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Biology, General Studies Plan, B.Sc.

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Odessa, TX, United States
The Biology department offers Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees. Biology Department offers excellence in teaching and research to a diverse student body. Our programs are designed for students who intend to pursue vocations in industry, government, education, health professions or further graduate education leading to the doctorate.
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Overview

Students not in either the Pre-professional or Teacher Certification Plan may opt to complete a more flexible degree plan in General Studies. 

The programme

This plan is suitable for students interested in positions in business, industry, or government where a B.S. in Biology may be required or recommended. The General Studies plan must include 36 hours in Biology with a minimum of 24 upper-level credits.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Microbiology 
  • Microbiology Laboratory 
  • Cell Biology
  • Cell Biology Laboratory 
  • Human Anatomy
  • Human Anatomy Laboratory

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Completed electronic application 
  • Non-refundable Application Fee of $40.00
  • Official High School transcript
  • If taking Dual Credit/Early College course work, please have an official college transcript sent to UTPB from all colleges or universities attended
  • SAT or ACT exam scores

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Odessa

  • 1002 - 1860 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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