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


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 November 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