Liberal Arts and Science: Biology Option

This transfer program is designed for students who have a strong interest in biology and who plan to major in biology at a four-year college or university.   Apply & Register Program Details

This transfer program is designed for students who have a strong interest in biology and who plan to major in biology at a four-year college or university.

 


Area of Interest:
Sciences & Mathematics
Degree/Certificate:
Associate in Science

This curriculum is currently in the process of being updated. For the up-to-date curriculum, please view our 2020 Academic Program Guide.

Code Course Credits
First Year / First Semester
ENG-101 English Composition I1 3
BIO-111 Biology I - Science 4
CHM-111 Chemistry I - Science2 4
MTH-140 Calculus I3 4
    15
Second Semester
ENG-102 English Composition II4 3
BIO-112 Biology II - Science 4
CHM-112 Chemistry II - Science5 4
MTH-150 Calculus II6 or  
MTH-134 Biostatistics7 4
    15
Code Course Credits
Second Year / First Semester
PHY-101 Physics I8 or  
PHY-201 Physics III9 4
BIO-2.. 200 Level Biology Laboratory Science Course10 4
...-2.. 200 Level Lab Science Gen Ed Elective 4
...-... Humanities General Education Elective11 3
    15
Second Semester
PHY-102 Physics II12 or  
PHY-202 Physics IV12 4
BIO-255 Research Experience in Biology13 3
HIS-101 World Civilization I 3
...-2.. 200 Level Lab Science Gen Ed Elective1,2,3, 4
HPE-... Health & Exercise Science Elective  
    15
  Total Minimum Credits 60
1 Must test into ENG-101 or complete all appropriate prerequisites
2 Prerequisite: CHM-010 and MTH-124 or MTH-125
3 Must test into MTH-140 or take all appropriate prerequisites
4 Prerequisite: ENG-101
5 Prerequisite: CHM-111
6 Prerequisites: MTH-140
7 Prerequisites: MTH-140, BIO-111 and ENG-101
8 Prerequisites: MTH-100; Co-requisites PHY-101: MTH-124 or MTH-125
9 Prerequisites: MTH-140
10 Students who have taken PHY-101 or PHY-102 cannot use PHY-201 or PHY-202 to fulfill the 200 level laboratory Science General Education Electives.
11 Students should choose electives based on requirements of the transfer institution.
12 Students who have taken PHY-101 or PHY-102 cannot use PHY-201 or PHY-202 to fulfill the 200 level laboratory or PHY-202 Physics IV 4 Science General Education Electives.
13 Prerequisite: Minimum of 30 completed credits; 12 credits in BIO, 8 credits in MTH or SCI and a minimum GPA of 2.5

Program Student Learning Outcomes

At the end of the program, the graduate will be able to:

  1. Explain the principle of evolution as the major unifying theme of biology.
  2. Explain cellular structure and physiology.
  3. Explain the basic principles of molecular biology and genetics.
  4. Apply the scientific method to conduct experiments.
  5. Identify and differentiate cells and tissues using a microscope.
  6. Utilize primary and secondary sources in the scientific literature to obtain biological information.

Post-Baccalaureate Employment Opportunities

  • Researcher in pharmaceutical and biomedical laboratories
  • Laboratory technician
  • Preparation for pre-professional careers such as medicine, dentistry or veterinary medicine

Transfer Opportunities

Students in this program transfer to many institutions including:

Contact Person

Professor Rita Connolly, Chair
(856) 227-7200, ext. 4462, or 4467
email: rconnolly@camdencc.edu

Additional information

CIP Code

24.0101

Program Code

BIO.AS