Biology (B.A.)

Program Requirements

Intellectual Foundations Requirements
30-33 credit hours30-33
Biology Major Requirements (40-43 credit hours)
Required Courses (15 credit hours)
BIO 111FOUNDATIONS OF BIOLOGY3
BIO 211INTRODUCTION TO CELL BIOLOGY AND GENETICS4
BIO 213INTRODUCTION TO ECOLOGY, EVOLUTION, AND BEHAVIOR4
BIO 333BIOLOGICAL FORM, FUNCTION AND DIVERSITY4
Concentration Courses
Students are required to complete one of the following concentrations:26-28
Integrative Biology Concentration (26-28 credit hours)
Select two from the following courses:
ADVANCED CELL BIOLOGY (4)
ECOLOGY (4)
EVOLUTION
APPLICATIONS IN BIOTECHNOLOGY
Select 20 credits of elective biology courses at the 300 level or above.
Electives may include up to 8 credits from BIO 308, BIO 309, BIO 311, and BIO 312
Excludes BIO 322 and BIO 324
Up to 9 credits total of BIO 361/362 Biology Seminar, BIO 488 Biology Internship, BIO 495 Special Project, and BIO 499 Independent Study may be applied to the Biology elective requirement. Of this total, no more than 2 cr from BIO 361/362 Biology Seminar and 3 cr fro BIO 488 Biology Internship may be used.
Aquatic Biology Concentration (25-26 credit hours)25-26
BIOSTATISTICS (4)
INTRODUCTORY PROBABILITY AND STATISTICS
ECOLOGY (4)
EVOLUTION
BIOLOGY INTERNSHIP (1-15)
Select three from the following:
ICHTHYOLOGY (4)
LIMNOLOGY (4)
FISHERIES BIOLOGY (4)
STREAM ECOLOGY (4)
Total Required Credit Hours in Other Fields (8 credit hours)
FUNDAMENTALS OF CHEMISTRY I
and LABORATORY FOR FUNDAMENTALS OF CHEMISTRY I (4)
FUNDAMENTALS OF CHEMISTRY II
and LABORATORY FOR FUNDAMENTALS OF CHEMISTRY II (4)
All College Electives
21-35 credit hours21-35
Total Credit Hours120