Biology BS

Requirements

General Education — 42 or 43 hours

See the General Education Curriculum Section for the complete list of courses.

Exceptions: The Laboratory Science and Mathematics components of the General Education curriculum are fulfilled by required major and support courses. Issues in Science is waived in lieu of upper division biology courses.

Major — 38 hours

BIO 1510General Biology I

4

BIO 1520General Biology II

4

BIO 2820Microbiology

4

BIO 3040Ecology

4

BIO 3335/PHY 3335/CHE 3335Junior Seminar in Biology

1

BIO 3720Genetics

4

BIO 3730Molecular Biology

4

BIO 4335/CHE 4335/PHY 4335Senior Seminar in Biology

1

Biology Electives*

12

*8 hours must be 3000 level or higher; BIO/CHE 3510 and BIO/CHE 3520 will not qualify if taken to satisfy Chemistry minor

Required Support Courses — 30 hours

CHE 1040General Chemistry I

4

CHE 1050General Chemistry II

4

CHE 2010Organic Chemistry I

4

CHE 2020Organic Chemistry II

4

MAT 1510Calculus I

4

MAT 1350Statistical Analysis for the Sciences

3

SCI 2150Introduction to Computer Technology for the Sciences

3

PHY 2110General Physics I

4

Chemistry Minor

Chemistry Courses*

20

To complete chemistry minor in addition to required chemistry courses — 4 hours

General Electives

7

*16 of the 20 hours will be completed as a part of the biology major requirements (support courses)

Minor Other than Chemistry — 15-20 hours

Total Credit Hours: 120-122