2020-2021 Catalog Vol. 81 
    
    Oct 24, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog Vol. 81

Biology, AS


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This degree is designed and intended primarily for students planning to transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a baccalaureate degree in the field of biology. Students take courses in biology, mathematics, chemistry, and physics common to most biology-related disciplines and continue their studies in specialized areas after transferring to a university program.

Note: Students should consult post-AS-degree institution requirements and prerequisites to determine which BIOL, MATH and General Academic Electives to choose.

Core Component: 42 Credit Hours


Communication: 6 Credit Hours


Choose Two (2):

Mathematics: 3 Credit Hours


If any overflow hours are earned from Math or Life and Physical Sciences, they will be applied to the Component Area Option.

Choose One (1):

Life and Physical Sciences: 6 Credit Hours


If any overflow hours are earned from Math or Life and Physical Sciences, they will be applied to the Component Area Option.

Choose a minimum of Six (6) Hours:

American History: 6 Credit Hours


Choose Two (2):

Government/Political Science: 6 Credit Hours


Component Area Option: 6 Credit Hours


If any overflow hours are earned from Math or Life and Physical Sciences, they will be applied to the Component Area Option.

Choose Two (2) courses equaling six (6) hours unless overflow hours from Life and Physical Sciences and Mathematics are used:

Academic Electives: 6 Credit Hours


General Academic Electives: 6 Credit Hours


  • Any General Academic Electives

Area of Concentration: 12 Credit Hours


Biology: 12 Credit Hours


Choose any combination of BIOL courses to equal 12 credit hours.

Total Hours for Degree: 60 Credit Hours


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