MiTransfer Pathway: Biology


The MiTransfer Pathway: Biology Associate of Science program is intended to set students up to transfer for a bachelor’s degree to a participating college or university through the MiTransfer Pathways Project agreement.


Students interested in pursuing this program are strongly encouraged to meet with an MCC counselor in addition to a counselor from the college or university they intend to transfer to determine their plan. 


MCC's program informationView a program description and requirements for MCC's MiTransfer Pathway Biology Associate of Arts program.


Montcalm Community College no longer offers CHEM 251 (Organic Chemistry I) and CHEM 252 (Organic Chemistry II) required in the MiTransfer Biology Associate of Science. To complete this degree, CHEM251 & CHEM252 must be transferred into MCC if the student hasn’t completed the courses as of May 5th, 2023. You can take equivalent classes and transfer them back to MCC through Albion College, Alma College, Central Michigan University, Concordia University Ann Arbor, Cornerstone University, Davenport University, Eastern Michigan University, Ferris State University, Finlandia University, Grand Rapids Community College, Kettering University, Michigan Technological University, Siena Heights University and Spring Arbor University and University of Michigan-Dearborn.  Equivalent classes can be found at: Michigan Transfer Network ( Students transferring for a science related program but who do not wish to complete these classes at another institution can receive the Associate of Science and Arts degree instead, please consult with a MCC counselor or advisor for guidance. Please note that the MiTransfer Pathway Biology Associate of Science will be discontinued spring, 2025. 

Participating Michigan Association of State Universities


Central Michigan University

  • Biology

Eastern Michigan University

  • Biology, Bachelor of Science

Ferris State University

  • Bachelor of Science/Biology

Grand Valley State University

  • BS and BA in Biology (all programs)

Michigan Technological University

  • Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences (All concentrations: General Biology, Ecology, & Pre-Professional)

Northern Michigan University

  • Biology (with concentrations in Botany, Ecology, General Biology, Microbiology, Physiology, or Zoology)

Oakland University

  • Biology BA or BS

Saginaw Valley State University

  • Biological Science (B.S.)
  • Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, and Biomedical Sciences (B.S.)
  • Ecology, Evolution and Organismal Biology (B.S.)
  • Environmental Science (B.S.)

University of Michigan-Dearborn

  • BS/Biology


Participating Independent Colleges and Universities


Adrian College

  • Bachelor of Arts - Biology

Albion College

  • Biology BA

Alma College

  • Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science in Biology

Andrews University

  • BS Biology

Concordia University

  • BS Biology

Cornerstone University

  • Bachelor of Science-Pre Medical Major

Davenport University

  • Bachelor of Science in Biological Laboratory Science

Lawrence Technology University

  • Bachelor of Science in Molecular & Cell Biology

Rochester University

  • Bachelor of Science in Biology

Siena Heights University

  • Bachelor of Science

Spring Arbor University

  • BA/BS: Biology, Environmental Biology, Biology Pre-med, Biology Secondary Teaching Certification

University of Detroit Mercy

  • Bachelor of Science in Biology

The University of Olivet

  • Bachelor of Arts in Biology
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