Associate in Biology - Direct Transfer

This degree pathway is designed for students preparing for upper division Bachelor's degrees in Biology.

Degree Outcomes

  • Communicate effectively
  • Demonstrate critical thinking
  • Demonstrate information literacy
  • Demonstrate quantitative literacy
  • Demonstrate personal responsibility
  • Demonstrate social responsibility
  • Demonstrate preparation for upper division study

Degree Requirements

Communications (10 credits)

Quantitative/Symbolic Reasoning Skills (5 credits)

Humanities (15 credits)

Consistent with the requirements in all DTA degrees - no more than 10 credits per discipline area; 5 credits maximum in world languages or ASL. No more than 5 credits of performance/skills classes are allowed.

Social Sciences (15 credits)

Consistent with requirements in all DTA degrees - no more than 10 credits per discipline area.

Natural Sciences (30 credits total)

Electives (15 credits)

Schools Accepting this Degree

Public Four-Year/Research

  • University of Washington
  • Washington State University

Public Four-Year/Comprehensive

  • Central Washington University
  • Eastern Washington University
  • The Evergreen State College
  • Western Washington University

Independent/Private Four-Year

  • Saint Martin's University
  • Seattle Pacific University
  • Seattle University
  • Whitworth University

Some institutions have specific additional requirements. Check with your advisor to be sure you are choosing the right courses for your pathway.