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Biology Recommended Transfer Curricula

Recommended AS Transfer Curriculum for Biology

All full-time transfer students are required to take OCS 121.

General Education Core Courses

Communications (9) Semester Hours
ENG 101 3
ENG 102 3
SPE 108 3
Humanities and Fine Arts (9) Semester Hours
Select from Group II 9
Social and Behavioral Science (9) Semester Hours
PSY 101 3
Select from Group III 9
Mathematics (5-7) Semester Hours
MTH 190 5
Physical and Life Science (9) Semester Hours
BIO 105 [1] 4
CHM 113 5
Minimum General Education 46

Area of Concentration /Electives

  Semester Hours
BIO 106 4
CHM 114 5
CHM 203
CHM 204
PHY 101
PHY 102
Selected Transfer Courses indentified in the SSC catalog. Consult the Transfer Center for help in selecting courses. 2-4
Minimum Area of Concentration/Electives Classes 22
Minimum for AS Degree 62
  1. It is recommended that students take Chemistry 113 before taking Biology 105.

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This AS curriculum is only a suggested transfer program and might not be appropriate for every student. Some four-year institutions accept more than 62 credit hours in transfer to fulfill requirements in Biology. Consult the Transfer Center for help in selecting courses appropriate for the program at the college or university where you plan to transfer.

Students who intend to enter the health professions (pre-med, pre-vet, pre-dentistry, or med-tech) are advised to follow the recommended biology curriculum.

Faculty are available during scheduled office hours to advise students about their program and career opportunities. Peruse some of the offerings in the Life Sciences and Physical Education Department.

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