2020-2021 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
    Aug 15, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog and Student Handbook

Biology, A.S.


Major in Tennessee Transfer Pathway with Emphasis in Biology (A.S.)

Sample Academic Plan - Total Credit Hours: 61-63


Program Requirements - Students may be required to take additional Learning Support courses.  Courses cannot be used more than once to satisfy program requirements.

General Education Requirements (Only When Option Noted Above)


1History Requirement - Select from HIST 2010 , HIST 2020 HIST 2030 , HIST 2310 , HIST 2320 .

2Humanities/Fine Arts Requirement - Select from ART 1035 , ART 2000 , ART 2020 , ENGL 2160 , ENGL 2860 , HUM 1010 HUM 1020 MUS 1030 PHIL 1030 PHIL 1040 PHIL 2200 THEA 1030 . Literature Options: ENGL 2055 , ENGL 2130 , ENGL 2235 , ENGL 2310 , ENGL 2320 .

3Mathematics Requirement - Select from MATH 1010 MATH 1130 MATH 1530 MATH 1630 MATH 1710 MATH 1720 MATH 1730 , MATH 1830 MATH 1910 .

4Natural Sciences Requirement - Select from ASTR 1030 BIOL 1010 , BIOL 1020 , BIOL 1080  (must pair with non-biology course except for BIOL 2010  or BIOL 2020 ), BIOL 1110 BIOL 1120 BIOL 2010 BIOL 2020 CHEM 1110 CHEM 1120 ESCI 1010 ESCI 1020 PHYS 2010 PHYS 2020 PHYS 2110 PHYS 2120 PSCI 1030 .

5Social/Behavioral Science Requirement - Select from ANTH 1230 ANTH 1430 , COMM 1010 , ECON 2100 ECON 2200 GEOG 2010 PHED 2120 POLS 1010 POLS 1030 POLS 2025 POLS 2035 PSYC 1030 PSYC 2130 SOCI 1010 SOCI 1040 SOCI 2010 .

Note(s):


*Students transferring to UT Knoxville need an additional writing intensive communication course.  Students transferring to UT Knoxville must also complete a sequence of non-U.S. History.  (See UT Knoxville's website for a list of approved courses).

**Students are encouraged to complete Ethics as their Humanities requirement.

***Students who select the Biology TTP with the intention to concentrate in pre-med or other pre-health related fields at the university are strongly recommended to take PSYC 1030  and SOCI 1010 .

****Students transferring to UT Knoxville must take MATH 1920 .

NOTE: Students transferring to UT Knoxville will also have to meet the foreign language requirement, either prior to or when they attend UT Knoxville.  This can be met prior to attending, by completing 2000-level competency in a foreign language, by completing FREN 2020, GERM 2020 or SPAN 2020.

NOTE: Students transferring to UT Martin will also have to meet the foreign language requirement, either prior to or when they attend UT Martin.  This can be met prior to attending, by completing 1000-level competency in a foreign language, by completing FREN 1020, GERM 1020 or SPAN 1020.

Check www.tntransferpathway.org to see which four-year institutions offer this TTP major.  Students should meet with their assigned advisor to determine courses required for the university chosen.

Students and advisors should run a degree audit from myChargerNet each semester to confirm classes are applicable to the program of study.

For more information contact:
Mandy Carter-Lowe at mcarterlowe@columbiastate.edu or 931.540.2675
Science, Technology & Math Division office at 931.540.2710 or stm@columbiastate.edu