2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
    May 25, 2024  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Biology, General Biology Concentration, BS (0401)

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University Core

To Satisfy University Core Area: STEM

Biology Core

  • Credits: 4.5 *
  • Credits: 4.5 *
  • Credits: 5
  • Credits: 4
  • Credits: 2

  • * A minimum of a C grade in BIO 101 - General Biology 1  and BIO 102 - General Biology 2  is required to pursue a Biology major.

    A student who does not earn a C or higher in BIO 101  and/or BIO 102  may retake the course(s) to remain a degree candidate in the major.  A student who does not earn a C or higher in the second attempt of either or both of the courses must meet with the Department Chair and the Advising Center to help the student choose a major that will lead to successful degree completion. If the student requires further assistance, the chair will refer the student to the Dean. 

    It is highly advised that students maintain a 2.0 major GPA for every semester over their academic career.  A student that falls below a 2.0 major GPA must meet with their academic advisor to discuss the best pathway to degree completion.

Concentration Requirements

  • CHM 221 - Organic Chemistry Laboratory II Credits: 2  
  • Choose one course from each of the following Biology Electives categories:
    • Cell and Molecular
    • Organismal
    • Ecology & Environmental
  • Choose an additional three Biology Electives from any category below.
  • At least three (of the six total) Biology Elective courses must contain a laboratory.

Open Electives

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