Biological Science Associate in Science

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The Biological Science Associate in Science degree serves students who intend to transfer to a 4-year institution to pursue a bachelor’s degree with a major field related to biological or biomedical sciences. It is designed to replicate the course schedule for the freshman and sophomore years at a bachelor’s degree granting institution such as the University of New Hampshire, and with sufficiently high math placement, is fully transferable to the College of Life Science and Agriculture at UNH.

Requirements

Students enrolling in Biological Science degree programs must, in addition to meeting the specific pre-requisite requirements for each course, meet the following general, technical standards:

  • Students must be able to comprehend the English language, both oral and written, and must have sufficient manual dexterity to produce legible written documents in a timely manner.
  • Students must be able to sit or stand at a desk/ laboratory bench, and must possess the necessary focus to stay on task for extended periods of time.
  • Students must be able to comprehend and follow instructions in the classroom and laboratory in a timely manner.
  • Students must possess the necessary manual dexterity to carry out assigned laboratory tasks.
  • Students must be able to perform required classroom and laboratory operations, including mathematical operations, without reference to notes, as directed.

First Year - Fall Semester

Course ID Course Theory Lab Credits
ENGL110G College Composition I 4 0 4
Classroom 4, Lab 0, Total 4
BIOL108G General Biology I 3 3 4
Classroom 3, Lab 3, Total 4
MATH150G College Algebra 4 0 4
Classroom 4, Lab 0, Total 4
CHEM115G General Chemistry I 3 3 4
Classroom 3, Lab 3, Total 4
Total Credits 16

First Year - Spring Semester

Course ID Course Theory Lab Credits
BIOL109G General Biology II 3 3 4
Classroom 3, Lab 3, Total 4
CHEM116G General Chemistry II 3 3 4
Classroom 3, Lab 3, Total 4
MATH210G Pre-Calculus 4 0 4
Classroom 4, Lab 0, Total 4
ENGL214G Introduction to Creative Nonfiction 3 0 3
Classroom 3, Lab 0, Total 3
Total Credits 15

Second Year - Fall Semester

Course ID Course Theory Lab Credits
Biology Elective 4
Classroom , Lab , Total 4
Math/Science Elective 4
Classroom , Lab , Total 4
Math/Science Elective 4
Classroom , Lab , Total 4
Foreign Language/Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3
Classroom , Lab , Total 3
Total Credits 15

Second Year - Spring Semester

Course ID Course Theory Lab Credits
Biology Elective 4
Classroom , Lab , Total 4
Math/Science Elective 4
Classroom , Lab , Total 4
Social Science Elective 3
Classroom , Lab , Total 3
Open Elective 3
Classroom , Lab , Total 3
Total Credits 14

Total Overall Credits : 60

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