A.S. Degree, Transfer
An option of Arts & Sciences A.S.

Offers a selection of biology and other natural and physical science related courses for the student who wishes to pursue a bachelor of science degree in biology.

Pre-dental and pre-medical students can obtain transfer information from the American Association of Dental Schools, 1625 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036 or the Association of American Medical Colleges, One Dupont Circle, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036, or from the prospective schools.


Bob Ford, Ph.D.
Department Chair

Sharon Smith
Academic Office Manager

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EN 101–English Composition 3
Select 2 of the following:  
MA 111–Precalculus  
MA 201–Applied Calculus  
MA 206–Elementary Statistics  
MA 210–Calculus I  
MA 211–Calculus II 6/8
Social & Behavioral Sciences (GenEd electives must be
     from two disciplines)
Social & Behavioral Sciences Elective (GenEd course list) ‡ 3
Social & Behavioral Sciences Elective (GenEd course list) ‡ 3
Arts & Humanities  
Arts Elective (GenEd course list) ‡ 3
Humanities Elective (GenEd course list) ‡ 3
Communications Elective (GenEd course list) ‡ 3
Biological & Physical Sciences  
BI 101–General Biology 4
BI 102–General Biology 4
BI 203–Elements of Microbiology or  
BI 240–Genetics 4
CH 101–General Chemistry 4
CH 102–General Chemistry 4
CH 201–Organic Chemistry 4
CH 202–Organic Chemistry 4
Interdisciplinary & Emerging Issues  
CIS 101–Introduction to Computers & Information Processing 3
Interdisciplinary Issues Elective (GenEd course list) ‡ or  
Multicultural Issues & Perspectives Elective (GenEd course list) ‡ or  
Wellness Elective (GenEd course list) 3
Other Requirements  
PE/Health Elective (A Wellness course will satisfy this requirement) 1/3
Electives ‡ (Science or Math; PY 201, PY 202 or
     PY 203 strongly recommended)
Total  61/67
All degree-seeking students must complete a Cultural Competency course in order to graduate. This course may satisfy another requirement in your program. If a specific course is not required, choose at least one course from the Cultural Competence list in the academic catalog.
The Career & Transfer Center has a variety of print and electronic resources available to help with transfer planning. ARTSYS, a computerized articulation system created especially to help community college students transfer to Maryland four-year institutions is available, as well as College Source and College Board. College Source also allows students to view college catalogs from across the nation.