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 Dyersburg 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:
This course introduces the student to the methods of biological science. It explores the chemical basis of life; cell structure and function including energy metabolism; cell division; DNA and gene regulation; Mendelian and molecular genetics; the process of evolution; speciation; mechanisms for the origin of life on earth; the principles of systematics; the prokaryotes and the Kingdom Protists.
This course introduces the student to the diversity of life on earth, looking in more detail at the fungi, plants and animals. The structure and function of flowering plants is reviewed. Animal anatomy (tissues, organs and organ systems), physiology, reproduction and development are covered with an emphasis on humans. The final section of the course covers the principles of ecology.
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Dyersburg 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 Dyersburg State Community College.
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