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Life Sciences - Biology

With an Associate’s in Science in Life Science – Biology degree, you will be able to transfer to a 4-year institution with a solid background in Biology that will allow you to take upper level Biology classes at your next institution.

Also, you will have completed many General Studies requirements that should transfer to your new school. BCC participates in the Statewide MassTransfer program and has developed many program-to-program transfer articulation agreements which guarantees admission and credit transfer. For a complete listing of eligible MassTransfer programs and current articulation agreements, visit the Transfer Affairs website at bristolcc.edu/transfer.

Program Courses

Program Courses Credits
BIO 121 - Fundamentals of Biological Science I 4 credits
BIO 122 - Fundamentals of Biological Science II 4 credits
BIO 230 - Seminar in Scientific Literature and Research Design 3 credits
CHM 113 - Fundamentals of Chemistry I 4 credits
CHM 114 - Fundamentals of Chemistry II 4 credits

 

General CoursesCredits
COM 101 - Fundamentals of Public Speaking 3 credits
CSS 101 - College Success Seminar 1 credit
ENG 101 - Composition I: College Writing 3 credits
ENG 102 - Composition II: Writing About Literature 3 credits
PSY 101 - General Psychology 3 Credits
Choose 2 of the following:  
MTH 152 - College Algebra 3 Credits
MTH 172 - Precalculus with Trigonometry 4 Credits
MTH 214 - Calculus I 4 Credits

Choose 1 of the following:

 
HST 111 - The West and the World I 3 credits
HST 112 - The West and the World II 3 credits
HST 113 - United States History to 1877 3 credits
HST 114 - United States History from 1877 3 credits 

 

Recommended Course Sequence and Electives

Semester Recommended Sequence
Semester 1 BIO 121, CHM 113, ENG 101, COM 101, CSS 101
Semester 2 BIO 122, CHM 114, MTH 152 OR MTH172, ENG 102, Technical Literacy Elective
Semester 3 BIO 230, MTH 172 OR MTH 214, Program Elective, HST Elective, Behav./Soc. Sci. Elective in SOC, GVT
Semester 4 Program Elective, Program Elective, PSY 101, Multicultural Perspective Elective, Behav./Soc. Sci. Elective
CHM 114 - Fundamentals of Chemistry II 4 credits

 

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After BCC

With an Associate’s in Science in Life Science – Biology degree, you will be able to transfer to a 4-year institution with a solid background in Biology that will allow you to take upper level Biology classes at your next institution. Also, you will have completed many General Studies requirements that should transfer to your new school. 

BCC participates in the Statewide MassTransfer program and has developed many program-to-program transfer articulation agreements which guarantees admission and credit transfer.

For a complete listing of eligible MassTransfer programs and current articulation agreements, visit the Transfer Affairs website at bristolcc.edu/transfer.  

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