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Associates of Science Field of Study: BiologyACADEMIC TRANSFER DEGREE



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Credits earned at Lone Star College transfer to any public college or university in the state. Start smart with 2+2 (2 years at LSC and 2 years at the University of your choice) and get the first two years of your Bachelor's degree without the high-cost. Students save an average of $16,000 over two years.

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First Year

First Semester Courses 12 Credits
BIOL 1406 Biology I for Science Majors 4
CHEM 1411 General Chemistry I 4
EDUC 1300 Learning Framework: 1st Year Experience 3
PHED 1164 Introduction to Physical Fitness & Wellness 1
Second Semester Courses 14 Credits
BIOL 1407 Biology II for Science Majors 4
CHEM 1412 General Chemistry II 4
Elective Elective Social/Behavioral Science1 3
ENGL 1301 Composition & Rhetoric I 3
Third Semester Courses 3 Credits
ENGL 1302 Composition & Rhetoric II 3

Second Year

First Semester Courses 15 Credits
CHEM 2423 Organic Chemistry I 4
PHYS 1401 General Physics I 4
GOVT 2305 Federal Government 3
Elective MATH/Life & Physical Sciences Elective1 4
Second Semester Courses 16 Credits
BIOL 2421 General Microbiology 4
CHEM 2425 Organic Chemistry II 4
PHYS 1402 General Physics II 4
MATH 2413 Calculus I 4


NOTE: Under this Biology A.S. Texas Tuning Agreement, students may be placed in MATH 2413 through placement by testing or by completing the appropriate MATH prerequisites.

  1. Choose from the Core Requirements for the Associate of Arts and the Associate of Science.
Biology Associate of Science (AS) Degree Program Total 60 Credits

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Program Details

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.

Associate of Science Degree

An Associate of Science is an academic transfer degree designed for students who will ultimately be pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree at a four-year college/university.

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