Biology, Associate of Science

The Associate of Science degree in Biology is granted by Presentation College to those candidates who have completed the 60- credit requirement as described in the curriculum plan, earned a 2.00 grade point average or above in all biology major requirement courses, and who have met all degree requirements of Presentation College. A cumulative GPA of 2.00 or higher is required to graduate from the program.

60 credits

Major Requirements (39 crs)

BI153General Biology I

3

BL151General Biology Lab

1

BI163General Biology II

3

BL161General Biology II Lab

1

BI213Human Anatomy & Physiology I - Lecture

3

BL211Human Anatomy & Physiology I - Lab

1

BI263Introduction to Medical Microbiology

3

BL263Introduction to Medical Microbiology Lab

1

BI293Human Anatomy & Physiology II - Lecture

3

BL291Human Anatomy & Physiology II - Lab

1

CH153College Chemistry I

3

CL151College Chemistry I Lab

1

CH163College Chemistry II

3

CL161College Chemistry II Lab

1

 

MA153College Algebra

3

OR

MA243Statistics

3

 

Science Electives

8

General Education Requirements (20-25 crs)

Communication Skills

EN113College Composition I

3

OR

EN114College Composition Ib

4

 

EN133College Composition II

3

Religious and Ethical Education

RS123The Christian Tradition

3

OR

RS143Catholicsm

3

 

RS293Christian Ethics

3

Cultural and Social Heritage

Social Science/Human Culture electives

3

Natural Science and Quantitative Reasoning

MA114Customized Intermediate Algebra

4

Or higher (or competency)

4

 

Laboratory Science (Natural Sciences)

4

MA114 or higher: Students may meet the mathematics competency by a score of 76 or above on the Elementary Algebra section of the ACCUPLACER placement exam, an ACT math subscore of at least 20, or a Redesigned SAT math subscore of at least 515.

College Experience

GE111College Experience

1

Electives (1 cr)

Any General Elective

1