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Associate of Science, concentration in Biology


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The Associate of Science with a concentration in Biology provides students a broad foundation in preparation for professional careers in the fields such as Physician Assistant as well as research and careers in, Industry, Government Agencies and Educational Institutions. 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 61)


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


Additional Communication (11) Core - 1 course (3 credit hours)


Humanities (40) Core - 1 course (3 credit hours)


Select 1 course from the Humanities (40) Core 

Additional Humanities (41) Core - 1 course (3 credit hours)


Select 1 course from the Additional Humanities (41) Core 

Visual and Performing Arts (50) Core - 1 course (3 credit hours)


Select 1 course from the Visual and Performing Arts (50) Core 

Government (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 

Notes:


*6 credit huors are applied to the core for graduation; however, STEM students transferring to universities must take botht he lecture and lab components of their Natural Sciences Courses.

Student pursuing the 2+2 degree plan with TAMU in Biomedical Sciences throught Palo Alto College should take BIOL 1411 and BIOL 1413 to fulfill the Natural Sciences requirement.

**Students shoudl 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 NVC that will apply to the baccalaureate degree.  Pre-requisite math courses may be required for students to register for these math courses.

***Students dshould check with the transfer university regarding the best upper level science credits to take for seamless transfer.

#Course may be offered at other Alamo Colleges

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