AA/AS Degree – Concentration in Biological Science

This curriculum is designed for students interested in transferring to a four-year institution in degree programs such as biology, marine biology, zoology, ecology, and environmental science. This program is part of the Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics Career Cluster.

The listed sequence of courses provides guidance for students so that they can complete this program of study in the most efficient manner. This sequence assumes that students have met college academic placement and/or other program requirements. Students are strongly urged to contact a college advisor for assistance in developing their plan for enrolling in courses to meet the program of study.

Biological Science

Biological Science: 64 Credit Hours

Fall Semester CoursesCredit Hrs.
BIO105Principles of Biology I44
CHE170College Chemistry I55
ENG101Composition I33
Humanities and Fine Arts33
Spring Semester CoursesCredit Hrs.
BIO106Principles of Biology II44
CHE180College Chemistry II55
ENG102Composition II33
Social & Behavioral Sciences33
Fall Semester CoursesCredit Hrs.
PH 111College Physics I44
​Biology Elective3-43-4
Humanities & Fine Arts33
Social & Behavioral Sciences33
Spring Semester CoursesCredit Hrs.
COM103​Speech Communication33
PH 112College Physics II04
Biology Elective03-4
​Health Science33
Humanities & Fine Arts30
Social and Behavioral Sciences30
Students must complete at least one IAI approved math course.