Jul 05, 2022  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Biology, B.S.


The requirements for the degree of Bachelor of Science with a major in biology may be satisfied in any of the following areas of emphasis.

  1. Molecular-cellular option
  2. Organismal option
  3. Pre-Professional
    1. C1 - Pre-medical option
    2. C2 - Pre-veterinary option
    3. C3 - Pre-dental option
    4. C4 - Pre-pharmacy option
  4. Pre-physical therapy option

For advancement as a pre-professional student seeking to gain admission to professional school (Medical, Dental, Veterinary Medicine, Physician’s Assistant, Pharmacy, etc.), it is expected that students in options C and D will gain experience, formally or informally, in how these practices are run.  This experience can be gained through employment, paid or unpaid internships, volunteering, or other instances where students can observe the various aspects of a professional practice.

  1. Clinical Laboratory Science
    1. E1 - Clinical Laboratory Science (3+1) option
    2. E2 - Clinical Laboratory Science (4+1) option

Academic Foundations and Core Curriculum - 42 semester hours


(See Academic Foundations and Core Curriculum - 42 semester hours )

Major


Advanced Courses in Botany and Zoology - 8 hours


Four advanced hours botany and four advanced hours zoology (see Advanced Courses in Botany and Zoology list below.)

Additional Advanced Courses - 8 hours


Advanced Courses in Botany and Zoology - 8 hours


Four advanced hours botany and four advanced hours zoology (see Advanced Courses in Botany and Zoology list below.)

Additional Advanced Courses - 16 hours


Advanced Course in Botany, Zoology, or Microbiology - 4 hours


Four advanced hours from:

Additional Advanced Courses - 8 hours


Additional Advanced Courses - 12 hours


Additional Advanced Courses - 8 hours


Additional Advanced Courses - 12 hours


Advanced Courses in Botany and Zoology - 8 hours


Four advanced hours botany and four advanced hours zoology (see Advanced Courses in Botany and Zoology list below.)

Additional Advanced Courses - 7 hours


Advanced Courses in Botany and Zoology


Program Requirements


(see Options, above)

Additional Advanced Course - 4 hours


Four advanced hours from BIOL or CHEM (see list of approved courses following Option E2, below.

Note:


Upon completion of academic coursework, the student will apply for acceptance to a Hospital- or University-based Practicum consisting of 27 semester hours (advanced hours).