Jan 31, 2023  
2022-2023 College Catalog 
    
2022-2023 College Catalog

Biology AS Program Map


If you are a full-time student and follow this degree map, you can complete this associate degree in two years. See an academic advisor for a customized degree map that works for you. To be recommended for the Associate in Science degree, you must achieve a grade point average of 2.0 as a minimum on all coursework attempted (minimum of 60 hours). Note the Milestones below each semester. Milestones are reminders of actions you should take during that semester to help keep you on track for degree completion.

First Semester


Total Credit Hours: 16-18


Milestones


  • Check the academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 1.70 during the first 30 credit hours attempted and complete 67% of the courses attempted.  Review your Financial Aid Dashboard or visit the Financial Aid Office to determine your financial aid status.
  • Download MS Office from MyTCC.
  • Form a study group, join a student organization, or volunteer at a community service site.
  • Visit the writing, math and science, or technology learning centers for free individual tutoring support services.
  • Meet with an academic advisor before enrolling for the next semester.

Total Credit Hours:14-15


Milestones


  • Check the academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 1.70 during the first 30 credit hours attempted and complete 67% of the courses attempted.  Review your Financial Aid Dashboard or visit the Financial Aid Office to determine your financial aid status.
  • Meet with an academic advisor before enrolling for the next semester.
  • Schedule a campus visit with your transfer institution’s student recruitment office.
  • Visit Career Services by your 20th credit hour to explore career opportunities associated with this degree.

Total Credit Hours: 15-16


Milestones


  • Check the academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 if 31 or more hours have been attempted and complete 67% of the courses attempted.  Review your Financial Aid Dashboard or visit the Financial Aid Office to determine your financial aid status.
  • Meet with an academic advisor for a graduation check and to complete a Petition for Computer Proficiency if needed.
  • Complete applications for admission and financial aid for the four-year institution to which you plan to transfer.
  • Visit Career Services to build your resume.

Fourth Semester


Total Credit Hours: 13-14


Milestones


  • Check the academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 if 31 or more hours have been attempted and complete 67% of the courses attempted.  Review your Financial Aid Dashboard or visit the Financial Aid Office to determine your financial aid status.
  • Meet with an academic advisor to file for graduation.

Total Credit Hours: 60


Transfer Information


This degree transfers to several universities including Oklahoma State University (OSU) and Northeastern State University (NSU). You should work closely with an academic advisor each semester to make certain you are enrolled in the correct courses for a seamless transfer process and you are encouraged to begin a dialogue with your intended transfer school as early as possible. Early coordination between TCC academic advisors and advisors from selected four-year institutions can streamline the transfer process. It is the student’s responsibility to ensure that he/she understands the program/admission/transfer requirements for the transfer school.  The current transfer agreements with OSU and NSU are provided below.

Northeasten State University (NSU)
TCC AS Biology to NSU BS Psychology, Pre-Health Minor 2021-2022  
TCC AS Biology to NSU BS Cell and Molecular Biology 2021-2022  
TCC AS Biology to NSU BS Integrative Biology 2021-2022   -

Oklahoma State University (OSU) 
2021-2022 Transfer Map:
TCC AS Biology to OSU BS Biology 2021-2022  

2020-2021 Transfer Map:
TCC AS Biology to OSU BS Biology 2020-2021  

Rogers State University (RSU)
2021-2022 Transfer Map:
TCC AS Biology to RSU BS Biology, General Biology 2021-2022  

University of Tulsa (TU)
2022-2023 Transfer Maps:
TCC A.S. Biology TO TU B.S. Biological Sciences, Biology 2022-2023  

2020-2021 Transfer Maps:
TCC AS Biology to TU BS Biological Science 2020-2021  
TCC AS Biology to TU BS Biological Science, Pre-Med 2020-2021