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DWD-AS: Liberal Arts- Biology


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Associate of Science Degree

(DWD-AS-BIOL)

The Biology Statewide Transfer Articulation Agreement is designed for the student who is planning to transfer to a participating public four-year Colorado college or university that offers this program within the minimum number of credits designated by the Colorado Commission on Higher Education.

Courses with a 3-character bracketed code (for example, “English Composition I [CO1]”), in which a student earns the final grade of “C” or better are guaranteed to transfer to every public Colorado college or university. 

  • Courses within any Degree with Designation must be completed with a grade of “C” or higher.
  • Courses older than 10 years cannot count towards any Degree with Designation.
  • Course substitutions and/or waivers are not permitted for any Degree with Designation.

Please view the Colorado Department of Higher Education web site for participating institutions and any additional degree requirement details (CDHE Statewide Transfer Articulation Agreements/Degrees with Designation). Students should contact receiving institution for course transferability or additional requirements when selecting courses.

Degree Requirements for the Biology Statewide Transfer Articulation Agreement:

General Education Requirements:


Total Communication Credits: 6


Mathematics:


Total Mathematics Credits: 5


Arts & Humanities:


Select two Arts & Humanities courses from the lists below.

Total Arts & Humanities Credits: 6


Total History Credits: 3


Behavioral & Social Sciences:


Select two courses from the lists below.

Total Behavioral & Social Sciences Credits: 6


Total Physical & Life Science Credits: 10


Additional Required Courses:


*Note: If these credits are not required for the major at the receiving 4-year institution, they will be applied to the Bachelor’s degree as elective credit towards graduation. Please check with the receiving institution to determine in which way these courses will be applied.

Total Additional Required Course Credits: 20


Electives:


Students must take four additional credits of electives. Electives may be chosen from the A.S. approved electives from the following: AST, BIO, CHE, CIS, COM, CSC, ENV, GEY, MAT, or PHY (see Approved Degree Electives  ). 

Total Elective Credits: 4


Total Credits for A.S. Degree: 60


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