Biology Associate of Science (AS)

The Biology Associate of Science (AS_BIOL) is offered at LSC-CyFair, LSC-Kingwood, LSC-Montgomery, LSC-North Harris, LSC-Tomball and LSC-University Park. For more information, please contact the Biology Department.

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Program Description

Biology is a science centered around the study of life and living organisms. The Associate of Science (AS) in Biology is designed for students wishing to transfer to a 4-year institution. The Curriculum also prepares students to work professionally in areas centered around biology.

First Year Credits

First Semester Credits

Course Number Title Credits
BIOL 1406 Biology I for Science Majors 4
CHEM 1411 General Chemistry I 4
MATH 1314 College Algebra 3
PHED 1164 Introduction to Physical Fitness & Sport 1

TOTAL Credits for First Semester:

12

Second Semester Credits

Course Number Title Credits
BIOL 1407 Biology II for Science Majors 4
CHEM 1412 General Chemistry II 4
MATH 1316 Trigonometry 3
ENGL 1301 Composition & Rhetoric I 3

TOTAL Credits for Second Semester:

14

Third Semester Credits

Course Number Title Credits
ENGL 1302 Composition & Rhetoric II OR 3
GOVT 2305 Federal Government OR  
GOVT 2306 Texas Government  

TOTAL Credits for Third Semester:

3

Second Year Credits

First Semester Credits

Course Number Title Credits
CHEM 2423 Organic Chemistry I 4
MATH 2412 Precalculus 4
PHYS 1401 General Physics I 4
GOVT 2305 Federal Government OR 3
GOVT 2306 Texas Government  

TOTAL Credits for First Semester:

15

Second Semester Credits

Course Number Title Credits
BIOL 2421 General Microbiology 4
CHEM 2425 Organic Chemistry II 4
PHYS 1402 General Physics II 4
MATH 2413 Calculus I 4

TOTAL Credits for Second Semester:

16

Total Credits

TOTAL Credits for Biology Associate of Science:

60