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Transfer Studies Certificate

Transfer Studies Certificate: 234

The Transfer Studies Certificate is designed for students who intend to transfer to a four-year college or university. Students should meet with a counselor or adviser to select appropriate courses required by the transfer institution(s) of interest.

General Education Requirements
Foundation Courses    
English foundation 3
Mathematics foundation 3
Distribution Courses    
Arts distribution 3
  Behavioral and social sciences distribution 3
Humanities distribution 3
Natural sciences distribution with lab 4
Program Requirements
Electives * 11
Total credit hours 30
* Meet with a counselor or adviser to choose elective courses to fulfill additional general education requirements and/or academic major requirements of the transfer institution(s). ENGL 101 may be used as elective credit for this certificate. Courses in italics can be used to meet General Education requirements.
Program Outcomes for the Transfer Studies Certificate

Upon completion of this program a student will be able to

  • Demonstrate general education competencies.
  • Describe a connection between elective choices and their academic goals.
  • Transfer to any four-year Maryland public institution and many private or out-of-state colleges and universities having satisfied half of the basic (i.e., general education) lower-level requirements.

This program is not approved for federal or state student financial aid. 

Refer to course description pages to identify courses with prerequisites.
Courses in italics meet General Education requirements

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