Did you know that adult moths don’t eat wool–it’s actually their larvae that leave those pesky holes behind? Sure you did.

Living creatures have always been your thing, and whether studying animals or humans is your endgame goal, the Texarkana College biology program will help you get there. Geeky cardigan not required.

Our Associate of Science with a concentration in biology will give you the solid foundation you need to continue your studies at a four-year college or university.

To learn more, please contact us.

Dr. Catherine Howard
Dean of Science, Technology, Engineering & Math
(903) 823-3285

Associate of Science – Concentration in Biology

First Semester

BIOL 1306 Biology for Science Majors I (lecture) / 1106 (lab) (core) 4
MATH 1314 College Algebra (core) 3
ENGL 1301 Composition I (core) 3
CHEM 1311 General Chemistry I (lecture) / 1111 (lab) (core) 4
HIST 1301 United States History I (core) 3
Total 17

Second Semester

BIOL 1307 Biology for Science Majors (lecture) / 1107 (lab) (core) 4
SPCH any core course (core) 3
HIST 1302 United States History II (core) 3
CHEM 1312 General Chemistry II (lecture) / 1112 (lab) (core) 4
ENGL 1302 Composition II or ENGL 2311 Technical & Business Writing (core) 3
Total 17

Third Semester

BCIS 1305 Business Computer Applications, MATH 2413 Calculus I, or PSYC 1300 Learning Frameworks  (core) 3
GOVT 2305 Federal Government (core) 3
CHEM 1419 Introductory Organic Chemistry I 4
Creative Arts (any core course) 3
Total 13

Fourth Semester

GOVT 2306 Texas Government (core) 3
Social & Behavioral Science (any core course) 3
Humanities Core 3
BIOL elective * 4
Total 13

Total Hours: 60 SCH

* BIOL 2301/2101; 2302/2102; 2320/2120

Most courses required for this degree can be found in the Academic Core.