GLENDALE COMMUNITY COLLEGE

BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE

Upon completion of this major, students will be able to describe and demonstrate correct use of laboratory equipment; be well-prepared for upper-division biology courses; and be well-qualified as transfer students to 4-year university biology programs.
All courses used to satisfy the major for the Associate in Arts degree must be completed with a grade of "C" or better.

 
PREREQUISITE COURSES REQUIRED COURSES FOR MAJOR UNITS
CHEM 101

BIOL 101

General Biology I

4

BIOL 101 and CHEM 101

BIOL 102

General Biology II

5

All three of the following must be satisfied:
1. Eligibility for ENGL 120 or ESL 151
2. One of the following:
  1. MATH 101 or MATH 120 or MATH 220B or
  2. 1 years of high school algebra with a grade of "C" or better
3. One of the following:
  1. CHEM 110 or
  2. 1 year of high school chemistry (with lab) with a grade of "C" or better, and satisfactory test scores on the Mathematics and Chemistry Placement Exams.

CHEM 101

General Chemistry I

5

CHEM 101

CHEM 102

General Chemistry II

5

MATH 141, or 146, or 2 units of MATH 246, or Math 246B, or placement test scores

MATH 101

Intermediate Algebra

5

  TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED

24

NOTE: ADDITIONAL COURSEWORK MIGHT BE REQUIRED IF PREREQUISITES ARE NOT MET.  SEE A COUNSELOR TO PREPARE A STUDENT EDUCATIONAL PLAN.
 

August 2014 GCC Catalog 2014-2015
Important Notice: In the event of a discrepancy between the information presented above and the online and/or print versions of the GCC Catalog, please contact a counselor or the office of Admissions and Records.