Apr 01, 2023  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Transfer Guide JCCC AA to UCM BS Biology

Johnson County Community College

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

Students who transfer to UCM with an Associate of Arts degree will be considered to have met all general education requirements, except those specifically required by the major (see UCM General Education Requirements below, if applicable).

AA General Education Requirements: 30 Semester Hours

AA Elective Options: 30 Semester Hours

Minimum Total Hours Required for JCCC AA: 60 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 of Arts degree. Any courses listed above not taken at JCCC must be completed as part of BS requirements.

Major Requirements: 20-44 Semester Hours

Elect One of the 8 Areas: 10-34 Semester Hours

Area 4 - Integrative Biology: 15-19 Semester Hours

Area 6 - Pre-Med., Pre-Dental, Pre-Vet: 9-21 Semester Hours

Free Choice Electives: 16-40 Semester Hours

Free choice elective hours may vary depending on transfer coursework and course selection at UCM.

Note: Students must take at least 30 upper-level (3000/4000) hours to graduate. Courses taken at JCCC 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 2021 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 JCCC Course Catalog for a complete listing of academic policies, curriculum, prerequisites, and course descriptions.