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2023-2025 - Undergraduate Catalog 
2023-2025 - Undergraduate Catalog

Biology, B.S.

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Students enrolled in a program of studies leading to the Bachelor of Science degree will fulfill the following requirements:

Biology Core Courses (12 crs.)

Students must earn a “C” or higher in BIO 161  and BIO 162  before upper-level biology electives may be taken.

Upper Division Electives (13-14 crs.)

Additional Biology Electives (18 crs.)

Electives should be selected with advisement; professional program requirements should considered when choosing electives.  At least 6 credits need to be at the 300-level or above.  

Please note only 3 credits of research or internship may count as biology electives. Credits in excess of that number count as free electives.

Allied Fields (21 crs.)

General Education

General Education Requirements


General Education Requirements Specific for this major: 

  • Quantitative (Q): MAT 211  
  • Natural World (N) BIO 161  grade of C or better required
  • Natural World (N): PHY 121  
  • Natural World (N): CHM 121  

Free Electives (17-18 crs.)

A minimum of 120 credits is required for graduation.

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