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Biology

For students attending: Harper College
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: History, Humanities, Literature, or Philosophy (NOT 101, 102).  
  • C. Social Sciences – Choose one course from the following subjects: Anthropology (NOT 215), Economics (NOT 115), Geography (NOT 112), Political Science, Psychology (NOT 210), or Sociology. 
  • D. Humanities or Social Sciences – Choose an additional course from section B or section C.

II. Required courses for the Biology degree:

HARPER COURSE TITLE IIT EQUIVALENT
MTH 200 Calculus with Analytic Geometry I MATH 151
MTH 201 Calculus with Analytic Geometry II MATH 152
PHY 201 General Physics I PHYS 123
PHY 202 General Physics II PHYS 221
PHY 203 General Physics III PHYS 224
BIO 110 Principles of Biology  BIOL 107 and 109
BIO 135 Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology BIOL 115 and 117
BIO 130 Microbiology BIOL 210 and 225
CHM 121 General Chemistry I  CHEM 124
CHM 122 General Chemistry II CHEM 125
CHM 204 Organic Chemistry I  CHEM 237
CHM 205 Organic Chemistry II CHEM 239
CHM 210 Quantitative Analysis CHEM 247

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

Updated October 2018