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2023-2024 Cowley College Academic Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Cowley College Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Biology Transfer Pathway (AS)


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 KANSAS PROMISE SCHOLARSHIP ELIGIBLE PROGRAM   


The Associate of Science transfer pathway in Biology enables students to transfer to the four-year school of their choice to continue their education. Doctors of all kinds and many scientists often earn a bachelor’s degree in one area of science before continuing their education in a particular field. The basic courses taken at Cowley College will transfer to state colleges and universities, as well as most other schools throughout the nation.

Symbol(s) Translation:

(T►) - Kansas Regents System Wide Transfer Course 
($) - Special Funding Identifier 


PROGRAM MAP - Biology (AS)  


 

Pathway Code: BIOL


Kansas General Education Core Requirements (35 hours)*


Successfully completing 35 hours of approved coursework in the following designated categories will fulfill the requirements of meeting the Kansas System-wide General Education Core.

Basic Skills - English, Communications and Math (12 hours)


Complete 6 credits of English, 3 credits of Communications and at least 3 credits of a College-level Math course that’s most appropriate for the degree and transfer pathway.

Natural & Physical Laboratory Sciences (5 hours)


Complete 5 credits of Lab Science from approved Lab Science Elective(s). (BIO, CHM, GEO, PHS).

Social & Behavioral Sciences (6 hours)


Complete 6 credits from two different disciplines from approved Social Science Elective(s) . (ANT, CRJ, ECO, GEG, MIN, POL, PSY, SOC) 

Arts & Humanities (6 hours)


Complete 6 credits from two different disciplines from approved Humanities Elective(s)   (ART, COM, ENG, FOL, HIS, LIT, MUS, PHO, REL, THE) - Studio and Performance courses cannot be included.

  • Fine Arts Appreciation Elective Recommended - 3 hour(s) 

Additional Institution Core Requirements (6 hours)*


To satisfy degree requirements to meet the Kansas system-wide general education core, complete 6 additional credits of electives from the Math, Science, Social Science, Humanities, or other elective discipline approved by the institution. Students should work with their advisor and transfer institution to select appropriate courses for their pathway. 

Pathway Electives (27 hours minimum)*


The Associate of Science degree requires a minimum of 27 hours of Pathway Electives. Students should work with their advisor and transfer institution to determine the most appropriate courses to complete within this block. The following are recommended pathway electives for transfer.

Minimum Hours for Degree 62*


*A minimum of 62 hours is required to earn a Cowley degree; however additional credit hours may be outlined on the transfer pathway to meet the program requirements for a 4-year institution. 

Depending on skill level and assessment scores, students may be required to take the necessary basic skill or prerequisite courses prior to enrolling in the program courses. 

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