The information presented is an unofficial guide to how courses may transfer. Other factors to consider are grades received in the courses, the year in which the course was taken, and the major pursued after transfer. In all instances, final decisions about acceptance of course credit will be made by Pellissippi State Community College.
If you take these courses:
This course is designed to be the equivalent of a college introductory biology course usually taken by biology majors during their first year. Some AP students, as college freshmen, are permitted to undertake upper-level courses in biology or to register for courses for which biology is a prerequisite. Other students may have fulfilled a basic requirement for a laboratory science course and will be able to undertake other courses to pursue their majors.
You may receive up to 8.00 credits for:
Chemical basis of life; cell structure and function, including energy metabolism; cell division; DNA and gene regulation; Mendelian and molecular genetics; evolution. Course includes 3 hours of lecture and 2 hours of laboratory applications each week.
Plant and animal anatomy (tissues, organs and organ systems), physiology, reproduction, and growth; microorganisms; fungi; ecology. Course includes three hours of lecture and two hours of laboratory applications each week.
Phone: (865) 694-6400 ext 6526
Pellissippi State Community College is regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS), Commission on Colleges
You need a minimum grade of 4 to transfer these courses from AP - Advanced Placement to Pellissippi State Community College.
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