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Biology

For students attending: City Colleges of Chicago
Who plan to major in: Biology

THIS GUIDELINE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE.

I. Core Curriculum Electives

  • A. Basic Writing Proficiency – A grade of “C” or better in ENGLISH 101 will complete this requirement.
  • B. Humanities – Choose one course from the following subjects: Comparative Religion, Fine Arts, History, Humanities, Literature, or Philosophy (not PHIL 105).  
  • C. Social Sciences – Choose one course from the following subjects: Anthropology, Economics (not ECON 133), Geography, Political Science, Psychology (not PSYCH 240), Social Sciences, or Sociology.
  • D. Humanities or Social Sciences – Choose an additional course from section B or section C.

II. Required courses for the Biology degree:

CCC COURSE TITLE IIT EQUIVALENT
MATHEMATICS 207 Calculus and Analytic Geometry I MATH 151
MATHEMATICS 208 Calculus and Analytic Geometry II MATH 152
CIS 102 or CIS 142 Introduction to Programming Logic or C-based Programming Language CS 110 or CS 105
PHYSICS 235 Mechanics & Wave Motion PHYS 123
PHYSICS 236 Electricity & Magnetism PHYS 221
PHYSICS 237 Heat light and Modern Physics PHYS 224
CHEMISTRY 201 General Chemistry I CHEM 124
CHEMISTRY 203 General Chemistry II CHEM 125
CHEMISTRY 205 Organic Chemistry I CHEM 237
CHEMISTRY 207 Organic Chemistry II CHEM 239
BIOLOGY 121 Biology I BIOL 107 and 109
BIOLOGY 115 Human Biology BIOL 115 and 117
BIOLOGY 241 Genetics BIOL 214
MICROBIOLOGY 233 General Microbiology BIOL 210 and 225

Please contact Undergraduate Academic Affairs with any questions regarding course equivalencies.

Updated October 2018