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2023-2024 College Catalog 
    
2023-2024 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Biology, A.S.


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The study of biology includes courses designed to help students acquaint themselves with the structure and function of living organisms and to appreciate some of the ecological relationships existing in the world of life. The biology courses required in this program parallel those found at four-year institutions and should transfer without difficulty. Students must successfully complete core courses with a “C” or better to meet program requirements. Recommended courses are designed to aid students in completing their four-year degrees. Students planning to transfer to a four-year program may need to have additional hours beyond the program requirements at Northwest College in order to transfer in as a junior. These students should consult with their advisor and the appropriate four-year college catalog.

Total Credits: 14-16


Total Credits: 19


Total Credits: 12


Total Credits: 14


Minimum Credits for Degree = 60


Course Type Key


FYS=First Year Seminar* GOV=U.S. and Wyoming Constitutions* CM=Communications* QR=Quantitative Reasoning* PNW=Physical and Natural World* HC=Human Condition* CTY=Creativity* MR=Major Requirement ME=Major Elective GE=General Elective

*General Education Requirements  

FYS 0000 First Year Seminar  

GOV 0000 U.S. and Wyoming Constitutions  

CM 0000 Communication  

QR 0000 Quantitative Reasoning  

PNW 0000 Physical and Natural World  

HC 0000 Human Condition  

CTY 0000 Creativity  

The General Education courses and General Elective courses listed in the above sequence are recommended courses to fullfill the degree. Any changes to these courses should be discussed with an adivsor.

**Remedial education courses may result in additional semesters of study.

Biology Education


For secondary education, to facilitate transfer to a four-year college as a junior, students planning to become middle school or high school biology teachers are encouraged to complete programs in both Secondary Education and Biology. Consult your advisor every semester when selecting courses.

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