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Alpena Community College

Bachelor of Science Degree Biology

For those attending Alpena Community College and are interested in a Bachelor of Science Degree Biology from Lake Superior State University, what follows is a list of courses required at the Community College and LSSU.
   
 

 

List of Equivalent LSSU Courses
           
 

MACRAO Certification

25

MACRAO Certification

25

 

(General Education Requirements)

 

(General Education Requirements)

 

 

 

 

CEM 121 General & Inorganic Chemistry

4

CH 115 General Chemistry I

4

 

CEM 122 Inorg Chem & Quant Analysis

4

CH 116 General Chemistry II

4

 

CEM 221 Organic Chemistry

4

CH 225 Organic Chemistry I

4

 

CEM 222 Organic Chemistry

4

CH 226 Organic Chemistry II

4

 

BIO 210 Intro to Botany

4

BL 132 General Biology II

4

 

BIO 211 General Zoology

4

BL Electives

4

 

BIO 227 Microbiology

4

BL 223 Clin Micro (3) & BL Elec(1)

4

 

MTH 123 College Algebra/Analytical Trig

4

MA 111 College Alg (3) & MA 108 Trig

4

 

 

 

Vectors for Physics (1)

 

 

MTH 131 Analytical Geom & Calculus

5

MA 151 Calculus I (4) & MA Elec (1)

5

 

PHY 221 Physics

5

PH 231 General Physics I

5

 

PHY 222 Physics

5

PH 232 General Physics II

5

         
 

TOTAL ACC CREDITS

72

 

TOTAL LSSU TRANSFER

72

           
   

Resources:

Contact:

Richard Sanderson, Transfer Coordinator
Alpena Community College
(989) 356-7265

Greg Zimmerman, Chair, Biological Sciences
Lake Superior State University
(906) 635-2470 or Admissions 1-888-800-5778 x2231

Students must have MACRAO certification from Alpena Community College for agreement to be valid. Students should work with their community college transfer counselor to verify MACRAO requirements.

* CO 101 Speech Communication is a departmental prerequisite for BL 399; if a transfer student does not take ACC’s SPE 121 Speech Communication, then he/she must take LSSU’s CO 101 prior to taking BL 399.

** A minimum of 12 hours must be from 300 or 400 level courses. At least one physiology, taxonomy, or biology elective must be at the 400 level.

Additional LSSU Course Requirements

 

 

 

 

 
 

BL 131 General Biology I

4

 
 

BL 199 Freshman Seminar

1

 
 

BL 220 Genetics

4

 
 

BL 280 Biometrics

3

 
 

BL 299 Sophomore Seminar

1

 
 

BL 337 General Ecology

3

 
 

BL 399 Junior Seminar*

1

 
 

BL 495 Senior Project

1-3

 
 

BL 499 Senior Seminar

1

 
 

Select One:

4

 
 

BL 315 Plant Physiology (4) or

 

 
 

BL 330 Animal Physiology (4) or

 

 
 

BL 421 Cell Biology (4)

 

 
 

Select One:

3-4

 
 

BL 202 Field Botany (3)

 

 
 

BL 204 General Microbiology (4)

 

 
 

BL 310 Ichthyology (3)

 

 
 

BL 311 Mammalogy (3)

 

 
 

BL 312 Ornithology (3)

 

 
 

BL 422 Parasitology (3)

 

 
 

BL 475 Aquatic Entomology (3)

 

 
 

Biology Electives**

20

 
 

MA 112 Calculus for Bus & Life Sci

4

 
 

MA 207 Prin of Statistical Methods

3

 
       
 

TOTAL LSSU CREDITS

53

 
 

 

   
         
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