Jun 29, 2022  
2021-2022 Catalog & Student Handbook 
    
2021-2022 Catalog & Student Handbook

Biology (A.S.) TTP


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Natural Science
Associate of Science Degree

Career Opportunities:
Our Associates of Science Degree in Biology qualifies you for transfer to any of Tennessee’s university programs. Our program will improve your communication, writing, research, and critical-thinking skills. Career paths are possible in the following fields:

  • Industry and Laboratories
  • Research Institutions
  • Public Health Departments
  • Pharmacology and Biotechnology

GENERAL EDUCATION (42 credit hours)


Humanities/Fine Arts (9 credit hours)


At least one course (three credit hours) must be in Literature.

History (6 credit hours)


Natural Science (8 credit hours)


Mathematics (4 credit hours)


  • 4 sem hrs cr
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    *Prerequisites for this course can be completed in one of the following ways:

    • At least four high-school credits in college-preparatory mathematics and a minimim ACT math subject score of 25
    • Completion of both MATH 1710  and MATH 1720  
    • Completion of MATH 1730  

     

AREA OF EMPHASIS REQUIREMENTS (19-20 credit hours)


Semester Hours Credit: 61-62*


*All biology majors who are required to take Learning Support must also complete MSCC 1300 - First-Year Experience 

 

Recommended Full-Time Schedule (Fall or Spring Start)


The following is a recommended full-time schedule. Learning Support, pre-requisites, and other academic factors may impact this schedule.  See your advisor to create a degree plan.

GPS (Graduation Planning System), along with the correct catalog, should be utilized by students for all of their educational planning.  Students can monitor their progress toward a degree or certificate and view missing requirements with the GPS audit, which is accessible through MyMotlow.

Semester One (15 credit hours)


Semester Two (14-15 credit hours)


Semester Three (16 credit hours)


Semester Four (16 credit hours)


  • Humanities/Fine Arts  3 sem hrs cr
  • Literature 3 sem hrs cr
  • 4 sem hrs cr
  • History Sequence  3 sem hrs cr
  • Social/Behavioral Sciences  3 sem hrs cr
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Recommended Part-Time Schedule (Fall and Spring Start)


The following is a recommended part-time schedule. Learning Support, pre-requisites, and other academic factors may impact this schedule.  See your advisor to create a degree plan.

GPS (Graduation Planning System), along with the correct catalog, should be utilized by students for all of their educational planning.  Students can monitor their progress toward a degree or certificate and view missing requirements with the GPS audit, which is accessible through MyMotlow.

Semester One (6 credit hours)


Semester Two (6 credit hours)


Semester Three (10 credit hours)


Semester Four (10 credit hours)


Semester Five (7 credit hours)


Semester Six (8 credit hours)


Semester Seven (7-8 credit hours)


Semester Eight (7 credit hours)


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