2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog


Biology is available as a major or minor on both the BA and BS degrees.

The BA is provided for the student who has a strong interest in the biological sciences but who desires a broader-based area of study or who is interested in pursuing multiple majors. The degree is appropriate for students interested in graduate or health-related professional schools but may require additional coursework to fulfill certain prerequisites. The BS degree offers an expanded study of the biological sciences and includes associated requirements that provide a broader knowledge of the physical sciences. Required courses within the BS degree will meet many prerequisites of graduate and health-related professional schools.

Honors College

Biology majors who plan to pursue Departmental Honors must be members of the Honors College and should enroll in BIOL 40001 during their junior year and BIOL 40033 during the fall semester of their senior year. They will be given an incomplete in BIOL 40033 during the end of the fall semester and will receive credit for the course in the spring after successfully completing a senior honors research project.

Pass/No-Credit Option

See the Bachelor's Degree Definitions and Regulations in the Bachelor's Degree section of the University requirements.

List of BIOL courses: BIOL - Biology