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Biology

Associate in Science

Biology is the scientific study of life. The biology area at MCC provides an effective learning environment where students develop critical thinking skills which lay the groundwork for future educational experiences. MCC offers a wide variety of courses in the biological sciences that provides students with the necessary biological foundation to complete a two-year degree here at MCC as well as to prepare them for transfer to a four-year institution.

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Degree Pathway starting with MATH-145

If you do not place into MATH-170 (Analytic Geometry and Calculus I), please consult this course pathway which begins with MATH-145 (Pre-Calculus) and consult with a faculty member or academic adviser.

Degree Information

  • Credit Hours: 68 / 69
  • Contact Hours: 86 / 87

Recommended Math Pathway: STEM

Writing Requirements: ENGL-101 and ENGL-102

Degree Pathway

Course Name Course Notes Credit
Hours
Contact
Hours
Year One
Fall
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Year One
Winter
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Year One
Spring / Summer
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Year Two
Fall
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Year Two
Winter
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Notes
* Spring
**Summer

Degree Information

  • Credit Hours: 63 / 64
  • Contact Hours: 81 / 82

Recommended Math Pathway: STEM

Writing Requirements: ENGL-101 and ENGL-102

Degree Pathway

Course Name Course Notes Credit
Hours
Contact
Hours
Year One
Fall
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Year One
Winter
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Year Two
Fall
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Year Two
Winter
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33
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33
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33
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