2024-2025 Catalog 
    
    May 28, 2024  
2024-2025 Catalog

MiTransfer Pathway Biology Associate of Science


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(Code 1115)

The MiTransfer Pathway Biology Associate of Science program is intended to set students up to transfer for a bachelor’s degree to a participating college or university through the MiTransfer Pathways Project agreement. Students interested in pursuing this program are strongly encouraged to meet with an MCC counselor in addition to a counselor from the college or university they intend to transfer to determine their plan. The program will most likely be deactivated at the end of the 2024-2025 catalog cycle.

Upon completion of this program [CIP: 26.0101], graduates should be able to:

  • demonstrate competence in college biology.
  • demonstrate competence in college chemistry.
  • demonstrate competence in organic chemistry.
  • transfer to a four-year institution.

Special Considerations:

  • Students must earn a grade of C or better in each course.
  • Students must apply and be admitted to the intended transfer college or university. Also subject to secondary admits.
  • Receiving institutions agree to accept the Remaining Degree Requirements as outlined in the receiving institutions’ agreements.
  • Not all institutions are participating with this agreement. To determine participating institutions, click here.  
  • The agreement and list of participating institutions is subject to change.  

Please Note:


Prerequisite courses may apply to this program. A minimum of 60 unduplicated credits (100 level or higher) are required for all associate degree programs.

General Education Requirements


Life Skills


The following course prepares students to meet MCC’s General Education Goal of Demonstrating Competence in Life Skills (the skills needed to succeed in work-life including critical thinking, problem solving, collaboration, professionalism, self-awareness, and self-management) and is required in the students’ first semester at MCC:

Written Communication


The following Michigan Transfer Agreement Recommended Courses prepare students to meet MCC’s General Education Goal of Demonstrating Competence in Written Communication, both required:

Oral Communication


The following Michigan Transfer Agreement Recommended Courses prepare students to meet MCC’s General Education Goal of Demonstrating Competence in Oral Communication, choose one:

Laboratory Science


The following Michigan Transfer Agreement Recommended Courses prepare students to meet MCC’s General Education Goal of Demonstrating Competence in Application of Scientific Methodologies (CHEM251 and 252 may not be offered at MCC and instead may need to be taken at a different institution and transferred to MCC to complete this degree.), all required:

Mathematics


The following Michigan Transfer Agreement Recommended Course prepares students to meet MCC’s General Education Goal of Demonstrating Competence in Basic Computational Methods and Mathematical Concepts and Applications, one required:

Global and Cultural Awareness


The following Michigan Transfer Agreement Recommended Courses prepare students to meet MCC’s General Education Goal of Demonstrating Competence in Global and Cultural Awareness, four courses are required in total; divided amongst the subgroups below.

SOCIAL SCIENCE: Choose one:

 

AND

Choose one course from a different discipline than the above choice:

 

AND

HUMANITIES AND FINE ARTS: Choose two, from different disciplines, and only one can be a foreign language:

Program Requirements


Elective credits as needed (100 level or higher) - Suggested Electives:

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