GCC 2018-19 Catalog - Page 66



BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES – TRANSFER PROGRAM
Associate of Science – 2 years
The Associate of Science in Biological Sciences at Gogebic Community College is designed for students who plan to pursue a baccalaureate
or graduate degree in Biology or other related scientific field. Students will complete their first two years at Gogebic and then transfer to a
college or university to complete their studies.
Students in this program are required to work with the GCC Transfer Coordinator to determine the proper course schedule to ensure
maximum transferability to the college or university that the student plants to attend.
After completing the Associate of Science in Biological Sciences program, the student may elect to continue study at a college or university in one
of the following fields.






Agriculture/Food Scientist
Biological Technician
Environmental Scientist
Secondary Ed. Science Teacher
Medical Scientist
Microbiologist





Ecologist
Genetics
Forensic Science
Botany
Other Health Care Professions





Marine Biology
Scientific Engineering
Veterinary Medicine
Medicine
Chemistry
The courses listed below represent the most common courses required for transfer into baccalaureate and graduate health professional programs;
however the requirements to every medical program vary. It is important to check with your advisor as well as the potential schools of transfer
for specific courses that are needed before admission.
Other Degree Requirements
CREDITS
ORI 100 College Experience ......................................................1
ENG 101 English Composition I ............................................... 3
ENG 102 English Composition II .............................................. 3
Humanities Elective ................................................................... 6
Social Science Elective .............................................................. 6
General Electives ...................................................................... 6
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Math/Science Requirements
CREDITS
BIO 101 Principles of Biology ..................................................... 4
BIO 102 Biological Diversity ...................................................... 4
MTH 150 Calculus I .................................................................... 5
CHM 151 General and Inorganic Chemistry I ............................. 5
CHM 152 General and Inorganic Chemistry II ............................ 5
Math/Science Electives ......................................................... 16/18
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Total Credits 64-66
NOTES FOR ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE IN BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES:
(1) Students planning to pursue a baccalaureate degree should consult with their advisors and potential transfer institutions about
requirements specific to the transfer institution; in some cases the program listed may be modified to accommodate those requirements.
(2) The program listed above assumes appropriate preparedness to begin the courses listed. Some students may need to do remedial
coursework before beginning some courses. Refer to the Course Descriptions section of the catalog for specific course prerequisites.
Humanities: The two required Humanities courses must come from two different disciplines, excluding studio and performance classes.
Social Sciences: The two required Social Science courses must come from two different disciplines.
Natural Sciences: The two required Natural Science courses must come from two different disciplines. One must include laboratory
experience.
Communications: Students will take one course in English Composition and a second course in English Composition or one course in
Communications.
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