Biological Science

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.


Kristy Boggs

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Krista Winters

Biological Science: 64 Credit Hours
Fall Semester Courses Credit Hrs.
Choose one group (BIO102/103 or BIO105/106):4
BIO102General Botany OR(4)
BIO105Principles of Biology I(4)
CHE170College Chemistry I5
ENG101Composition I3
Spring Semester Courses Credit Hrs.
Choose one:4
BIO103General Zoology OR(4)
BIO106Principles of Biology II(4)
CHE180College Chemistry II5
ENG102Composition II3
 Social & Behavioral Sciences3
Fall Semester Courses Credit Hrs.
COM103Speech Communication3
PH 111College Physics I4
 Humanities & Fine Arts3
 Health Science3
 Social & Behavioral Sciences3
Spring Semester Courses Credit Hrs.
PH 112College Physics II4
 Social & Behavioral Sciences3
 Humanities & Fine Arts6
Students must complete at least one IAI approved math course. Science requirements include at least one IAI life science and one IAI physical science, and one of those must be a lab science. Additional math and/or science courses are needed to complete general education requirements for the AA/AS degrees.