ASNSM in Biology

The Associate in Science in Natural Sciences and Mathematics (ASNSM) degree in Biology emphasizes general education and is designed to provide a basis for transfer into the Bachelor of Arts degree program in Biology. This 60-credit program develops an understanding of biological principles which underlie all living things, instills a sense of inquiry, and sharpens analytical thinking skills.

ASNSM in Biology Credit Distribution

Subject/Category Credits
I. General Education Requirements 44
A. Intellectual and Practical Skills 15
  • Written Communication
  • Oral Communication
  • Quantitative Literacy
  • Information Literacy
B. Civic and Global Learning 9
  • Diversity
  • Ethics
  • Civic Engagement
C. Knowledge of Human Cultures 9
D. Understanding the Physical and Natural World 8
E. Mathematics 3
II. Area of Study: Biology 16
Total 60

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