Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences

General

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Program Description

This program serves students desiring to gain a broad background in biology, botany, environmental biology, zoology, or wildlife ecology and management. This preparation qualifies students for professional work in health professions, teaching, research, industry, or for graduate study.

Course Requirements

Required General Education

Call Number Course Hours
ENG 1003 Composition I 3
ENG 1013 Composition II 3
ENG 2013 World Literature since 1660 3
COM 1203 Oral Communication 3
ART 2503 Fine Arts Visual 3
HIST 2773
POSC 2103
U.S. History since 1876 OR
Introduction to U.S. Government
3
CHEM 1023, 1011 General Chemistry I and Laboratory 4
MATH 2214 Calculus I 3
BIO 2013, BIO 2011
BIO 1303, BIO 1301
Biology of the Cell and Laboratory OR
Biology of Animals and Laboratory
4
SOC 2213
CMAC 1003
Introduction to Sociology OR
Mass Communication in a Modern Society
4

Biological Sciences Courses

Call Number Course Hours
BIO 1303 & BIO 1301 Biology of Animals and Laboratory 4
BIO 1503 & BIO 1501 Biology of Plants and Laboratory 4
BIO 4133 & BIO 4131 Cell Biology and Laboratory 4
BIO 3013 & 3011 Genetics and Laboratory 4
BIO 3023 Principles of Ecology 3
BIO 3223 & 3221 Human Structure and Function I and Laboratory 4
BIO 3233 & 3231 Human Structure and Function II and Laboratory 4
BIO 3302 & 3312 Comparative Anatomy and Laboratory 4
BIO 3323 & 3321 Animal Physiology and Laboratory 4
BIO 4021 Biological Seminar 1
BIO 4104 Microbiology 4
BIO 4133 & BIO 4131 Cell Biology and Laboratory 4
BIO 4332 & 4342 Animal Histology and Laboratory 4
CHEM 1023 & 1021 General Chemistry II and Laboratory 4
CHEM 3103 & 3101 Organic Chemistry I and Laboratory 4
CHEM 3113 & 3111 Organic Chemistry II and Laboratory 4
CHEM 4243 Biochemistry 3
MATH 2194 Survey of Calculus 4
PHYS 2054 General Physics I 4
PHYS 2064 General Physics II 4
STAT 3233 Applied Statistics I 3
Three science electives
Select either:
BIO 3223 & 3221,
BIO 3233 & 3231
Human Structure and Function I and Laboratory AND
Human Structure and Function II and Laboratory
OR
BIO 3302 & 3312,
BIO 3323 & 3321
Comparative Anatomy and Laboratory AND
Animal Physiology and Laboratory

Admission Requirements

Academic Criteria

2.75/4.0 minimum required Grade Point Average (G.P.A.)

OR

8/10 minimum required Mexico Promedio

Students with a GPA of 2.3 to 2.74 will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.

High School Transcript

Applicants must provide an official copy of their high school transcript. The transcript should have the original stamp from the issuing authority.

SAT Score

A minimum SAT score is not required to be admitted, but the SAT will be used for academic placement. If you have not taken the SAT, you will need to take a placement exam the first semester of your freshmen year.

English Proficiency

Incoming undergraduate students must meet one of the following criteria:

Requirement Minimum Proficiency Type
80% or above Completion of A-State’s ESL Program
Completion Certificate CEA Accredited Language Program
500 TOEFL-Paper Based*
61 TOEFL-Internet Based*
5.5 IELTS*
43 PTE (Pearson Test of English Academic)
4 iTEP Academic*
B2 Level Cambridge FCE
550 SAT scores (total, and on reading and writing sections)
21 ACT scores (total, and on reading and English sections)
60% in English at X and XII in Certificate High School Marks (India and Pakistan)
5, 6 or 7 in English: Literature or Language & Literature IB (International Baccalaureate)
Completed two years in an English-speaking country and graduated High School Graduate from USA, UK, Canada (except Quebec), Australia and New Zealand

*Test scores must come from the testing provider, such as TOEFL, iTEP, IELTS. A-State CQ’s code is 6011.

Non-Mexico Residents

The admission requirements for Non-Mexico residents will be released soon.

Cost & Fees

The fee for room and meals for campus residents is $10,990 MXN + IVA (taxes) per month.

Last updated April 2019

About the School

Arkansas State will escalate its mission of creating globally competitive opportunities for its faculty and students by leading the development and management of the first comprehensive U.S. public un ... Read More

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