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Biology, A.S.

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Program Description

This degree program Prepares students for advanced study at a four-year institution. The college has many articulation agreements with four-year colleges both in and outside the state.

Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates will be able to:

  • Explain the scientific method, including the reasoning process inherent in scientific inquiry, and the dynamic nature of scientific knowledge;
  • Analyze biological data;
  • Evaluate the impact of mankind and technology on the natural world and their ethical implications;
  • Utilize critical thinking skills to understand and solve biological problems, differentiating scientific fact from opinion;
  • Communicate the terminology, concepts, and principles of biology effectively in written, verbal, and electronic formats;
  • Demonstrate competency in utilizing information technology to expand their current and future knowledge.

After Union County College

Graduates can take advantage of the many transfer/articulation agreements Union County College has with some of the top four-year colleges and universities in the country. See a transfer advisor for details.

Recommended Sequence

First Year

Semester Total: 14

Spring Semester

Semester Total: 14

Second Year

Fall Semester

Semester Total: 16

Spring Semester

Semester Total: 16-17

Total Program Credits: 60

Students must complete all developmental English courses before taking any credit level Biology course.

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