Interested in jumpstarting your career in International Relations without spending a fortune?
As the junior college to the prestigious Virginia-based College of William & Mary, the Richard Bland College (RBC) makes transferring between two-year and four-year colleges a breeze. Complete your Associate degree prepared for a Bachelor’s in International Relations (IR) with the promise that 100% of your classes will transfer.
As a student of Richard Bland College of William & Mary, you will be in fully integrated classes, sitting alongside and learning with American students from day one.
With guaranteed admissions agreements between RBC and 40+ transfer partners, students are offered a low-cost, high quality education in a small classroom environment. Complete your first two years of schooling with an Associate degree in hand – confident that all that hard work goes directly toward an International Relations Bachelor’s degree.
Current Associate degree offerings include:
- Associate of Arts
- Associate in Science
- Associate in Science – Behavioral Sciences
- Associate in Science – Business Administration
- Associate in Science – Math/Computer Science
- Associate in Science – Physical Science
- Associate in Science – Life Science
- Associate in Science – Clinical Lab Sciences
Future International Relations scholars are encouraged to complete the degree of their choosing – all general education requirements will apply towards a future Bachelor’s in International Relations!
Go Further with Student Organizations
Student clubs make it easy for you to find like-minded peers, build friendships, and develop skills that will take you further in your education and beyond. Learn the basics of organizational management, budgeting, and scheduling all while sharing your interests with new friends.
Current student organizations include:
- A Novel Idea Book Club
- Anime Club
- Board Game Club
- Dance Troupe
- Economics/Business Club
- Fellowship of Christian Athletes
- Film Club
- Ignite Campus Ministries
- Music Club
- Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society
- RBC Runners
- Science Club
- Statesman Studios
- Tennis Club
RBC also encourages students to start their own clubs. With hands-on guidance from staff and faculty members, the process is a breeze!
Transfer to a Four-Year College with Ease
While RBC partners with dozens of universities across the U.S., most students choose to stay nearby by attending the larger William & Mary campus, the University of Virginia, or Virginia Tech. Each of these institutions has developed a streamlined transfer process, meaning that you move from the final year of your Associate to the third year of your Bachelor’s with no loss in credit or time.
Plus, each student is assigned a Learner Mentor that assist students with their transfer application, Learner Mentors are well versed in transfer requirements for each of the university partner, which makes transferring to a partner school seamless. Additionally they assist with scheduling classes and guide student with which classes to take to maximize your success, which student organizations will help you meet other IR majors, and how to turn your degree into a career.
Begin Your New Career Today
RBC makes it easy to complete the first two years of your IR Bachelor’s at a fraction of the cost – all while completing a competitive Associate degree. Learn more about this program and the transfer process at our Richard Bland College webpage.