The Univ. of West Alabama and the Univ.
of Alabama have announced a dual-degree program in mathematics and
The program will allow students to spend 3 years at UWA for math
and transfer to UA for an additional 2 years to complete their
A UWA faculty member said the agreement will ensure students in
Alabama's Black Belt have opportunities to seek engineering
UWA already has agreements in place with Auburn and UAB.
Dr. Thomas Ratkovich, Mathematics Dept. Chair at UWA, said they
expect a large number of students participating in the dual degree
program to eventually transfer to UA.