Biology Majors and Minors

Majors: Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science

Total Hours: 56 - 71

As a Biology major, you will investigate the workings of the natural world, building a deeper understanding of life sciences and a deeper appreciation for the processes of life. The program will give you the preparation necessary for a career in biology or teaching, or further study in a graduate or professional school.

Co-sponsored by the Department of Biology and the Department of Education, the Biology Teaching Major offers solid groundwork in biology and other sciences, coupled with extensive training in education. Biology courses put a strong emphasis on investigating the workings of the natural world, from the micro to the macro level. Education courses are designed to meet standards for Tennessee licensure.

Biology Major - minimum 56 hours

Molecular Biology Major - minimum 71 hours

Biology Teaching Major


Biology Minor

Total Hours: 18

Biology Minor