2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Mar 25, 2023  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Biology, General Biology, BS (0401)

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  General Biology Pre-Physical Therapy/Pre-Physician’s Assistant Cell and Molecular Biology
College Core* 43 credits 43 credits 43 credits
Co-requisite Courses 31 credits 32 credits 29 credits
Biology Core  27 credits 28 credits** 37 credits
Required Upper Level Biology 14-20 credits 6-10 credits 6-10 credits
Required Internship   6 credits  
Liberal Arts Requirements 0-5 credits 1-5 credits 1-5 credits
TOTAL 120-121 120 120


*college core is noted at 43 credits which is three less than required due to science requirements for Biology majors.

**includes an upper level psychology course.

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

Co-requisite Courses

Must be taken by all Biology, Environmental Science majors.


MTH 232 - Calculus 2  may substitute for MTH 270 .

Biology Core for General Biology Concentrations

General Biology Concentration

Four additional upper-level biology electives from those at the 200 to 400 level, not to include BIO 440 - Research 1 , BIO 441 - Research 2 , or BIO 445 - Internship in Biology , BIO 446 - Internship in Biology , unless the permission of the department chair is obtained. Note: The combination of BIO 419 /BIO 420  is counted as one course. The combination of BIO 480 /BIO 481  is counted as one course. Two electives that are chosen must have a laboratory component.

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