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Biology Major

The B.S. program is listed; the B.A. program requires an additional 12 hours of foreign language.


Course Offerings

Biology Major without Teacher Certification: 58 Hours

Required courses: 22 Hours

Take each course on this list: 21 Hours
BIO 200* Biological Concepts 4
BIO 201 Zoology 4
BIO 202 Botany 4
BIO 315 Research Methods 1
BIO 341 Ecology 4
BIO 344 Genetics 4

Choose one course from this list: 1 Hour
BIO 480 Seminar 1
BIO 490 Research 1

Elective courses: (minimum) 16 Hours

Choose courses from this list totaling at least 16 hours:
BIO 215 Winter Botany 1
BIO 216 Spring Flora 1
BIO 300 Paleontology 3
BIO 302 Environmental Science 3
BIO 312 Environmental Physiology of Animals 3
BIO 317 Plant Taxonomy 3
BIO 321 Microbiology 5
BIO 332 Entomology 4
BIO 342 Field Study in Biology 1-3
BIO 348 Medical Terminology 3
BIO 362 Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy 5
BIO 371 Ornithology 4
BIO 372 Ichthyology 4
BIO 385 Internship 1-4
BIO 400 Special Topics 4
BIO 410 Cell Biology 3
BIO 415 Stream Ecology 4
BIO 420 Immunology 3
BIO 422 Animal Physiology 4
BIO 441 Principles of Biological Conservation 3
BIO 470 Speciation 3
BIO 475 Human Physiology 4
BIO 480 Seminar 1-3
BIO 390/490 Research 1-3

Additional Requirements: (minimum) 20 Hours

Take each course on this list: 17 Hours
CHE 111* General Chemistry I 3
CHE 112 General Chemistry II 3
CHE 113 General Chemistry I Lab 1
CHE 114 General Chemistry II Lab 2
PHY 141* General College Physics I 3
PHY 143 General College Physics I Lab 1
PHY 142 General College Physics II 3
PHY 144 General College Physics II Lab 1

Take MTH 111 and MTH 112 or MTH 210 or MTH 123: 3 Hours
MTH 111* College Algebra 3
MTH 112* Trigonometry and Analytical Geometry 3
MTH 123* Elementary Calculus and Its Applications 3
MTH 210* Calculus I 4

 

*General Education Course