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2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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


Biology Major, B.S.


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 1810, CHE 1850), Organic Chemistry I with lab (CHE 3100 and CHE 3120), either Biochemistry I and lab (CHE 4310 and CHE 4350) or Organic Chemistry II with lab (CHE 3110 and CHE 3130), and one year of mathematics starting with MTH 1110 or above, are requisites for a bachelor of science major in Biology.

Biology Major, B.A.


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 general chemistry (equivalent to the present courses CHE 1100 and CHE 2100).

Medical Technology Concentration:


Students must satisfy the requirements listed for the bachelor of science major in biology, including BIO 2400 and BIO 4510. Students must also take BIO 3350, BIO 4440, and BIO 4450. Additional hours must be taken from the courses listed below to complete a minimum of 21 hours of upper-division courses and a minimum of 40 semester credit hours in biology.

Internship:


Completion of a medical technology internship at an approved school of medical technology.

Required Non-Biology Courses:


The student must satisfy the requirements listed for non-biology courses for the bachelor of science major in biology and complete the requirements for a minor in chemistry.

Cell and Molecular Concentration:


Students must satisfy the requirements for a bachelor of science major in biology and must include BIO 2400, BIO 3050, and BIO 4510. This concentration requires a total of at least 43 semester hours of biology courses including BIO 268 Cell Biology and Immunology and BIO 269 Nucleic Acid Techniques and Molecular Cloning, which must be successfully completed at the Community College of Aurora, and at least 10 semester hours from the following list of electives:

Subtotal (minimum): 10


Required Non-Biology Courses:


The student must satisfy the requirements listed for nonbiology courses for the bachelor of science major in biology and complete the requirements for a minor or second major in chemistry.