2018-2019 University Catalog 
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2018-2019 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Biology, B.S.

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Minimum credits required: 50.5/51.5

All biology courses for the major have a prerequisite except BIO 121 , BIO 122  & BIO 163 .

Biology Electives: 6 credits

Additional biology courses totaling 6 credits are required bringing the minimum to 50.5/51.5 credits.

Additional Information

Courses in organic chemistry, physics, and statistics are recommended for students who expect to continue their education in graduate or professional school. The general biology sequence (BIO 121  and BIO 122 ) and BIO 163 - Freshman Biology Seminar, .5 credit hour  should be taken during the freshman year. The BIO 263 - Sophomore Biology Seminar, 1 credit hour , BIO 221 - General Zoology, 3 credit hours , and BIO 222 - General Botany, 3 credit hours  should be taken the sophomore year. The BIO 463 - Senior Biology Seminar, 1 credit hour  should be taken either the Fall or Spring semester of the senior year. Biology majors are expected to take the BIO 363 - Biology Seminar, 0 credit hours  every semester after their freshman year. The BIO 121 , BIO 122  courses are prerequisites for all two, three, and four hundred level biology courses for majors.

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