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 Volunteer 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:
An introduction to the biological sciences with an emphasis on basic concepts of the building blocks of life at the molecular and cellular levels. Functions of cellular organelles, including synthesis, genetics, cellular respiration, cell reproduction will be emphasized. Viruses will be discussed. The Kingdoms Monera, Protista, and Fungi will be surveyed phylogenetically; Animalia and Plantae will be introduced. (Same as RODP BIOL 1010) PREREQUISITES: DSPW 0800 and DSPR 0800 or acceptable placement scores. COREQUISITES: None.
A continuation of Introduction to Biology I with emphasis on the Kingdoms Animalia and Plantae including tissues, morphology, evolutionary relationships. Unifying and comparative features will be stressed. Attention will be given to ecology and environmental issues. (Same as RODP BIOL 1020) PREREQUISITES: DSPW 0800 and DSPR 0800 or acceptable placement scores; BIOL 1010. COREQUISITES: None.
Phone: (615) 452-8600
Volunteer 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 Volunteer State Community College.
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