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2020-2021 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Biology, A.S.

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Division Chair: Dr. Mary Hearron (mhearron@ntcc.edu) • 903-434-8296; Faculty Advisors: Dr. Kathy Carter (kcarter@ntcc.edu)  • 903-434-8304;  Jim Ward (jward@ntcc.edu) • 903-434-8295; Stacie Yarbrough (syarbrough@ntcc.edu) • 903-434-8263; Dr. Elena Birdsong (ebirdsong@ntcc.edu) • 903-434-8308; Dr. Lesa Presley (lpresley@ntcc.edu) • 903-434-8298

Students should consult a faculty advisor or an academic advisor early in their program of study. These are suggested courses for students who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university and major in biology. Transferability and specific requirements can be determined only by the receiving institution. Only college-level courses apply toward completion of this curriculum and the graduation requirements for the A.S.

CIP: 26.0101

Program Requirements

Core Curriculum Requirements (42 Credit Hours)



Life and Physical Sciences

Creative Arts

Choose one course from the following:

American History

Choose two courses from the following:

Government/Political Science

Component Area Option (CAO) A

Choose one course from the following:

Component Area Option (CAO) B

Biology Concentration

Four hours from labs and calculus in the core completed from above selections applied here

Minimum Required - 60 Credit Hours


These courses are not required for the A.S. degree but are required for the B.S. degree in Biology at most universities. It is recommended that they are completed at Northeast prior to transfer.

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