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 Oral 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 115 or U.S. History Since 1945 
HIS 270 or History of Missouri 
POL 101 or American Government 
POL 102 State and Local Government
Social Science Elective Choose a Social Science Course. See course descriptions in catalog. 3
Natural Science BIO 150 General Biology I 5
CHM 115 General Chemistry I 5
Humanities Choose a Humanities Course.  See course descriptions in catalog. 3
Elective Humanities or Social Sciences Elective
or BIO course numbered 200+ or CHM 222**
Core Course Requirements (26 credits)
Biology BIO 151 General Biology II 5
Chemistry CHM 116 General Chemistry II 5
CHM 240 Organic Chemistry I 3
CHM 241 Organic Chemistry II 3
CHM 243 Organic Chemistry lab 2
Physics PHY 150/153 General Physics I with lab 4
PHY 151/154 General Physics II with lab 4
Total Required Hours: 61 - 63 credits

 Humanities/Social Science Electives - Typical social science courses include history, political science, sociology, psychology and economics. Humanities courses typically include literature, philosophy, and non-applied art, music and theater courses. Check transfer school's requirements before choosing these courses.

^ This elective includes the Humanities/Social Science Electives but can also be used for any other course required by the transfer institution. Check transfer school's requirements before choosing this course.

* The Academic Skills Assessment or appropriate ACT scores are required before enrolling in Math or English classes.

** Check with transfer institution to see which course is required for the desired biology degree.

Per College policy Individual students may be required to take COL 101.

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