*Fulfills General Education requirement. Students should consult the General Education Requirements section of this catalog for a complete listing of all general education requirements. Biology majors should consult their advisor to tailor an individualized curriculum based on their areas of interest and academic preparedness.
Math Requirement: 11 credits (MATH 123, 125, and 321 or 381)
Physics Requirement: 7 credits (100 or 200 level PHYS courses)
Chemistry Requirement: 25 credits (CHEM 112, 112L, 114, 114L, 326, 326L, 328, 328L, 464, 464L, and 465)
Biology Requirement: 24 credits (BIOL 111, 151, 151L, 153, 153L, 331, 331L, 371, 371L, 446, 480, and 490)
Biology Program Electives: 19 credits
Free Electives: 13 credits (May include Military Science (MSL), Physical Education (PE), Music (MUS), music ensemble (MUEN) courses, and any courses selected by student and advisor.
Total 120 credits required for the Bachelor of Science in Biology.
Choosing Electives for Career Paths
Program electives (from the list below) and free electives (any courses approved by student’s academic advisor) will vary depending on student’s area of emphasis and career interests. Emphases include Pre-health, Environmental Sciences, Molecular Biology, and Pre-biomedical Engineering. All students should consult with their academic advisor when selecting electives.