Students who major in biology must complete 63 to 65 hours, including BIOL 105-105L, 112-112L, 198, 199, 234, 399, 401, and 23 to 24 additional hours of BIOL coursework. This 23 to 24 hours must include at least one course each from BIOL 201, 208, or 306; BIOL 203, 206, or 312; BCHE 307/307L, BCHE 308, BIOL 209, or BIOL 318; BIOL 302, 303-303L, 304, or 311-311L; BIOL 207, 212, 314, or 320; and a three- to four-hour elective chosen from any courses offered by the department (excluding internships). Students must complete the following related courses: CHEM 101-101L, 102-102L, and 221-221L; PHYS 1500 and 1510; and MATH 201, MATH 210, MATH 211, or STAT 320. Pre-professional and pre-graduate school students are strongly advised to take CHEM 222-222L.
Notes: All students should take BIOL 112-112L. A grade of “C“ or higher in BIOL 105-105L or its approved equivalent course is required to enroll in BIOL 112-112L. A grade of “C” or higher in BIOL 112-112L or its approved equivalent is required to enroll in any upper division biology course.
Biology major card (PDF format)