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Biological Science (Non-Teaching) (AS.BIOL)



This is a sample list of major requirements. Consult a counselor or academic advisor before registering. Four-year college requirements vary from college to college.


Specific graduation requirements are identified through degree audit. Additional developmental courses in math, reading and English may be required based on placement scores. Only courses with a course number of 100 or higher meet graduation requirements for AA/AS/AES degrees.


For more information contact:
Math/Science Division Chair
217-234-5309
ttimlin@lakeland.cc.il.us

* There are prerequisites or course requisites for this course
** Electives must be approved by Program Coordinator or Division Chair
one cross Course only offered fall semester
Footnote 2 Course only offered spring and summer semester
Footnote 3 Course only offered spring semester
Footnote 4 Courses offered in odd numbered years only
Footnote 5 Courses offered in even numbered years only
Footnote 6 SOS 050 Human Relations and PSY 271 Introduction to Psychology cannot be used as a social science elective
Footnote 7 Consult Academic Advisor for appropriate course
1 N/A
2 N/A




First Year
First Semester
ENG 120
Students will study the writing process by reading essays that illustrate a variety of rhetorical strategies, analyzing writing tasks and texts, and writing, revising, and editing short essays.


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Composition I *
3
SPE 111
Focuses on the fundamental principles and methods of selection, analyzing, organizing, developing and communicating information, evidence, and points of view to audiences.

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Introduction to Speech Communication
3
BIO 100
An introduction to the fundamental processes and structures common to all living things.

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Bio-science I
4
CHM 150
General principles of chemistry for students majoring in chemistry, engineering or science professions.


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General Chemistry I *
4
N/A

Social/Behavioral Science (IAI S)
3
  Total Semester Hours:
17
 
Second Semester
ENG 121
Students will learn how to find, use, assess and document research sources, producing an extended writing project based primarily on library research.


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Composition II *
3
BIO 116
An introduction to the basic concepts of animal life and its diversity. Including: taxonomy, cellular and organismic structure and function, development and economic importance.


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General Zoology *
3
CHM 151
Continues the study of general chemical principles.


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General Chemistry II *
4
N/A

Social/Behavioral Science (IAI S)
3
N/A

Humanities (IAI H)
3
  Total Semester Hours:
16
 

Second Year
First Semester
BIO 111
A survey of the plant kingdom with emphasis on evolutionary advancements and the structure and function of plants and their economic importance.


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General Botany *
4
CHM 243
Fundamental introduction to organic chemistry including a study of hydrocarbons and alcohols with spectroscopy, stereochemistry, and reaction mechanisms.


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Organic Chemistry I * +
4
CHM 253
Laboratory course introduces synthesis and the basic techniques for the separation, isolation, purification and identification of organic compounds.

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Organic Chemistry Lab I * +
1
ESC 106
Introduction to basic Geographic Information Systems (GIS) concepts, using the ArcView GIS software program. Course will focus on developing both a theoretical background in the technology and real world applications using GIS techniques.

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Intro to GIS
4
N/A

Social/Behavioral Science (IAI S)
3
N/A

Fine Arts (IAI F)
3
  Total Semester Hours:
19
 
Second Semester
MAT 241
Differential and integral calculus of elementary functions of one variable, such as polynomial, rational, radical, trigonometric, inverse trigonometric, exponential and logarithmic functions, will be covered. Applications include rates of change, optimization, curve sketching and area. A graphing calculator is required. Ask instructor for calculator recommendations.


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Analytic Geometry/Calculus I *
5
BIO 212
Laboratory and field course. An in-depth study of North American vertebrates with emphasis on Illinois species. Includes taxonomy, distribution, habitats, adaptation, and economic importance.


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Vertebrate Zoology * +++
3
BIO 130
An introductory course dealing with the principles that govern natural environments including man's relationship to them. Part of the course will be conducted in the field observing and measuring various aspects of ecology.

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Environmental Science
4
N/A

Humanities or Fine Arts (IAI H, IAI F, or IAI HF)
3
  Total Semester Hours:
15
 


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