Associate in Science Track I: Biological, Environmental/ Resources, Chemistry, Earth Sciences

90 Applicable College Level Quarter Credits

Transfer Associate Degree:

Associate in Science Track I: Biological, Environmental/Resources, Chemistry, Earth Sciences

Program Updated: The requirements for this program have been updated for 2016 – 2017.
Please review the changes and consult with your adviser or program manager if you have questions.

  • Minimum Cumulative GPA 2.0 Required
  • A course cannot be credited toward more than one distribution or skill area.
  • The BOLDED numbers below are shared (cross listed) courses with other departments. These courses can count only once for credit [Example: PHIL 201 is same as POLS 201 and may only count as PHIL or POLS]. Consult course description in the college catalog or speak with an advisor.
  • “P” grade is only allowed in electives area. Check with your intended transfer university for minimum grade requirements
  • Universities may have other specific admission requirements in addition to those of the transfer degree.
  • Courses listed below are subject to change; visit www.bellevuecollege.edu/programs/degrees/transfer for the latest degree updates.

Completion Worksheet

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Program Requirements

Core Coursework

Course # Course Name Credit Hrs.
Written Communications 5
Choose one course from the following:
ENGL& 101 English Composition I (5 CR)
GROUP B: Choose 5 credits from the following:
ENGL 201 The Research Paper (5 Cr)
ENGL 271 Expository Writing I (5 Cr)
ENGL 272 Expository Writing II (5 Cr)
MATHEMATICS 10
Choose two courses from the following:
MATH& 151 Calculus I (5 Cr)
MATH& 152 Calculus II (5 Cr)
MATH& 153 Calculus III (5 Cr)
MATH 208 Introduction to Linear Algebra (5 Cr)
MATH 238 Differential Equations (5 Cr)
MATH& 254 Differential Equations (5 Cr)
MATH 255 Vector Calculus (5 Cr)
HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES 15
Min. 5 credits each in the Humanities & Social Sciences area plus 5 additional credits in either area (for a total of 15 CR). Maximum 5 credits can be a performance/skills course (indicated by *).
HUMANITIES
Choose from the following:
Anthropology: 208
Art: 101, 103, 105, 110*, 111*, 112*, 120*, 121*, 150*, 151*, 153*, 154*, 201, 202, 203, 205, 206, 221*, 222*, 225(Cross-Listed), 230*, 235*, 240*, 242*, 245*, 247*, 253*, 254* 256*, 260*, 261*, 280*
Communication Studies: 101, 105, 106, 107, 115, 119, 120(Cross-Listed), 121(Cross-Listed), 131, 132, 133, 134, 136, 138, 141, 143, 144, 145, 146, 151, 161, 163, 202, 210, 216, 220, 241, 250, 260, 261, 280, 285
Cultural and Ethnic Studies: 100, 101, 102, 103(Cross-Listed), 104, 115, 120, 121, 130, 140, 152, 160(Cross-Listed), 180(Cross-Listed), 200, 210, 255, 257, 260(Cross-Listed), 285, 286, 287, 288
Dance: 130*, 131*, 140*, 141*, 151*(Cross-Listed), 152*(Cross-Listed), 201*, 202*, 203*
Drama: 101, 106, 141, 151*, 153*, 154*, 155*, 159*(Cross-Listed), 161*, 200, 210, 212, 215, 224, 241, 251*, 252*, 253*, 254*, 256*, 270, 280*, 281*, 284*, 285*
English: 111, 112, 113, 114, 115, 131, 210, 215, 219, 220, 221, 223, 224, 225, 226, 228, 229, 237, 238 239, 241, 244 245, 246, 247, 248, 249, 253, 254, 255, 260, 261, 263, 264, 265, 266, 276, 279
History: 101, 102, 103, 110, 115, 120(Cross-Listed), 146, 147, 148, 185, 207, 209, 210, 211, 212, 214, 223, 230(Cross-Listed), 236, 242, 245, 246, 250, 261(Cross-Listed), 280(Cross-Listed)
Humanities: 224, 230
Music: 100*, 101*, 102*, 103*, 104*, 105, 106*, 107, 109*, 110, 111, 112, 113, 114, 115, 116, 117, 118, 120*, 126*, 130*, 131*, 132*, 135*, 136*, 139*, 140*, 143*, 150, 151, 152, 153, 156, 157, 158, 200*, 203*, 205*, 206*, 210, 211, 212, 240*, 243*
Philosophy: 101, 102, 112, 115, 122, 145, 160, 201(Cross-Listed), 225(Cross-Listed), 247, 248, (Cross-Listed) 260(Cross-Listed), 265, 267
Only one single language for a maximum of 5 credits allowed in Humanities
Arabic: 121, 122, 123
American Sign Language: 121, 122, 123, 221, 222, 223
Chinese: 121, 122, 123, 221, 222, 223
French: 121, 122, 123, 131, 132, 133, 221, 222, 223, 231, 232, 233
German: 121, 122, 123, 221, 222, 223
Italian: 121, 122, 123
Japanese: 121, 122, 123, 221, 222, 223
Spanish: 121, 122, 123, 221, 222, 223
SOCIAL SCIENCES 15
Choose from the following:
Anthropology: 100, 106, 108, 180(Cross-Listed), 204, 206, 208, 209, 211, 212, 219, 220, 222, 224, 228, 232, 234(Cross-Listed), 235, 236
Business: 101
Communication Studies: 102, 230
Cultural and Ethnic Studies: 100, 101, 102, 104, 106, 109, 115, 120, 121, 130, 140, 152, 160(Cross-Listed), 180(Cross-Listed), 200, 201, 203, 205, 210, 241 (Cross-Listed), 255, 257, 260(Cross-Listed), 285, 286, 287, 288
Economics: 100, 201, 202, 250, 260(Cross-Listed)
Geography: 100, 102, 105(Cross-Listed), 123(Cross-Listed), 200, 207, 250, 258, 277
History: 101, 102, 103, 110, 115, 120(Cross-Listed), 146, 147, 148, 185, 207, 209, 210, 211, 212, 214, 223, 230(Cross-Listed), 236, 242, 245, 246, 250, 261 (Cross-Listed), 280(Cross-Listed)
Humanities: 224, 230
International Studies: 105(Cross-Listed), 123(Cross-Listed), 150, 200, 201, 202, 204(Cross-Listed), 227(Cross-Listed), 261
(Cross-Listed), 280(Cross-Listed)
Philosophy: 102, 112, 122, 160, 201(Cross-Listed), 248(Cross-Listed), 260(Cross-Listed), 265
Political Science: 101, 121, 122, 123, 125, 155, 160(Cross-Listed), 175, 201(Cross-Listed), 202, 203, 204, 206, 220, 221, 222, 223, 227(Cross-Listed), 230
(Cross-Listed)
Psychology: 100, 109, 110, 200, 203, 205, 209, 210, 220, 240(Cross-Listed), 250, 257
Sociology: 101, 105, 122, 150, 201, 210, 215, 222, 230, 240(Cross-Listed), 246, 248, 249, 250, 252, 253, 254, 255, 256, 258, 260, 262, 264, 265, 268, 270, 275, 278
CHEMISTRY SEQUENCE 15-18
Three quarter sequence (for science majors) should be taken at one institution (either at BC or transferred in as a whole sequence). If not, see science advisor at the Science Division.
Choose one of the following sequences:
CHEM& 161 General Chemistry I (6 Cr)
CHEM& 163 General Chemistry II (6 Cr)
CHEM& 163 General Chemistry III (6 Cr)
CHEM& 261 Organic Chemistry I (6 Cr)
CHEM& 262 Organic Chemistry II (6 Cr)
CHEM& 263 Organic Chemistry III (6 Cr)
BIOLOGY OR PHYSICS SEQUENCE 15-18
Three quarter sequence Biology (for science majors) –OR– Physics (calculus- based or non-calculus based) should be taken at one institution (either at BC or transferred in as a whole sequence).
If not, see science advisor at the Science Di- vision. Some majors require physics with Calculus (PHYS 121-123) – See advisor.
PHYSM& 114 General Physics I (6 Cr)
PHYS& 115 General Physics II (6 Cr)
PHYS& 116 General Physics III (6 Cr)
PHYS& 121 General Engineering Physics I (6 Cr)
PHYS& 122 General Engineering Physics II (6 Cr)
PHYS& 123 General Engineering Physics III (6 Cr)
BIOL& 211 Biology Majors Cellular (6 Cr)
BIOL& 212 Biology Majors Animal (6 Cr)
BIOL& 213 Biology Majors Plant (6 Cr)
ADDITIONAL MATHEMATICS 5
Third quarter of calculus –OR– above –OR– an approved statistics course.
MATH& 153 Calculus III (5 Cr)
MATH 208 Introduction to Linear Algebra (5 Cr)
MATH 238 Differential Equations (5 Cr)
MATH 240 Scientific Computation (5 Cr)
MATH& 254 Calculus IV (5 Cr)
MATH 255 Vector Calculus (5 Cr)
BA 240 Statistical Analysis (5 Cr)
MATH 130 Introduction to Statistics (5 Cr)
MATH EDUCATION CORE COURSEWORK (20 CREDITS)
MATH& 153 Calculus III (5 Cr) 5
MATH 208 Introduction to Linear Algebra (5 Cr) 5
MATH& 254 Calculus IV (5 Cr) 5
EDUC& 205 Introduction to Education with Field Experience (5 Cr) 5
ELECTIVES 9-10
Activity Physical Education classes (PE 103-124,127-166, 194-197, 228, 266) are limited to 3 CR. Complete sufficient additional college-level credits so that total credits earned are at least 90 quarter credits. These remaining credits should be planned with the help of an advisor based on the requirements of the specific major at the baccalaureate institution you plan to transfer to. These remaining credits may include prerequisites for major courses, additional major coursework, or specific general education or other university requirements.
CULTURAL DIVERSITY REQUIREMENT
This degree has a set of BC General Education requirements including Cultural Diversity. Please choose one course to meet the Cultural Diversity Requirement. For approved courses, visit www.bellevuecollege.edu/programs/degrees/culturaldiversity/.



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Last Updated September 29, 2016