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2024-2025 Catalog 
2024-2025 Catalog

Biology, A.S.

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Division Chair: Dr. Lesa Presley (lpresley@ntcc.edu) • 903-434-8298; Faculty Advisors: Dr. Elena Birdsong (ebirdsong@ntcc.edu) • 903-434-8308; Stacie Yarbrough (syarbrough@ntcc.edu) • 903-434-8263; Alanta Knox  (aknox@ntccl.edu) • 903-434-8291

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.

For additional information about the Biology, A.S. degree, see the Biology Program Course Map .

CIP: 26.0101

Program Requirements

Core Curriculum Requirements (42 Credit Hours)


Choose one course from the following:

Life and Physical Sciences

Creative Arts

Choose one course from the following:

Government/Political Science

Component Area Option (CAO) A

Choose one course from the following:

Component Area Option (CAO) B

Biology Concentration

Five 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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