Bachelor of Arts Degree - Biology

Degree Requirements:

General Education Courses

Major Courses

Minor Courses - Optional

Foreign Language Requirement

Electives

Student Learning Outcomes

A student successfully completing the above major will be able to:

  1. Integrate scientific knowledge from biology, chemistry and physics. (This learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes II, VI and VII.)

  2. Design experiments and analyze data. (This learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes I, II, VI, and VII.)

  3. Communicate through writing and communicate orally successfully. (This learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes III and VII.)

  4. Comprehend the scientific method. (This learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes I, II, and VI.)

Requirements

Biology Major Courses

BIOL 150General Biology I

3

BIOL 150LGeneral Biology I Lab

1

BIOL 151General Biology II

3

BIOL 151LGeneral Biology II Lab

1

BIOL 154Introduction to Botany

4

BIOL 170General Zoology

3

BIOL 170LGeneral Zoology Lab

1

BIOL 305General Microbiology

4

BIOL 315Genetics

4

BIOL 330Cell Biology

4

BIOL 389Scientific Writings and Readings

2

BIOL 415Ecology

4

BIOL 459Evolution

4

BIOL 491Biology Seminar

2

Biology Electives

4

SCNC 291Sophomore Science Seminar

1

Required in other areas:

CHEM 121General Chemistry I

4

CHEM 121LGeneral Chemistry I Lab

1

CHEM 122General Chemistry II

4

CHEM 122LGeneral Chemistry II Lab

1

 

CHEM 116Introduction to Organic and Biochemistry

3

And

CHEM 116LIntroduction to Organic and Biochemistry Lab

1

Or

CHEM 341Organic Chemistry I

4

And

CHEM 341LOrganic Chemistry I Lab

1

CHEM 341Organic Chemistry I

 

MATH 103College Algebra

4

MATH 305Probability and Statistics

4

Total Credit Hours: 79-80

12 credits of Foreign Language are also required