Mar 03, 2024
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Associate in Arts Degree
Campus contacts for this program:
Professor Rachel Cain, RCain@housatonic.edu
With this degree you will be able to transfer to the following majors:
|At Central Connecticut State University:
|Biology - General Biology, B.S.
Biology - Ecology, Biodiversity, and Evolutionary Biology, B.S.
Biology - Environmental Science, B.S.
|At Eastern Connecticut State University:
|At Southern Connecticut State University:
|At Western Connecticut State University:
|At Charter Oak State College:
|General Studies - Biology Concentration, B.A.
In order to graduate and be guaranteed admission to a State University or to Charter Oak State College, you must earn an overall 2.0 grade point average.
Here is the recommended course of study for the Biology Studies Transfer Degree. If you are studying part time, simply follow the order of the courses listed here. Note that not all courses will be available every semester. You will notice that in many instances you will be able to choose the specific course you will take from within a category. For a list of the courses from each category that you can choose from, go to PDF_CSCU Transfer Electives.
TAP Application Info
- Begin the transfer application process in your third semester or the semester before you plan to graduate. FAFSA becomes available October 1.
Suggested Sequence of Courses:
Prerequisite or parallel courses may be required. Please check individual course descriptions for details.
Total Credits: 60-61
1 Students who place into Calculus I or already have Calculus I credit are not required to take MAT* 186, Pre-Calculus. Students should speak with their advisor to choose an alternate course.
2 Consult with your advisor prior to registering. Students seeking transfer to Central Connecticut State University or going to graduate school should consider taking Calculus I. Students seeking transfer to Eastern, Western or Southern Connecticut State University should consider taking MAT* E167 - Principles of Statistics (3 credits) .
3 Courses in this category will fulfill an additional general education requirement in all of the CSCU baccalaureate programs referenced above. Speak with your advisor about other possible choices.
4 Consult with your advisor prior to registering. You may take any 200-level Biology Lab Science course(s) for this category.
NOTE: In order to graduate and be guaranteed admission to a State University or to Charter Oak State College, you must earn an overall 2.0 grade point average.