College of Southern Maryland and ASU

College of Southern Maryland and ASU Partner to Offer Transfer Pathways with MyPath2ASU™ Collaboration

Partnership Overview

The newly established Universal Articulation agreement between Arizona State University and the College of Southern Maryland reaffirms the combined commitment to support academic preparedness and continue to grow an ecosystem of transfer student success. With a focus on academic preparedness, collaborative support and term-to-term persistence, students are ensured a smooth transition to the university and the support necessary for student success. Through MyPath2ASU™ students are able to take the steps needed to successfully plan their transfer to ASU while working towards their degree at the College of Southern Maryland. 

The College of Southern Maryland MyPath2ASU™ transfer experience is available to students and staff that support them. Diverse MyPath2ASU™ degree options can be tailored based on the needs of College of Southern Maryland (within ASU degree requirements).

College of Southern Maryland MyPath2ASU™ transfer experience benefits

  • End-to-end learner navigation through course-by-course guided pathways.

  • Ensure course applicability by assisting students with taking courses that apply to their associate and ASU bachelor’s degree.

  • Guaranteed general admission to ASU and admission into MyPath2ASU™ major choice if all requirements are satisfied* Some majors have additional or higher admission requirements.

  • More than 400 course-by- course guided pathways into immersion and online ASU degree programs.

  • Self-service, degree progress tracking through My Transfer Guide to minimize loss of credit.

  • Connected experience through personalized ASU communications to prepare academically and build a connection to ASU.

About the College of Southern Maryland

The College of Southern Maryland is a public, regional community college with a far-reaching goal — to help our students and community meet the challenges of individual, social, and global changes. With a mission to enhance lives and strengthen the economic vitality of a diverse and changing region by providing affordable postsecondary education, workforce development, and cultural and personal enrichment opportunities, we envision the College of Southern Maryland to be the region’s first choice for accessible, inclusive, and innovative education that transforms communities.

Our top programs are business, nursing and social sciences. For students transferring to ASU, the data shows the popular programs are biology, electrical engineering and psychology.

College of Southern Maryland MyPath2ASU™ degree spotlight

Biology, BS, New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences

The BS program in biology with an emphasis in the natural sciences examines these disciplines through experiential learning. By learning in an integrative environment that emphasizes the connectedness of the life sciences, students gain a better understanding of larger scientific concepts and can view these concepts from multiple perspectives. All of the program's core courses include laboratories.

Students are encouraged to conduct independent research under the mentorship of faculty members or during internships. Some even publish in top journals and present their results at scientific meetings.

Graduates are prepared for employment with state and federal agencies or private organizations, such as biomedical laboratories and environmental consultancies. They are also prepared for graduate or doctoral programs in human or veterinary medicine, pharmacy, dentistry or scientific research.

View College of Southern Maryland MyPath2ASU™ Biology, BS

Locations of study: 

West, ASU@LakeHavasu