Bachelor of Science in Biology 2015 - 2016 Degree Requirements

REQUIREMENT REQ HRS COURSE(S) NOTES
Wellness 2 APPH 1040 or APPH 1050  
Core A - Essential Skills 3 ENGL 1101  
  3 ENGL 1102  
  4 MATH 1503  
Core B - Institutional Options 3 CS 1301 or CS 1315 or CS 1371  
Core C - Humanities 6 Any HUM  
Core D - Science, Math, & Technology 4 PHYS 2211  
  4 PHYS 2212  
  4 MATH 1504  
Core E - Social Sciences 3 HIST 2111 or HIST 2112 or INTA 1200 or POL 1101 or PUBP 3000  
  9 Any SS  
Core F - Courses Related to Major 4 BIOL 1510  
  4 CHEM 1211K  
  4 CHEM 1212K  
  3 CHEM 2311  
  3 CHEM 2312  
Major Requirements 4 BIOL 1520  
  3 BIOL 2335  
  3 BIOL 3450  
  3 BIOL 2344  
  2 Biology Lab Requirement a
  3 BIOL 3600  
  1 BIOL 4450  
  3 BIOL 4590 or BIOL 4690 or BIOL 4910  
Non-Biology Courses 2 CHEM 2380  
  3 BIOL 2400 or BIOL 4150 or BIOL 4401  
Biology Electives 21 BIOL 3000-level or higher b
Free Electives 11 Free Electives  
TOTAL: 122    

 

Notes

a = Students must complete two of following three lab options: BIOL 2336 or 2338, BIOL 2345 or 2355, BIOL 3451
b = Students are required to complete 15 credit hours of Biology electives defined as follows: 12 "depth" credit hours must be courses with a “BIOL” prefix, excluding BIOL 4694-4699. Biology Elective courses that are cross-listed with other departments are included in these 12 depth credit hours. The remaining 3 "breadth" credit hours can be selected from: other BIOL 3000-lever and higher courses, BIOL 4695, 4697, 4699, and the list of approved courses offered in the other departments (MATH 2000-level and higher courses and APPH, BMED, CHEM, EAS, PHYS, PSYC 3000-level and higher courses; EXCEPT for the following: APPH 3300, 3901-3904, 4699, BMED 4699, 4900-4903, CHEM 4601, 4699, 4901-4903, EAS 4651, 4699, 4900, MATH 2699, 4080, 4090, 4699, 4999, PHYS 4601, 4602, 4699, PSYC 4600, 4601, 4699, 4900-4910.)
c = C-minimum required