2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog


Biology, BA

Requirements

The program of study requires a minimum of 26 hours, on a 124-hour degree, consisting of:

A minimum of 26 semester 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

12 additional approved hours in biology, including a minimum of two courses with laboratories (excluding BIOL 40033, BIOL 40803 and BIOL 40900).

A maximum of 3 hours, of the 12 additional hours, will be allowed for any combination of the following:

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 12 hours for completion of both Anatomy and Physiology courses.

BIOL 20204Anatomy and Physiology

4

BIOL 20214Anatomy and Physiology

4

Students without credit for a high school course in chemistry are encouraged to take two semesters of college chemistry. One year of high school or two semesters of college physics is also advised.