60 Credits    AS 3526/2526,  Academic Catalog 2021-2022

Degree Description

The Biology Transfer Pathway A.S. degree at South Central College provides learners with the first two years of a broad based education in Biology and its supporting sciences. As a Minnesota State Pathway program, it is specifically designed to prepare learners to transfer into the junior year of a Biology major at a four year college.

Campuses: Faribault and North Mankato

Estimate for 60 credit program

Tuition is paid on a semester by semester basis and will vary depending on the courses and total credits you take.

Tuition and Fees: $11,925
Tools and Equipment: $ n/a
Total Estimated Cost: $11,925 *

Compare the costs and you'll see that tuition at South Central College is much more affordable than other institutions.

*Based on 2021-22 tuition rates. Does not include extra expenses for online delivery, course fees, or course differental. Books, transportation, and living expenses also not included.

The course requirements listed below are specific to the current school year (noted above). If you need to view the program from previous years view our Catalog Archive.

Required Courses (12 Courses)

Complete the following courses:



Choose one of the following courses: (1 Course)


MnTC (Minnesota Transfer Curriculum) Goal Areas to fulfill (3 Courses):

To reach the 60 credits needed for graduation:

Goal Area 5: Complete at least 1 course

Goal Area 6: Complete at least 1 course

Goal Areas 7-10: Complete at least 1 course

PLEASE NOTE: All program plans are preliminary and curriculum may change without notice. Your catalog of record may have different requirements.