Jan 24, 2020  
SFCC Catalog 2019-2020 
  
SFCC Catalog 2019-2020

Biological Sciences, A.S.


CIP: 26.0101
School of Sciences, Health, Engineering and Math 505-428-1757

This program allows students to develop a degree plan with an emphasis in the biological sciences. Students must work closely with their transfer institutions and their SFCC advisers to ensure the best transition to four-year schools.

Program Learning Outcomes


Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Formulate hypotheses used in scientific inquiry.
  • Solve scientific problems experimentally, conceptually and quantitatively.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of concepts and information in the life sciences.
  • Interpret and explain processes in living organisms from the molecular to the ecological scale.
  • Apply evolutionary theory to biological problems.

General Education Requirements: (34 Credits)


Mathematics (4 Credits)


Social/Behavioral Sciences (3-6 Credits)


Creative and Fine Arts (3-6 Credits)


Humanities (3-6 Credits)


The combined total of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Humanities and Creative Fine Arts areas should equal 12 credit hours.

Health and Wellness (1 Credit)


Related Requirements: (7 Credits Minimum)


Students may choose from the following or select courses in consultation with their depaertmental adviser. Students must work closely with their departmental advisor to select courses appropriate to their transfer institution.

Total 61 Credits Minimum