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
3ENGL 1302 (core)
Composition II
3
HIST 1301 (core)
United States History I
3HIST 1302 (core)
United States History II
3
Pick one: Math (any core course)
MATH 1314 College Algebra
MATH 2413 Calculus I
3SPCH 1315 (core)
Public Speaking
3
CHEM 1311 + 1111 (core)
General Chemistry I + lab
4CHEM 1312 + 1112 (core)
General Chemistry II + lab
4
EDUC/PSYC 1300 (core)
Learning Frameworks
3
Total16 Total13

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
3Pick one: Social & Behavioral Science (any core course)
PSYC 2301/2308 General or Child Psychology
PSYC 2314 Lifespan Growth & Development
SOCI 1301 Introductory Sociology
3
BIOL 1306* + 1106 or core science + lab (core)
Biology for Science Majors I
4BIOL 1307* + 1107 or core science + lab (core)
Biology for Science Majors I
4
GOVT 2305 (core)
Federal Government
3GOVT 2306 (core)
Texas Government
3
CHEM 2323 + 2123
Organic Chemistry I + lab
4CHEM 2325 + 2125
Organic Chemistry II + lab
4
 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
Total14 Total
Biology AS Total
17
60