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BACHELOR OF ARTS or BACHELOR OF SCIENCE
IN BIOLOGY


Advisor: Mutchnick, Norris

General Education & Other Requirements By This Major
CMPS 110 or 111 Computer Literacy 3
CHEM 151/153 General Chemistry I & lab (passed with a C or higher) 4
CHEM 152/154 General Chemistry II & lab (passed with a C or higher) 4


Students must choose a minor from a separate discipline.
54 credits of upper division courses are required (6 credits outside of major &
minor). At least 12 credit hours must come from Writing Intensive courses.

B.A. Requirements
Complete any upper division Spanish course, or one of the following:
SPAN 202, SPAN 214, or SPAN 252

B.S. Requirements (6 credit hours)
MATH 321 Statistics (unless taken as General Education) 3
Complete an additional three credit hours in Computer Science, beyond the
General Education requirements.

Life Sciences Core Requirements

BIOL 202/203 Majors I: Plant Form, Function and Diversity & lab 4
BIOL 204/205 Majors II: Animal Form, Function and Diversity & lab 4
BIOL 206/207 Cell Biology & lab 4
BIOL 301/303 Ecology & lab 4
BIOL 366/368 Genetics & lab 4
BIOL 422 Evolution 3
  Total Biology core credit hours 23

Biology Major Requirements

BIOL 310/312 Invertebrate Zoology & lab 4
BIOL 311/313 Vertebrate Zoology & lab 4

BIOL 331/ 333 or

   BIOL 332/333

Biology of Algae/Fungi & lab

Evolution & Diversity of Plants & lab

4

BIOL 332/ 334 or

   BIOL 322/324

Dendrology & lab

Plant Taxonomy & lab

4
BIOL 360/362 Cell Biology & lab 4

BIOL 442/443 or

  BIOL 448/449 or

  BIOL 451/453

Ornithology & lab

Herpetology & lab

Mammalogy & lab

4
Biol 471/473 Majors Microbiology& lab 4
Biol 486 Senior Project 2
  Total Biology Major credit hours 30
 
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