2021 - 2022 Catalog
Field of Study Degrees
ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE DEGREE WITH A FIELD OF STUDY IN BIOLOGY
This plan is an official Field of Study Degree approved
This is a new award effective Fall 2020.
Degree Code: AS.FS.BIOLOGY
This degree plan is designed to meet the needs of students who plan to major in Biology and transfer to a four-year college or university. The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board approves the field of study in Biology included in this degree. This degree plan will constitute a semester credit hour transfer block to any public Texas four-year college or university with a Biology Major.
Transferring students shall not be required to repeat courses transferred as part of the field of study curriculum. Completion of the field of study curriculum shall not prevent a receiving institution from requiring additional lower-division courses that may be necessary for specific degree programs. Because of the complexity of requirements, student must plan very carefully and work with an advisor/counselor.
In order to be eligible to receive this A.S. degree, a student must:
Students who plan to transfer must work closely with an advisor/counselor.
This degree does not include all Core Curriculum course requirements.
Courses Required for the A.S. Degree with a Field of Study in Biology
and CB Codes
|Courses||Semester-Credit Hours Required|
|Select EACH of the following:
ENGL 1301 (a grade of "C" or better is required)
|Select the following: (A grade of "C" or better is required.) 1MATH 2413||4|
Life and Physical Sciences
Select EACH of the following: BIOL 1406, 1407
|Language, Philosphy and Culture
|Select ONE of the following: ENGL 2321, 2322, 2323, 2326, 2327, 2328, 2331, 2332, 2333, 2341, 2351 HUMA 1302, 1305, 2319 PHIL 1301, 1304, 2306, 2307, 2316, 2321 FOREIGN LANGUAGES: ARAB 2311, 2312; CHIN 2311, 2312; FREN 2311, 2312; GERM 2311, 2312; ITAL 2311, 2312; JAPN 2311, 2312; KORE 2311, 2312; PORT 2311, 2312; RUSS 2311, 2312; SGNL 2301, 2302; SPAN 2311, 2312||3|
|Select ONE of the following: ARTS 1301, 1304 DRAM 1310 MUSI 1306||3|
Select the following:
|Select EACH of the following: GOVT 2305, 2306||6|
|CORE CREDIT HOURS FOR THIS A.S. DEGREE||36|
General Elective Credits
BIOLOGY FIELD OF STUDY REQUIRED COURSES
|TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED FOR THIS A.S. DEGREE
1 MATH 2413 has a prerequisite of MATH 2412 or equivalent which has a prerequisite of MATH 1316, which has the prerequisite of MATH 1314 or equivalent.