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  Oct 21, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Biology Major, B.A./B.S.


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Biology Major, B.S.


Select two of these options:


Subtotal: 24-29


Electives:


Biology courses selected from the 2000-, 3000-, and 4000-level series, and approved by faculty advisors in the Biology Department, must be completed to bring the total of biology courses approved for the major to 40 semester hours.

Electives 11-16

At least 21 semester hours of the major:


(including genetics, ecology and upper-division electives) must be from the 3000- and 4000-level courses of the Biology Department.

Total (minimum) 40

Required Non-Biology Courses:


One year of college general chemistry with lab (CHE 1800, CHE 1801, CHE 1810, CHE 1811), either Organic Chemistry I (CHE 3100) or Survey of Organic Chemistry (CHE 3090) with the Organic Chemistry lab (CHE 3120), either Biochemistry I (CHE 4310) or Organic Chemistry II (CHE 3110), and one year of mathematics starting with MTH 1110 or above, are requisites for a Bachelor of Science in Biology.

Biology Major, B.A.


Select two of these options:


Subtotal: 24-29


Electives:


Biology courses selected from the 2000-, 3000-, and 4000-level series, and approved by faculty advisors in the Biology Department, must be completed to bring the total of biology courses approved for the major to 40 semester hours.

Electives 11-16

At least 21 semester hours of the major:


(including genetics, ecology and upper-division electives) must be from the 3000- and 4000-level courses of the Biology Department.

Total (minimum) 40

Required Non-Biology Courses:


One year of chemistry: equivalent to the present courses CHE 1100 and CHE 2100; or CHE 1800, CHE 1801, CHE 1810, and CHE 1811.

Cell and Molecular Concentration


Required Courses


Required Non-Biology Courses


Students must satisfy the requirements listed for non-biology courses for the Bachelor of Science in Biology and must complete the requirements for a minor or second major in chemistry.

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