Liberal Arts and Sciences: Mathematics and Science - Biology

Program Information

Degree Type: AS
Program Code: LAMS - BIOL
Hegis Code: 5649.00
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Biology Concentration

SUNY Adirondack offers a two-year Liberal Arts and Sciences Associate in Science (AS) degree in Mathematics and Science with a concentration in Biology. This program awards a two-year AS degree and sets a solid base for students to transfer to a four-year institution. Recommended high school preparation: Biology, chemistry, physics and four years of math.

Cr. Course Title Course Code
1-2 Freshman Experience HRD100 HRD100A or HRD110
3 Introduction to College Writing ENG101
3 SUNY Gen Ed Basic Communication  ENG102, ENG103, ENG104, ENG105, ENG106, ENG107, ENG108, ENG109 or ENG110
4 Introductory Statistics with Probability or Calculus I MAT127 (Prereq Required) or MAT131 (Prereq Required)
4 General Biology I BIO111 (Prereq Required)
4 General Biology II BIO112 (Prereq Required)
2 Health and Wellness

Any PED activity courses:  AVS101, AVS102, BIO115, HED103, HED104, HED108, NTR101, NTR111, PED105, PED106, PED206, or PED211

(Note PED 210 and PED 212 do not fulfill this requirement)

3 SUNY GEN ED Western Civilization  
3 SUNY GEN ED American History  
3 SUNY GEN ED Social Science    
3 SUNY GEN ED The Arts, SUNY GEN ED Foreign Language or SUNY GEN ED Humanities  
4 Microbiology or Genetics

BIO223 (Prereq Required) or  BIO212 (Prereq Required)

4 General Ecology BIO205 (Prereq Required)
4 General Chemistry I CHM111 (Prereq Required)
4 General Chemistry II CHM112 (Prereq Required)
4 Organic Chemistry I CHM203 (Fall only - Prereq Required)
4 Organic Chemistry II CHM204 (Spring only - Prereq Required)
7 Electives  BIO107, BIO114, BIO213, or CHM202  recommended
64 Minimum credits required for graduation  


Recommended First Year
First Semester
1-2 HRD100, HRD100A or HRD110
3 ENG101
4 BIO111
4 CHM111
3 SUNY GEN ED American History
Second Semester
3 ENG102 - ENG110
4 BIO112
4 CHM112
3 SUNY GEN ED Social Science
1 Health and Wellness
Recommended Second Year
Third Semester
3 SUNY GEN ED Western Civilization
4 MAT127 or MAT131
4 BIO212 or BIO 223
4 CHM 203
3 Electives - See Note 1
Fourth Semester
3 SUNY GEN ED The Arts, SUNY GEN ED Foreign Language or SUNY GEN ED Humanities
4 BIO205
4 CHM204
4 Electives - See Note 1
1 Health and Wellness

NOTES:  Recommended electives are BIO107, BIO114, BIO 213, or CHM 202.












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