B.S. Public Health

Bachelor of Science in Public Health (B.S)

The Bachelor of Science in Public Health is a classic program of courses that meet the core competencies for the five subdiscplines of public health. This program prepares students to enter the public health workforce, to contribute to public health research, and/or to continue with more advanced academic degree programs. The BS program will have two tracts, a two-year junior-senior tract for students entering with an Associates of Science degree, and a four-year tract for students entering as freshmen.

Two-Year Program

The two-year junior-senior BS Public Health program will follow the student’s first two years after completing their AS degree in either Public Health, Health Occupations, or a related science degree. Students must have degree requirements that may not have been in their AS degree including : PSY 240, PUH 111, PUH 141 or 241, PUH 200, PUH 275, MTH 213, and HEE 111.

Professional Preparation Coursework

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
4
Navajo Studies
NAV
NIS 111 Foundation of Navajo Culture
NIS 221 Navajo History to Present
9-10
Physical Education and Health Education
PEH 122
PEH 113-148
Health Education (HEE)
HEE 110, 111, 112
2-3
Laboratory Science
BIO 181 General Biology I
CHM 130 Fundamental Chemistry
8
Required Core Total Students transferring may need to take additional courses to meet core requirements. 40-43
Lower Division Requirements 30
Credits
BIO 201 Human Anatomy and Physiology I
BIO 202 Human Anatomy and Physiology II
HEE 111 Personal and Community Health
MTH 213/PSY 213 Statistics
PUH 111 Introduction to Public Health
PUH 141 Nutrition for Health
or
PUH 241 Human Nutrition
PUH 200 Principles of Health Education
PUH 270 Community Health Assesment and Planning
PUH 280 Implementation and Eval of PH Interventions
3
3
3
3
3
3

3
3
3
3

Upper Division Requirements 60
Credits
Junior Year Semester I
NIS 371 Navajo Philosophy
PUH 170 Medical Terminology
PUH 201 Prin of Environmental Public Health
PUH 275 Health Services and Policy
PUH 395 Introduction to Epidemiology
Program Credits:
3
3
3
3
3
15
Junior Year Semester II Credits
NIS 311 Introduction to Navajo Holistic Healing
PSY 240 Human Growth and Development
PUH 300 Health and Human Diseases
PUH 350 Global Indigenous Health
PUH 391 Seminar in Public Health
Program Credits:
3
3
3
3
3
15
Senior Year Semester III
PUH 345 Theories of Health Behavior
PUH 355 Health Disparities
PUH 360 American Indian Maternal, Infant, Child, and Sexual Health
PUH 490 Public Health Research Methods
Program Credits:
3
3
3
4
13
Senior Year Semester IV
NAV 231 Medical Terminology of the Navajo
NAV 385 Mental Health Issues in Public Health
PUH 497 Public Health Research Methods Practicum
PUH 498 Indigenous Research Methods
Program Credits:
3
3
3
4
13
Degree Earned Credits
General Education
Lower Division Program Requirements
Upper Division Requirements
Total Credits Earned:
40-43
65-66
60
125-126
Program Classification of Instructional Program (CIP) Code Code Title
Public Health, General 51.2201

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Contact

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B.S. Biology

Bachelor of Science in Biology (B.S.)

The Bachelors of Science in Biology is a classic program of course surveying a wide range of disciplines, including molecular and cellular, organismal, and ecological levels of biology. The theoretical knowledge and skills taught in this program will allow students to enter graduate programs or a variety of professional careers.

Two Year Program

The two-year junior-senior BS Biology program will follow the student’s first two years after completing their AS degree in either Biology, General Science, Health Occupation, Environmental Science, Agroecology, or similar science area. Students must have degree requirements that may not have been in their AS degree: BIO 181/182, CHM151/152, CHM 235, PHY110/111; MTH 190 (pre-calculus) and MTH 213 (statistics), or MTH 191 (calculus).

Four Year BS Biology Program

This curriculum for entering freshmen includes all biology, math and science support, and general education requirements. In the summer preceding first year it is recommend a student take MTH 096 and /or 100, tested out of or passed prior to MTH 110.

Freshman Semester I Credits
BIO 181 General Biology I 4
CHM 151 General Chemistry I 5
ENG 101 Freshman English I 3
MTH 110 College Algebra 4
Program Credits 16
Freshman SEMESTER II
BIO 182 General Biology II 4
CHM 152 General Chemistry II 4
ENG 102 Freshman English II 3
MTH 213 Statistics 4
Program Credits 15
Sophomore SEMESTER III
BIO 221 Invertebrate Biology I 4
CHM 235 General Organic Chemistry I 4
MTH 190 Pre–Calculus 4
Gen. Educ. Course 3
Program Credits 15
Sophomore SEMESTER IV
BIO 222 Invertebrate Biology II 4
BIO 223 Vertebrate Zoology 4
Gen. Educ. Course 3
Gen. Educ. Course 3
Program Credits 14
Junior SEMESTER I
BIO 305 Writing in Biology 1
BIO 326 Ecology 4
CHM 360 Fundamental Biochemistry 3
PHY 110 Algebra-based Physic I 4
Gen. Educ. Course 3
Program Credits 15
Junior SEMESTER Ii
BIO 334 Cell Biology 3
BIO 372 Revolutionary Thought in Biology 3
PHY 111 Algebra-based Physics II 4
Gen. Educ. Course 3
Elective 3
Program Credits 16
Senior SEMESTER III
BIO 415 Plant Taxonomy 4
BIO 425 Animal Physiology 4
BIO 435 Evolutionary Biology 3
BIO 498 Senior Seminar 1
Gen. Educ. Course: 3
Program Credits 15
Senior SEMESTER IV
BIO 426 Plants and Climate 3
BIO 498 Senior Seminar 1
BIO 499 Contemporary Developments in Biology 1-3
Gen. Educ. Course 3
Gen. Educ. Course 3
Elective 3
Program Credits 16
Degree Earned Credits
Lower Division Program Requirements 60
Upper Division Program Requirements 62
Total Credits Earned: 122
Program Classification of Instructional Program (CIP) Code Code Title
26.0101 Biology/Biological Sciences, General.

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A.S. Public Health

Public Health (A.S.)

This program is designed for health professionals who want to pursue a career in community and population health. It promotes Navajo concepts of health and wellness. This degree can be used to transfer to a college that offers four-year programs in public health, health education, health promotion, or community health. The program offers two options: Health Education (Sociocultural) and Environmental Public Health.

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 205 Microbiology 4
PUH 111 Introduction to Public Health 3
PUH 270 Comm. Health Assessment and Planning 3
PUH 295 Public Health Sciences 3
Program Credits 13
Choose Option A or B Credits
Option A:  
PUH 280 Implementation and Evaluation of Public Health Interventions 3
Electives from the following: EDU 200; BIO 170, 201; PSY 111, 240, 250; SOC 111, 225, 230; PUH 241, 289 3
Option B:
PUH 290 Public Health Research Methods 4
PUH 297 Practicum 3
Choose Specialization Option A or B Credits
Option A: Health Ed. (Sociocultural Option)  
HEE 110 Introduction to Wellness 3
HEE 111 Personal and Community Health 3
PUH 200 Principles of Health Education 3
Option B: Environmental Public Health Option
PUH 201 Principles of Environmental Public Health 3
PUH 202 Uranium and Environmental Health 3
ENV 160 Introduction to Geographic Info System
or
ENV 101 Introduction to Environmental Science
3-4
Degree Earned Credits
General Education 40-43
Program Requirements 13
Choose Option A or B 6-7
Specialization 9-10
Total Credits Earned: 68-73
Program Classification of Instructional Program (CIP) Code Code Title
51.2207 Public Health Education and Promotion.

Provost

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ggarrity@dinecollege.edu

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Diné College:
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A.S. Pre-Engineering

Pre-Engineering (A.S.)

This degree is designed for students who plan to transfer to four-year Engineering Program. With this degree students will be able to enter the junior year of most programs. Others may chose to prepare for employment as engineering technicians.

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
EGR 111 Introduction to Engineering 3
MTH 190 Pre-Calculus 4
MTH 191 Calculus I 4
MTH 192 Calculus II 4
MTH 192 Calculus III 4
MTH 221 Ordinary Differential Equations 3
PHY 121 Calculus-based Physics I 4
PHY 131 Calculus-based Physics II 4
Program Credits 30
Degree Earned Credits
General Education 40-43
Program Requirements 30
Total Credits Earned: 70-73
Program Classification of Instructional Program (CIP) Code Code Title
14.0102 Pre-Engineering

Provost

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Contact

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Diné College:
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A.S. Physics

Physics (A.S.)

This option provides a foundation in physics as preparation for further studies at a four-year college or university.  IMPORTANT: To fulfill General Education Science Core Students must take CHM 151 and 152.  All A.S.  degrees require ANY BIO class to fulfill the Science Core, with the exception of the A.S. degree in Physics.

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
CHM 151 General Chemistry I 5
CHM 152 General Chemistry II 4
CSC 150 Programming Fundamentals 3
PHY 121 Calculus-based Physics I 4
PHY 131 Calculus-based Physics II 4
MTH 191 Calculus I 4
MTH 192 Calculus II 4
Program Credits 28
Degree Earned Credits
General Education 40-43
Program Requirements 28
Total Credits Earned: 68-71

*Choose one Life Science with lab from BIO; and one Physical Science with lab from: AGR, AST, CHM, ENV, GLG, PHY or PHS on the Associate of Science Degree Checklist.

Program Classification of Instructional Program (CIP) Code Code Title
40.0801 Physics, General.

Provost

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Contact

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Diné College:
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A.S. Mathematics

Mathematics (A.S.)

Students earning a Mathematics degree receive a foundation in pure mathematics and selected topics in physical sciences or economics. Students are prepared to pursue employment or further studies in mathematics, physics, chemistry, biology, or engineering. IMPORTANT: To full the General Education Mathematics Core, students are required to take MTH 110, which is a prerequisite for the MTH 190 Program Requirement. All A.S. degrees require ANY BIO class to fulfill the Science Core.

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
MTH 190 Pre-Calculus 4
MTH 191 Calculus I 4
MTH 192 Calculus II 4
MTH 220 Calculus III 4
Choice of two
MTH 210 Discrete Mathematics
MTH 213 Statistics
MTH 221 Ordinary Differential Equations
MTH 225 Elementary Linear Algebra
6-7
CSC 150 Programming Fundamentals 3
Program Credits 25-26
Degree Earned Credits
General Education 40-43
Program Requirements 25-26
Total Credits Earned: 65-69
Program Classification of Instructional Program (CIP) Code Code Title
27.0101 Mathematics, General.

Provost

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Contact

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Diné College:
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A.S. Health Occupation

Health Occupation (A.S.)

Health Occupation is appropriate for students who plan to enter nursing or other allied health professions. Upon completion of this degree, students will be prepared to transfer to programs at four-year universities or technical schools. Math 114 is a recognized option to meet the General Education requirements for the State of Arizona and also meets the requirement for a math course in the nursing programs at NAU and ASU. IMPORTANT: To fulfill General Education Social and Behavioral Science Core Students must take PSY 111.

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 201 Human Anatomy & Physiology I
BIO 202 Human anatomy & Physiology II
BIO 205 Microbiology
12
Choice of one from:
ANT 111 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
or
NAV 231 Medical Terminology of the Navajo
or
SOC 111 Introduction to Sociology
3
Choice of three or four courses from the following:
BIO 170  Medical Terminology
BIO 182  General Biology II
BIO 184 Plant Biology
BIO 218 Human Pathophysiology
BIO 242 General Genetics
CHM 152 General Chemistry II
CHM 230 Fundamental Organic Chemistry
MTH 213 Statistics*
PHY 101 Fundamentals of Physics
PHY 110 Algebra-based Physics I
PSY 240 Human Growth & Development*
PUH 111 Introduction to Public Health
PUH 200 Principles of Health Education
PUH 201 Principles of Environmental Public Health
PUH 141 Nutrition for Health*
PUH 241 Human Nutrition*Note: BIO 181 and courses with * are recommended for transfer to most nursing programs
12-16
Program Credits 27-31
Degree Earned Credits
General Education 40-43
Program Requirements 27-31
Total Credits Earned: 67-74
Program Classification of Instructional Program (CIP) Code Code Title
51.2207 Public Health Education and Promotion.

Provost

Provost

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ggarrity@dinecollege.edu

Contact

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Diné College:
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A.S. General Science

General Science (A.S.)

General Science provides maximum flexibility and is appropriate for students in pre-medicine, pharmacy,    dental, medical technology, and other professional fields. It is also the program of choice for geology and chemistry students.

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
Choose one pair
CHM 151 General Chemistry I*
CHM 152 General Chemistry II*
Or
CHM 130 Fundamental Chemistry
CHM 230 Fundamental Organic Chemistry*Pre-professional students are advised to take the CHM 151 and 152 sequences and may not choose CHM 130 and 230 for their section option.
8-9
Choose one pair

BIO 181 General Biology I
BIO 182 General Biology II
or
PHY 110 Algebra-based Physics I
PHY 111 Algebra-based Physics II
or
PHY 121 Calculus-based Physics I
PHY 131 Calculus-based Physics II
or
GLG 101 Indigenous Physical Geology
GLG 102 Historical Geology

8
Choice of One
MTH 190 Pre-Calculus*
or
MTH 213 Statistics*The AGEC-S block for Math and Science majors requires MTH 191.
4
*Science/Math Electives: 8 additional credits selected from:

MTH 190 or above; CHM 130 or above; PHY 110 or above; BIO 180 or above; GLG 101 or above; any ENV or CSC 150

8
Program Credits 28-29
Degree Earned Credits
General Education 40-43
Program Requirements 28-29
Total Credits Earned: 68-72
Program Classification of Instructional Program (CIP) Code Code Title
24.0102 General Studies.

Provost

Provost

Geraldine Garrity, Ed. D.
ggarrity@dinecollege.edu

Contact

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Mail to: Provost
Diné College:
Box C09
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A.S. Environmental Science

Environmental Science (A.S.)

Students selecting Environmental Science will be prepared to transfer to Bachelor of Science degree programs in Environmental Biology, Environmental Science, Wildlife Management, or Resource Management. Majors can receive internship support for research during both the academic year and the summer if they maintain good academic standing.

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 182 General Biology II
ENV 101 Introduction to Environmental Science
ENV 105 Climate Change for Tribal Peoples
ENV 230 Environmental Sampling and Monitoring
16
Choice of one
(Pre-professional students are advised to take)
CHM 152 General Chemistry II
or GLG 102 Historical Geology
4
Choice of one from:
MTH 190 Pre-Calculus
or
MTH 213 Statistics (AGEC-S block for Math and Science majors requires MTH 191).
4
Option: Must choose one:
BIO 184 Plant Biology
or
CHM 230 Fundamental Organic Chemistry
4
Program Credits 28
Degree Earned Credits
General Education 40-43
Program Requirements 28
Total Credits Earned: 68-71
Program Classification of Instructional Program (CIP) Code Code Title
03.0104 Environmental Science.

Provost

Provost

Geraldine Garrity, Ed. D.
ggarrity@dinecollege.edu

Contact

Call:
928.724.6623

Mail to: Provost
Diné College:
Box C09
Tsaile, AZ 86556

A.S. Biology

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.

Provost

Provost

Geraldine Garrity, Ed. D.
ggarrity@dinecollege.edu

Contact

Call:
928.724.6623

Mail to: Provost
Diné College:
Box C09
Tsaile, AZ 86556