Biology Transfer Pathway

Associate in Science, Math and Science – Biology Concentration (ASMSAS)

Washtenaw Community College (WCC) has collaborated with several colleges and universities to provide a transfer pathway from WCC to a bachelor’s degree in Biology at participating universities. The full Biology MiTransfer Pathway agreement can be found on the Michigan Transfer Network website. View a list of participating colleges and universities.

Earning an Associate Degree

WCC students must complete all of the following course and degree requirements to earn an Associate in Science. Regular meetings with an advisor are strongly recommended to stay on track for graduation. Please contact our advising center at 734-677-5102 if you need assistance visit Academic Advising and Career Guidance.

Degree Requirements

To complete the Associate in Science Degree and the Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA) General Education Requirements, these credits should be met according to the following outline:

  • English Composition: ENG 111: Composition I (4 credits)
  • Second Course in English Composition or One course in Communication: ENG 226: English Comp. II or any approved Communication (COM) course (3 credits)
  • Mathematics: MTH 176: College Algebra or MTH 191: Calculus I (4 credits); Check with your transfer destination for the preferred course.
  • Natural Sciences: Two courses, in two different disciplines, from the MTA approved list. Biology (BIO) and Chemistry (CEM) are recommended (see courses below)
  • Social Sciences: Two courses from MTA approved list (from two different disciplines)
  • Humanities and Fine Arts: Two courses from MTA approved list (from two different disciplines)

The MTA approved list is located in the WCC Catalog or visit MI Transfer Agreement (MTA).

Major Courses (24 Credits)

The following courses are common transferable Biology courses. Click on the courses to see how they transfer.

Remaining Associate Degree Requirements

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