Jul 13, 2024  
2024-2025 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
2024-2025 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog

Biology, BS, Natural History Concentration (RGC)

Location(s): RGC-Eagle Pass, RGC-Del Rio, RGC-Uvalde

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The Biology program in Alpine focuses on an organismal approach to the life sciences, emphasizing integrated ecological and co-evolutionary studies of plants and animals through field work in the Chihuahuan Desert region. It offers broad training in aspects of biology and prepares students for advanced specialty disciplines.

This concentration focuses on biological natural history with a field emphasis and encourages students to learn from the Chihuahuan Desert and natural lab that surrounds the campus at Alpine.

Program Requirements

Core Curriculum: 42

Required Core Courses: 40 Credits


**–Select one PHYS 1301  or PHYS 1401

*–Select 8 credit hours from those listed

Concentration Core: 4 Credit Hours

Concentration Electives: 16 Credit Hours

Students must choose 16 credit hours from among the following:

Minor: 18 Credit Hours

Total Hours: 120

Core Curriculum: 42

Required Core Courses Major Core: 40

Concentration: 20

Minor: 18

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