Effective Fall 2019
The Associate of Arts in Biology degree is designed to prepare students for transfer, but also provides entry-level opportunities for laboratory technicians in industry and the academic environment. The coursework provides foundational knowledge and hands-on experiences across all levels of biology, from the molecular to the ecological. It also provides students with the basic understanding of human anatomy and physiology, along with an overview of microbiology that impacts humans.
|BIO 1A (General Botany)||5|
|BIO 1B (General Zoology)||5|
|BIO 1C (Cell and Molecular Biology)||5|
|CHEM 1A (General College Chemistry I)||5|
|CHEM 1B (General College Chemistry II)||5|
|PHYS 2A (Introduction to Physics I)||4|
|PHYS 2B (Introduction to Physics II)||4|
|Total Units in the Major||33|
|Additional General Education and Elective Units||27|
See the Las Positas College General Education Pattern for Associate of Arts Degree for listing of areas and courses. Double counting courses in GE and the major is permissible. The number of units that may be double counted will depend on the entry point to the degree program and the optional course(s) taken. Consult with an adviser or a counselor to plan the courses necessary to achieve your academic goal.