Sep 28, 2023
This program is designed for those who expect to transfer to a college or university to study in biology. The curriculum gives students a broad background in liberal arts with a concentration in biology and physical sciences.
In addition to General Education Outcomes, upon completion of the program, graduates will be able to:
- Apply the scientific method in designing, conducting and analyzing experiments.
- Interpret and apply information from credible scientific sources.
- Explain basic principles of biology, including the core concepts of structure and function, genetics, reproduction, and evolution.
- Integrate and apply knowledge across scientific disciplines.
- Demonstrate basic lab skills in biology and the physical sciences.
Training in biology provides a foundation a wide range of fields including:
- Health Sciences
- Veterinary medicine
- Organismal biology
- Environmental science
Fall Semester (15-16 Credits)
Spring Semester (14 credits)
Fall Semester (17 credits)
- MATH 210 - Introduction to Statistics 3 Credit(s)
- Restricted Biology Elective (4 credits) **
- Restricted Physical Science Elective (4 credits) ***
- HUM - Humanities Core Requirement 3 Credit(s)
- SS - Social Science Core Requirement 3 Credit(s)
Spring Semester (14-15 credits)
Total Credits (60-62)
Students must see their academic advisor to plan courses for a concentration in Science or Mathematics.
* Choose from: MATH 110 , MATH 279 , MATH 280 , MATH 281
** Choose from: BIO 112 , BIO 113 , BIO 117 ,BIO 218
*** Choose from: CHEM 204 ,CHEM 207 , CHEM 209 , PHYS 104 , PHYS 105 , PHYS 120 , PHYS 121
Refer to General Education Core Requirements for the Associate in Science Program listed below.
IMPORTANT GRADUATION INFORMATION: ORNT 090 is a graduation requirement. See your advisor to determine if you have met this requirement.
General Education Core Requirements