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The biology transfer major provides students with opportunities to earn Associate of Science (AS) degrees, which transfer to many four-year institutions. The biology transfer major is appropriate for students who are interested in pursuing careers in ecology and conservation, evolution and biodiversity, molecular and cellular biology, pre-medical and human health, or pre-veterinary medicine.

Awards Available

Students interested in transferring for certain science- or math-related majors may benefit from earning the Associate of Science degree. This degree totals 64 credits of general education from the following academic areas–communication, humanities/social sciences, math, science, and electives–with an emphasis in math or science.  As an Associate of Science student, your chosen major could include biology, chemistry, environmental science, physics, pre-dentistry, pre-engineering, pre-med, pre-physical therapy, pre-vet, etc. 

Associate of Science (AS) Degree Sheet

Potential Careers

  • Biologist
  • Clinical lab scientist
  • Ecologist
  • Health technician
  • Zoologist

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  • BIO 112 General Biology I
  • BIO 113 General Biology II
  • CHM 166 General Chemistry I
  • ENG 105 Composition I
  • MAT 127 College Algebra and Trigonometry
  • CHM 176 General Chemistry II
  • ENG 106 Composition II
  • MAT 210 Calculus I
  • CHM 261 Organic Chemistry I
  • PHY 162 College Physics I
  • CHM 271 Organic Chemistry II
  • PHY 172 College Physics II
  • SPC 101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication

Click on the course number in the list above to view the course description. This may not be a complete list of courses that may be included for the biology transfer pathway. To see all courses in a semester-by-semester plan, view the Biology transfer pathway course outline.

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