Mar 23, 2023  
2022-2023 Catalog 
2022-2023 Catalog

Biology, Non-TAOC Transfer, A.S. (031B)

Allegheny, Boyce, North, South
Associate of Science

A program that prepares the student with a broad college background and skills in biology for transfer to a four-year institution.

Upon successful completion of the program, the graduate will:

  1. Describe the fundamental principles of the biological sciences.
  2. Apply basic research methods and proper technique to ethically conduct experiments and report data.
  3. Communicate effectively in writing using proper scientific terminology and concepts.
  4. Use critical thinking and problem solving skills to analyze biological problems and the impacts on society.

Graduates may earn a Bachelor’s degree in biology or a related field.

Degree Requirements

Transfer Opportunities

The keystone icon indicates that this particular CCAC program is a Pennsylvania Transfer and Articulation Center (TAOC) approved Associate Degree program. All credits earned in this program are accepted by any state system college in Pennsylvania that offers a Bachelor’s degree in Biology, including California University of Pennsylvania, Carlow University, Clarion University of Pennsylvania, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, Indiana University of Pennsylvania and Slippery Rock University.

Other articulation agreements are available for students to complete the Associate Degree and transfer to Point Park University, Robert Morris University and Westminster College. It is important that students consult with a counselor early in their program to develop a course plan most appropriate for the school to which they intend to transfer. See Articulation Agreements for details.