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2022 - 2023 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Biology - AS


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SUNY Curriculum Code: 0645

HEGIS: 5649.00

The Science option is intended for students who plan to seek bachelor’s degrees in a science or science-related field.

Academic Requirements

Second Semester


Third Semester


  • General Education  elective from GE3 or GE5 Credit Hours: 3
  • General Education  elective from GE4 Credit Hours: 3
  • Restricted Elective Credit Hours: 3-4 1
  • Restricted Elective Credit Hours: 3-4 1
  • General Education  elective from GE6 or GE9 Credit Hours: 3

Fourth Semester


  • Restricted Elective Credit Hours: 3-4 1
  • Restricted Elective Credit Hours: 3-4 1
  • Unrestricted Elective Credit Hours: 3
  • Unrestricted Elective Credit Hours: 3

Program Learning Outcomes


A graduate of the Mathematics and Science AS program (Science Option) should be able to:

  • Demonstrate a basic content knowledge of biology, including, but not limited to: cell structure, evolution, taxonomy, and ecology.
  • Demonstrate a basic knowledge of chemistry, including, but not limited to: atomic structure, elements, bonding, chemical reactions, and stoichiometry.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and application of the scientific method.
  • Demonstrate basic math skills to be ready for calculus.

SUNY General Education Requirement


Students who intend to receive AA, AS, or baccalaureate degrees must satisfy SUNY and campus General Education (GE) requirements to graduate. Students should be aware that GE requirements may vary by academic program. Consult with your academic advisor for program-specific information; for general information: General Education  

AAS and AOS degree students may not be required to fulfill General Education (GE) requirements; however, any student who may wish to transfer should complete as many GE courses as possible. Consult with your academic advisor.

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