Biology Associate of Science - with transfer to 4-year university

General

Program Description

First Semester

  • ENG-105 Composition I
  • BIO-202 Biology I
  • CHM-166 General Chemistry I
  • SDV-199 College Essentials
  • MAT-210 Calculus I * ^

Second Semester

  • ENG-106 Composition II
  • BIO-203 Biology II
  • CHM-176 General Chemistry II
  • MAT-156 Intro to Statistics

Third Semester

  • SPC-112 Public Speaking
  • CHM-263 Organic Chemistry I
  • PHY-162 College Physics I
  • Humanities/Social Science

Fourth Semester

  • CHM-273 Organic Chemistry II
  • PHY-172 College Physics II
  • Humanities/Social Science
  • BIO-186 Microbiology

*Appropriate math level needed before enrolling in any math class. See NIACC catalog for list of Humanities/Social Science courses.

^Iowa State University Requires MAT-216 Calculus II also be taken.

Note: Please check with transfer institution for their specific requirements or check with a NIACC counselor/advisor for further transfer planning.

  • AS Degree are met with this sample schedule. General Education Requirements will need to be completed at most transfer institutions.
  • Check with transfer institution for Foreign Language and Diversity Requirement.
  • Admission requirements vary from institution to institution. Contact the transfer institution or check with a NIACC counselor/advisor for assistance.
  • Suggested schedule dependent on entry level of student.
  • Strategies for Academic Success/College Reading Strategies recommended.
Last updated Nov 2017

About the School

North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC) is a nationally-ranked, two-year institution located in North Central Iowa that serves students of all ages and abilities. Starting in 1918 as Mason City Juni ... Read More

North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC) is a nationally-ranked, two-year institution located in North Central Iowa that serves students of all ages and abilities. Starting in 1918 as Mason City Junior College, NIACC has the distinct privilege of being the oldest Iowa community college. In 2018, NIACC will be celebrating the College’s 100 year anniversary of providing an education to our students... Read less