Biology, Bachelor of Science

Offered by Department of Biology

General Studies Program
Foundational Requirements (LOPERs 1-4)12
Including:
LOPER 4: Mathematics, Statistics, and Quantitative Reasoning
Plane Trigonometry 1
Broad Knowledge Requirements (LOPERs 5-8)13
Including:
LOPER 8: Natural Science
Biology I
Dispositional Requirements: (LOPERs 9-10) 26
Wellness (LOPER 11) Optional0
Program-Specified Requirements4
Biology II
BS Science-related course requirements8
General Chemistry
General Chemistry Laboratory
General Chemistry
General Chemistry Laboratory
Major Option
Complete all required courses30
Minor or 2nd Major
Complete all required courses 324
Unrestricted electives
Needed to reach 120 credit hour minimum23
Total Credit Hours120

 A minimum 2.5 GPA is required in all courses counting toward this major.

Major Option

Biology Option Core Requirements
BIOL 231Research Methods I3
BIOL 290Evolution3
BIOL 305BioStatistics3
BIOL 307Ecology3
BIOL 360Genetics4
Select 2 credit hours of the following:2
Seminar in Biology
OR
Research Methods IIA
AND
Research Methods IIB
Biology Option Required Electives 4
Field electives
Select 6 credit hours of the following:6
Wildlife Conservation
Range and Wildlife Management
Plant Ecology
Plant Taxonomy
Herpetology
Animal Behavior
Insect Biology
Ichthyology
Ornithology
Mammalogy
Laboratory electives
Select 6 credit hours of the following:6
Human Microbiology
Human Physiology
Anatomy and Physiology
Anatomy and Physiology
Cellular & Molecular Biology
Principles of Immunology
Plant Physiology
Developmental Biology
Plant Diversity and Evolution
Infectious Diseases
Advanced Molecular Biology
Physiology
Biology Option Supporting Course Requirements (0 hours Required)
Select one of the following:
Elementary Organic Chemistry
and Elementary Organic Chemistry Lab
or
Organic Chemistry
and Organic Chemistry Laboratory
and Organic Chemistry
and Organic Chemistry Laboratory
Total Credit Hours30