Bachelor of Science in Biology

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Program Requirements

Disclaimer: The list below provides an example of requirements & suggested course sequencing for new students. Actual program requirements will vary depending on the date of enrollment in the program. Please consult the appropriate catalog for official degree/program requirements.

CRN Course Name Credits
BIO 100 General Biology OR  
    BIO 220     Anatomy and Physiology I AND  
    BIO 221     Anatomy and Physiology II 4-8 credits
BIO 202 Botany 4 credits
BIO 204 Zoology 4 credits
BIO 320 Genetics 4 credits
BIO 352 Ecology 3 credits
BIO 353 General Microbiology with lab 4 credits
BIO 339 Research Methods and Techniques 3 credits
BIO 498 Senior Project 3-6 credits
  Concentration (select one)* 9-16 credits
Total 37-47 credits

Required Support Courses

(These requirements can be taken as part of the general education requirements.)

CRN Course Name Credits
CHY 100 Chemistry I 4 credits
CHY 101 Chemistry II 4 credits
CHY 300/BIO 301 Biochemistry OR  
    CHY 310     Organic Chemistry I 4 credits
MAT 351 Statistics I 3 credits

*Select one of the available concentrations. Note: Courses may be substituted with the approval of the academic advisor to meet a student’s career goal.

Graduates from this B.S. program may contribute to society in the area of health maintenance and is good preparation for students intending to develop research careers in the medical and biological sciences.

Bio-Medical Science Concentration Requirements

CRN Course Name Credits
Choose three of the following courses:
BIO 356 Vertebrate Biology 3 credits
BIO 363 Human Nutrition 3 credits
BIO 401 Pathophysiology 3 credits
BIO 412 Mammalogy 3 credits