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North Central Michigan College

Bachelor of Science Degree Biology

For those attending North Central Michigan 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 North Central Michigan College

 

List of Equivalent LSSU Courses
 

 

 

     
 

MACRAO Certification

27

MACRAO Certification

27

 

(General Education Requirements)

 

(General Education Requirements)

 

 

 

 

CIS 100 Intro Computers

3

CS 101 Intro Microcomputer Apps

3

 

MTH 119 College Algebra

3

MA 111 College Algebra

3

 

STAT 200 Statistics

3

MA 207 Prin of Statistical Methods

3

 

BIO 151 General Biology I

4

BL 131 General Biology I

4

 

BIO 152 General Biology II

4

BL 132 General Biology II

4

 

CEM 121 Prin Chemistry I

5

CH 115 General Chemistry I

5

 

CEM 122 Prin Chemistry II

5

CH 115 Gen Chem II (4) & CH Elec (1)

5

 

CEM 231 Organic Chemistry I

4

 

CH 225 Organic Chemistry I

4

 

CEM 232 Organic Chemistry II

4

 

CH 226 Organic Chemistry II

4

 

 

 

 

 

TOTAL NCMC CREDITS

62

 

TOTAL LSSU TRANSFER

62

           
   

Resources:

Contact:

Timothy Dykstra, Dean of Instruction
North Central Michigan College
(231) 348-6700 or (231) 348-6600

Greg Zimmerman, Chair, Biological Sciences
Lake Superior State University
(906) 635-2470 or Admissions 1-888-800-5778 x2231

Students must have MACRAO certification from North Central Michigan College for agreement to be valid. Students should work with their community college transfer counselor to verify MACRAO requirements.

* CO 101 Speech Communication is a departmental prerequisite for BL 399; if a transfer student does not take NCMC’s COM 111 as part of his/her general education, then he/she must take LSSU’s CO 101 prior to taking BL 399.

** 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.

Additional LSSU Course Requirements

 

 

 

 

 
 

BL 220 Genetics

4

 
 

BL 280 Biometrics

3

 
 

BL 299 Sophomore Seminar

1

 
 

BL 337 General Ecology

3

 
 

BL 399 Junior Seminar *

1

 
 

BL 495 Senior Project

1-3

 
 

BL 499 Senior Seminar

1

 
 

Physiology (select one):

4

 
 

BL 315 Plant Physiology (4) or

 

 
 

BL 330 Animal Physiology (4) or

 

 
 

BL 421 Cell Biology (4)

 

 
 

Taxonomy (select one):

3-4

 
 

BL 202 Field Botany (3)

 

 
 

BL 204 General Microbiology (4)

 

 
 

BL 310 Ichthyology (3)

 

 
 

BL 311 Mammalogy (3)

 

 
 

BL 312 Ornithology (3)

 

 
 

BL 422 Parasitology (3)

 

 
 

BL 475 Aquatic Entomology (3)

 

 
 

Biology Electives **

20

 
 

CH 451 Biochemistry

4

 
 

MA 112 Calculus for Bus/Life Science

4

 
 

Electives

14

 
 

 

 

 
 

TOTAL LSSU CREDITS

63

 
 

 

   
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