Students with a variety of science related goals may choose the biology major. The degree forms a solid background for science related graduate work such as further studies to prepare for professions in the medical, research or environmental fields.

Requirements for the BS in Biology
General Education Core 54
Biology Major 37-38
BIO 1014 Biological Science I 4
BIO 1024 Biological Science II 4
BIO 2114 Anatomy and Physiology I 4
BIO 2124 Anatomy and Physiology II 4
BIO 3114 Botany or BIO 3213 General Ecology 3-4
BIO 3324 Microbiology 4
BIO 3414 Genetics 4
CHE 3514 Biochemistry I 4
NSC 3114 Earth’s Waters 4
NSC 4612 Senior Seminar 2
Minor 18
Additional Required Support Courses* 8
Electives 10-11
TOTAL FOR BIOLOGY MAJOR 128

*MAT 1334 Pre-Calculus, CHE 1514 and 1524 College Chemistry I and II, CHE 2514 Organic Chemistry I, and PHS 2024 General Physics II are required support courses for the Biology major. Twelve hours or the support courses can satisfy General Education requirements.