2022-2023 College Catalog 
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2022-2023 College Catalog [Consult with Your Academic Advisor for Your Catalog Year]

Biology, AS-STEM for Transfer to SAU at NPC BS in Biology - Pre-Health

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NPC Faculty Mentor: Alexandra Barnard (Alexandra.Barnard@np.edu) 501.760.4276
NPC to SAU Transition Coordinator: Dr. Chuck Argo 501.760.4154

  • This curriculum is designed for persons who plan to obtain an Associate of Science in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (AS-STEM) degree at National Park College (NPC), complete upper-level SAU courses at NPC, and receive a Bachelor’s degree from SAU.
  • Prerequisite courses and/or developmental courses may need to be taken in addition to this suggested plan of study.

SAU Transfer Admission information and policies

Additional SAU admission requirements for this program:

  • The student must complete the requirements necessary for general admission to SAU
  • The student will have earned the Associate of Science in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (AS-STEM) degree at NPC with a minimum 2.00 cumulative grade point average in general education courses, and at least a 3.00 cumulative grade point average in Biology (BIOL), Chemistry (CHEM), and Mathematics (MATH) courses
  • Degree program admission requirements will be determined in the same manner as if their initial enrollment had been at SAU.

SAU Transfer Scholarship information and policies

NPUC Transfer Resources:   • Transfer 101  •  Transfer Checklists  •  Transfer FAQ

NPC Honors Program: The NPC Honors Program is accepting applications. Learn more about the NPC Honors Program.

General Education Core - 35 Credit Hours

63 Credit Hours

* Denotes NPC courses included in the Arkansas Course Transfer System (ACTS)

Remaining SAU Courses to be Completed at NPC - Biology - Pre-Health: 61 Credit Hours

Prefix Course # Course Name Credit Hours
CHEM 3003/3001 Organic Chemistry I/Lab 4
CHEM  3103/3101 Organic Chemistry II/Lab 4
BIOL 3023/3021 General Microbiology/Lab 4
BIOL 3033/3031 Genetics/Lab 4
BIOL 3043 Cell Biology 3
BIOL 3373/3371 Introduction to Neuroscience/Lab 4
BIOL 3763 Evolutionary Biology 3
BIOL 4013/4011 Ecology/Lab 4
BIOL 4101 Biology Colloquium 1
BIOL 4503/4501 Molecular Biology/Lab 4
BIOL 4693/4691 Advanced Laboratory Techniques 4
BIOL 4043 Immunology 3
BIOL 3703/3701 Vertebrate Physiology/Lab 4
BIOL 4694 Host-Pathogen Interaction 4
CHEM 3073/3071 Biochemistry/Lab 4
MATH 3043 Applied Probability and Statistics 3
    Total SAU Credit Hours:
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Academic Year: 2022-2023
Revised: September, 2022