Degree Requirements

The three associate degrees in biology require completion of the courses listed below. Additional general education and graduation requirements for the associate degree are listed in the catalog. The Associate Degree requires a minimum of 60 units.

Associate in Science Degree: Biology: Transfer Track

Courses Required for the MajorUnits
BIOL 210A Introduction to the Biological Sciences I
4
BIOL 210B, Introduction to the Biological Sciences II
4
CHEM 200, General Chemistry I
3
CHEM 200L, General Chemistry I Laboratory
2
CHEM 201, General Chemistry II
3
CHEM 201L, General Chemistry II Laboratory
2
MATH 121, Basic Techniques of Applied Calculus I and3
MATH 122, Basic Techniques of Calculus II or3
MATH 150, Calculus Analytical Geometry I5

Total = 23-24

Recommended electives: Biology 100 (Mesa & Miramar), 101, 110, 115, 130, 180, 200, 205, 215, 230, 232, 235, 250 (Mesa), 290, 296.

Associate in Science Degree: Biology: Allied Health Track

Consult the Nursing Education faculty (City College) or a counselor to verify current course requirements for associate degree and baccalaureate nursing program preparation.

Courses Required for the MajorUnits
BIOL 107, General Biology - Lecture & Laboratory
4
BIOL 205, General Microbiology
5
BIOL 230, Human Anatomy
4
BIOL 235, Human Physiology
4
CHEM 100, Fundamentals of Chemistry
3
CHEM 100L, Fundamentals of Chemistry Laboratory
1

Total = 21

Recommended electives: Biology 101, 130, 180, 215; Chemistry 130, 130L.