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Biology Concentration

Science A.S.
Biology Concentration

The mission of the Biology A.S. degree program is to prepare students for transfer to a baccalaureate program in Biology by providing foundational coursework in biological, chemical and physical sciences and mathematics.

Goal I: Demonstrate an understanding of fundamental biological, chemical and physical sciences concepts and principles.

  • Demonstrate the ability to use the scientific method to develop and test hypotheses
  • Explain biological and physical phenomena using scientific concepts and principles
  • Analyze and solve quantitative problems in science using mathematical reasoning and representation
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the historical and cultural influences on the development of biological sciences

Goal II: Demonstrate an understanding of the methods of research and analysis.

  • Perform laboratory experiments following a written protocol
  • Utilize appropriate scientific instruments and technology to make accurate measurement and to collect data

Goal III: Demonstrate effective oral and written communications skills.

  • Maintain appropriate laboratory and technical documentation
  • Write a laboratory report that accurately represents experimental outcomes and utilizes appropriate literature resources and citations
  • Prepare and deliver oral and/or poster presentations of scientific and technical information and experimental results
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