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Biology, BS with Biotechnology Concentration

Biology, BS with Biotechnology Concentration

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Earn Your Biology, BS with Biotechnology Concentration at A&M-Central Texas:

The Bachelor of Science in Biology program at Texas A&M University-Central Texas provides quality education with a rigorous, in-depth introduction to the breadth of the biological sciences discipline. Our professional faculty guide students through a high-quality course of study that will prepare you for future success. Through core courses and a diverse selection of upper-level courses, our program will prepare you for an entry-level career in biology or admission into a graduate school or professional health program (medical, veterinary, pharmacy, physical therapy or dental). Learn more about our Biology, BS here.

Core Requirements
(Transfer Credits)
Other Institution Course Title SCH
CORE REQ (010)Communication Selection (010)3
CORE REQ (010)Communication Selection (010)3
MATH 2313 (020)Calculus I (020)3
BIOL 1406 (030)Biology for Science Majors I (Lecture + Lab) (030)*4
BIOL 1407 (030)Biology for Science Majors II (Lecture + Lab) (030)*4
CORE REQ (040)Language, Philosophy, and Culture Selection (040)3
CORE REQ (050)Creative Arts Selection (050)3
CORE REQ (060)American History Selection (060)3
CORE REQ (060)American History Selection (060)3
CORE REQ (070)Government/Political Science Selection (070)3
CORE REQ (070)Government/Political Science Selection (070)3
CORE REQ (080)Social and Behavioral Sciences Selection (080)3
CHEM 1412 (090)General Chemistry II (090)*4
Subtotal: 42
Additional Lower-Level Degree Requirements
(Transfer Credits)
Other Institution Course Title SCH
CHEM 1411General Chemistry I (Lecture + Lab)*4
CHEM 2423Organic Chemistry I (Lecture + Lab)*4
CHEM 2425Organic Chemistry II (Lecture + Lab)*4
PHYS 1401College Physics I (Lecture + Lab)*4
BIOL 2421Microbiology for Science Majors*4
Subtotal: 20
Upper-Level Degree Requirements
(Taken at A&M-Central Texas)
TAMUCT Institution Course Title SCH
Any Level ElectiveAny Level Elective6
BIOL 3380Research Methods*3
BIOL 3401Ecology*4
BIOL 3430Botany*4
BIOL 3440Invertebrate Zoology4
BIOL 3452Principles of Genetics*4
BIOL 4301Conservation Biology*3
BIOL 4302Restoration Ecology*3
BIOL 4346Animal Behavior*3
BIOL 4380Evolution*3
BIOL 4395Biology Capstone*3
CHEM 4430Biochemistry I*4
CHEM 4431Biochemistry II*4
MATH 3350Principles of Bio-Statistics*3
Electives - Faculty ApprovedElectives - Faculty Approved7
Subtotal: 58
Total: 120

Notice:
  • Courses with an asterisk (*) must be completed with a C or better.
  • Any-level electives may be taken at either at Texas A&M University-Central Texas or another institution. Please consult an academic advisor prior to selecting any-level electives.
  • Transfer guides are for planning and visualization purposes only. Official degree plans will be provided after admission.