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Biology

The courses listed below are for the 2012-13 Academic Catalog and are subject to change. Please reference the Academic Catalog for further information and course descriptions. If you are a current student, please reference the catalog in which you come under.

Please note, there are two tracks for Biology. First listed is the Bachelor of Science and following is for the Bachelor of Arts.

Bachelor of Science in Biology

Liberal Education Curriculum  49 credit hours
Biology Core Courses  18-19 credit hours
Biology Electives  17-20 credit hours
Allied Requirements  28 credit hours
General Electives  4-8 credit hours
Total credit hours for the B.S. in Biology  120 credit hours

Biology Core Courses  18-19 credit hours

BIO 101: Principles of Biology 4

Group A (choose one):

BIO 210: Botany 4

BIO 320: Vertebrate Zoology 4

BIO 321: Invertebrate Zoology 4

Group B (choose one):

BIO 330: Ecology 4

BIO 430: Ethology: Animal Behavior 3

Group C (choose one):

BIO 450: Cell Biology 4

BIO 460: Genetics 4

Capstone:

BIO 440: Evolutionary Biology 3

Biology Electives  17-20 credit hours

Five Biology Electives (two must be with a lab) 17-20

Allied Requirements  28 credit hours

CHE 111-112: General Chemistry 4

CHE 211-212: Organic Chemistry 4
Physics I (taken through CRC or summer school)
Physics I (taken through CRC or summer school)
MAT 241 or higher

General Electives  4-8 credit hours


Bachelor of Arts in Biology

Liberal Education Curriculum  49 credit hours
Biology Core Courses  18-19 credit hours
Biology Electives  17-20 credit hours
Allied Requirements  8 credit hours
General Electives  24-28 credit hours
Total credit hours for the B.A. in Biology  120 credit hours

Biology Core Courses  18-19 credit hours

BIO 101: Principles of Biology 4

Group A (choose one):

BIO 210: Botany 4

BIO 320: Vertebrate Zoology 4

BIO 321: Invertebrate Zoology 4

Group B (choose one):

BIO 330: Ecology 4

BIO 430: Ethology: Animal Behavior 3

Group C (choose one):

BIO 450: Cell Biology 4

BIO 460: Genetics 4

Capstone:

BIO 440: Evolutionary Biology 3

Biology Electives  17-20 credit hours

Five Biology Electives (two must be with a lab) 17-20

Allied Requirements  8 credit hours

CHE 111-112: General Chemistry 4

General Electives  24-28 credit hours

 

 

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