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Biology (AS)

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Program Information

The Associate in Science in biological science is designed for students planning to seek to transfer to a four-year college and requires a minimum of 20 credit hours in requirements in addition to the general education requirements. Are you curious about the living world around you? Enroll in the Butler Biological Science programs and prepare for a bright future in the fields of healthcare, environmental, biological sciences and veterinary medicine. Covering the breadth of microbiology to human physiology to environmental sciences, from the smallest organisms to our human world and ties that connect them all, the biological sciences describe how the living world works. The science of life is relevant to us all.

Manhattan Area Technical College (MATC)
Partnership in Biotechnology

Butler Community College has a partnership with Manhattan Area Technical College. This partnership is conned to their BIOTEKS (biotechnology Training in Kansas) program. We offer the lab components for the Advanced Biotechnology Certificate (ABC). Biotechnology is a rapidly growing field that is creating an increased need for skilled laboratory technicians. Students interested in this area of study should contact the Biology Department chair at Butler Community College.

Contact Information

Lindsay Carter
Department Lead, Assistant Professor
Office: Butler of Andover, Rm 6446

First Term: 15 Credit Hours

Select one: 3 Credit Hours

Second Term: 16 Credit Hours

Third Term: 16 Credit Hours

Select one: 5 Credit hours

Select one: 5 Credit hours

Select one: 3 Credit Hours

Fourth Term: 13 Credit Hours

Total Degree Pathway Credit Hours: 60

Please note: BI215 Majors Biology I must be taken prior to BI220 Majors Biology II.  Consequently, students taking courses on the El Dorado campus will take BI215 Majors Biology I in the Spring (2nd Term) and BI220 Majors Biology II the following Fall (3rd Term).  Students taking courses on the Andover campus will take BI215 Majors Biology I in the Fall (3rd Term) and BI220 Majors Biology II the following Spring (4th term).  Please check the interactive schedule for course sequence availability or contact an advisor. 


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