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Biology Pathway

Degree Type : General Studies

Length: Four Semesters

The Biological Science pathway is designed for those students who plan to complete a four-year program in preparation for a professional career in the biological sciences. Students should consult the catalog of the school to which they intend to transfer and plan their work accordingly.

NOTES

You must complete a sequence of literature OR a sequence of history, ( i.e. you either need to take two literature classes and one history OR two history classes and one literature class).  Literature and history classes do not have to taken in sequence; in other words, the lower number class does not have to be taken first.

  • If the literature sequence is not chosen, the students must choose 6 SH of Humanities electives from the following programs: ART, HUM, MUS, REL, PHL, THR, or Foreign Language.  A literature course can also be taken as a Humanities and Fine Arts elective.
  • If the history sequence is not chosen, the students must choose 6 SH of Social Science electives from the following programs: ANT, ECO, GEO, POL, PSY or SOC. 

* Placement in MTH112 is based on test scores. See your advisor to determine which math class you need to take. If you did not place into MTH112, ask your advisor to help you develop a modified academic map.

* Placement in ENG101 is based on test scores. See your advisor to determine which English you need to take. If you did not place into ENG101, ask your advisor help you develop a modified academic map.

* Consult the transfer institution or the STARS templates at for additional information about degree requirements.  Also, see an academic advisor for assistance.

Semester One

Item # Title Credits
BIO 103 Principles of Biology I 4
CIS 146 Microcomputer Applications 3
ENG 101 English Composition I 3
MTH 112 Precalculus Algebra 3
ORI 101 Orientation to College 1
Humanities and Fine Arts Elective (I) + 3
Sub-total Credits 17

Semester Two

Item # Title Credits
BIO 104 Principles of Biology II 4
CHM 111 College Chemistry I 4
ENG 102 English Composition II 3
MTH 113 Precalculus Trigonometry 3
SPH 106 or SPH 107 + 3
Sub-total Credits 17

Semester Three

Item # Title Credits
CHM 112 College Chemistry II 4
Literature Elective + 3
History Sequence (Part I) + 3
Math and Science Elective + 3
Social Science Elective + 3
Sub-total Credits 16

Complete Graduation Application

Semester Four

Item # Title Credits
PHL 206 Ethics and Society 3
History Sequence (Part II) + 3
Math and Science Elective + 3
Social Science Elective + 3
Sub-total Credits 12

GRAND TOTAL CREDITS 62

*Depending on the program or course, a student may also be required to purchase certain necessary tools and supplies.

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