This Associate in Arts pathway is for students who intend to pursue a bachelor's degree at a college or university in biological sciences: general, marine or aquatic.
This curriculum is from the current college catalog and is meant to provide prospective students an example of courses taken in this degree/certificate. It is not intended to be used for graduation requirements. Students should consult an advisor for graduation information.
AA.BIO (60 credit hours)
This pathway is for students who want to pursue a four-year degree in biological sciences: general, marine or aquatic.
YEAR I – First Semester
†SLS 1106 First Year Experience Orientation - 3 cr.
†Humanities General Education CORE - 3 cr.
†BSC 2010 Biology I Cellular Processes - 3 cr.
†BSC 2010 Biology I Cellular Processes Laboratory - 1 cr.
*CHM 2045 General Chemistry I - 3 cr.
*CHM 2045L General Chemistry I Laboratory - 1 cr.
†ENC 1101 English Composition I - 3 cr.
YEAR I – Second Semester
†BSC 2011 Biology II Biodiversity - 3 cr.
†BSC 2011L Biology II Biodiversity Laboratory - 1 cr.
*CHM 2046 General Chemistry II - 3 cr.
*CHM 2046L General Chemistry II Laboratory - 1 cr.
*MAC 2311 Calculus and Analytic Geometry I or
MAC 2233C, Calculus for Business and Social Sciences - 3-5 cr.
†ENC 1102 English Composition II - 3 cr.
†AMH 2020, Modern American History or †POS 2041, American Government - 3 cr.
YEAR I – Third Semester
†ANT 2000 Introduction to Anthropology - 3 cr.
Humanities General Education - 3 cr.
YEAR II – First Semester
*CHM 2211Organic Chemistry I - 4 cr.
*CHM 2211L Organic Chemistry I Laboratory - 1 cr.
MAC 2312 Calculus and Analytic Geometry or
STA 2023, Elementary Statistics - 3-5 cr.
OCB 2000 Marine Biology - 3 cr.
OCB 2000L Marine Biology Laboratory - 1 cr.
YEAR II – Second Semester
†CGS 2100 Computer Information Technology and Literacy 3 - cr.
*CHM 2211 Organic Chemistry II - 4 cr.
*CHM 2211 Organic Chemistry II Laboratory - 1 cr.
IDS 2912L Undergraduate Research Experience in Natural Science or
OCE 2001C, Introduction to Oceanography or PHY 2053, General Physics I and
PHY 2053L, General Physics I Laboratory - 2-4 cr.
†SPC 1608 Public Speaking - 3 cr.
†PSY 2012 General Psychology - 3 cr.
†Courses symbolized by a dagger (†) are offered online in addition to the traditional delivery method. Online availability may vary by academic term.