The Community College of Allegheny County provides a supportive and transformative learning environment that prepares graduates to meet critical needs in the region’s workforce.
At CCAC, we believe that life outside the classroom is an important part of your college experience. Each CCAC campus has a variety of activities to enhance your lifestyle – including athletics, cultural events and personal development seminars.
The CCAC Educational
Foundation is the fundraising and benefactor arm of the college. It seeks to
create vital connections between the college and the wider community
to ensure the ongoing viability of the college.
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This is a program that prepares students with a broad college background and skills in biology for transfer to a four-year institution.Upon successful completion of the program, the graduate will:
Graduates may earn a bachelor’s degree in biology or a related field.
See also programs in Chemistry, Mathematics and Sciences and Physics.
MAT-111 and MAT-142 are required as part of TAOC
(Transfer and Articulation Oversight Committee). If you are not
intending to transfer to an institution that is participating in the
state-wide articulation agreement, students may substitute MAT-108, Intermediate Algebra or any higher level mathematics course.
Restricted Electives (3-4 credits)For
students transferring to a TAOC participating institution, students are
required to choose three (3) restricted Biology electives from among
the following: BIO-121, BIO-201, BIO-207 and BIO-230.
students who are not intending to transfer to a TAOC
participating-institution, students are required to meet with a transfer
counselor to select three (3) restricted Biology electives based upon
the four-year institution where the bachelor's degree will be earned.