Biology Curriculum

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Associate of Science

First Year

  Course Title Credits
GenEd: CS  COLS 1000 Introduction to College Success: First-Year Seminar 3
GenEd: LAB  BIOL 1010*  General Biology 4
GenEd: STEM  CHEM 1020*  General Chemistry I 4
GenEd: QR MATH 1400+ -OR HIGHER-  College Algebra 3
      Semester Credits 14
  Course Title Credits
  BIOL 2022* Animal Biology (Spring Only) 4
  CHEM 1030* General Chemistry II 4
  MATH 1405*+ Pre-Calculus Trigonometry 3
GenEd: CW  ENGL 1010*+ English I: Composition 
Optional BIOL 1390*^ Scientific Research I (Spring Only) 4
      Semester Credits 14-18

Second Year

  Course Title Credits
  BIOL 2023* Biology of Plants and Fungi (Fall Only) 4
  MATH 2200* Calculus I 4
  PHYS 1110*  General Physics I (Fall Only) 4
GenEd: CA    Choose from approved Cultural Awareness courses. ANTH 1200 recommended. 3
GenEd: CV  CO/M 2010*  Public Speaking
      Semester Credits 18
  Course Title Credits
  PHYS 1120 General Physics II (Spring Only) 4
  STAT 2050*  Fundamentals of Statistics 4
Optional  BIOL 1390*^  Scientific Research I (Spring Only) 4
GenEd: AA    Choose from approved Aesthetic Analysis courses. 3
GenEd: WY    Choose from approved U.S./Wyoming Constitution courses. 3
      Semester Credits 14-18

Total Credits: 60-64

*This course has at least one prerequisite. Check the Course Descriptions section of the catalog to see the course prerequisites.

+If the placement test score is not adequate for course enrollment, students must complete the appropriate developmental course(s) before enrolling. These courses may increase the total number of program credits. Students should review their math and writing placement with their advisor before planning out their full program schedules.

^Program Comments
Students may take BIOL 1390 as an optional course; it need only be taken once. Research experience is recommended for any student planning on attending graduate school or professional school (medical, pharmacy, veterinary, etc.).