Quantitative Skills (5 Credits)
Requires a 1.5 or higher grade.
Intermediate algebra proficiency leading to a pre-calculus math course is required. Intermediate algebra proficiency may be demonstrated by successful completion of a calculus and/or statistics course for which intermediate algebra is a prerequisite.
Statistics (a course that includes descriptive and inferential statistics MATH& 146 ) may be substituted for Calculus 1 at some institutuions; students are encouraged to check with the transfer institution early in the decision process to confirm requirements.
General Electives (15 Credits)
Minimum grade of 1.0 is required. Additional college-level courses so that the total credits earned is a least 90 credits. A maximum of three PE activity credits can be applied to this degree.
Electives allow you to include additional courses to prepare for the biology major based on college selection. Examples include a full year sequence of organic chemistry for majors; a full year sequence of physics for science majors; or further math at the pre-calculus level or above or statistics.
You should check with the transfer institution(s) prior to taking any further biology courses beyond the one-year sequence. Some colleges require all continuing biology courses be taken at the 300 level.