Programs & Degrees

Richard Bland College offers many challenging courses and programs that will provide you with a solid foundation in the liberal arts as you begin or continue your pursuit of higher education. By attending Richard Bland College and completing the Associate Degree, you will have completed the first two years toward the Baccalaureate Degree. We have guaranteed transfer agreements with four-year colleges and universities across the Commonwealth that will enhance your educational opportunities.   The Board of Visitors of William and Mary has authorized Richard Bland College to confer the degrees of Associate in Arts and the Associate in Science. The Associate in Arts Degree (A.A.) and the Associate in Science Degree (A.S.) are both designed for transfer.  

The Associate in Arts Degree (A.A.)

The Associate in Arts degree is designed primarily for those students who plan to complete their baccalaureate degree in the areas of the humanities or the social sciences.  

Associate in Science Degree (A.S.)

The Associate in Science degree is designed primarily for those students who plan to complete their baccalaureate degrees in areas of education, business, health professions, social work, engineering, or one of the natural sciences.