Once you've been awarded your Associate of Science in Biology at Amarillo College, you can use the program outlined below to earn your Bachelor of Science in Biology with an emphasis in Microbiology, Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (MMBB) at ENMU. Please keep in mind every ENMU bachelor's degree requires a minimum of 120 hours, with at least 40 of those being upper-division (3XX or 4XX) courses.

This degree is not available online.

AS in Biology (2015-16) to a BS in Biology, MMBB Emphasis (2015-17)

Amarillo College (60 hours)

Associate Degree Requirements


AS in Biology

For a smooth transition to ENMU, please ensure the courses you've taken for your AS in Biology at Amarillo College include the following; these classes are required as part of the ENMU curriculum in order to follow the degree program outlined on this page.

  • MATH 1325 Calculus for Business and Social Sciences OR MATH 1342 Statistics OR MATH 2413 Calculus I
  • PHYS 2425 Principles of Physics I (Lab Included)
  • PHYS 2426 Principles of Physics II (Lab Included)

ENMU Required Courses (60 hours)

ENMU Major Requirements (Minimum 24 hours)

Upper-Division Diversity/Global Course 3
BIOL 222 Cell Biology 3
BIOL 303 General Ecology 3
BIOL 304/L Genetics 4
BIOL 306/L General Microbiology 4
BIOL 492 Undergraduate Seminar and Assessment 3
CHEM 341/L Organic Chemistry I 4

ENMU Microbiology, Molecular Biology and Biotechnology Emphasis Area Requirements (Minimum 21-22 hours)

BIOL 375 General Biotechnology 3
BIOL 409/L Microbial Physiology 4
BIOL 421 Immunology 3
BIOL 422/L Medical Microbiology 4
BIOL 425/L Molecular Biology OR BIOL 450 Virology 4/3
One Specialty Course 3
Elective Courses
(you'll take electives as needed to meet any remaining credit hour requirements)

Bachelor's Degree Total Credit Hours: 120

For More Information

ENMU Department of Biology
Location: Roosevelt Hall, RH 111
Phone: 575.562.2936
Toll-Free: 800.FOR.ENMU (800.367.3668)

Amarillo College Advising Center
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Location: WSC, SSC 130
Phone: 806.371.5447