Biology A.S.

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Biology A.S.

Department: Biology

Total Credit Hours: 61-63 credits

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SCC Institutional Requirements

  • Complete specific program requirements as listed below.
  • Complete a minimum of 15 credit hours at SCC.
  • Earn a 2.00 cumulative grade point average.
Subject Course Title Credits
General Education Requirements (35-37 credits)
Mathematics MAT 180 or Calculus and Analytic Geometry I  4-5
MAT 210 Survey Calculus
Communication ENG 101 English Composition I 3
ENG 102 English Composition II 3
COM 101 or Introduction to Communications 3
COM 110 Interpersonal Communication
Social Science HIS 101 or U.S. History to 1877  3
HIS 102 or U.S. History Since 1877 
HIS 103 or African American History to 1877
HIS 104 or African American History Since 1877
POL 101 or American Government 
Natural Science BIO 150 General Biology: Cells to Organisms 5
Humanities Choose any CORE 42-Approved Humanities Course 3
COL 101 College Success Seminar 1
Core Course Requirements (31 credits)
BIO 151 General Biology: Organisms to Environment 5
CHM 115 General Chemistry I 5
CHM 116 General Chemistry II 5
CHM 240 Organic Chemistry I 3
CHM 241 Organic Chemistry II 3
CHM 243 Organic Chemistry lab 2
PHY 150/153 General Physics I w/Lab 4
PHY 151/154 or BIO 250 General Physics II w/ Lab or Anatomy and Physiology I 4
Elective Course Requirements (6-7 credits)

Any transferable Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences Elective or BIO course numbered 200+ or CHM 222

See pathway/4-year degree at transfer school or Quantitative Chemistry


Any transferable Social Sciences Elective

See pathway/4-year degree at transfer school

Total Required Hours: 61 - 63 credits

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Charlene Jones,
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Nicole Pinaire,
Program Chair
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Office Location
ADM 2442
Office Hours

7:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

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