The instructional program in biology offers required courses for students majoring in biological sciences, pre-professional curricula, allied health, agricultural sciences, and natural resources.  The following is a suggested course of study which will satisfy the requirements for this Associates of Science degree at Texarkana College.

Freshman Year

First Semester Hours Second SemesterHours
ENGL 1301 (core)
Composition I
3 ENGL 1302 (core)
Composition II
3
 BIOL 1306 + 1106 (core)
Biology for Science Majors I + lab
4 BIOL 1307 + 1107 (core)
Biology for Science Majors II + lab
4
Pick one: Math (any core course)
MATH 1314 College Algebra
MATH 2413 Calculus I
3 SPCH 1315 (core)
Public Speaking
3
CHEM 1311 + 1111 (core)
General Chemistry I + lab
4 CHEM 1312 + 1112 (core)
General Chemistry II + lab
4
EDUC/PSYC 1300 (core)
Learning Frameworks
3   
Total17 Total14

Sophomore Year

First SemesterHours Second SemesterHours
Pick one: Language, Philosophy, & Culture (core)
ENGL 2327 / 2328 American Literature I/II
ENGL 2332 / 2333 World Literature I/II
HIST 2321 / 2322 World Civilizations I/II
3 Pick one: Social & Behavioral Science (any core course)
PSYC 2301/2308 General or Child Psychology
PSYC 2314 Lifespan Growth & Development
SOCI 1301 Introductory Sociology
3
HIST 1301 (core)
United States History I
3 HIST 1302 (core)
United States History II
3
GOVT 2305 (core)
Federal Government
3 GOVT 2306 (core)
Texas Government
3
Pick one:

*CHEM 2323 + 2123 Organic Chemistry I + lab
PHYS 1301 + 1101
College Physics I + lab

PHYS 2325 + 2125 University Physics I + lab

BIOL 2301 + 2101 Anatomy & Physiology I + lab

4 Pick one:

*CHEM 2325 + 2125 Organic Chemistry II + lab
PHYS 1302 + 1102
College Physics II + lab

PHYS 2326 + 2126 University Physics II + lab

BIOL 2302 + 2102 Anatomy & Physiology II + lab

4
*Recommended  Pick one: Creative Arts (any core course)
ARTS 1301 Art Appreciation
DRAM 1310 Introduction to Theater
DRAM 2366 Development of the Motion Picture
MUSI 1306
Music Appreciation
3
Total13 Total
Biology AS Total
16
60