Biology Major

B.A. or B.S. degree program
Total hours required – minimum 56

Base Core* Courses in Biology (BY) Hours
1134 Principles of Biology: Cell and Genetics (4) - F, SP 4
1144 Principles of Biology: Diversity and Ecology (4) - F, SP 4
2114 Cell Biology (4) - F, SP 4
3114 Genetics (4) - F, SP 4
4044 Ecology (4) - F, SP 4
4802 Capstone Course (2) - F, SP 2

 

Five courses slected from Biology (BY) Hours
  Select either 2213 or (3514 and 3524)  
2213 Introductory Human Anatomy and Physiology (3) - SP, SU 3
3514 Human Anatomy and Physiology I (4) - F 4
3524 Human Anatomy and Physiology II (4) - SP 4
   Select one of the following  
2424 Introductory Microbiology (4) - SP, SU 4
3214 Microbiology (4) - F 4
   Select any of the following  
2623 Field Botany (3) - SP* 3
2723 Algae (3) - SP* 3
2813 Field Zoology (3) - F* 3
3223 Virology (3) - SP* 3
3323 Immunology (3) - SP 3
3413 Limnology (3) - SU* 3
3903 Internship in Biology (3) - F, SP, SU 3
4123 Molecular Biology (3) - SP 3
4213 Embryology (3) - SP* 3
4323 Histology (3) - SP 3
4413 Vertebrate Zoology (3) - F* 3
   Select one of the following  
450V Independent Research (1, 2) - F, SP, SU 1, 2
460V Special Topics in Biology (1-4) - F, SP, SU 1-4

 

 

Base Courses In Chemistry (CM) Hours
1113 General Chemistry Lectures I (3) - F, SP, SU 3
1123 General Chemistry Lectures II (3) - F, SP, SU 3
1211 General Laboratories I (1) - F, SP, SU 1
1221 General Laboratories II (1) - F, SP, SU 1
2113 Organic Chemistry Lectures I (3) - F, SU 3
2123 Organic Chemistry Lectures II (3) - SP, SU 3
2211 Organic Chemistry Laboratories I (1) - F, SU 1
2221 Organic Chemistry Laboratories II (1) - SP, SU 1

 

 

Additional Coursework  
The general education requirement in Mathematics for a Biology major cannot be satisfied by a course numbered below Math 1113.

 

*A minimum grade of “C” in each of the core courses is required. Each biology major must take the Major Field Achievement Test in Biology prior to graduation.