2021-2022 College Catalog 
    Feb 02, 2023  
2021-2022 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Biology Option, Mathematics/Science, A.S.

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Students wishing to transfer to biology or pre-medical studies should choose this option which combines biology and related scientific studies with liberal arts requirements. Bachelor’s degree graduates enter medical, veterinary, dental or graduate schools or take positions as biologists, laboratory technicians and researchers.

Graduates of this program will be able to:

  • Employ the scientific method of inquiry to gather and use information for the express purposes of critical thinking, information analysis, and problem solving
  • Interpret basic biological concepts
  • Use appropriate technology


General Education - 30-32 credits

 As described in the General Education  section of the catalog and identified below:

General Education Note:

*One course is recommended from the Cultural and Global Awareness knowledge area.   

Career Studies - 18 credits as follows:

All career studies courses must be passed with a grade of “C” or higher.

Career Studies - 8 credits from among the following:

All career studies courses must be passed with a grade of “C” or higher.

Elective - 2-4 credits

Total credits required for degree: 60


(1) BIOL 208 requires a prerequisite of MATH 131 in addition to BIOL 102.  Prerequisites or corequisites: MATH 151 or MATH 152

* Offered Fall Term only

** Offered Spring Term only

*** Offered Summer Term only

Program Code for registration: MSBIO

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Suggested Sequence - Mathematics/Science Program A.S. Degree Biology Option

The following sequence is an example of how this degree can be completed in two years. This sequence is based on satisfaction of all Foundational Studies requirements and prerequisites and presumes a Fall Term start date. An individual’s program may vary depending on transfer institution, career objectives, or individual needs. See a counselor for other options and to monitor your progress.

Total credits: 15

Total credits: 15

Semester 3 - Fall Term

Total credits: 15-16

Semester 4 - Spring Term

Total credits: 14-16

Transfer Information

For information on transferring to a four-year college or institution visit the Transfer Resources website. 

Degree Audit Information

Access Student Planning and Degree Progress through MyBrookdale on Brookdale’s home page.  Select WebAdvisor, Self Service, log in and access the Student menu.

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