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College Transfer Degree Options

college transferTCC offers six Associate degrees to help you reach for your bachelor's degree and one Bachelor degree. Each Associate degree is directly transferable to most 4-year colleges and institutions in Washington state. When you complete your time here, you'll be able to enter a 4-year school as a junior, with a solid introductory base for your chosen field.

With many of these degrees, you'll also earn a specialization in your chosen field of study. Follow the links below to the TCC catalog to learn more!

Associate Degrees at TCC

Associate in Arts and Sciences -Option A
Most students at TCC earn this general transfer degree -- it's appropriate for a wide variety of major areas of study.

Associate in Arts and Sciences - Option B
For students whose selected 4-year transfer school have requirements that significantly differ from the Option A degree.

Associate in Arts and Sciences - Bridge Program Option B
Tacoma Community College's Bridge Program is presented in partnership with The Evergreen State College–Tacoma (TESC–Tacoma). This liberal arts curriculum is intended for students interested in pursuing bachelor's degrees at The Evergreen State College.

Associate in Biology
For students who intend to transfer to biological science majors at baccalaureate institutions.

Associate in Business

For students who intend to transfer to business schools at baccalaureate institutions.

Associate in Elementary Education
For students who plan to major in education at their chosen transfer school. Students who complete the degree have the minimum preparation for consideration for admission to the elementary education teacher preparation programs.

Associate in Pre-Nursing
For students who plan to transfer to a Bachelor of Science in Nursing program (BSN) at a 4-year university.

Associate of Science
For students who plan to transfer into specific science majors at 4-year colleges or universities. Students pursuing this degree are required to select a specialization field from the approved list and will be assigned a TCC advisor who understands the requirements of that specialization.

New! You can earn a bachelor's degree in this or a related field here in your own community through a partnership between TCC and Brandman University. Click here for more information.

Bachelor Degree

Bachelor of Applied Science
TCC currently offers the Health Information Management program for students interested in a BAS degree.

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