Degree Requirements - B.S. in Biology
|The Program is designed for students who plan to attend Graduate school or who wish to prepare for admission to a School of Medicine, Dentistry, Chiropractic, Optometry, etc., as well as those interested in entering directly into the workforce.|
|1st Semester||(12 credits)|
|2nd Semester||(16 credits)|
BIOL1252 General Biology II
|3rd Semester||(16 credits)|
BIOL2250/BIOL2150 Ecology & Field Biology and Lab (or)
|4th Semester||(15 credits)|
|5th Semester||(15 credits)|
|6th Semester||(16 credits)|
|7th Semester||(16 credits)|
BIOL4432 Selected Studies in Biology
|8th Semester||(14 credits)|
1MATHEMATICS SEQUENCE: In the freshman year students are required to take either Precalculus or Calculus. The first-year course must be followed by a second mathematics course in sequence, i.e., Calculus I or Calculus II.
2FREE ELECTIVES: May be chosen from any courses offered at the University after consultation with an advisor, but may include no more than six credits of “1000” level Biology courses. (Students may not take BIOL1201-1202 and BIOL1101-1102). Physical Education is recommended for students to go on to schools of Veterinary Medicine. Foreign language is recommended for students intending to go on to Graduate School.
3ETHICAL AND MORAL ANALYSIS: Students must take BIOL4405 Ethics in Science to satisfy this requirement.
4ORAL COMMUNICATION: Requirements consist of a three-credit Speech course.