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 Core54
Biology Major37
BIO 1014 Biological Science I4
BIO 1024 Biological Science II4
BIO 2114 Anatomy and Physiology I4
BIO 2124 Anatomy and Physiology II4
BIO 3213 General Ecology3
BIO 3324 Microbiology4
BIO 3414 Genetics4
CHE 3514 Biochemistry I4
NSC 3114 Earth’s Waters4
NSC 4612 Senior Seminar2
Minor18
Additional Required Support Courses*8
Electives11
TOTAL FOR BIOLOGY MAJOR128

*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 of the support courses can satisfy General Education requirements.