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concentration in Biology


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The Associate of Science (AS) degrees are specifically designed for transfer as the equivalent of the first half of the Baccalaureate Degree requirements of most public colleges and Universities.

The Biology concentration provides students a broad foundation in preparation for professional careers in industry, government agencies, health care, and education. Students will be exposed to a solid foundation of scientific methodology and the fundamental principles of Biology. Students are encouraged to contact the institution to which they plan to transfer for specific requirements in Mathematics and the Sciences.

Degree Requirements (Total Credit Hours 60)


Communication (10) Core - 2 courses (6 credit hours)


Mathematics (20) Core - 1 course (4 credit hours)


Life and Physical Sciences (30) Core - 2 courses (8 hours)*


Language, Philosophy & Culture (40) Core - 1 course (3 credit hours)


Select 1 course from the Language, Philosophy & Culture (40) Core 

Creative Arts (50) Core - 1 course (3 credit hours)


Select 1 course from the Creative Arts (50) Core 

American History (60) Core - 2 courses (6 credit hours)


Select 2 courses from the American History (60) Core 

Government/Political Science (70) Core - 2 courses (6 credit hours)


Social and Behavioral Sciences (80) Core - 1 course (3 credit hours)


Select 1 course from the Social and Behavioral Sciences (80) Core 

Additional Communication (90) Core - 1 course (3 credit hours)


Additional Lang., Phil. & Cult. (90) Core - 1 course (3 credit hours)


Select 1 course from the Additional Language, Philosophy and Culture (90) Core 

Notes:


Students pursuing an Associates of Science are strongly encouraged to take calculus.  Students should check with the university to which they plan to transfer to ensure that appropriate courses are selected at Alamo Colleges that will apply to the baccalaureate degree.

MATH 1414 is a REQUIRED prerequisite for both MATH 2412 and CHEM 1411.

Students should check with the university to which they plan to transfer to confirm the upper level math requirement and to ensure that appropriate courses are selected at Alamo Colleges that will apply to the baccalaureate degree.  Pre-requisite math courses may be required for students to regiser for these math courses.

A course may be used only once to fulfill degree requiremens.

#Course may be offered at other Alamo Colleges

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