W.Va. university, community college team up on degree

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BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. (AP) — Alderson Broaddus University and Pierpont Community & Technical College are teaming up on a major in petroleum management.

The joint venture was announced Friday in Bridgeport at the offices of FESCO Ltd., a petroleum engineering services company. The degree program will be launched in the fall.

Alderson Broaddus will provide a path to a bachelor degree for students who earn an associate of applied science degree in petroleum technology at Pierpont Community & Technical.

The degree program is intended to prepare a graduate for a career in the management and regulatory practices of the oil and gas industry.

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