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Biology Bachelor of Science Requirements

Biology BS Requirements

       

ENGL 1101

Composition I

3

ENGL 1102

Composition II

3

TCOM 2010

Technical Writing

3

MATH 1113

Pre-calculus

4

MATH 2253

Calculus I

4

MATH 2260

Probability and Statistics

3

SPCH 2400

Public Speaking

2

STS 2400

Science, Technology, and Society

2

Area C Group 1

Take One Course from the Literature Group

3

Area C Group 2

Take One Course from the Art and Culture Group

3

Area E Group 1

American Context

3

Area E Group 2

World History

3

Area E Group 3

Behavioral Science

3

Area E Group 4

Cultures and Societies

3

CHEM 1211K

Principles of Chemistry I

4

CHEM 1212K

Principles of Chemistry II

4

CHEM 2511K

Organic Chemistry I

4

CHEM 2512K

Organic Chemistry II

4

PHYS 1111K

Introductory Physics I

4

PHYS 1112K

Introductory Physics II

4

BIOL 2107K

Biological Principles I

4

BIOL 2108K

Biological Principles II

4

BIOL 3000K

Genetics

4

BIOC 3111K

Biochemistry I

4

Track Requirement: Take one of the tracks described below.

38 hours

Degree Program Total

120

NOTE: PHYS 2211K and 2212K may be taken instead of PHYS 1111K and 1112K

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Track Requirements

       

BIOL 3200K

Biotechnology

4

BIOL 3310K

Molecular Biology

4

BIOC 3112K

Biochemistry II

4

Free Electives

10 – 14

BIOL ELEC At least 4 additional Biology Courses Above 2108K

12-16

(Excluding Track Requirements)

Bioinformatics Track Requirements

       

BIOL 3310K

Molecular Biology

4

BIOL 4500K

Bioinformatics I

4

BIOL 4510K

Bioinformatics II

4

CS 1301

Computer Science I

4

CS 1302

Computer Science II

4

CS 3153

Database Systems

3

Free Electives

3 – 6

BIOL ELEC At least 3 additional upper-level courses in BIOL above 2108K

9 – 12

General Biology Track Requirements

           

BIOL 3300K

Ecology

4

BIOL ELEC

At Least 6 Biology Courses Above 2108K (Excluding Track requirements), with at least one course from each of the Cellular Form and Function group and the Organismal Form and Function group

20-24

Free Electives

10-14

Cellular Form and Function group

BIOL 3100K

Microbiology

4

BIOL 3400K

Cell Physiology

4

BIOL 4410K

Immunology

4

BIOL 4470

Plant Physiology

3

Organismal Form and Function group

BIOL 4100K

Entomology

4

BIOL 4200K

Zoology

4

BIOL 4400K

Anatomy & Physiology I

4

BIOL 4440K

Botany

4

Pre-Professional Track Requirements

       

BIOL 3400K

Cell Physiology

4

BIOL 4400K

Anatomy & Physiology I

4

BIOL 4460K

Anatomy & Physiology II

4

BIOL ELEC

At Least 4 Biology Courses Above 2108K (Excluding Track requirements)

12-16

Free Electives

10-14

A grade of "C" or better must be earned in all courses (excluding core areas A-E and free electives).