What will I learn?

The health sciences field offers a diverse range of careers, but they all have a shared goal—to help people. Whether you see yourself as a nurse providing patient care, a radiographer taking X-rays of injured patients, or an EMT responding to accident scenes, Valencia College can help you develop the skills and expertise you need to be successful in this high-demand career field.

Biology Degree Pathway

Degree pathways are designed for the student who plans to transfer to the University of Central Florida as a junior to complete a bachelor’s degree after completing an Associate in Arts degree at Valencia. Students who plan to transfer to a limited-access program are responsible for completing the specific requirements of the institution to which they will transfer as completion of this degree pathway does not guarantee admission to an upper division limited-access program.

This degree pathway includes the following Common Program Prerequisites (CPPs) which are required for transfer to the Biology major at the University of Central Florida and/or any Florida public institution:

BSC 1010C GENERAL BIOLOGY I 4

BSC 1011C GENERAL BIOLOGY II 4

CHM 1045C GENERAL CHEMISTRY WITH QUALITATIVE ANALYSIS I 4

CHM 1046C GENERAL CHEMISTRY WITH QUALITATIVE ANALYSIS II 4

CHM 2210C ORGANIC CHEMISTRY I 4

CHM 2211C ORGANIC CHEMISTRY II 4

MAC 2233 CALCULUS FOR BUSINESS AND SOCIAL SCIENCE (GR) 3-4

or MAC 2311 CALCULUS WITH ANALYTIC GEOMETRY I (GR)

PHY 2053C COLLEGE PHYSICS I WITH ALGEBRA AND TRIGONOMETRY 4

PHY 2054C COLLEGE PHYSICS II WITH ALGEBRA AND TRIGONOMETRY 4

STA 2023 STATISTICAL METHODS (GR) 3

Which department am I in?

Valencia College

Study options

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
$9,383.00 (6,98,140) per year
USD $390.96 per credit hour. Based on rates for the 2020-2021 academic year. These rates are subject to change.

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

Expected October 2022

Start date

22 August 2022

Venue

Valencia College

West Campus,

1800 South Kirkman Road,

ORLANDO,

Florida,

32811, United States

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
$9,383.00 (6,98,140) per year
USD $390.96 per credit hour. Based on rates for the 2020-2021 academic year. These rates are subject to change.

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

Expected October 2022

Start date

22 August 2022

Venue

Winter Park Campus

850 West Morse Blvd,

WINTER PARK,

Florida,

32789, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have the equivalent of a high school diploma in the United States.

For international students

U.S. high School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED)

English Language Requirements:

Official TOEFL result (minimum score 45)

Official IELTS result (minimum score 5.5)

Official LOEP result (minimum score 86 – offered at Valencia College)

Successful completion of English Composition or its equivalent (as determined by Valencia) with a grade of C or higher.

Application deadline: June/15 for fall; Oct/15 for spring.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About Valencia College

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  • Opportunities to study abroad
  • New campus open in downtown Orlando

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