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    Northwest Vista College
   
 
  Mar 08, 2021
 
Northwest Vista College Schedule/Catalog 2014-2015 
    
Northwest Vista College Schedule/Catalog 2014-2015 [Archived Catalog]

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 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)


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)


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:


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

***Students should 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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