Biology

Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology

Requirements

To earn a B.S. Degree in Biology, a student must satisfy the following:

  • University requirements
  • 44 credit hours in Biology
    • 23 credit hours of Biology core requirements, plus
    • 21 credit hours of Biology electives; 18 of which must be upper division
  • 28-30 credit hours of correlate courses in Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics
  • 30-hour Natural Sciences minor (Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Physics)
    • 20 hours must be in courses from one department other than Biology

 

Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
Biology Core Courses
BI 102 General Cellular Biology 5
BI 105 General Botany 4
BI 110 General Zoology 4
BI 301 General Microbiology 4
BI 333 General Genetics 4
BI 390 Biology Seminar - Capstone course
1
BI 395 Biology Research - Capstone course
1
  Total Biology Core Courses 23

Correlate Courses
CH 151 Fundamentals of Chemistry I 5
CH 152 Fundamentals of Chemistry II 5
CH 340 Organic Chemistry I 3
CH 342 Organic Chemistry I Lab 2
MA 140 OR
MA 142 OR
MA 151
Statistics OR
Applied Calculus II OR
Calculus & Anal. Geom. I
3
3
5
PS 261 AND
PS 262
College Physics I AND
College Physics II
5
5
  OR
PS 281 AND
PS 282
General Physics I AND
General Physics II
5
5
  Total Correlate Courses 28-30