from a variety of majors including: Agricultural Education and Communication; Agricultural Operations Management; Animal Sciences (Equine and Food Animal specializations only); Entomology and Nematology; Environmental Management in Agriculture and Natural Resources; Family, Youth and Community Sciences; Food and Resource Economics; Food Science; Forest Resources and Conservation; Geomatics; Horticultural Sciences; Natural Resource Conservation; Plant Science; Soil and Water Sciences; and Wildlife Ecology and Conservation.

The 2+2 agreement, officially signed by both institutions, begins immediately. Current students who would like to take advantage of this opportunity should contact an Academic Advisor or email Advising@DaytonaState.edu (please use your DSC student email account and include your name, student ID number and any associated information in your email), and prospective students should contact the Admissions Office or email Admissions@DaytonaState.edu. Fall 2019 registration is already underway with classes beginning on August 21.

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MORE: Offering more than 100 certificate, associate and bachelor’s degree programs, Daytona State College is the leader in education and workforce training needs of Volusia and Flagler counties and beyond for more than 60 years. The College enrolls nearly 25,000 students a year at its seven instructional sites, with graduates serving in critical fields including healthcare, emergency services/public safety, business, education, hospitality, engineering, technology, digital media, and more. 

Daytona State has been recognized as a leader in higher education numerous times, consistently by U.S. News & World Report, which ranks the College among the Top Tier Best Online Bachelor’s Programs. The U.S. Department of Education’s College Affordability and Transparency Center has ranked DSC among the top 50 most affordable public four-year institutions in the country, with less than half the tuition of the national average. Community College Week, a leading publication in higher education, annually continues to feature the college in its list of Top 100 Associate Degree Producers. And U.S. News & World Report has ranked DSC among its Top Online Bachelor’s Programs for Veterans multiple times.

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