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 Writing I 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 HIS101 or HIS102
3 SUNY GEN ED American History HIS103 or HIS104
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 BIO113 (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 (Prereq Required)
4 Organic Chemistry II CHM204 (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 HIS103 or HIS104
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 HIS 101 or HIS 102
4 MAT127 or MAT131
4 BIO113 or BIO212
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 I
1 Health and Wellness

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






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