Traditional Science

Required Courses for Graduation with the TAMS Diploma (Traditional Science Track)

Students who complete Calculus II or higher the second semester of their first year are not required to enroll in mathematics courses during the second year.

The Traditional Science Track provides students with a strong background in STEM and is for students considering a career in medicine.   Applicants who are interested in pursuing UNT’s 3+4 Pathway to Osteopathic Medicine (https://healthcareers.unt.edu/majors-pathways) should apply for this track.

Course Sequence

Fall 1   Spring 1  
BIOL 1711, Bio. 1761 (lab) 5 hours BIOL 1722 3 hours
CHEM 1410 (lab) 4 hours CHEM 1420 (lab) 4 hours
ENGL 1315 3 hours ENGL 1325 3 hours
MATH 1650 or 1710 5/4 hours MATH 1710 (or higher) 4/3 hours
Seminar   Seminar  
Total 16-17 hrs Total 13-14 hrs
Fall 2   Spring 2  
PHYS 1710 (lab) 4 hours PHYS 2220 (lab) 4 hours
ENGL 2xxx-4xxx (Literature) 3 hours ENGL 2xxx-4xxx (Literature) 3 hours
HIST 2610/2620 3 hours HIST 2610/2620 3 hours
MATH 1720 (or higher) 3 hours PSCI 2305 or 2306 3 hours
Seminar   Seminar  
Total 13 hrs Total 13 hrs

Descriptions for this track's required courses

Electives
Generally, TAMS students who maintain at least a 3.2 GPA are able to take electives after their first semester, provided that their course load does not exceed 19 hours.