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    St. Philip's College
   
 
  Oct 16, 2017
 
 
    
St. Philip’s College Schedule/Catalog 2014-2015 [Archived Catalog]

Associate of Science, concentration in Biology


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The Associate of Science with a concentration in Biology provides students a broad foundation in preparation for professional careers in the fields such as Physician Assistant as well as research and careers in, Industry, Government Agencies and Educational Institutions. Students will be exposed to a solid foundation of scientific methodology and the fundamental principles of Biology. Students are encouraged to contact the institution to which they plan to transfer for specific requirements in Mathematics and the Sciences.

Degree Requirements (Total Credit Hours 61)


Communication (10) Core – 2 courses (6 credit hours)


Mathematics (20) Core - 1 course (4 credit hours)


Life and Physical Sciences (30) Core - 2 courses (6 credit hours)


Select 2 courses from the Life and Physical Sciences (30) Core 

Language, Philosophy & Culture (40) Core - 1 course (3 credit hours)


Select 1 course from the Language, Philosophy & Culture (40) Core 

Creative Arts (50) Core - 1 course (3 credit hours)


Select 1 course from the Creative Arts (50) Core 

American History (60) Core - 2 courses (6 credit hours)


Select 2 courses from the American History (60) Core 

Government/Political Science (70) Core - 2 courses (6 credit hours)


Social and Behavioral Sciences (80) Core – 1 course (3 credit hours)


Select 1 course from the Social and Behavioral Sciences (80) Core 

Additional Language, Philosophy & Culture (90) Core - 1 course (3 credit hours)


Select 1 course from the Additional Language, Philosophy and Culture (90) Core 

Additional Communication (90) Core - 1 course (3 credit hours)


Select 1 course from the Additional Communication (90) Core 

Notes:


*6 Credit Hours are applied to the core for graduation; however, STEM students transferring to universities must take both the lecture and lab components of their Natural Science Courses.

Students pursuing the 2+2 degree plan with TAMU in Biomedical Sciences through Palo Alto College should take BIOL 1411 and BIOL 1413 to fulfill the Natural Sciences requirement.

**Students should check with the university to which they plan to transfer to confirm the upper level math requirement and to ensure that appropriate courses are selected at SPC that will apply to the baccalaureate degree.  Pre-requisite math courses may be required for students to register for these math courses.

***Students should check with the transfer university regarding the best upper level science credits to take for seamless transfer.

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