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Biology Option - X060

 

Courses

Total Courses Program Credits 60-63
 

A. S. in Arts and Science

Contact: Erica Bergquist, (413) 552-2461, ebergquist@hcc.edu

  • General Education Requirements

    Total Credits: 32
     
    Course Title
    Number
    Pre-requisites
    Credits
     
    ENG 101
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    3
     
    ENG 102
    Prerequisite: ENG 101 with a grade of C- or better
    3
     
    3
     
    SSN XX2
    3
     
    SSN XX1
    3
     
    HUM XX3
    3
     
    HUM XX2
    3
     
    HUM XX1
    3
     
    BIO 107
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    4
     
     
    BIO 108
    Prerequisite: BIO 100 or BIO 101 or BIO 103 or BIO 107
    4
     
     
    BIO 110
    4
     
     
    BIO 120
    4
     
  • Program Requirements

    Total Credits: 15
     
    Course Title
    Number
    Pre-requisites
    Credits
     
    CHM 113
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    4
     
     
    CHM 121
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    4
     
    CHM 114
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    4
     
     
    CHM 124
    Prerequisite: CHM 113 or CHM 121.
    4
     
    MTH 142
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    3
     
    MTH 104
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    4
     
     
    MTH 108
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    4
     
     
    MTH 113
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    4
     
  • Program Electives (Select 2 courses from the following)

    Total Credits: 8
     
    Course Title
    Number
    Pre-requisites
    Credits
     
    BIO 106
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    4
     
    BIO 130
    4
     
    BIO 229
    Prerequisite: BIO 100 or BIO 103 or BIO 107 or BIO 110 or BIO 120.
    4
     
    BIO 215
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    4
     
    BIO 222
    Prerequisite: BIO 104 or BIO 108 or BIO 120 or BIO 230
    4
     
    BIO 223
    Prerequisites: BIO 104 or BIO 108 or BIO 120 or VET 133
    4
     
    BIO 230
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    4
     
    BIO 243
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    4
     
    BIO 295
    1-3
     
  • Suggested Electives

    Total Credits: 5-8
     
    Course Title
    Number
    Pre-requisites
    Credits
     

NOTES:

BIO 111 Human Biology; BIO 217 Human Anatomy and Physiology I; Biology 218 Human Anatomy and Physiology II are recommended or students interested in human biology and health careers.

Suggested course prefixes: AST; BIO; CHM; EGR; ESC; ENV; MTH; PHS; SEM.

Any Liberal Arts elective is allowed.

Check with transfer institution / counselor for specific requirements.

This program qualifies for MassTransfer, which guarantees credit transfer to Massachusetts state colleges universities. MassTransfer also will grant students automatic acceptance to certain state colleges and universities by achieving the minimum grade point average and the HCC degree.

Depending on the course selection 50% of this program can be completed online. 

 

Holyoke Community College
303 Homestead Ave. Holyoke, MA 01040
(413) 538-7000