Biology (A.S.)

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A.S. Program
Hegis Code: 5604

Total Credits: 64

First Semester Credits
BIO 109 General Biology I 4
CHE 151 General Chemistry I 4
ENG 100 Enhanced Composition I,
ENG 101 Composition I, or
ENG 108 The Craft of Composition / Honors English I(1)
MAT Elective(2) 4
PED Activity 1
Total Semester Credits 15
Second Semester Credits
BIO 110 General Biology II 4
CHE 152 General Chemistry II 4
ENG 102 Composition II,
ENG 103 Writing in the Sciences, or
ENG 109 The Art of Analysis / Honors English II
MAT Elective(3) 4
PED Activity 1
Total Semester Credits 16
Third Semester Credits
BIO [200-level] Elective(4) 4
CHE 201 Organic Chemistry I 5
Humanities Elective(5) 3
Social Science Elective(6) 3
Total Semester Credits 15
Fourth Semester Credits
BIO [200-level] Elective(4) 3
CHE 202 Organic Chemistry II 5
Elective 3
Humanities Elective(7) 3
Social Science Elective(8) 3
Total Semester Credits 17
  1. Depending on placement
  2. Depending on placement, choose from:
    MAT 111 Pre-Calculus
    MAT 122 Calculus I
  3. Choose from the following:
    MAT 122 Calculus I
    MAT 123 Calculus II
  4. Bio [200-level] electives - choose from:
    BIO 200/SCI 200 Experimental Research Methods
    BIO 201 Anatomy
    BIO 202 Physiology
    BIO 209 Principles of Nutritional Science
    BIO 210 Current Concepts in Nutritional Science
    BIO 211 Developmental Biology
    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
    BIO 231 Biotechnology: Recombinant DNA Science
  5. Choose from:
    SUNY GE Humanities
    SUNY GE The Arts
    SUNY GE World Languages
  6. DEISJ elective
  7. Category choice MUST be different than category of course previously completed in semester 3. Choose from:
    SUNY GE Humanities
    SUNY GE The Arts
    SUNY GE World Languages
  8. Choose from:
    SUNY GER Social Sciences
    SUNY GER US History and Civil Engagement or
    SUNY GER World History and Global Awareness
    Note: Students are required to satisfy both the Critical Thinking and Reasoning and the Information Literacy core competencies by choosing the appropriate classes that also satisfy their degree requirements.

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