The Bachelor of Science in Biology can be earned by the completion of biology core courses. The university Core Curriculum is followed by core courses in biology, and includes required courses in chemistry, mathematics, and physics.
Electives within the department allow training to focus on specific career objectives. Electives will be selected following consultation with a faculty mentor.
A grade of “C” or better is required in all science and math courses required for the degree.
Program of Study
Areas A, B, C, D, E, and Additional Requirements (43 Hrs)
A suitable substitute approved by the advisor and department head Credits: 3-4 *
Upper Level Electives: (15-16 Hrs)
3000 or higher level science or math courses
Total: 120 Hours
*A grade of “C” or better is required
*Biology elective options (3000 level or higher level Science or Math courses) should be selected in consultation with the faculty mentor.
****Pre-med students and those who wish to pursue graduate education/research career are expected to take CHEM 2511 and CHEM 2511L and 15 hours of electives. All other students can choose one 3-credit hour course listed as alternatives for CHEM 2511 and CHEM 2511L and 16 hours of electives.