May 10, 2021  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED]

Biology - Associate of Science


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AS BIOL can lead to university transfer for a Bachelor of Science in Biology, Microbiology, or Biology with Teaching Certification in Life Science. AS BIOL is also ideal for students interested in pre-medical, dental, pharmacy, or veterinary programs. AS BIOL students interested in these bachelor’s degrees must work with an academic advisor and/or Biology department chair to determine transferrable coursework.

First Year Fall


Meet with academic advisor or department chair to obtain copy of transfer university degree plan and to determine G.P.A. needed to transfer to desired university.

1st 8 Week Classes


2nd 8 Week Classes


Semester Credit Hours: 14


First Year Spring


Schedule a campus tour with the transfer university.

16 Week Classes


2nd 8 Week Classes


  • BIOL Elective 3 credit hours. 
  • Any course from the Creative Arts Core 3 credit hours. (FY) 2

Semester Credit Hours: 13


First Year Summer


Confirm courses for completion of AS degree. Start applying for admission to transfer university and send first official transcript to transfer university.

  • Any course from the Social/Behavioral Science Core 3 credit hours. (FY) 2

Semester Credit Hours: 3


Second Year Fall


Come talk to an advisor about your Temple College graduation and your university transfer plans. 

16 Week Classes


1st 8 Week Classes


2nd 8 Week Classes


Semester Credit Hours: 14


Second Year Spring


Come talk to an advisor about your Temple College graduation and your university transfer plans. 

Apply for graduation for AS Biology. Confirm admission to transfer university, and send final official transcript to transfer university at end of semester.

16 Week Classes


2nd 8 Week Classes


Semester Credit Hours: 13


Second Year Summer


  • Any course from Language, Philosophy, Culture Core 3 credit hours. (FY) 2

Semester Credit Hours: 3


Grand Total Hours: 60


1 Must successfully complete the course in order to progress in the AS Biology degree.
2 Meet with an academic advisor or Biology department chair for university specific transfer course. 
FOS - Field of Study Course.
FY = Course will be offered on a continuous basis so that a student can take the course in any fall or spring semester.
BH = Courses will meet partial requirements to graduate with Biological Honors. 

 

 

 

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