Gogebic Community College

Biological Sciences

Students in class

Biological Sciences Program Overview

  • Associate Degree
  • 2 Years
  • Main Campus - Ironwood


Biological scientists study living organisms and their relationship to the environment. Most specialize in some area of biology.The Gogebic Community College biology curriculum is designed to provide the general education courses required to transfer to a university for bachelor's degree completion. 

Unique Features

  • Transferable


  • Students are required to work with their Faculty Advisor and Transfer Coordinator to determine course schedule and ensure transferability to the intended college or university. 



Courses at Gogebic

Prefix Title Credits
COL 101 College and Transfer Success 1
ENG 101 English Composition I 3
ENG 102 English Composition II 3
Humanities Electives Humanities Electives (2 courses required) 6-8
Social Science Electives Social Science Electives (2 courses required) 6-8
Transfer Electives Transfer Electives 6
Prefix Title Credits
BIO 101 Principles of Biology 4
BIO 102 Biological Diversity 4
MTH 150 Calculus I 5
CHM 151 General and Inorganic Chemistry I 5
CHM 152 General and Inorganic Chemistry II 5
Math/Science Electives Math/Science Electives 16-18
Total Credits: 64-70

Additional Information

Humanities: The required Humanities courses must come from at least two different disciplines. Social Sciences: The required Social Science courses must come from at least two different disciplines.

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