Biology Associate in Arts Degree

PROGRAM CODE: 2A03820

The Biology Associate in Arts Degree program requires a total of 18-22 units of which 7-10 units are in required courses. An additional 8-15 units may be chosen from the required courses or restricted electives listed below.

Required Courses - Select from the following (7-10 units):7-10
General Human Anatomy4
Human Physiology5
Marine Biology3
General Zoology5
General Botany5
Cell and Molecular Biology4
General Ecology4
Genetics and Evolutionary Biology4
General Microbiology5
Restricted Electives (8-15 units):8-15
General Chemistry I5
General Chemistry II5
Organic Chemistry I5
Organic Chemistry II5
College Algebra4
Honors College Algebra
Trigonometry4
Calculus I (formerly MATH 150AF)4
Honors Calculus I (formerly MATH 150HF)
Calculus II (formerly MATH 150BF)4
Honors Calculus II
Physics for the Life Sciences I4
Physics for the Life Sciences II4
Physics with Calculus for the Life Sciences I4
Physics with Calculus for the Life Sciences II4
General Physics I4
General Physics II4
General Physics III4
TOTAL UNITS:18-22

Outcome 1: Demonstrate an understanding of how the scientific method is used to explore topics in biology.


Outcome 2: Demonstrate safe and proficient use of laboratory equipment and techniques.


Outcome 3: Explain the significance of evolutionary theory and how it relates to life on Earth.