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2023-2024 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

TSAP - Ivy Tech - Biological Sciences, BS


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120 credit hours are required to graduate

Ivy Tech Community College - Associate of Science in Biology TSAP (60+ Credits)


  • BIOL 105 Biology I Molecular and Cellular Processes (5 Credits)
  • BIOL 107 Biology II Diversity of Life (5 Credits)
  • BIOL 221 Molecular Biology (4 Credits)
  • BIOL 279 Introduction to Scientific Research (1 Credit)
  • CHEM 105 General Chemistry I (5 Credits)
  • CHEM 106 AH General Chemistry II (5 Credits)
  • COMM 101 Fundamentals of Public Speaking (3 Credits)
  • ENGL 111 English Composition (3 Credits)
  • ENGL 215 Rhetoric and Argument (3 Credits)
  • Humanistic Ways of Knowing Elective (3 Credits)
  • IVYT 111 Student Success for University Transfer (1 Credit)
  • MA 211 Calculus I (4 Credits)
  • MA 212 Calculus II (4 Credits) (See Note 1)
  • PHYS 101 Physics I (4 Credits)
  • PHYS 102 Physics II (4 Credits)
  • Social and Behavioral Ways of Knowing Elective (3 Credits)

And select one of the following:

  • BIOL 222 Genetics (4 Credits) (See Note 2)
  • BIOL 240 Ecology (4 Credits)

Note 1: Students transferring to Purdue University Northwest are highly encouraged to take MATH 212 to finish their Calculus sequence.  If this class is not taken, students can take a 3 credit Social Science or Humanities course.  Calculus 2 will then be finished at PNW. 

Note 2: Genetics is recommended in the sophomore year as it as a requirement for several upper level courses.   

Sample Semester Sequence at Purdue University Northwest


Semester 7 (15-16 Credits)


Semester 8 (14-17 Credits)


  • Biology Elective 
  • Biology Elective or Free Elective
  • Free Elective 
  • Free Elective
  • Humanities/Social Science Elective

Notes


  • CIS 20400 is recommended for students with limited experience using Microsoft Suite but can be replaced with another Gen Ed Technology approved by the department.  
  • An overall GPA of 2.0 or greater must be maintained. A GPA of 2.0 or greater must be maintained for Biology core courses.
  • C- or better for BIOL 10100 and BIOL 10200.
  • 32 or more credits must be at or above the 30000 level.
  • Students should speak to their advisor to verify that they have the appropriate courses for the Gen. Ed. core and/or their future careers, i.e. premedical students should have Introductory Psychology - PSY 12000 and Sociology - SOC10000, or the equivalent.  

 

 

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