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University Transfer Degree

University Transfer Degree Information:
This degree program is designed for students planning to transfer to baccalaureate colleges and universities. Transfer credit varies among colleges. Students should consult both the catalog of the specific college/university to which they plan to transfer and the signed transfer agreement or the current transfer planning guide posted at www.tulsacc.edu/transfer to select courses that will meet requirements for both the associate and baccalaureate degree programs.

Program Description:
Students will be educated in the fundamentals of biology, chemistry and biochemistry with heavy emphasis on a wide range of laboratory procedures. The topics of lab safety, protein isolation and separation techniques, cell culture, molecular biology and recombinant DNA, and quality control will be addressed as they apply to both a manufacturing and research environment.

Degree Awarded: Associate in Science

For More Information Contact:
Science and Mathematics Division, Southeast Campus (918) 595-7742

Contact the Science and Mathematics Division or see an advisor for recommended course sequence.

GeneralEducation Requirements Credit Hours: 24

 English 6 hours
*ENGL 1113 Composition I
*ENGL 1213 Composition II

Social Science 6 hours
POLS 1113 American Federal Government
and select one course from the following:
HIST 1483 U.S. History 1492 to Civil War Era
HIST 1493 U.S. History Civil War Era to Present

Humanities 6 hours
See General Education Requirement page for complete list.
PHIL 2153 Medical Ethics  recommended.

Mathematics 3 hours
*MATH 1513 College Algebra

Required Electives 3 hours
Select one 3-hour course from one of the following:
Psychology, Social Sciences, Foreign Language, or Fine Arts. (Art, Music,Theatre)

Specialized Course Requirements Credit Hours:43

Biology 4 hours
*BIOL 2164 Microbiology

Biotechnology 24 hours
BIOT 1113 Introduction to Biotechnology
*BIOT 1315 Biotechnology Laboratory Methods & Techniques
*BIOT 1534 Cell Culture Techniques
*BIOT 2246 Molecular Biology and Techniques
*BIOT 2335 Proteomics and Instrumentation
*BIOT 2101 Biotechnology Quality Assurance

Chemistry 15 hours
*CHEM 1315 General Chemistry I
*CHEM 1415 General Chemistry II
*CHEM 2145 Organic Chemistry I

Additional Recommended Courses
(not required for degree)
*ENGL 2333 Technical Professional Writing
*MATH 2193 Elementary Statistics
*CHEM 2353 Introduction to Biochemistry
*CHEM 2245 Organic Chemistry II

Total Credit Hours: 67

*Course has prerequisite (See course description section of catalog).
To receive an A. A. or A. S. Degree, students must demonstrate computer proficiency. 

General education requirements can be found at: www.tulsacc.edu/gened.

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