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BACHELOR OF ARTS or BACHELOR OF SCIENCE
IN BOTANY

Advisor: Norris

General Education & Other Requirements By This Major
General Ed. Lab Science courses must be outside the Biology discipline. CHEM 151 and 152 are required (and must be passed with a grade of C or higher) unless Chemistry is declared as a minor or second major. Students must choose a minor or second major outside of the Biology discipline with the exception of Zoology.
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 3
Complete an additional three credit hours in Computer Science, beyond the General Education requirements.

Life Science 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 Majors III: Intro to Cell Biology 4
BIOL 301/303 Ecology & lab 4
BIOL 366/368 Genetics & lab 4
BIOL 422 Evolution 3
  Total core credit hours 23

Botany Major Requirements

BIOL 322/324 Dendrology & lab  
or BIOL 425/427 Range Vegetation & lab 4
BIOL 331/333 Biology of Algae and Fungi & lab 4
BIOL 332/334 Evolution and Diversity of Plants & lab 4
BIOL 351/353 Plant Taxonomy & lab 4
BIOL 410/412 Plant Physiology & lab 4
BIOL 471/473 Majors Microbiology & lab 4
BIOL 486 Senior Project 2
BIOL ___ Upper-Division guided electives 4
  Total major hours 30
  Total credit hours 53
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