NWCCD 2021-22 Catalog 
  
    Dec 06, 2021  
NWCCD 2021-22 Catalog

Biology AS


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The Biology Program is designed to give students a diverse background in the biological sciences.  The goal of the program is to provide students with knowledge in the biological sciences, chemistry, mathematics, and general education electives, and students are offered the choice of two Biology tracks:

1) Biochemical & Molecular Biology
2) Wildlife & Conservation Biology

Program Outcomes:
  1. Apply fundamental concepts in the biological sciences.

  2. Synthesize biological information with relevant ideas, observations and hypotheses.

  3. Apply the scientific method to research biologically relevant questions.

  4. Communicate scientific knowledge by using a variety of modalities.

  5. Demonstrate safe and effective laboratory skills.

  6. Apply critical thinking to make logical inferences and conclusions within biology.

This program may be offered online.

Required Course of Study


Freshman Year


Fall Semester - 15 credits


Spring Semester - 15 credits


Sophomore Year


Fall Semester - 15-16 credits


Spring Semester - 15 credits


Total Degree Credit Hours: 60-61


UW-A&S Core Global Awareness or Diversity Electives


Those planning to transfer to UW might consider any of the following courses for fulfilling their general electives:

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