Associate in Science-Transfer

Biological Sciences and Related Pre-Professional Studies

Degree Requirements:

To earn the Associate in Science-Transfer degree, a student must:

  • Complete their degree within three years from the quarter of entry based on the catalog in use at time of entering BBCC. After that date, students must meet any changes in graduation.
  • Complete at least 90 transferable credits in courses numbered 100 or above with a grade point average (GPA) of 2.0 or higher.
  • Earn a grade of at least a 1.0 in each college level course used in the degree.
  • Complete and submit an application for graduation to the Student Administrative Support Services Office before a degree with be awarded.

Note: No course may be used more than once for meeting degree requirements. Courses being used for the basic or breadth requirements in the Associate in Science-Transfer degree may not be taken pass/fail.

Associate in Science-Transfer AS-T Track 1

Biological Sciences, Environmental/Resource Sciences, Chemistry, Geology, and Earth Science

The 90 transferable credits must include the following:

Basic Requirements

A. Communication Skills [BS] 

Course Code
Title
Credits
Sub-Total Credits
5

B. Mathematics [SQR]

Note: Enrollment into any BBCC math course requires placement at the appropriate entrance level.

Course Code
Title
Credits
Sub-Total Credits
10

C. Humanities [HU, HP] and Social Sciences [SS] 

Select at least 5 credits from Humanities distribution list and at least 5 credits from Social Science distribution list plus and additional 5 credits from either the Humanities or the Social Science distribution lists.  Cross listed courses may be used to meet credit requirements in only one distribution area.

  1. Humanities distribution
  2. Social science distribution
  3. Humanities or Social Science distribution
Sub-Total Credits
15

AS-T 1: Pre-major Program

Note: Sequence courses should not be broken up between institutions (e.g., the typical three-quarter chemistry sequence should be taken entirely at one institution).

Course Code
Title
Credits
10 - 15
Sub-Total Credits
45-50

Remaining Credits

Sufficient additional college-level credits so that total credits earned are at least 90 quarter credits. These remaining credits may include prerequisites for major courses (e.g., pre-calculus), additional major coursework, or specific general education or other university requirements, as approved by the advisor with no more than 5 cr of general electives.

Sub-Total Credits
10-15
Total Credits
90