2023 - 2024 College Catalog 
    
    Jun 15, 2024  
2023 - 2024 College Catalog

Biology - AS


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SUNY Curriculum Code: 2461

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

First Semester


Second Semester


Third Semester


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 should be aware that GE requirements vary by degree type. Some majors require additional categories and/or credits. Consult with your academic advisor for program-specific information; for more information, visit: General Education  

General Education Categories and Abbreviations (in alphabetical order)

  23AR   The Arts
  23DV   Diversity: Equity, Inclusion, & Social Justice
  23HU   Humanities
  23MA   Mathematics & Quantitative Reasoning
  23NS/23RE   Natural Sciences and Critical Thinking & Reasoning
  23OC   Oral Communication
  23SS   Social Sciences
  23UC   US History & Civic Engagement
  23WC/23IL   Written Communication and Information Literacy
  23WG   World History & Global Awareness
  23WL   World Languages

 

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