Associate in Science Degree – Biology

Degree Requirements:

General Education Courses
Major Courses

Biology Option

Student Learning Outcomes

A student successfully completing the above major will be able to:

  1. Integrate scientific knowledge from biology, chemistry, and physics. (This learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes II,VI and VII.)
  2. Design experiments and analyze data. (This learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes I,II, VI and VII.)
  3. Communicate through writing and communicate orally successfully. (This learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes III and VII.)
  4. Comprehend the scientific method. (This learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes I, II, and VI.)

Requirements

Core Curriculum

 
In order to graduate, a minimum 2.30 cumulative science GPA is required in fulfillment of a natural science degree or minor as well as ENGL 110, ENGL 120, and COMM 110.
CHEM 121General Chemistry I

4

CHEM 121LGeneral Chemistry Lab I

1

CHEM 122General Chemistry II

4

CHEM 122LGeneral Chemistry Lab II

1

Biology Option

Requirements

BIOL 150General Biology I

3

BIOL 150LGeneral Biology I Lab

1

BIOL 151General Biology II

3

BIOL 151LGeneral Biology II Lab

1

Choose three lab/lecture combinations from the following (12-14 credits):

BIOL 170General Zoology

3

BIOL 170LGeneral Zoology Lab

1

BIOL 220Anatomy and Physiology I and Lab

4

BIOL 221Anatomy and Physiology II and Lab

4

BIOL 254Introduction to Botany

4

BIOL 305General Microbiology

4

BIOL 315Genetics

4

CHEM 341Organic Chemistry I

4

CHEM 341LOrganic Chemistry Lab I

1

CHEM 342Organic Chemistry II

4

CHEM 342LOrganic Chemistry Lab II

1

Total Credit Hours: 30-32