Associate of Arts Degrees

Biology (A.S.)

Students selecting Biology will complete a broad program in biological and related physical sciences. They will be prepared to pursue employment or further studies in fields such as zoology, botany, microbiology, ecology, wildlife biology, molecular biology, biotechnology, as well as many other fields of biology according to their interests.

General Education Core Credits
Communications
ENG 101: Freshman English I
ENG 102: Freshman English II
6
Humanities and Fine Arts
Students must choose two courses from:
Art History (ARH)
English (ENG) 212, 213, 231, 233, 234, 241, 297
Fine Arts (FA)
Humanities (HUM)
Theater (THR) 101, 102
6
Mathematics Student must take appropriate course based on major.
MTH 110: College Algebra
MTH 114: College Mathematics
MTH 106: Survey on College Mathematics
3-4
Social and Behavioral Science
Students must choose one History (HST) 101, 102, 135, 136 course and one other course from:
Anthropology (ANT)
Sociology (SOC)
Social Work (SWO)
Social Science (SSC)
Political Science (POS)
Economics (ECO)
Psychology (PSY)
6
Laboratory Science
Students must choose one Life Science and one
Physical Science course both with labs from:
Life Science: BIO
Physical Science: AGR, AST, CHM, ENV, GLG, PHY, PHS
8
Physical Education and Health Education
PEH 122
PEH 113-148
Health Education (HEE)
HEE 110, 111, 112
2-3
Navajo Studies
One Navajo Language Course Based on Placement Test (NAV 101, 102, 201, 202, or 211)
NIS 111: Foundations of Navajo Culture and
NIS 221: Navajo History to Present 9-10
2-3
Required Core Total Students transferring may need to take additional courses to meet core requirements. 40-43
Program Requirements Credits
BIO 181 General Biology I
BIO 182 General Biology II
8
Choice of one pair from
(Pre-professional students are advised to take)
CHM 151 General Chemistry I
CHM 152 General Chemistry II
or
CHM 130 Fundamental Chemistry
CHM 230 Fundamental Organic Chemistry
8-10
Choice of one from:
MTH 190 Pre-Calculus
or
MTH 213/PSY 213 Statistics
4
Biology Electives
BIO 184 Plant Biology or higher above
8
Program Credits 28-30
Degree Earned Credits
General Education 40-43
Program Requirements 28-30
Total Credits Earned: 68-73
Program Classification of Instructional Program (CIP) Code
Code Title
26.0101 Biology/Biological Sciences, General.

Dean of the Faculty

Acting Dean of the Faculty

Dr. Paul Willeto
pwilleto@dinecollege.edu

Contact

Call:
928.724.6962

Mail to: Dean of the Faculty
Diné College:
1 Circle Dr.
Tsaile, AZ 86556