Degree Transfer Agreement

Transfer Agreement for the Associate in Science Degree (AS) in Biology

Transfer Major: Bachelor of Arts (BA) - Biology

Transfer College: Queens College, CUNY

 

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Effective Date: Fall 2019

Scholarship Information


Total transfer credits granted towards the Bachelor's degree: 60

Total additional credits needed at this senior college for the Bachelor's degree: 60

Admissions Requirements

  • Application Required: Yes
  • Degree Requirement: Completed Associate of Science degree (AS) in Biology at QCC
  • Minimum CUM GPA: 2.0
  • Audition/Portfolio: Not applicable

Notes:

  • Upon transfer, students must declare a major in Biology.
  • A maximum of 16 credits in Biology may be transferred toward the Biology major at Queens College.  Additional Biology courses taken at QCC will count as additional course work to reach 120 credits.
  • Queens College requires 6-7 credits of additional Pathways classes as part of the College Option, which includes a literature and a language requirement, as well as two Writing Intensive (W) units, with a minimum of one in residency. Writing Units may overlap with other requirements. According to the specifics in this agreement, students will complete a minimum of 60 credits at each institution; however, students who transfer into Queens with more than 60 credits must complete at least 45 credits at Queens College to earn a Queens College degree.

General Education Requirements

General Education Requirements
Queensborough Community College Queens College, CUNY
Course Number & Title Credits Course Number & Title Credits Credits Awarded
ENGL-101: English Composition I 3 ENGL 110: College Writing I 3 3
ENGL-102: English Composition II 3 ENGL 130: Writing about Literature in English 3 3
Math and Quantitative Reasoning: MA-440: Pre Calculus 4 MATH 122: Pre Calculus 4 4
Life and Physical Sciences: BIO-201: General Biology* 4 BIOL 105: General Biology: Physiology and Cell Biology 4 4
World Cultures & Global Issues: (select one from 2A) 3 World Cultures & Global Issues 3 3
U.S. Experience & Its Diversity: SP-211: Speech Communication 3 U.S. Experience & Its Diversity 3 3
Creative Expression: (Select one from 2C) 3 Creative Expression 3 3
Individual & Society: (Select one from 2D) 3 Individual & Society 3 3
Scientific World: CH-151: General Chemistry I 4.5 CHEM 113: General Chemistry I 5 4.5
Additional Flex Core: CH-152: General Chemistry II 4.5 CHM 114: General Chemistry II 5 4.5
Subtotal 35 Subtotal 35

Requirements for the Major

Requirements for the Major
Queensborough Community College Queens College, CUNY
Course Number & Title Credits Course Number & Title Credits Credits Awarded
MA-441: Analytic Geometry and Calculus I 4 MATH 151: Calculus/Differentiation and Integration 4 4
BI-202: General Biology II* 4 BIOL 106: General Biology: Life-forms and Ecosystems 4 4
BIO-203: Cell Biology* 3 BIOL 286: Principles of Cell Biology 4 4
Subtotal 11 Subtotal 11

Additional Requirements for the Major

Additional Requirements for the Major
Queensborough Community College Queens College, CUNY
Course Number & Title Credits Course Number & Title Credits Credits Awarded
Select 7-16 credits from: BI-356#+, BI-357+, BI-461+, BI-453, BI-253, BI-421 or BI-554 7-16 See notes below 7-16 7-16
HE-101: Introduction to Health Education or HE-102: Health Behavior & Society 1-2 Elective Credit 0 1-2
One credit in PE-100 or PE-500 series or DAN-100 series (one credit courses only) 1 Elective Credit 0 1
MA-119: College Algebra I (if required) 3 Elective Credit 0 3
MA-121: Trigonometry (if required) 1 Elective credit 0 1
Subtotal 9-27 Subtotal 9-27

Total Credits Completed and Awarded

Total Credits Completed and Awarded
Queensborough Community College Queens College, CUNY
Total 60 Total 60

Additional Notes:


Active Articulation Agreement Notes:

  • BI-356#+ transfers to Queens College as BIOL 285.
  • BI-357+ transfers to Queens College as BIOL 385.
  • BI-461+ transfers to Queens College as BIOL 201.
  • BI-453 transfers to Queens College as BIOL 499 (Elective Credit).
  • BI-253 transfers to Queens College as BIOL 499 (Elective Credit).
  • BI-421 transfers to Queens College as BIOL 499 (Elective Credit).
  • BI-554 transfers to Queens College as BIOL 390.
  • * These courses count towards the Queens College Biology B.A. course requirements.  Some required courses will be taken at QCC as part of the Common Core.
  • #  BI-356 is a suggested elective.  It is equivalent to BIOL 285, which counts as a Foundations Course at Queens College.
  • +  QCC Biology majors planning to transfer to Queens College should take one of these courses as their major elective for the AS degree.  Five (5) credits of Biology major electives taken at QCC will transfer toward the major at QC.  The remaining 2-11 credits will trrnsfer as general electives and count toward the 120 credits needed to graduate at Queens College.

 


DISCLAIMER: The final responsibility for successful transfer rests with the student. The information posted on this website is designed to assist students in obtaining the most accurate transfer-related information possible. However, this information is subject to change without notice, which may subsequently impact admission to a transfer college or university.

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