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2017-2018 Academic Catalog 
2017-2018 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED]

Associate of Science - Biology

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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.

Students following this degree plan will be required to pass Computer Competency Exam in order to graduate.

First Semester

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.

Semester Credit Hours: 14

Second Semester

Schedule a campus tour with the transfer university.

Semester Credit Hours: 17

Third Semester

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

Semester Credit Hours: 16-18

Fourth Semester

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

Semester Credit Hours: 11-13

Grand Total Hours: 60

^Biology Elective Options: BIOL 1322 , BIOL 2316 , BIOL 2389 , BIOL 2421 , HORT 1401 , CHEM 2423  or CHEM 2425  

 +Must take fourth course from elective option list if you take fewer than 12 hours in the first three elective course options.

**Meet with an academic advisor or Biology department chair to discuss degree requirements and university specific transfer courses for your transfer university.

1If you cannot take 16-18 hours in the semester, we recommend you take this course in the summer.

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