2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Oct 17, 2019  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

Biology (B.A.)


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Major Requirements


Students interested in biology who plan to apply their knowledge of the life sciences to another discipline such as art, journalism, sales or law may wish to earn a B.A. in Biology. Students complete a minimum of 120 credits to earn a bachelor’s degree: 49-51 credits of core courses, 22-33 elective credits, and 42-47 credits (13 courses) in their major:

Required Courses:


Degree Plan


Degree Plan for Biology (B.A.)
 
Fall
Spring
First Year
 
 
UNV101: University Seminar I (3 credits) &
FYT100: First Year Transitions (1 credit)
X
 
BIO111: General Biology I & Lab (4 credits)
X
 
CHM113: General Chemistry I & Lab (4 credits)
X
 
Core Course (3 credits)
X
X
UNV102: University Seminar II (3 credits)
 
X
BIO112: General Biology II & Lab (4 credits)
 
X
CHM114: General Chemistry II & Lab (4 credits)
 
X
Second Year
 
 
RTS225: Quest for the Ultimate (3 credits) or
PHL225: Quest for the Good Life (3 credits) (one each semester)
X
X
BIO220: Cell Biology and Chemistry & Lab (4 credits) or
BIO253: Genetics: Classical, Molecular and Population & Lab (4 credits)
(one each semester)
X
X
Core Course (3 credits)
X
X
Core Course (3 credits)
X
X
BIO Elective above 200-level (3 credits)
X
X
Third Year
 
 
BIO Elective above 200-level with lab (4 credits)
X
X
Core Course (3 credits)
X
X
Core Course (3 credits)
X
X
Elective (3 credits)
X
X
Elective (3 credits)
X
X
Fourth Year
 
 
BIO Elective above 200-level with lab (4 credits)
X
X
BIO471: Biology Capstone (3 credits)
X
 
Elective (3 credits)
X
X
Elective (3 credits)
X
X
Elective (3 credits)
X
X

*Suggested Plan to Complete Degree Requirements


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