Cochise College

CATALOG 2014-15

Biology - Associate of Science (Major Code - BIO)

The Biology Associate of Science degree prepares students for transfer to a university program in biological sciences or health professions. To ensure seamless transfer, students must develop their specific program of study in close coordination with a Cochise College advisor.

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GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS (AGEC-S)

35-39 CREDITS

Composition

ENG 101 ( ENG 1101)

3

English Composition

ENG 102 ( ENG 1102)

3

Mathematics

MAT 220 ( MAT 2220) or higher

3-5

Laboratory sciences

CHM 151 ( CHM 1151)
and CHM 152 ( CHM 1152)

8

Arts

 

3

Humanities

 

3

Social and behavioral sciences

 

6

Additional mathematics and/or laboratory sciences*

 

6-8

Six credits of arts, humanities, or social and behavioral sciences must be chosen from the current listing of intensive writing courses. See www.cochise.edu/AGEC.

*Based on your major and after consulting with an advisor, select MAT 231 ( MAT 2230), MAT 241 ( MAT 2241), MAT 252, MAT 262 ( MAT 2262), and/or appropriate laboratory science courses. See http://aztransmac2.asu.edu/cgi-bin/WebObjects/agec for a complete list.

CORE CURRICULUM

11 CREDITS

General Biology I (for majors)

BIO 181 ( BIO 1181)

4

General Biology II

BIO 182 ( BIO 1182)

4

Elements of Statistics

MAT 167 ( MAT 1160)

3

ELECTIVES
(AS NEEDED TO COMPLETE 64 CREDITS)**

 

TOTAL DEGREE REQUIREMENTS

64 CREDITS

**Elective courses must be transferable to the university or universities to which the student plans to transfer. See www.aztransfer.com.