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BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES AREA - BIOLOGY TRACK

Effective Date: 8/1/2018 - 7/31/2019

Completion of the following curriculum will satisfy the requirements for an Associate in Science degree at KCTCS and related baccalaureate BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES AREA - BIOLOGY TRACK degree at Morehead State University. This pathway meets the general education, pre-major, and program requirements.

The suggested courses in this pathway leads to an Associate and Baccalaureate major. The course recommendations for the first two years are required for the Baccalaureate degree, but also apply to the associate degree. The completion of these courses will enable a student to move efficiently into the last two years of the baccalaureate program.

It is important to discuss revisions to the plan, graduation requirements, entrance requirements, and other important program requirements with your advisor. Students who complete the associate degree in this pathway are guaranteed acceptance into the pathway as stated, unless otherwise noted on the pathway.

Sample 1st & 2nd Year Progression


Semester 1Credit Hours
WC Course 3
OC Course 3
Humanities Course 3
SB Course 3
MAT 150 (3) 3
Total Credit Hours15
Semester 2Credit Hours
WC Course 3
BIO 150 (3) 3
BIO 151 Lab (2) 2
MAT 155 (3) 3
CHE 170 (4) 4
CHE 175 Lab (1) 1
Total Credit Hours16

Semester 3Credit Hours
SB Course 3
BIO 152 (3) 3
BIO 153 Lab (2) 2
PHY 201 (4) 4
PHY 202 Lab (1) 1
CHE 180 (4) 4
CHE 185 Lab (1) 1
Total Credit Hours18
Semester 4Credit Hours
BIO 141 (4) 4
PHY 203 (4) 4
PHY 204 (1) 1
CIT 105 (3) 3
Heritage Course 3
Total Credit Hours15

Pre-Transfer Notes

1. In semester 1, students may choose MAT 150 or any course that transfers as MoSU's MATH 152.
2. In semester 2, students may choose MAT 155 or any course that transfers as MoSU's MATH 141.
3. KCTCS students planning to transfer to MoSU should work closely with their academic and transfer advisor to ensure they are meeting both KCTCS and MoSU program requirements.

Additional KCTCS Graduation Requirements


1. Completion of minimum of 60 credit hours,
2. Minimum cumulative 2.0 GPA,
3. Minimum of 15 credit hours earned at the institution awarding the degree,
4. Cultural studies course, (Refer to the KCTCS catalog.)
5. Demonstration of computer/digital literacy, (Refer to the KCTCS catalog.)
6. One science course must include a laboratory experience, and
7. Two disciplines must be represented in Social & Behavioral Science courses and must be different than those in the Heritage and Humanities categories.

Sample 3rd & 4th Year Progression


Semester 5Credit Hours
BIOL 304 (3) 3
BIOL 317 (4) 4
CHEM 326 (4) 4
FYS 101 (3) 3
Total Credit Hours14
Semester 6Credit Hours
BIOL 380 (3) 3
BIOL 301 (4) 4
BIOL 318 (3) or BIOL 334 (3) or BIOL 336 (4) or BIOL 337 (3) or BIOL 338 (4) or BIOL 356 (3) or BIOL 357 (3) or BIOL 385 (3) or BIOL 407 (3) or BIOL 409 (3) or BIOL 421 (3) or BIOL 424 (3) or BIOL 425 (3) or BIOL 426 (3) or BIOL 427 (3) or BIOL 428 (3) or BIOL 429 (3) or BIOL 431 (3) or BIOL 433 (4) or BIOL 437 (3) or BIOL 438 (3) or BIOL 443 (3) or BIOL 446 (3) or BIOL 447 (4) or BIOL 449 (3) or BIOL 451 (3) or BIOL 452 (3) or BIOL 456 (3) or BIOL 473 (4) or BIOL 478 (3) or BIOL 480 (3) or BIOL 490 (4) 3
MATH 353 (3) 3
Elective 3
Total Credit Hours16

Semester 7Credit Hours
BIOL 425 (3) or BIOL 426 (3) 3
BIOL 461 (3) 3
BIOL 318 (3) or BIOL 334 (3) or BIOL 336 (4) or BIOL 337 (3) or BIOL 338 (4) or BIOL 356 (3) or BIOL 357 (3) or BIOL 385 (3) or BIOL 407 (3) or BIOL 409 (3) or BIOL 421 (3) or BIOL 424 (3) or BIOL 425 (3) or BIOL 426 (3) or BIOL 427 (3) or BIOL 428 (3) or BIOL 429 (3) or BIOL 431 (3) or BIOL 433 (4) or BIOL 437 (3) or BIOL 438 (3) or BIOL 443 (3) or BIOL 446 (3) or BIOL 447 (4) or BIOL 449 (3) or BIOL 451 (3) or BIOL 452 (3) or BIOL 456 (3) or BIOL 473 (4) or BIOL 478 (3) or BIOL 480 (3) or BIOL 490 (4) 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
Total Credit Hours15
Semester 8Credit Hours
BIOL 499D (3) 3
BIOL 318 (3) or BIOL 334 (3) or BIOL 336 (4) or BIOL 337 (3) or BIOL 338 (4) or BIOL 356 (3) or BIOL 357 (3) or BIOL 385 (3) or BIOL 407 (3) or BIOL 409 (3) or BIOL 421 (3) or BIOL 424 (3) or BIOL 425 (3) or BIOL 426 (3) or BIOL 427 (3) or BIOL 428 (3) or BIOL 429 (3) or BIOL 431 (3) or BIOL 433 (4) or BIOL 437 (3) or BIOL 438 (3) or BIOL 443 (3) or BIOL 446 (3) or BIOL 447 (4) or BIOL 449 (3) or BIOL 451 (3) or BIOL 452 (3) or BIOL 456 (3) or BIOL 473 (4) or BIOL 478 (3) or BIOL 480 (3) or BIOL 490 (4) 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
Total Credit Hours12

Program Notes

1. In semester 5, students may take FYS 101 or a SBS course to meet MoSU's requirements.
2. When BIOL 425 or BIOL 426 is taken to fulfill the program requirement, the other may be taken as an elective. The same course will not be counted in both categories.
3. Students must complete a minimum of 42 hours of upper division (300+) level courses.
4. Students must complete a minimum of 120 hours to complete this degree.
5. The required number of free elective hours may vary depending upon the actual program courses chosen.


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