2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog


Biology, BS

Requirements

The program of study requires a minimum of 35 hours, on a 124-hour degree, consisting of:

Minimum of 35 hours of biology

BIOL 10501Introductory Biology Lab I

1

BIOL 10503Introductory Biology I

3

BIOL 10511Introductory Biology Lab II

1

BIOL 10513Introductory Biology II

3

BIOL 30403Ecology and the Environment

3

BIOL 30603Cellular, Molecular, and Developmental Biology

3

BIOL 41000Senior Assessment

0

21 additional hours in biology, including a minimum of three courses with laboratories.

One independent research course (BIOL 40003 or 40803 or 40900) may count as one laboratory course.

A maximum of 6 hours in independent research courses is permitted within the 21 additional hours:

BIOL 40033Senior Honors Research in Biology

3

BIOL 40803Biological Research and Writing

3

BIOL 40900Independent Research in Biology

1.00-3.00

A maximum of 6 hours in teaching of biology courses is permitted within the additional 21 hours:
BIOL 40320Teaching of Introductory-Level Biology

1.00-4.00

BIOL 40330Teaching of Advanced Biology

1.00-4.00

A maximum of 8 hours for any combination of the following courses will be permitted within the 21 additional hours:
BIOL 40033Senior Honors Research in Biology

3

BIOL 40320Teaching of Introductory-Level Biology

1.00-4.00

BIOL 40330Teaching of Advanced Biology

1.00-4.00

BIOL 40803Biological Research and Writing

3

BIOL 40900Independent Research in Biology

1.00-3.00

A maximum of 4 hours and one laboratory will be granted within the additional 21 hours for completion of both Anatomy and Physiology courses:

BIOL 20204Anatomy and Physiology

4

BIOL 20214Anatomy and Physiology

4

Associated Requirements:

CHEM 10113General Chemistry I

3

CHEM 10123General Chemistry II

3

CHEM 10122General Chemistry II Laboratory

2

OR

CHEM 20123Quantitative Analysis

3

 

CHEM 30123Organic Chemistry I

3

CHEM 30121Organic Chemistry I Laboratory

1

CHEM 30133Organic Chemistry II

3

PHYS 10154General Physics I with Laboratory

4

PHYS 10164General Physics II with Laboratory

4

MATH 10043Elementary Statistics

3

OR

MATH 10524Calculus I

4

Additional courses in mathematics, computer science or statistics are encouraged.