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PROGRAMS OF STUDY: BIOLOGY MAJOR (BS)


39-41 semester hours total

BIOL 151-151L, 153-153L General Biology (8 credits)

Choose three (12 credits)
BIOL 325-325L, Physiology
BIOL 331-331L, Microbiology
BIOL 343-343L, Cell & Molecular Biology
BIOL 371-371L, Genetics
BIOL 483-483L, Developmental Biology

Choose one (4 credits)
BIOL 301-301L, Plant Systematics
BIOL 351-351L, Plant Structure and Function

Choose one (4 credits)
BIOL 357-357L, Invertebrate Zoology
BIOL 363-363L, Ornithology
BIOL 365-365L, Vertebrate Zoology

Choose one (2-4 credits)
BIOL 311-311L, Principles of Ecology
BIOL 373, Evolution

BIOL 490, Senior Seminar (1 credit)
Elective (depending upon emphasis) 8 credits

Total: 39-41 credits

Recommended supporting courses for BS and BSED in Biology:
CHEM 112-112L, 114-114L General Chemistry (8 credits)
CHEM 326-326L, Organic Chemistry (4 credits)

Choose one (4 credits)
CHEM 328-328L, Organic Chemistry II
CHEM 332-332L, Analytical Chemistry
CHEM 460-460L, Biochemistry

Computer Programming (3 credits)
CSC 130, Visual Basic Programming
CSC 150, Computer Science I

PHYS 211-211L, 213-213L University Physics (8 credits)

A Statistics course (equivalent of MATH 381 or PSYC 371) 3 credits

BSEd majors also need the  professional education courses for Secondary Education, including SEED 413, 7-12 Science Methods.


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