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2020-2021 College Catalog 
2020-2021 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Science, Biology Concentration, AS

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Study biology and life sciences while preparing to transfer to a 4-year university.

What can I do with this degree?

Career Options: Transfer to a university in a life sciences program.
Academic Options: This program has been designed to match as closely as possible the first two years of a biology degree at the University of Arizona. Students planning to transfer to another university should meet with an advisor to complete a transfer plan. 

Department/Contact Information: 

Dean: 520-206-2180
Contact any campus Student Services office (https://www.pima.edu/student-resources/advising/index.html).

Program/Major/Concentration Code: AOSASI/ASI1/ASIG

Arizona General Education Curriculum Requirements (AGEC-S)

A grade of C or better is required for graduation. Course lists for each General Education category listed below can be found starting in the Arizona General Education Curriculum-S (AGEC-S) Certificate .

English Composition: 6 credits

Humanities and Fine Arts: 6 credits

Biological and Physical Sciences: †

Mathematics: †

  • MAT 220  fulfills this requirement.

Social and Behavioral Sciences: 6 credits

Other Requirements: †

Special Requirements

  • The I, C, and G requirements should be fulfilled by completing appropriate courses in the above categories.

Subtotal: 18 credits ¥

Subtotal: 33 credits

Subtotal: 11 credits

Total Credits as Displayed: 62 Credits

† Core or support course(s) fulfill this requirement.
¥ The AGEC requires 35 credits. This subtotal shows the AGEC credits not fulfilled by core or support courses.
^ Bachelor of Science majors at the UA require two semesters of a second language. For some majors it is recommended to take the language courses in the first two years, and others not until the third or fourth year. See the Degree Search pages (https://degreesearch.arizona.edu/ ) for details about the major you plan to pursue.

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