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Associate in Arts

Biology Concentration

Students who are matriculated and place into developmental math and/or English are required to begin the course sequence in the first semester. Please see an advisor.

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Requirements
First SemesterCredits
ENL101 English Composition I
 
3
BIO151 General Biology I
 
4
CHM151 General Chemistry I
 
4
MAT240*
(or)
MAT175
(or)
MAT195
  Calculus I*
 

(or)
College Algebra
 

(or)
Precalculus with Trigonometry
 
4
(or)
3
(or)
4
Second SemesterCredits
ENL102   English Composition II
 
3
BIO152 General Biology II
 
4
CHM152 General Chemistry II
 
4
    STEM Elective
 
3 (or) 4
    Behavioral & Social Science 3
Third SemesterCredits
BIO241   Cell Biology
 
4
CHM251 Organic Chemistry I
 
5
    Humanities & Fine Arts 3
    STEM Elective
 
3 (or) 4
Fourth SemesterCredits
BIO205
(or)
BIO242
General Ecology
 

(or)
Molecular Genetics
 
4
CHM252 Organic Chemistry II
 
5
    Humanities & Fine Arts 3
    Behavioral & Social Science 3
Total Credits 61–64

Capitol letter M to designate a milestone course Designates a Milestone course. A milestone course must be completed in the semester indicated to ensure that you remain on track to continue on in your program and graduate on time.

*Note: Students planning to transfer into a Biology major in the Massachusetts state system are advised to take MAT240 as required by the MassTransfer Academic Pathway for Biology.

Note: The Associate in Arts degree does not indicate a specialized degree in a concentration. Students who complete this concentration will satisfy the requirements of MassTransfer. For additional information pertaining to degree requirements, please refer to Degree Requirements

Contact the Science Department

Pat Phelan, Administrative Assistant
Office Science 201
Phone 774.330.4363
E-mail pphelan@capecod.edu