About this course
The Associate of Arts Oregon Transfer (AAOT) degree, with an emphasis in biology, is designed for students who wish to pursue bachelor’s degree areas such as health professions, life sciences or natural sciences. Graduates with a Bachelor of Science degree from their transfer institution will be well-equipped for graduate school and other careers in biomedical fields, industry, governmental agencies and non-governmental organizations which require a broad-based education in science, mathematics and communication. Students are expected to make and maintain communication with their choice of transfer institution while pursuing coursework at the community college level, as some have specific requirements. The Associate of Arts Oregon Transfer (AAOT) degree meets the State of Oregon transfer degree requirements, allowing students to transfer to an Oregon public university and some out-of-state universities having met all lower-division general education requirements. With appropriate course planning, all lower-division major requirements may also be met. Students should work closely with an advisor to select the best degree option and review specific transfer requirements. The following is a suggested course of study for students interested in pursuing a bachelor’s degree in biology.
- Students must be 18 years of age or older, or possess a high school diploma or GED.