The Associate of Science Biology Transfer Major is designed for students wishing to pursue various tracks within the field of Biology, including pre-medicine, Neuroscience, and Wildlife/Conservation Biology.  Students upon graduation with an AS Degree in Biology from WITCC will be able to:

  • Explain how the evolutionary process works, and how it gave rise to the diversity of organisms on Earth today.
  • Recognize and categorize the important organic molecules that make up all living things.
  • Describe how organisms are classified using the modern biological classification scheme, and the key criteria that are used to distinguish the major groups.
  • Describe how genetic material is transmitted from one generation to the next in eukaryotes.
  • Explain the levels of organization and structure in both plants and animals.
  • Describe the functions of major structures within a cell, and how proteins are built within a cell.
  • Explain the various ways that organisms may interact with one another ecologically, and with their non-living environment.
  • Apply proper scientific terminology appropriately both verbally and in writing.
  • Analyze scientific data both graphically and statistically to reach a reasonable conclusion.
  • Relate and apply material learned in other coursework to the field of biology.
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Transfer to a Four-Year School

If a bachelor's degree is your educational goal, getting a head start on your major has never been easier. You can apply the credits from this associate degree toward a bachelor's degree at a four-year college and university. To make the most of your time and money, tell your advisor about your transfer plans early in the admissions process.

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