Associate in Science - Transfer (Track 1)

Associate in Science - Transfer (Track 1) is designed to prepare students for upper division study in the areas of biological sciences, environmental/resource sciences, chemistry, geology, and earth science.

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 Concentrations

Degree Requirements

Communications (5 credits)

ENGL& 101 English Composition I - 5

Quantitative/Symbolic Reasoning Skills (10 credits)*

MATH& 151 Calculus I - 5
MATH& 152 Calculus II - 5

*Higher level math courses may be substituted with advisor approval.

Humanities & Social Science Distribution Requirements (15 credits)

  • Select five Humanities credits satisfying a distribution requirement.
  • Select five Social Science credits satisfying a distribution requirement.
  • Select five additional Humanities or Social Sciences credits satisfying a distribution requirement.

Pre-major program requirements (45-50 credits):

  1. Chemistry (for science majors) sequence of 15 credits
  2. Third quarter calculus or approved statistics course of 5 credits
  3. Biology (for science majors) or physics (calculus-based or non-calculus-based) sequence of 15 credits
  4. Additional requirements: 10-15 credits in physics, geology, organic chemistry, biology, or mathematics, consisting of courses normally taken for science majors (not for general education), preferably in a 2- or 3- quarter sequence.

Electives (10-15 cr.)

Sufficient additional college-level credits so that total credits earned are at least 90 quarter credits. These remaining credits may include prerequisites for major courses (e.g., pre-calculus), additional major coursework, or specific general education or other university requirements, as approved by your advisor. See your GHC advisor for specific courses recommended for your major; check with your 4-year university for world-language requirements.

Schools Accepting the AS-T Track 1 

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

  • Heritage University
  • Pacific Lutheran University
  • Saint Martin's University
  • Seattle Pacific University
  • Seattle University
  • Walla Walla 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.