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About the Program

The Biology Transfer Pathway AS degree offers students a powerful option: the opportunity to complete an associate degree whose course credits will directly transfer to designated Biology bachelor’s degree programs at Minnesota State universities. The entire curriculum has been carefully designed to guarantee junior-year status to students who have been admitted to one of the seven Minnesota State universities. There, students can complete their bachelor’s degree by earning 60 additional credits.

Minnesota State universities include:  Bemidji State University; Metropolitan State University; Minnesota State University, Mankato; Minnesota State University Moorhead; Southwest Minnesota State University; St. Cloud State University; and Winona State University.

Biology Discipline

Students can take individual Biology courses to meet Liberal Arts and Sciences requirements for an Associate in Arts Degree (AA), Minnesota Transfer Curriculum (MnTC), or to transfer individually to two- and four-year colleges and universities. Biology courses are a requirement for a variety of bachelor's degree majors/minors. 

The Century College Biology Department offers a wide range of subjects taught by biologists from diverse backgrounds and areas of expertise. Subject areas include: cell biology, genetics, ecology, evolutionary biology, field biology, anatomy and physiology, microbiology, organismal biology and forensic biology. In addition, you will develop a better understanding of current topics in the news, such as climate change, medical breakthroughs, and endangered species that will empower you to explore these issues and challenges facing our world today.

Planning for Your Program


Biology students at Century College

Potential Job Titles

Biology students at Century College

Potential careers and projected job growth for a variety of bioscience professions can be found at the Bureau of Labor Statistics

Century Biology Students Presenting