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  Sep 23, 2017
 
 
    
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog

Biology, Cell and Molecular Biology, BS (0401)


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Overview:


  General Biology Pre-Physical Therapy/Pre-Physician's Assistant Cell and Molecular Biology
College Core* 52 credits 52 credits 52 credits
Science Core 21 credits 21 credits 21 credits
Biology Core**  36 credits 37 credits 36 credits
Required Upper Level Biology 14-18 credits 8 credits 14-18 credits
Required Internship 0-1 credit 6 credits  
Liberal Arts Requirements      
TOTAL 123-129 124 123-127

Note:


* College Core is noted at 52 credits, which is five less than required due to science requirements for Biological Science majors.

** Includes Organic Chemistry with Labs (8-10 credits)

GPA Requirement for all Biology Majors


(Including all tracks & Environmental Science):

Students must complete BIO 101  and BIO 102  with a grade of C or better in order to continue in the Biology major. Students that fail to earn a C or better must retake the 100-level course(s) before attempting additional Biology courses. Intended majors must earn a C or better in all Biology courses. Students that fail to earn a C or better must repeat that course for it to be considered for major credit.

College Core


To Satisfy College Core Area: STEM


Major Requirements


Science Core (21-22 credits):


Must be taken by all Biology, Environmental Science majors.

Note:


Six of these science credits are applied to Area III of the college core. MTH 232 - Calculus 2  may substitute for MTH 270 .

Biology Core for General Biology Concentrations


(36-37 credits)

Note:


BIO 270  and BIO 451 are no longer in the Biology core.

Cell and Molecular Biology Concentration


Recommended Upper-Level Biology Electives


Below are several recommended upper-level biology electives for students pursuing entrance into medical, dental, graduate and other professional schools. Other upper-level biology electives may be substituted for the ones listed below in consultation with the student's advisor.

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