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Biology - Fish - Wildlife, A.A.

Locations:  Worthington. Links to:
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The program listed below is only a suggested guide, and the specific courses required vary among the four year colleges. The student planning a degree in these areas should contact the Biology Department and the counselors at Minnesota West-Worthington campus for assistance with curriculum planning. This degree meets the A.A. and Minnesota Transfer Curriculum (MnTC) requirements. This program will take five or six semesters to complete. Students desiring the A.S. degree may be able to complete the program in four semesters.

Students interested in this degree should choose the Liberal Arts major on the application.

Composition I 3
SPCH 1101 Introduction to Speech 3
BIOL 1110 Principles of Biology I 4
CHEM 1101 General Inorganic Chemistry I 4
CHEM 1102 General Inorganic Chemistry II 4
PHYS 1201 Fundamentals of Physics I 4
PHYS 1202 Fundamentals of Physics II 4
BIOL 2220 Animal Biology 4
BIOL 2230 Plant Biology 4
BIOL 2270* Microbiology 4
  Choose two of the following:  
College Algebra 3
Pre-Calculus 4
Calculus I 4
  Choose one of the following:  
Composition II 3
Composition: Technical Writing 3
Composition: Creative Writing 3
  Social Science Electives** 6-9
  Choose one or two: 5-10
Organic Chemistry I 5
Organic Chemistry II 5
  Choose one of the following: 3-4
Issues in the Environment 3
Environmental Politics 3
Introduction to Physical Geography 4
  Humanities Electives 9


  1. STSK 1110 Freshman Seminar (1) credit is required.
  2. Fulfill a minimum of 4 credits from two of the three areas:  HLTH 1101, CSCI 1102, or any Physical Education course.
  3. *Depends on high school preparation and transfer institution.
  4. **If either PSCI 2210 or GEOG 1101 is taken to meet Areas 5 and 10, only six credits in SOC SSCI is required. Some institutions require ECON 2201.

Updated: si 4/29/14