Biological Sciences

AA Biology - Biological Sciences

Important Announcement: All Biology courses have new rubrics and numbers starting in Fall 2015. Please refer to this table.

The AA- Biology degree provides students with a strong biology and chemistry foundation to prepare students for entry-level opportunities in academia and industry and for further pursuits in higher education and specialized careers. The AA- Biology degree is designed to prepare students for transfer by fulfilling typical lower-division requirements at four-year institutions. Some variation in degree requirements may exist at a particular four-year institution; therefore, it is essential that the student refer to the catalog of the prospective transfer institution and consult a counselor.

AA - Biology Degree Requirements

Freshman Year


Courses

Units

Biology 1A: General Botany (formerly Botany 1)

5

Biology 1B:  General Zoology (formerly Zoology 1)

5

Chemistry 1A: General College Chemistry

5

Chemistry 1B: General College Chemistry

5

General Education Courses

 


Sophomore Year


Courses

Units

Biology 1C:  Cell and Molecular Biology (formerly Biology 1)

5

Physics 2A*: Introduction to Physics I

4

Physics 2B**: Introduction to Physics II

4

General Education Courses

 

Total Units Required 

60


*Fall only
**Spring only

Biology Department

Jill Carbone
Biology Co-Coordinator
925.424.1308

Nan Ho
Biology Co-Coordinator
925.424.1344

Barbara Zingg
925.424.1387

Ann Hight
925.424.1307

Michal Shuldman
925.424.1309

Nan Ho
Dean of Math, Science, Engineering and Public Safety

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