Biology, Pre-Professional A.S. Degree and transfer preparation

(Includes Biology, Zoology, Botany, Pre-medicine, Pre-dentistry, Pre-pharmacy, Pre-veterinary Medicine, Microbiology, Entomology, Parasitology, Biological Oceanography)

Required CoursesUnits
(Based on minimum prior preparation) 1
BI 005Molecular And Cell Biology5
BI 006Biology Of Organisms5
CH 001AGeneral Chemistry I5
CH 001BGeneral Chemistry II5
MATH 001ACalculus5
MATH 001BCalculus5
PH 003AEngineering Physics4
PH 003BEngineering Physics4
Required Subtotal38
COD General Education (confer with Counselor)18
Transferable Electives2
Kinesiology Activities2

 Consult catalog of transfer institution for specific requirements. Consult course descriptions for prerequisites.

IMPORTANT NOTE: The student must see a counselor or advisor depending on proposed career, as some courses listed are not required. Thus, the total units will vary depending on the individual student’s career objective and prior preparation.

Students majoring in biological science, medicine, pharmacy, dentistry, or allied fields should complete Biology 5 & 6, Chemistry 1A & 1B, and two semesters of calculus to establish a strong foundation prior to transfer.