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2014-2015 Catalog 
    
    Nov 29, 2022  
2014-2015 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Biology, Arts and Sciences Option, A.S.


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The Biology program at HCC provides a broad general education in biology, chemistry, math, plus study options in a variety of more specific sciences such as physics, geology, anatomy and physiology, microbiology, environmental science, and biotechnology. Students who graduate from this program should be prepared to successfully continue their education at four year colleges and universities. Biology majors find jobs in the areas of health sciences and services, biotechnology and biomanufacturing, environmental protection, remediation and management.

Program Pathway

First Year Fall   First Year Spring
Course Number Course Name Credits   Course Number Course Name Credits
Gen Ed ENG 101 - English Composition 3   Gen Ed English Gen Ed 3
Gen Ed Math Gen Ed, preferably Calculus I 4   Gen Ed Arts & Humanities Gen Ed 3
CHM 103 General Chemistry I 4   CHM 104 General Chemistry II 4
BIO 113 Principles of Biology I 4   BIO 114 Principles of Biology II 4
        Recommended Elective Choose an elective in consultation with an advisor 3
TOTAL   15   TOTAL   17
Second Year Fall   Second Year Spring
Course Number Course Name Credits   Course Number Course Name Credits
Gen Ed Diversity Gen Ed 3   Gen Ed Behavioral/Social Science Gen Ed in a different discipline from the first 3
Gen Ed Behavioral/Social Science Gen Ed 3   Gen Ed Arts & Humanities Gen Ed in a different discipline from the first 3
CHM 203 Organic Chemistry I 4   CHM 204 Organic Chemistry II 4
Recommended elective or PHY 201 Recommended elective or General Physics I (if required by transfer institution) 4   BIO 201 or 205 Cell Biology and Genetics or Microbiology 4
        PHY 202 General Physics II (if required by transfer institution)  
TOTAL   14   TOTAL   14

 

General Education Requirements (32-33 Credits)


Arts/Humanities


Behavioral/Social Sciences


Biological/Physical Science


Take two laboratory courses  from the following list.  Biology majors are recommended to take BIO-113 and BIO-114 sequence. (8 Credits)

Diversity


English


Program Requirements (20-24 Credits)


Degree Requirement (60 Credits)


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