NWCCD 2024-2025 Catalog 
  
    Jun 12, 2024  
NWCCD 2024-2025 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 three Biology tracks:

1) Biochemical & Molecular Biology
2) Wildlife & Conservation Biology
3) Pre-Professional Program

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.

Required Course of Study: 

Freshman Year


Sophomore Year


Spring Semester - 14-16 credits


Total Degree Credit Hours: 60-62


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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