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Biology (A.S.)

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Biology
A.S. Program
Hegis Code: 5604

Total Credits: 67-68

First Semester Credits
BIO 109 Principles of Biology I 4
CHE 151 Inorganic Chemistry I 4
ENG 101 Composition I 3
MAT Elective^
4
Social Science Elective* [a course in American History preferred]  3
Total Semester Credits 18
   
Second Semester Credits
BIO 110 Principles of Biology II 4
CHE 152 Inorganic Chemistry II 4
ENG 102 Composition II 3
MAT Elective^ 4
Social Science Elective* [a course in Western Civilization or Other Civilizations preferred] 3
Total Semester Credits 18
   
Third Semester Credits
BIO [200-level] Elective" 4
CHE 201 Organic Chemistry I 5
Elective [a course in The Arts preferred] 3
Humanities Elective* [a course in Fine and Performing Arts preferred] 3
PED Activity 1
Total Semester Credits 16
   
Fourth Semester Credits
BIO [200-level] Elective" 3-4
CHE 202 Organic Chemistry II 5
Elective [a course in Communications or Literature preferred] 3
Humanities Elective* [a course in Foreign Languages preferred] 3
PED Activity 1
Total Semester Credits 15-16
 " Bio [200-level] Elective
Choose from:
BIO 201 Anatomy,
BIO 202 Physiology,
BIO 209 Nutritional Science I,
BIO 210 Nutritional Science II,
BIO 211 Developmental Anatomy,
BIO 212 Comparative Anatomy,
BIO 214 Microbiology,
BIO 215 Histology,
BIO 216 Parasitology,
BIO 219 Field Biology,
BIO 221 Transmission Electron Microscopy,
BIO 222 Scanning Electron Microscopy or
BIO 231 Biotechnology: Recombinant DNA Science. 

*When selecting Social Science/Humanities electives consideration must be given to the inclusion of a course in Literature, and/or a course in Communication Arts, and/or a course in Fine and Performing Arts, and at least two courses from two of the three subcategories of Culture and Diversity.

^ Two semesters of mathematics from the following:
MAT 111 Pre-Calculus,
MAT 122 Calculus I,
MAT 123 Calculus II