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2017-18 Catalog 
2017-18 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Biology Studies: CSCU Pathway Transfer, A.A.

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Program Design

CSCU Pathway Transfer, A.A. degree programs degree programs are for Connecticut Community College students who wish to transfer to one of the Connecticut State Universities or Charter Oak without either losing any credits or being required to take extra credits in order to complete a bachelor’s degree in that same discipline. Community College students can complete associate degree programs that transfer without hassle to all Connecticut State Universities and Charter Oak State College offering their major. Upon transfer, students are guaranteed full junior status and can complete a bachelor’s degree in their major without losing any credits or be required to take any extra credits.


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:  Biology, B.A.
At Southern Connecticut State University:Biology, B.A.
                                                                       Biology, B.S.
At Western Connecticut State University: Biology, B.A.
                                                                       Ecology, B.A.
At Charter Oak State College:                   General Studies  Biology Concentration, B.A.

Below is the recommended course of study for the Biology Studies Transfer Degree. 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.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the CSCU Pathway Transfer: Biology Studies degree program, students will have met the following competency outcomes and goals:

  • Aesthetic Dimensions
  • Continuing Learning/Information Literacy
  • Critical Analysis/Logical Thinking
  • Ethics
  • Quantitative Reasoning
  • Historical Knowledge and Understanding
  • Oral Communications
  • Scientific Reasoning
  • Scientific Knowledge and Understanding
  • Social Phenomena
  • Written Communication

Total Minimum Credits Required: 61


*Depending on Math placement score, student may consider taking a math course in the first or second semester.

**If BIO*211 is taken then BIO*212 must also be completed.

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