EARN YOUR A.A. DEGREE AT SPC - Finish at USF Tampa

This A.A. transfer plan is for students who want to pursue a bachelor of science degree in Cell and Molecular Biology at the University of South Florida Tampa. Students who complete these requirements graduate from SPC with an Associate in Arts Degree and meet the state-mandated pre-requisites of their four-year major.

A degree in Cell and Molecular Biology can prepare you for a career in medicine, molecular biology, biotechnology, genetics or medical technology.

USF Tampa - Cell and Molecular Biology Transfer Plan

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Effective Beginning Catalog Term: Fall 2016 (520)

The requirements shown below are valid beginning Fall 2016 (520), and may not reflect degree requirements for current students. Current students should visit My SPC and view My Learning Plan to see specific degree requirements for their effective term.



Program Leadership Information

Natavia Middleton
Interim Dean
(727) 398-8288
middleton.natavia@spcollege.edu


Program Summary

The following requirements are intended for students who are interested in transferring to the USF Tampa Cell and Molecular Biology program.

The Academic Pathway is a tool for students that lists the following items:
o the recommended order in which to take the program courses
o suggested course when more than one option exists
o which semester each course is typically offered
o if the course has a prerequisite
o courses that may lead to a certificate (if offered in the program)

If you are starting the program this term, click here to access the recommended Academic Pathway.

If you have already started the program, click here for the archived Academic Pathways.

Please verify the Academic Pathway lists your correct starting semester.

Florida CIP Code

1192401010: GENERAL DEGREE TRANSFER (AA)

Federal CIP Code

24.0101: Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.


STATE MANDATED PREREQUISITES
Mathematics Core

Completion of this requirement satisfies the General Education Mathematics Core requirement and if MAC 2311 is chosen, 2 elective credits required for the AA degree.
MAC 2311 Calculus with Analytic Geometry I 5
OR
MAC 2233 Applied Calculus I 3

STATE MANDATED PREREQUISITES
Mathematics Elective

Completion of this requirement satisfies the General Education Mathematics Elective requirement and if MAC 2312 is chosen, 2 elective credits required for the AA degree.
MAC 2312 Calculus with Analytic Geometry II 5
OR
MAC 2234 Applied Calculus II 3
OR
STA 2023 Elementary Statistics 3

STATE MANDATED PREREQUISITES
Natural Sciences Core, Elective, and Laboratory

Completion of this requirement satisfies the General Education Natural Sciences Core, Elective, and Laboratory requirements and 10 elective credits required for the AA degree.
BSC 2010 Biology I Cellular Processes 3
BSC 2010L Biology I Cellular Processes Laboratory 1
BSC 2011 Biology II Organisms & Ecology 3
BSC 2011L Biology II Laboratory 1
CHM 2045 General Chemistry I 3
CHM 2045L General Chemistry & Qualitative Analysis Laboratory I 1
CHM 2046 General Chemistry II 3
CHM 2046L General Chemistry Laboratory II 1

STATE MANDATED PREREQUISITES
Electives

Choose either the CHM or the PHY course sequence. Completion of this requirement satisfies 8 elective credits required for the AA degree.
CHM 2210 Organic Chemistry I 3
AND
CHM 2210L Organic Chemistry Laboratory I 1
AND
CHM 2211 Organic Chemistry II 3
AND
CHM 2211L Organic Chemistry Laboratory II 1
OR
PHY 1053 General Physics I 3
AND
PHY 1048L Physics Laboratory I 1
AND
PHY 1054 General Physics II 3
AND
PHY 1049L Physics Laboratory II 1

AA GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Communications - Composition

Complete 3 credits from the approved coursework below. Minimum grade of "C" required. This requirement must be completed within the first 24 credits of coursework toward the AA degree.
ENC 1101 Composition I 3
ENC 1101H Honors Composition I 3
IDS 1106 Interdisciplinary Studies I: Composition I and Introduction to Humanities 6

AA GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Communications - Literature

Complete 3 credits from the approved coursework below. Minimum grade of "C" required. This requirement must be completed within the first 36 credits of coursework toward the AA degree.
Completing IDS 1337H, LIT 2110, LIT 2110H, LIT 2120, or LIT 2120H will also satisfy the Enhanced World View Requirement.
AML 1600 African-American Literature 3
AML 2010 American Literature to 1865 3
AML 2010H Honors American Literature I 3
AML 2020 American Literature From 1865 To Present 3
AML 2020H Honors American Literature II 3
ENC 1102 Composition II 3
ENC 1102H Honors Composition II 3
ENL 2012 British Literature I (to 1800) 3
ENL 2012H Honors British Literature I (To 1800) 3
ENL 2022 British Literature II (since 1800) 3
IDS 1112H Honors Interdisciplinary Studies: The Modern World 6
IDS 1337H Honors Interdisciplinary Studies: Modern Cultures, Global Insights 6
IDS 1610 Interdisciplinary Studies: Literature and Psychology 6
LIT 2110 World Literature I (Ancient World Through Renaissance) 3
LIT 2110H Honors World Literature I (Ancient World through Renaissance) 3
LIT 2120 World Literature II (Renaissance to the Present) 3
LIT 2120H Honors World Literature II (Renaissance to the Present) 3

AA GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Communications - Speech

Complete 3 credits from the approved coursework below. Minimum grade of "C" required.
SPC 1017 Introduction to Speech Communication 3
SPC 1017H Honors Introduction to Speech Communication 3
SPC 1065 Business and Professional Speaking 3
SPC 1608 Public Speaking 3
SPC 1608H Honors Public Speaking 3

AA GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Social and Behavioral Sciences - American Government

Complete 3 credits from the approved coursework below. Minimum grade of "C" required.
POS 2041 American National Government 3
POS 2041H Honors American National Government 3
IDS 2103H Honors Interdisciplinary Studies: The American Experience 6

AA GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Social and Behavioral Sciences - Elective

Complete 3 credits from the approved coursework below. Minimum grade of "C" required.
AMH 2020 History of the United States II 3
AMH 2020H Honors History of the US II 3
ANT 2000 Introduction to Anthropology 3
ECO 2013 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
ECO 2013H Honors Macroeconomics 3
IDS 1610 Interdisciplinary Studies: Literature and Psychology 6
PSY 1012 General Psychology 3
PSY 1012H Honors General Psychology 3
SYG 2000 Introductory Sociology 3

AA GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Humanities and Fine Arts - Core

Complete 3 credits from the approved coursework below. Minimum grade of "C" required. Completing HUM 1020 or IDS 1106 will also satisfy the Enhanced World View Requirement.
ARH 1000 Understanding Art 3
HUM 1020 Introduction to Humanities 3
IDS 1106 Interdisciplinary Studies I: Composition I and Introduction to Humanities 6
MUL 1010 Music Appreciation 3
PHI 1010 Introduction to Philosophy 3
PHI 1010H Honors Introduction to Philosophy 3
THE 2000 Introduction to Theatre Arts 3

AA GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Humanities and Fine Arts - Elective

Complete 3 credits from the approved coursework below. Minimum grade of "C" required.
Completing HUM 2270, HUM 2270H, IDS 1337H, REL 2300 or REL2300H will also satisfy the Enhanced World View Requirement.
ARH 2050 Art History:Ancient to Gothic 3
ARH 2051 Art History:Renaissance to Contemporary 3
HUM 2210 Western Humanities:Ancient to Renaissance 3
HUM 2210H Honors Western Humanities: Ancient to Renaissance 3
HUM 2233 Western Humanities:Baroque to Contemporary 3
HUM 2233H Honors Western Humanities:Baroque to Contemporary 3
HUM 2270 Humanities (East-West Synthesis) 3
HUM 2270H Honors Humanities (East-West Synthesis) 3
IDS 1112H Honors Interdisciplinary Studies: The Modern World 6
IDS 1337H Honors Interdisciplinary Studies: Modern Cultures, Global Insights 6
MUH 1110 Introduction to Music History 3
REL 2300 World Religions 3
REL 2300H Honors World Religions 3

AA GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Ethics

Complete 3 credits from the approved General Education Ethics coursework below. Minimum grade of "C" required.
PHI 1600 Studies in Applied Ethics 3
PHI 1600H Honors Studies in Applied Ethics 3

AA GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Computer and Information Literacy Competency

Competency may be demonstrated by completing the Computer Information and Literacy Exam (CGS 1070T) OR by successful completion of one of the approved Computer/Information Literacy Competency courses below. No minimum credits required.
CGS 1070 Basic Computer and Information Literacy 1
CGS 1100 Computer Applications 3
CGS 1309 Computer and Information Technology Concepts 3
EME 2040 Introduction to Educational Technology 3

AA GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Foreign Language

This degree program requires a minimum of two consecutive years of a foreign language in high school OR two semesters of a foreign language at the college level.
ASL 1140C Basic American Sign Language with Lab 4
ASL 1150C Intermediate American Sign Language with Lab 4
FRE 1120 Elementary French I 4
FRE 1121 Elementary French II 4
SPN 1120 Elementary Spanish I 4
SPN 1120H Honors Elementary Spanish I 4
SPN 1121 Elementary Spanish II 4
SPN 1121H Honors Elementary Spanish II 4

AA GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Enhanced World View

Complete at least one 3-credit course from the approved General Education Enhanced Worldview coursework below. This requirement is intended to enhance the student's world view in light of an increasingly globalized economy. Minimum grade of "C" required. Any college-level foreign language course, excluding American Sign Language, will meet this requirement.
HUM 1020 Introduction to Humanities 3
HUM 2270 Humanities (East-West Synthesis) 3
HUM 2270H Honors Humanities (East-West Synthesis) 3
IDS 1106 Interdisciplinary Studies I: Composition I and Introduction to Humanities 6
IDS 1337H Honors Interdisciplinary Studies: Modern Cultures, Global Insights 6
INR 2002 International Relations 3
INR 2002H Honors International Relations 3
LIT 2110 World Literature I (Ancient World Through Renaissance) 3
LIT 2110H Honors World Literature I (Ancient World through Renaissance) 3
LIT 2120 World Literature II (Renaissance to the Present) 3
LIT 2120H Honors World Literature II (Renaissance to the Present) 3
REL 2300 World Religions 3
REL 2300H Honors World Religions 3
WOH 2040 The Twentieth Century 3
WOH 2040H Honors The Twentieth Century 3

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENT
Electives

Complete 24 credits to satisfy the 60 credit requirement for the Associate of Arts degree: 18-22 credits from the above State Mandated Prerequisites and 2-6 additional elective credits. The courses used to satisfy the Computer and Information Literacy Requirement and Foreign Language Requirement will be counted as Elective credits. The courses used to satisfy the Enhanced World View requirement will be counted as Elective credits UNLESS counted in another General Education Requirement.
Total Credits 60

FUSE – Transfer to USF

FUSE transfer plan

FUSE is a program that guarantees your admission to specific University of South Florida System institution bachelor's programs after you earn your associate degree from St. Petersburg College. Save time and money by starting at SPC and transferring to USF.