Biology Course Equivalencies

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MCC Course Brockport Equivalent
BIO 120 Essentials of Life Science BIO 111 Principles of Biology
BIO 126 Biology of Cells BIO 201 Biology I
BIO 160 General Botany
and
BIO 165 General Zoology
BIO 202 Biology II
BIO 133 Human Machine BIO 281 Human Biology
BIO 134 Human Anat & Phys I BIO 1TR
BIO 135 Human Anat & Phys II BIO 1TR
BIO 134 Human Anat & Phys I
and
BIO 135 Human Anat & Phys II
BIO 221 Survey of Anatomy and Physiology
BIO 136 Introductory Forensic Science CRJ 371 Introduction to Forensic Science
BIO 142 Human Anatomy
and
BIO 143 Human Physiology
BIO 321 Anatomy and Physiology I
and
BIO 322 Anatomy and Physiology II
BIO 144 Human Anatomy & Physiology I BIO 321 Anatomy & Physiology I
BIO 145 Human Anatomy & Physiology II BIO 322 Anatomy & Physiology II
BIO 155 General Biology I BIO 201 Biology I
BIO 156 General Biology II BIO 202 Biology II
BIO 160 General Botany BIO 1TR
BIO 165 General Zoology BIO 1TR
BIO 202 Microbiology
or
BIO 209 General Microbiology
BIO 323 Microbiology
BIO 221 Principles of Biochemistry

BIO 310 Biological Chemistry

and

BIO 311 Biological Chemistry Lab

BIO 230 Molecular Genetics BIO 302 Genetics
BIO 260 General Ecology BIO 303 Ecology

1TR/2TR = Lower division elective; 3TR/4TR = Upper division elective

Special notes regarding Anatomy & Physiology courses at MCC:

  • BIO 134 Human Anatomy & Physiology I (3 credits)
  • BIO 135 Human Anatomy & Physiology II (3 credits)
  • BIO 142 Human Anatomy (4 credits)
  • BIO 143 Human Physiology (4 credits)

Health Science: Will accept BIO 134 and BIO 135 or BIO 142 and BIO 143. However, if a student arrives from MCC with only BIO 142 or BIO 143, the student will need to take BIO 321 and BIO 322 at Brockport or return to MCC to complete the sequence.

Medical Technology: Will NOT accept BIO 134 and BIO 135. Will accept BIO 142 and BIO 143 for Brockport's BIO 321 and 322. If a student arrives from MCC with only BIO 142 or BIO 143, the Nursing department will recommend that s/he take the companion course at MCC, or take BIO 321 and 322 at Brockport.

Nursing: Will NOT accept BIO 134 and BIO 135. Will accept BIO 142 and BIO 143 for Brockport's BIO 321 and 322. If a student arrives from MCC with only BIO 142 or BIO 143, the Nursing department will recommend that s/he take the companion course at MCC, or take BIO 321 and 322 at Brockport.

Physical Education: Will accept BIO 134 and BIO 135 as meeting the prerequisite for Brockport's BIO 221.Will NOT accept only one of the BIO 142 and 143 combination at MCC, but will accept BIO 142 and 143 as the prerequisite to PE Teacher Certification. A student who comes to Brockport with only one or the other will need to take BIO 221 or 321 and 322 at Brockport or complete the companion course at MCC.

Recreation and Leisure: Will accept BIO 134 and/or BIO 135 or BIO 142 and BIO 143. If a student arrives from MCC with only BIO 142 or BIO 143, the department will recommend that s/he take the companion course at MCC, or take BIO 221 or BIO 321 at Brockport.

Social Work: Preferable course at MCC is BIO 133, The Human Machine, for the SWO prerequisite.Will accept BIO 134 and 135, or BIO 142 and 143. If students have only one of the courses in these two-course sequences, they will be required to take BIO 281, Elements of Human Biology, at Brockport or take the companion course at MCC.

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Last Updated 9/22/22