Majoring in Biological Sciences is an excellent way to prepare for careers in the health sciences industry including dentistry, medicine, pharmacy, and many others. Students will complete a sequence of biology courses with the associated labs.
As an alternative to taking all of the science options, a student interested in further study in biological science majors may choose to add more courses in the Humanities area, e.g., foreign language (6-12 hours) to the degree plan in preparation for transfer into a baccalaureate program. Advisors, and the university catalogs and links on the articulation web site (www.latransferdegree.org) can provide more guidance on specific course recommendations depending on the student’s area of interest and anticipated baccalaureate major.
Through your coursework, you will:
The Louisiana Transfer Associate Degree guarantees (with grade requirement met):
This broad-based curriculum encompasses all areas of agriculture and offers you unique opportunities for professional and leadership development, hands-on learning across the state, and participation in faculty-led research.
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The courses and degree are available both in-person and hybrid formats.