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?

  • Science

    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.