May 18, 2022  
2021-2022 Catalog 
2021-2022 Catalog

Associate in Biology-DTA

This degree pathway is designed for students preparing for upper division Bachelor’s degrees in Biology.

Associate in Biology - Direct Transfer Agreement students must distribute at least 75 credits in the areas of the humanities, social science, and natural science. Shaped by a shared concern for academic breadth and depth, distribution courses lay a foundation for college or university education, grounding further work in four-year transfer institutions.

Some institutions have specific additional requirements. Check with your advisor to be sure you are choosing the right courses for your pathway.

General Requirements (15 credits required)

Quantitative/Symbolic Reasoning Skills (5 credits)

Social Science (15 credits)

A total of fifteen (15) credits is required (no more than 10 credits per discipline area).

Humanities (15 credits)

A total of fifteen (15) credits is required in humanities. No more than 10 credits per discipline area; 5 credits maximum in world languages or ASL; no more than 5 credits of performance/skills classes are allowed).

Electives (15 credits)

A total of fifteen (15) credits is required from electives.

Transfer Institutions

The following institutions accept the Biology DTA/MRP:

Public Four-Year/Research

  • University of Washington
  • Washington State University

Public Four-Year/Comprehensive:

  • Central Washington University
  • Eastern Washington University
  • The Evergreen State College
  • Western Washington University

Independent/Private Four-Year:

  • Saint Martin’s University
  • Seattle Pacific University
  • Seattle University
  • Whitworth University

Minimum Credits Required: 90