University of Houston-Victoria
Provost

Transfer Plan for Victoria College - Biology w/Secondary Teacher Certification

Bachelor of Science

(University minimum requirements 120 hours)
Total of 54 hours must be upper division.
30 of the last 36 upper division semester hours must be completed at UHV.

Core Requirements (Community College Course Work)

English - 6 s.h.
Select two from
  • English 1301, 1302, or 2311
Speech - 3 s.h.
Select one from
  • Speech 1315, 1318, or 1321
Mathematics - 3 s.h.
Select one from
  • Math 1314, 1316, 1324, 1325, 1332, 1342, 1350, 1351, 2312, or 2413
Natural Sciences - 8 s.h.
  • BIOL 1406
  • CHEM 1411
Humanities - 3 s.h.
Select one from
  • English 2322, 2323, 2327, or 2328
Visual/Performing Arts - 3 s.h.
Select one from
  • Arts 1301, 1303, 1304, or 1325
  • Drama 1310
  • Music 1304, 1306, 1308, 1309, 1310, or 1311
History - 6 s.h.
Select two from
  • History 1301, 1302, 2301, 2327, or 2328
Government - 6 s.h.
Select two from
  • Government 2301, 2302, 2305, or 2306

Social/Behavioral Science - 3 s.h.

  • Psychology 2301

Computer Literacy - 3 s.h.

  • Computer Science 1301 or
  • Business Computer Applications 1305

Physical Education - 2 s.h.

Additional LD Requirements - 37 s.h.

  • BIOL 1407 - Biology II
  • CHEM 1412 - Chemistry
  • BIOL 2420 - Microbiology
  • PHYS 1401 - Physics I
  • PHYS 1402 - Physics II
  • 3 s.h. Earth Science (LD Geology or SCIE 3310)
  • 3 s.h. Earth Science (LD Geology)
  • MATH 2312 - Pre-Calculus
  • CHEM 2323/2123 - Organic Chemistry I
  • CHEM 2325/2125 - Organic Chemistry II

Upper-Division Courses (UHV Course Work)

  • ENGL 3430 - Professional Writing
  • BIOL 4310 - Biochemistry
  • BIOL 4313 - Genetics or BIOL 4333 Comparative Animal Physiology
  • BIOL 3330 Histology
  • BIO 3326 - Plant Biology
  • BIOL 4335 Ecology or BIOL 4337 Molecular Biology
  • BIOL 3340 Animal Behavior or BIOL 3342 Social Biology
  • BIOL 4102 - Independent Research or BIOL 4203 Seminar
  • 4 s.h. of UD BIOL labs
  • MATH 3391 - Probability & Statistics

Secondary Teacher Certification - 24 s.h.

  • CUIN 3323 - Instructional Design
  • INDS 3323 - Child Development
  • LITY 4364 - Content Area Reading & Study Skills
  • FEDU 3321 - Educational Foundations for Teaching
  • CUIN 4313 - Secondary Teaching Strategies
  • SEDU 4303 & 4304 - Secondary Student Teaching
  • SEDU 4308 - Secondary School Education Prof. Seminar

NOTES:

LD = Lower Division (Community College-Level: Freshman, 1000-level/Sophomore, 2000-level)
UD = Upper Division (University-Level: Junior, 3000-level/Senior, 4000-level)
s.h.=Semester Hours