May 23, 2019  
Undergraduate Bulletin 2010-2011 
Undergraduate Bulletin 2010-2011 [Archived Catalog]

Biology Concentration (A.A.)

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Program: Concentration A.A.
Department of Biology
College of Arts and Sciences

Science Building 330 ~ 260-481-6305 ~

The student learning outcomes for the degree are as follows:  

  • Students should have demonstrated comprehension of basic biological principles and theories and a demonstrated ability to apply theories and principles to problem solving.
  • Provide coursework and advising for students who seek employment after the A.A. degree or who expect to continue their undergraduate education with the intent of earning a B.S. degree in Biology.

The associate of arts degree requires courses that satisfy the IPFW general education program and requirements in the concentration.  The degree requires a total of 63 credits, most of which are fulfilled by required courses.  If you plan to continue for a bachelor’s degree, see Part 5  for B.S. requirements in biology, biology teaching, and medical technology.

IPFW General Education Requirements

Area I—Linquistic and Numerical Foundations Credits: 9

Area II—Natural and Physical Sciences Credits: 8

Area III—The Individual, Culture, and Society Credits: 6

See Part 2 General Education Requirements for approved courses 

Two semester, 8 credit sequence in organic chemistry

Credits in the first year of a foreign language Credits: 8

Additional credits in approved elective courses Credits: 4-12

Total credits with a graduation GPA of at least 2.00: 60-63

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