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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