Biology Major — B.S.

Required courses within the department

BIOL 12100Principles of Biology I, Cell and Molecular

4

BIOL 12200Principles of Biology II, Ecology and Evolution

4

BIOL 22700Genetics

4

BIOL 27100General Ecology

4

BIOL 30100Literature in Biology

2

BIOL 30200Research in Biology

3

BIOL 35400Cell Biology

4

BIOL 41100Biology Seminar

0.5

BIOL 41200Biology Seminar

0.5

BIOL xxxxxThree elective courses in biology

10-12

Total Credit Hours:37-38

Note: Courses that do not count as biology electives include any courses listed as required; any level-1 course; BIOL 20000; BIOL 20500; BIOL 21000, BIOL 30000; BIOL 40000; BIOL 40100; BIOL 40200. Biochemistry I and II (BIOC 35300 and BIOC 35400) and Current Topics in Biochemistry (BIOC 48100) may count as biology electives. Two of the three biology electives must have a lab or discussion component (a fourth hour). One of the three biology electives must be at level 3 or above.

Required courses outside the department

Chemistry

CHEM 12100Principles of Chemistry

4

or

CHEM 12300Principles of Chemistry - Enriched Section

4

CHEM 12400Experimental Chemistry I

2

CHEM 22100Organic Chemistry I

3

CHEM 22200Organic Chemistry II

3

CHEM 22500Experimental Chemistry II

2

CHEM 23200Quantitative Chemistry

3

Physics

PHYS 10100Introduction to Physics I

4

PHYS 10200Introduction to Physics II

4

or

PHYS 11700Principles of Physics I: Mechanics

4

PHYS 11800Principles of Physics II: Electricity and Magnetism

4

Mathematics

MATH 10800Calculus for Decision Making

4

or

MATH 11100Calculus I

4

and either

MATH 11200Calculus II

4

or

MATH 14500Statistics for the Health, Life, and Social Sciences

4

Total Credit Hours:33-34

Summary

Total, biology courses

37-38

Total, required courses outside the department

33-34

Electives

48-50

Total, B.S. in biology

120

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