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2021-2022 Catalog SVC 
2021-2022 Catalog SVC [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Biology Emphasis, Transfer Track #1, AS-T


Biology courses at Skagit Valley College are designed to prepare students for careers in health fields or future work in research or industry. Classes are offered in a variety of science areas, from marine biology and environmental sciences, to anatomy and physiology and microbiology. Biology majors should take Majors Ecology and Evolution (BIOL& 221 ), Majors Cellular and Molecular (BIOL& 222 ), and Majors Physiology (BIOL& 223 ) as a full-year sequence. Biology majors should meet with a faculty advisor quarterly.  Pre-nursing students should take the sequence of General Biology (BIOL& 160 ), Anatomy and Physiology I (BIOL& 241 ), Anatomy and Physiology II (BIOL& 242 ), and Microbiology (BIOL& 260 ). CHEM& 121  is a prerequisite for BIOL& 160 . Pre-nursing students should meet with a faculty advisor quarterly.

Sample Career Options

Transfer and Degree Requirements

If you are considering a major in Geology and transferring to a four-year college or university in Washington state, our Transfer Program Planning Guide is designed to provide you with recommended courses to complete your Associate in Science - Transfer Track #1, AS-T degree. Of course, educational plans may vary, based on which quarter you begin, how many credits are taken, placement into Math and English, and your preferred transfer institution. To keep you on the best pathway, we encourage you to consult with an Academic Advisor for scheduling options.

Program Map

Program Maps are an integral part of the Planning Guide. Each Program Map includes a recommended quarterly sequence of courses for a full-time student to earn this degree within two years. The courses align with the appropriate number of credits to meet degree requirements and is designed to help you create an individualized, customized Educational Plan, required of all SVC students. Please consult with an SVC Advisor to schedule courses and develop your personal Educational Plan.

94 credits

First Year

Total Credits: 17

2nd Quarter

Total Credits: 15

3rd Quarter

Total Credits: 15

Second Year

Total Credits: 14

Total Credits: 18

6th Quarter

Total Credits: 15