Nov 30, 2023  
2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Transfer Guide MCC AA to UCM BS Biology

Metropolitan Community College

The below courses are required for BS Biology majors and can be fulfilled at MCC as part of the AA requirements. If these courses are not taken at MCC, they must be completed at UCM. The full list of MCC AA requirements can be found in the MCC catalog.

Students who transfer to UCM with an AA degree will be considered to have met all general education requirements, except those specifically required by the major (if applicable).

AA General Education Requirements: 42 Semester Hours

AA Elective Options: 14 Semester Hours

AA General Degree Requirements: 4 Semester Hours

See MCC Catalog for enrollment options. 

Minimum Total Hours Required for MCC AA: 60 Semester Hours

UCM BS Biology

The below list of courses represents the requirements a student will have left to complete after transferring to UCM with an Associate in Arts degree. Any courses listed above not taken at MCC must be completed as part of BS requirements.

Elect One of the 7 Areas: 14-33 Semester Hours

Area 4 - Integrative Biology

Choose Plant Biol. or Animal Biol. Emphasis (A or B)

Free Choice Electives: 27-36 Semester Hours

Free choice electives may vary depending on transfer coursework and Area chosen at UCM.

Students must take at least 30 upper-level (3000/4000) hours to graduate. Courses taken at MCC that articulate to upper-level UCM courses do not count towards upper-level hours.

Minimum Total Hours Required for BS: 120 Semester Hours

This guide is based on the UCM 2020 Undergraduate Catalog and is subject to change. This guide is a recommendation only and your actual program may vary. Time to degree completion and course sequencing will depend on any credits transferred to UCM and on planned placement in math, reading, and writing. See the current UCM Undergraduate Catalog and MCC Course Catalog for a complete listing of academic policies, curriculum, prerequisites, and course descriptions.