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Biology Degree

A biology degree from Texarkana College provides an excellent understanding and skill set needed to pursue advanced study in the life sciences.

Biology degree student in lab.

What to Know at a Glance


2 year associate degree


A blend of face-to-face and online; Face-to-face

Scheduling Options

Full-time; Part-time; Day classes; Night classes

Where it is offered

Main Campus

About Our Biology Degree

The A.S. Biology degree program is designed to provide the student with a firm understanding of the fundamentals of the life sciences and how it is practiced in order to prepare the student for a wide variety of specialized career fields in education, industry and academia.

Biology for Science Majors Lecture and Lab 1

An integrated approach to cell and molecular biology with emphasis on biological chemistry, cell structure and function, genetics and evolutionary theory. 

Anatomy & Physiology I 

Study of the gross and microscopic anatomy and physiology of cells, tissues, integument, muscular-skeletal, and nervous systems. 

  • Critical thinking
  • Teamwork
  • Communication
  • Empirical & quantitative reasoning
  • Technical reasoning
  • Technical proficiency
  • Numeracy
  • Organization
  • Self-discipline
  • Time management
  • Leadership

Possible Careers and Salaries



Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists


Biology Educator




General Practitioner


Tuition Costs

Approximate total program cost for full-time in-district (Bowie County residents) is $6,110.

Student Spotlight

“More than anything else, the teachers at TC have invested in me and changed the direction of my life. “

– Tara Hindi, Biology Student

Tara Hindi, STEM Club President

Program Contacts

Mark Storey

Biology Program Coordinator

Dr. Cat Howard

Dean of Science, Technology, Engineering & Math

Contact Texarkana College to Get Started

Let’s talk about getting started with Texarkana College.

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