Biology Transfer Pathway AS

The Biology Transfer Pathway offers students the opportunity to complete an Associate of Science (AS) degree with course credit that will directly transfer to designated Biology bachelor’s degree programs at Minnesota State universities.  The entire curriculum has been specifically designed to guarantee junior status to students who have been admitted to one of the seven Minnesota State universities.  All courses in the Transfer Pathway associate degree will directly transfer and apply to the designated bachelor’s degree programs in a related field.


This transfer pathway degree will transfer to the following designated baccalaureate degree majors:

Bemidji State University

  • BA Biology
  • BS Biology

Metropolitan State University

  • BA Biology

Minnesota State University Mankato

  • BS Biology

Minnesota State University Moorhead

  • BA Biology

Southwest Minnesota State University

  • BA Biology

St. Cloud State University

  • BES Life Sciences
  • BEES Biology, Biodiversity, Ecology & Evolutions

Winona State University

  • BS Biology (Focus in Allied Health, Cell and Molecular, Ecology, or Environmental Science)
Students planning to transfer outside of the Minnesota State System are advised to consult with their intended transfer institution to determine transferability of the courses in this curriculum.