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Mid-Michigan Community College

Bachelor of Science Degree Biology

For those attending Mid-Michigan 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.
   

Course Requirements at Mid-Michigan Michigan College

 

List of Equivalent LSSU Courses
 

 

 

     
 

ENG 111 Freshman Composition

3

ENGL 110 First Year Composition I

3

 

ENG 222 Expository Writing/Res

3

ENGL 111 First Year Composition II

3

 

SPE 101 Fundamentals of Comm.

3

COMM 101 Fund  of Speech Comm.

3

 

BIO 101 College Biology

4

BIOL 131 General Biology I

4

 

MAT 116 Business Mathematics I

3

MATH 111 College Algebra

3

 

CHM 111 General College Chemistry I

4

CHEM 115 General Chemistry I

4

 

Social Science Electives****

8

Social Science Electives

8

 

Humanities and Fine Arts Electives****

8

Humanities Electives

8

 

CIS 100 Intro Info Processing Systems*

3

CSCI 101 Intro Microcomputers

3

 

Electives:

23

Electives:

23

 

   BIO 201 Botany (4)

 

   BIOL 132 General Biology II (4) ** and BIOL Elective (4)

 

   BIO 203 Zoology (4)

 

   CHEM 116 General Chemistry II (4)

 

   CHM 112 Gen College Chemistry I (4)

 

   CHEM 225 Organic Chemistry I (4) and CHEM Elective (1)

 

   CHM 241 Organic Chemistry I (5)

 

   CHEM 226 Organic Chemistry II (4) and CHEM Elective (1)

 

   CHM 242 Organic Chemistry II (5)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MAT 212 Intro to Probability & Stats

3

MATH 207 Principles of Stats

3

 

MAT 216 Business Mathematics II

3

MATH 112 Calculus for Bus & Life Sci

3

 

 

 

   
 

TOTAL MMCC CREDITS

68

 

TOTAL LSSU TRANSFER

68

           
   

Resources:

Contact:

Linda Jensen, Transfer Counselor
Mid-Michigan Community College
(989) 386-4030

Greg Zimmerman, Chair, Biological Sciences
Lake Superior State University
(906) 635-2470

Students must have MACRAO certification from Mid-Michigan Community College for agreement to be valid.  Students should work with their community college transfer counselor to verify MACRAO requirements.
Note:  The intent of this associates degree is to be a transfer degree to LSSU; however, LSSU does not require the associates degree.
* Required for associates degree only; not required for LSSU’s degree completion.
** BIO 201 and 203 will transfer into LSSU as BIOL 132 only if a student transfers in both courses, plus 4 credits of BIOL electives.
***CHEM 451 Biochemistry can be counted towards a Chemistry minor.
****Social Science Electives—at least 8 credits from Group III (at least two disciplines must be selected). Humanities Electives—at least 8 credits from Group IV (at least two disciplines must be selected).  Please consult with MMCC advisors.

Additional LSSU Course Requirements

 

 

 

 

 
 

BIOL 220 Genetics

4

 
 

BIOL 280 Biometrics

3

 
 

BIOL 299 Sophomore Seminar

1

 
 

BIOL 337 General Ecology

3

 
 

BIOL 399 Junior Seminar

1

 
 

BIOL 495 Senior Project

1-3

 
 

BIOL 499 Senior Seminar

1

 
 

Physiology (select one)

4

 
 

   BIOL 315 Plant Physiology (4)

 

 
 

   BIOL 330 Animal Physiology (4)

 

 
 

   BIOL 421 Cell Biology (4)

 

 
 

Taxonomy (select one)

4

 
 

   BIOL 202 Field Botany  (3)

 

 
 

   BIOL 204 General Microbiology (4)

 

 
 

   BIOL 310 Ichthyology (3)

 

 
 

   BIOL 311 Mammalogy (3)

 

 
 

   BIOL 312 Ornithology (3)

 

 
 

   BIOL 422 Parasitology (3)

 

 
 

   BIOL 475 Aquatic Entomology (3)

 

 
 

Biology Electives

20

 
 

   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.

 

 
 

CHEM 451 Biochemistry***

4

 
 

Physical Science Electives

8

 
 

 

 

 
 

TOTAL LSSU CREDITS

56

 
 

 

   
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