Biology Education Option, Liberal Arts AA

Biology Education Option, Liberal Arts A.A.

Communications Area CH
•+*ENC1101, English I 3
+*ENC1102, English II 3
Humanities Area
Visual and Performing Arts See General Education Requirement 3
Philosophy/Religion See General Education Requirement 3
Literature See General Education Requirement 3
Mathematics Area
+*MAC1140, Pre-Calculus Algebra 3
+*MAC1114, Trigonometry 3
Natural Sciences Area
Physical Science See General Education Requirement 3
Biological Science •+*BSC2010, Biology for Science Majors I 3
Social Sciences Area
•PSY2012 or •SYG2000, Psychology/Sociology 3
History EUH1000 or 1001, Western Civilization 3
Government •POS2041, American National Government 3
Additional Common Prerequisites
EDF1005, Introduction to the Teaching Profession 3
EDF2085, Introduction to Diversity for Educators 3
EME2040, Introduction to Technology for Educators 3
SPC1608, Introduction to Public Speaking 3
BSC2010L, Biology for Science Maj. I Lab 1
+*BSC2011, Biology for Science Majors II 3
BSC2011L, Biology for Science Maj. II Lab 1
Students must select one of the following two-semester sequences (Meets physical science requirement.)
•+*CHM1045, General Chemistry, 3 crs. CHM1045L, General Chemistry Lab, 1 cr. +* CHM1046, Chemistry with Qual. Analysis, 3 crs. CHM1046L, Chemistry with Qual. Anal. Lab, 2 crs. or •+*PHY2053, College Physics I, 3 crs. + PHY2053L, College Physics I Lab, 1 cr. +* PHY 2054, College Physics II, 3 crs. PHY2054L, College Physics II Lab, 1 cr.



• General Education Core. Students must complete at least one identified core course in each area of study—Communications, Humanities, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social Sciences—as part of the general education course requirements.

+ Prerequisites and/or corequisites required. See course descriptions.

* Minimum grade of "C" required.

Natural Sciences

We have over 25 different options for an AA degree to choose from. With a faculty of over 13 full time professors, there will always be someone to help answer any questions you have.

Contact the Natural Science division today to begin your journey into the amazing world of Science.

Natural Sciences Division Website

Division Phone Number: 872-3851
Divisions Email:

Fledia Ellis
Natural Science Chair
Phone: (850)769-1551 ext. 3848

Natural Sciences Faculty

Name Title Phone Email
Nils Akerlind Assistant Professor (850) 769-1551 ext. 2860
Penni Beitzel Assistant Professor (850) 769-1551 ext. 2866
Jessica Edwards Assistant Professor (850) 769-1551 ext. 6020
Fledia Ellis Professor (850) 872-3848 ext. 3848
Vicky Ellis Associate Professor (850) 769-1551 ext. 2856
Carrie Fioramonti Assistant Professor (850) 769-1551 ext. 4010
Linda Fitzhugh Professor (850) 769-1551 ext. 2863
Lee Gonshor Professor (850) 769-1551 ext. 3332
Clifford Harris Professor (850) 769-1551 ext. 2865
Akiko Nakamura Assistant Professor (850) 769-1551 ext. 5148
Gregory Robinson Assistant Professor (850) 769-1551 ext. 2853
James Sheetz Associate Professor (850) 769-1551 ext. 2859
Jamieson Webb Professor (850) 769-1551 ext. 2858

Year One

First Semester

  • General Education: Communication
    ENC 1101 English Composition I

  • EDF 1005 Intro Teaching Profession
  • General Education: Mathematics
    MAC 1140 Precalculus Algebra
  • General Education: Visual and Performing Arts

  • SPC 1608 Intro to Public Speaking

  • Total 15

Second Semester

  • General Education: Communication
    ENC 1102 English Composition II
  • General Education: History
  • General Education: Mathematics
    MAC 1114 Plane Trigonometry

  • EDF 2085 Intro Diversity for Educators
  • General Education: Behavioral Science

  • Total 15

Year Two

First Semester

  • General Education: Literature

  • EME 2040 Intro Technology for Teachers
  • General Education: Biological Science
    BSC 2010 Biology for Science Majors I
  • General Education: Biological Science
    BSC 2010L Biology for Sci Majors I Lab
  • General Education: Government
  • General Education: Physics or Chemistry I
    See Advisor
  • Corresponding Laboratory
    See Advisor

  • Total 17

Second Semester

  • General Education: Philosophy/Religion

  • BSC 2011 Biology for Science Majors II

  • BSC 2011L Biology for Sci Majors II Lab
  • General Education: Physics or Chemistry II
    See Advisor
  • Corresponding Laboratory: See Above
    See Advisor


  • Total 13