Associate in Science
Major Related Program
PurposeThis degree plan is intended to prepare students who want to be secondary biology teachers for university transfer. Students who complete this degree will have completed some general education requirements as well as most of the prerequisites for a major in biology.
Program OutcomesPlease refer to the Distribution Requirements and their criteria listed on pages 33-35 of the 2011-12 Centralia College catalog.
Recommended Course ScheduleFall Quarter, First Year
|BIOL& 221||Majors Ecology/Evolution (S)||5|
|CHEM& 161||General Chemistry w/lab I (S)||6|
|ENGL& 101||English Composition I (C)||5|
Winter Quarter, First Year
|BIOL& 222||Majors Cell/Molecular (S)||5|
|CHEM& 162||General Chemistry w/lab II (S)||6|
|MATH& 151||Calculus I (M)||5|
Spring Quarter, First Year
|BIOL& 223||Majors Organismal Phys (S)||5|
|CHEM& 163||General Chemistry w/lab III (S)||6|
|MATH& 152||Calculus II (M)||5|
Fall Quarter, Second Year
|CHEM& 261||Organic Chemistry w/lab I (S)||6|
|MATH& 146||Introduction to Statistics (M)||5|
|EDUC& 201||Introduction to Education||3|
Winter Quarter, Second Year
|CHEM& 262||Organic Chemistry w/lab II (S)||6|
|EDUC 202||Classroom Observation||2|
|SPEE 110||Principles of Speech Communication (H)||5|
|Health & Fitness Distribution (HF)||3|
Spring Quarter, Second Year
|CHEM& 263||Organic Chemistry w/lab III||6|
|PSYC& 100||General Psychology (SS)||5|
|Social Science Distribution (SS)*|
|Humanities Distribution (H)*||5|
Note: Check for specific prerequisites for transfer institutions, particularly physics and foreign language requirements.
*Students are required to complete 3-5 credits in a Diversity course (D). A list of courses that satisfy the Diversity Requirement can be found in the college catalog.