Biology Major Guide

2017-2018

Mesa Community College

Biology majors study the history, development, and interaction of living organisms on Earth. In this field, students will gain experience in specialty areas such as field biology, environmental biology, physiology, botany, zoology, dentistry, and medicine. Students completing a bachelor?s degree in biology are prepared to attend medical school and graduate schools. Students can also emphasize in teaching and obtain certification to teach biology in Arizona public schools.


Associate's Degree
An associate's degree is comprised of 60-64 community college credits. Below is information specific to your major.

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  AGEC Requirement
The Arizona General Education Curriulum block for this major is the AGEC-S.

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AGEC-S Course List
  Mesa Community College Courses
The courses listed below are recommended if you plan to transfer to a university and study Biology.
COURSES  
General Biology IBIO 181
General Biology IIBIO 182
General Chemistry I & Lab(CHM 151 & CHM 151LL) or (CHM 150 & CHM 151LL) or CHM 150AA or CHM 151AA
General Chemistry II & Lab(CHM 152 & CHM 152LL) or CHM 152AA or (CHM 154 & CHM 154LL)


Bachelor's Degrees & Majors

  Bachelor's Degree for Biology
UNIVERSITY / LOCATION DEGREE MAJOR LANGUAGE REQUIREMENT
Arizona State UniversityBSBiology (Pharmocology and Toxicology)
None
Arizona State University - DowntownBSHealth Sciences (Pre-Professional)
None
Arizona State University - PolytechnicBSApplied Biological Sciences (Applied Biological Sciences)
None
Arizona State University - PolytechnicBSApplied Biological Sciences (Secondary Education in Biology)
None
Arizona State University - PolytechnicBSApplied Biological Sciences (Urban Horticulture)
None
Arizona State University - TempeBSBiological Sciences
None
Arizona State University - TempeBSBiological Sciences (Biology and Society)
None
Arizona State University - TempeBSBiological Sciences (Conservation Biology and Ecology)
None
Arizona State University - TempeBSBiological Sciences (Genetics, Cell and Developmental Biology)
None
Arizona State University - TempeBSMicrobiology
None
Arizona State University - WestBSBiology
N
Arizona State University - WestBABiology
None
Arizona State University - WestBSBiology (Environmental Sciences)
None
Arizona State University - WestBSBiology (Forensics)
None
Arizona State University - WestBABiology (Secondary Education)
None
Northern Arizona UniversityBSBiological and Ecological Sciences
None
Northern Arizona UniversityBSBiology
None
Northern Arizona UniversityBSBiomedical Science
None
Northern Arizona UniversityBSMicrobiology
None
Northern Arizona UniversityBSEDSecondary Education-Biology
None
University of ArizonaBSAnimal Sciences
2nd Semester Proficiency
University of ArizonaBABiochemistry
4th Semester Proficiency
University of ArizonaBSBiochemistry
4 semesters
University of ArizonaBSBiology
2nd semester
University of ArizonaBS in Science EducationBiology
2nd semester
University of ArizonaBAEcology & Evolutionary Biology
4th Semester Proficiency
University of ArizonaBSEcology & Evolutionary Biology
2nd Semester Proficiency
University of ArizonaBSMicrobiology
2nd Semester Proficiency
University of ArizonaBSMolecular & Cellular Biology
2nd Semester Proficiency
University of ArizonaBS in Health SciencesPhysiology
2nd Semester Proficiency
University of ArizonaBSPlant Sciences
2nd Semester Proficiency
University of ArizonaBSVeterinary Science
2nd Semester Proficiency

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