Jun 03, 2023  
SFCC Catalog 2022-2023 
SFCC Catalog 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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.

Students can follow the Program Map(s) listed below to complete this program

Program Learning Outcomes

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

  • Formulate hypotheses used in scientific inquiry. 
  • Test hypotheses experimentally using a variety of techniques. 
  • Solve scientific problems experimentally, conceptually and quantitatively. 
  • Demonstrate knowledge of life processes and concepts in the biological sciences. 


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 departmental advisor. Students must work closely with their departmental advisor to select courses appropriate to their transfer institution.

Total 61 Credits Min.