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    Nov 29, 2022  
2022-2023 Catalog 
2022-2023 Catalog [ARCHIVED]

Biology for Transfer, AS-T

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The biology curriculum is designed to provide a solid foundation in scientific study for students who seek to pursue further study at the baccalaureate level as biology majors, students whose focus is preparation for a career in the allied health disciplines, as well as students who wish to pursue a personal interest in the study of the natural world. Our courses cover topics ranging from cellular and molecular biology to organismal biology and ecology and evolution. Students learn how to engage with the scientific method through a variety of laboratory and field-based activities.

Pursuant to SB1440, section 66756, to earn an Associate in Science in Physics for Transfer (AS-T in Physics) degree students must:

  • Completion of 60 semester units or 90 quarter units of degree-applicable courses
  • Minimum overall grade point average of 2.0
  • Minimum grade of “C” (or “P”) for each course in the major
  • Completion of IGETC and/or CSU GE-Breadth

Complete Option 1 or Option 2

Biology Option 1

Total Units Required: 31-35

To earn the associate for transfer degree:

See Earning an Associate Degree  for associate degree for transfer graduation requirements.


See an IVC counselor for course substitution if a course is not available.

Third-party credentialing:

Third-party credentialing may be subject to change without notice. This information is accurate as of the publication date of this catalog. For the most current information, please consult with the area dean.

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