What will I learn?

Associate in Science Transfer degree Track 1 in Biology, Environmental Science, Chemistry, Geology, and Earth Science encompasses some general education courses required of first- and second-year students and is intended to prepare students planning to transfer to a university in the science-related fields. It will give students the broad background needed before beginning more specialized, upper-division courses. The curriculum is not intended to fulfil General Education/University (GER/GUR) requirements, but to prepare prospective transfer science students to enter the state universities with junior standing, not only in credits but also with major/program preparation.

To earn this degree, students must complete 90-quarter credits in courses numbered 100 or above and meet specific distribution requirements. No more than 25 percent of credit requirements may be taken on a pass/no credit basis. Students should be aware that courses with “Pass” grades may not satisfy the requirements in their major field. Students must attain a cumulative grade point average of 2.0, and earn a minimum of 24 credits at Green River College.

Electives (4-6 credits)

All courses numbered 100 or higher, with the exception of Basic Skills and no more than 3 credits Physical Education may be taken as electives.

  • ENGL 126 - Writing: Humanities Credits: 5 or
  • ENGL 127 - Writing: Social Science Credits: 5 or
  • ENGL 128 - Research Writing: Science/Engineering/Business Credits: 5

Which department am I in?

Green River College

Study options

Full Time (90 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$10,545.00 per year
Tuition and fees based on 12 - 18 credits.

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

Application deadline

15 November 2021, 15 February 2022

Start date

3 January 2022, 4 April 2022

Venue

Green River College

12401 SE 320th Street,

AUBURN,

Washington,

98092, United States

Full Time (90 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$10,545.00 per year
Tuition and fees based on 12 - 18 credits.

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

Application deadline

15 November 2021, 15 February 2022

Start date

3 January 2022, 4 April 2022

Venue

Kent Campus

Kent Station, 417 Ramsay Way,

Suite 112,

KENT,

Washington,

98032, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Admission to the college is open to anyone who has a high school diploma or is at least 18 years old.

For international students

Admission to the college is open to anyone who has a high school diploma or is at least 18 years old.

English Proficiency requirements

  • IELTS of 5.5 with no band lower than 5.0.
  • Cambridge General Certificate of Education (GCE) O level with C in English as First Language, or B in English as Second Language
  • Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE) of no lower than 46
  • Cambridge International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) English as First Language score of C or higher; or English as Second Language score of B
  • iTEP Academic Score 4.5 or above
  • TOEFL 61/173/500 or higher on the international TOEFL or Green River institutional TOEFL or the iBT Special Home Edition while TOEFL testing centers are closed during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Application Deadlines: Fall – August 15; Winter – November 15; Spring – February 15

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

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About Green River College

Green River is ranked 9th in international student enrollment among 2-year colleges in the US and has received many awards and distinctions.

  • Transfers to top universities
  • Low living and tuition costs
  • Safe and beautiful campus