What is the Arts and Sciences Transfer Program?
The Baltimore City Community College (BCCC) Arts and Sciences Transfer Program is designed for students wishing to obtain a strong liberal arts foundation before transferring to a bachelor’s degree program, with the option to continue on to graduate or professional studies. Transfer programs in mathematics and science culminate in an associate’s degree.
What Will I Learn?
Students in the Science Program will develop scientific literacy and understanding, reasoning, problem solving and research skills.
- Use scientific vocabulary in chemistry, biology, and physics.
- Analyze the relationship between structure and function in chemistry, biology and physics.
- Employ scientific methods in the development of research in chemistry, biology and physics.
- Critically analyze/use the data obtained from scientific method in chemistry, biology and physics.
- Solve chemistry problems.
- Determine the past or future state of a system using physical principals.
- Apply knowledge of biological principles to organisms and their relationship to the environment.
- Access and search scientific databases.
- Analyze scientific materials for relevance and accuracy.
- Summarize and communicate scientific information in a scientific format.
- Create and interpret graphic representations of scientific data.
What Careers Use These Skills?
Students in these fields can qualify for a wide range of occupations. Mathematics graduates can opt for careers as mathematicians, statisticians, and actuaries, school math specialist, to name a few. Science graduates can specialize in any scientific discipline, conduct research or apply to medical school.
- A microbiologist who holds a master’s degree can start on a salary of $64,225. The median income for microbiologists is $97,925.
What Degree or Certificate Can I Earn?
You can earn:
- Associate of Science, Science Option
What Courses Will I Take?
Always check with an advisor to determine what courses to take. All BCCC students must meet the College’s computer literacy requirement in order to receive a degree or certificate. All students are required to complete the PRE 100 course within the first six credits. PRE 100 is an academic achievement preparation course earning one credit.