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Biology (A.A.)

A major of 23 units is required for the associate in arts degree. 

Required Core Courses (15 Units):  
BIOL 150 Cellular Biology 5 units
BIOL 154 General Botany 5 units
BIOL 155 General Zoology 5 units
Plus a minimum of 8 units selected from the following, all of which are required for the baccalaureate degree:   
CHEM 150 General Chemistry 1 5 units
CHEM 151 General Chemistry 2 5 units
PHYS 141 General Physics 1 4 units
PHYS 142 General Physics 2 4 units
Recommended electives:   
BIOL 132 Marine Biology 4 units
BIOL 145 Desert Ecology 2 units 
BIOL 179 Workshops in Biology 1-3 units
BIOL 189 Independent Projects in Biology  
BIOL 199 Special Topics in Biology 3 units

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Lauren Kueffler

Lauren Kueffler
Biology Student

"Staying local and coming to Allan Hancock College has been rewarding in so many ways. I am able to fulfill all my core courses like chemistry and biology to transfer to a four-year university. I have also become active on campus as a student trustee on the Allan Hancock College Board of Trustee. My time on campus has allowed me to develop my voice, as well as a plan for my future."

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