Academics

Animal Ecology

Sample Schedule (2 year plan)

First Semester
ENG-105 Composition I 3 s.h.
CHM-151 College Chemistry I OR
CHM-166 General Chemistry I**
4 s.h.
(5 s.h.)
MAT-121 College Algebra* 4 s.h.
SDV-199 College Essentials 1 s.h.
SOC-110 Intro. to Sociology 3 s.h.
Total 15-16 s.h.
Second Semester
ENG-106 Composition II 3 s.h.
CHM-152 College Chemistry II OR
CHM-176 General Chemistry II
4 s.h.
(5 s.h.)
MAT-128 Precalculus OR
MAT-134 Trigonometry & Geo.
4 s.h.
(3 s.h.)
PHI-105 Introducation to Ethics 3 s.h.
Total 13-15 s.h.
Third Semester
BIO-202 Biology I 4 s.h.
Humanities Class^ 3 s.h.
MAT-156 Intro to Statistics 3 s.h.
PHY-106 Survey of Physics** OR
PHY-162 College Physics I
4 s.h.
(4 s.h.)
Elective Credit (If Needed) 2 s.h.
Total 14-16 s.h.
Fourth Semester
BIO-203 Biology II 4 s.h.
Humanities class^ 3 s.h.
Social Science classes^ 3 s.h.
SOC-115 Social Problems 3 s.h.
SPC-112 Public Speaking 3 s.h.
Total 16 s.h.

* – Appropriate math level needed before enrolling in any math class.
** – Need next level of marked classes if going into Pre-Veterinarian.
*** – Practical work experience required in this field for a four year degree.
^ – Check with transfer institution for list of Humanities/Social Science classes.

Note: Please check with transfer institution for their specific requirements and check with a NIACC counselor/advisor for further transfer planning.

    • AA Degree meets the General Education Requirements for the College of Liberal Arts at most transfer institutions.  An AS Degree may be sufficient for this major– confirm appropriateness with your transfer institution.
    • Check with transfer institution for Foreign Language & Diversity Requirements.
    • Admission requirements vary from institution to institution.  Contact the transfer institution for assistance.
    • Suggested schedule dependent on entry level of student.

Suggested Classes:

    • Introduction to Psychology
    • Foreign Language
    • Western Civilization
    • Organic Chemistry I
    • Art History I or II
    • Latin American History/Culture

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